Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


Leave young wildlife in the wild
by ODFW, JUNE 15, 2018

Put it back. That’s the advice you’re likely to hear if you bring a young wild animal home to “take care of it”—and you might get a warning or citation from Oregon State Police, too. Oregon’s deer and elk give birth from May through July and many other wildlife species also bear their young at this time of year. It’s natural...
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Poor returns of spring Chinook salmon, combined with low flows, and potentially elevated water temperatures has prompted the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to close the Trask River Hatchery Hole to all fishing, effective June 18 -Oct. 15. The Hatchery Hole is a popular section of the Trask River. The closure area extends 200 feet above and 900 feet below...
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Eureka salmon bite remains inconsistent
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, JUNE 14, 2018

Humboldt County Coast

Since the opener, the sport salmon season has been somewhat of a roller coaster ride. It started out with a bang, but the fish have been pretty fickle since. With no established pattern or consistent sign, charter and sport boats have been on the hunt almost daily. “Every day has been different,” said Capt. Tony Sepulveda of Shellback Sport Fishing....
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 Staff from the Bureau of Land Management will provide information and answer questions regarding planning for greater sage grouse, in a public meeting Friday, June 29, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Niles Hotel, 304 S. Main St. in Alturas. The meeting is one of four in Nevada and northeastern California. The draft Environmental Impact Statements and amendments to the...
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The Golden Gate Salmon Association welcomes the opening of the 2018 sport salmon fishing season Sunday, June 17 in coastal waters south of Horse Mountain in southern Humboldt County.  Recreational anglers will be allowed to catch two salmon per day that are at least 20 inches long.  Commercial salmon season will open in the same waters the last week of July.  Commercial salmon are...
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Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift this year? How about giving the gift of the outdoors? A California hunting or fishing license is a great way to show appreciation for dad or grandpa and make wonderful memories for many months to come. As the third largest state in the nation, California provides many opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the...
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