Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon

Eureka Public Marina, Humboldt County
Sights around Humboldt Bay are best viewed from a boat and a kayak lets you explore everywhere.


ODFW wildlife managers intend to remove some of the adult wolves in northeast Oregon’s Harl Butte pack to limit further livestock losses as non-lethal measures and hazing have not been successful in limiting wolf depredations. On July 28, ODFW received a lethal removal request from several affected livestock producers from a local grazing association after two depredations were confirmed in a...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is seeking information relevant to a proposal to list the Lassics lupine (Lupinus constancei) as an endangered species. There are two known populations of the Lassics lupine, both within Six Rivers National Forest. The largest population occurs on Mt. Lassic, within Mt. Lassic Wilderness in Humboldt County. A smaller population occurs on Red...
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ODFW will host four family-friendly pheasant hunting workshops this fall: Sept. 9 and Sept. 10 at Sauvie Island, and Sept. 16 and Sept. 17 at EE Wilson Wildlife Area near Corvallis. These workshops are perfect for beginners or people getting back to hunting after an absence. Instructors emphasize safety and fund and provide all necessary equipment, including firearms, eye and ear protection and hunter orange clothing. Trained hunting dogs...
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Compliance Requirements with Game Wardens?
California Outdoors Q&A
Carrie Wilson, AUGUST 3, 2017

Question: What are the penalties for refusing to cooperate with and speak to a California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) game warden or to show I.D. upon request? (P.T.) Answer: You are required to show your hunting or fishing license, tags and/or harvest report cards, proof of identification and any fish or game in your possession upon request. “All licenses, tags, and...
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Calm seas provide plenty of offshore options
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, AUGUST 3, 2017

Eureka Coast

Rockfish, Pacific halibut, tuna, and even salmon. It’s been an arduous wait, but we finally have a variety of offshore options to choose from along the North Coast. And a pretty nice ocean to boot. The Pacific halibut season opened back up on Tuesday, but the ocean and the halibut weren’t fully cooperating for the Eureka boats. They were reportedly...
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ODFW Weekly Recreational Report
by ODFW, AUGUST 3, 2017

Be on the lookout for gray whales! Gray whales are always a treat to see and can often be spotted off the central and south coasts.It is common for gray whales to migrate to and from summer feeding grounds in the Bering Sea, passing by the Oregon coast. In addition, there is a summer resident group that hangs out in the...
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