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Screenshots from the new How to hunt for deer and elk online course.Each fall, thousands of Oregonians head to the woods to hunt deer and elk for the chance to spend time with family and friends, enjoy the outdoors and for the game meat. If you’ve ever wanted to join them, ODFW can help. ODFW’s new free online course, How to Hunt...
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ODFW Weekly Recreational Report
by ODFW, JUNE 29, 2017

Go trout fishing and win! Anglers can win a $50 gift certificate by reeling in a trout marked with floy tags as part of the ODFW’s tag reward program. Tags are currently in place in many locations around the state. From this week’s report … Clear Lake, Cottage Grove Reservoir, Dexter Reservoir, Dorena Reservoir, Haines Pond, Highway 203 Pond, North Powder...
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Fishing Pacific Halibut with a Buoy from a Kayak?
California Outdoors Q&A
Carrie Wilson, JUNE 29, 2017

Question: I wish to target large Pacific halibut from my kayak. I’ve researched several different methods for safely landing a large Pacific halibut from a kayak and have settled on a wireman’s gaff. A wireman’s gaff is a large 18/0 shark hook at the end of a 15-20 foot section of rope. The fish is gaffed with the shark hook and...
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Bumpy ocean predicted for the holiday weekend
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, JUNE 29, 2017

Klamath River - Lower

On one of the most popular holidays for anglers looking for a little offshore adventure, it looks like the ocean may be a little lumpy for the weekend. Inland anglers who are considering making the long trek to Humboldt to enjoy our beautiful, coastal weather and to hit the ocean will want to pay close attention to the marine forecast...
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Lake Sabrina Fishing Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, JUNE 26, 2017
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 June 26, 2017 Yowza – what a week! It’s been a busy one at the Lake with the water on the rise. We’re about 10’ from spill with 3 pipes open and the water is still coming up about a foot in a 24 hour period. Docks on the move, log booms on the move, the cart’s on...
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CDFW July Calendar of Events
by CDFW, JUNE 26, 2017

DATE — EVENT Various Days — Bat Talk and Walk at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area,various times, 45211 County Road 32B (Chiles Road), Davis (95618). Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area is home to approximately 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats. From mid-June to mid-September the Yolo Basin Foundation provides a program for people to learn about bats and watch the colony fly. Reservations are required....
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