Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


OHA to Toast 35th Anniversary at Convention May 12
by Oregon Hunters Association, MAY 1, 2018

Only a Week Left to Get Tickets! *Dream hunts and lively auctions and raffles will highlight the event at Seven Feathers. The Oregon Hunters Association will toast its 35th Anniversary at our 2018 State Convention on May 12 at Seven Feathers Casino in Canyonville. Convention guests will enjoy a gourmet buffet, rockin’ raffles and action-packed auctions. Exciting new raffles this year include the OHA 35th Anniversary...
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CDFW May 2018 Calendar
by CDFW, MAY 1, 2018

Weekends — Ecological Reserve Tours at Elkhorn Slough. Volunteers lead walks every Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Binoculars and bird books are available for the public to borrow at no cost. The visitor center and main overlook are fully accessible. The day use permit fee is $4.12 per person, ages 16 and older (permits may be purchased on-site). Groups of five or...
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Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Opening Weekend Update
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, APRIL 30, 2018
Lake Sabrina

In some ways it was a typical Opening Day at Lake Sabrina – a bit on the cool and breezy side, lots of fish heading to the frying pan or were caught and released and lots and lots of people – and in other ways it was not a typical Opening Day – the Lake ice-free and water up on...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW ( http://www.wildlife.ca.gov/ ) ) is now accepting proposals for ecosystem restoration projects under its Proposition 1 Grant Programs. The Proposal Solicitation Notice released today includes a statewide focus on large-scale restoration projects, including salmon resiliency in the Central Valley, and restoration of watersheds damaged by recent wildfires. For Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, a total of...
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Dutch Oven Pot Roast on the Grille
Before and After
by Don Stec, APRIL 29, 2018

I have always enjoyed cooking for myself and friends while on hunting, fishing and camping trips.  I discovered in my early teens that most males at that age do not have the slightest idea of how to camp cook. I did not realize that Beef jerky, dried fruits, nuts and potato chips to most young outdoorsmen seemed the natural makings...
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Anglers Limiting on Surface-feeding Rockfish
Southern Oregon
by Larry Ellis, APRIL 28, 2018

Port of Brookings Harbor

April and May are the months when bottomfish do the ol' switch-a-roonie to their nom de plume and start feeding on the surface, and anglers in-the-know about this curious phenomenon were catching easy limits last week of the bottom-grabbers within a foot or two of the surface. The rockfish, which were comprised of mainly black rockfish with a few blue rockfish...
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