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“Pounder” trout stocked in Coos Bay area lakes
by ODFW, OCTOBER 11, 2017
Coos River

This week, ODFW is stocking “pounders,” rainbow trout averaging just over a pound each, into Coos Bay area lakes for a great fall trout fishing opportunity. The weather is cooling, but the trout are still biting. Within the city limits of Coos Bay, Upper Empire Lake is getting 3,500 trout. Lower Empire is choked with weeds and has a low water...
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ODFW Recreation Report
by ODFW, OCTOBER 11, 2017

Deer and elk hunting Most rifle deer hunting closes today (Oct. 11) in eastern Oregon but continues in western Oregon. Remember Cascade units are closed for Cascade Elk season running Oct. 14-20. Conditions for big game hunting are improving with the rain. See reports below or the Big Game Hunting Forecast for what to expect.  Western Oregon waterfowl opens Oct. 14, fall turkey on Oct....
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Camelot Equestrian Park 10th Annual Wine and Dine
by Sharon Waranius, OCTOBER 11, 2017

Saddle up, grab the reins and join the fun, this Saturday.  Camelot Equestrian Park is hosting their 10th Annual Ride and Dine Fund Raiser on October 14, 2017 at Camelot Equestrian Park in Butte Valley, CA. This 10th Annual Ride and Dine is no longer just the best party of the year—it will be the best show of the year!   In addition...
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Lake Sabrina Fish Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, OCTOBER 10, 2017
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 October 10, 2017 WATCH OUT FOR DEER! Don’t forget that jacket! It’s THAT time: SERIOUSLY WATCH OUT FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS AND TRIPODS AND CARS STOPPED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD!!!!!!! It was that kind of weekend – a beautiful Indian Summer going to Fall weekend - temps in the low 60s – yellows, golds, oranges and reds ringing the Lake – a...
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How to Make the Best Drift Fishing Weights!
by Jeff Goodwin, OCTOBER 9, 2017
Sacramento River - Lower

I do a lot of drift fishing on the Sacramento river for salmon, trout, and steelhead.  In fact, it's by far my favorite way to fish from my boat, when either side drifting or boondoggling through holding water.  I've spent countless hours on the water over the years drift fishing, and I've tried every weight system out there looking for...
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The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Friday, Oct. 13 at the Crook County Fairgrounds, 1280 Main St in Prineville beginning at 8 a.m. The meeting will follow this agenda, agency/commission/minutes/17/10_oct/index.asp, and be livestreamed online via ODFW’s @MyODFW account on Periscope and Twitter. The Commission will be asked to adopt an updated Oregon Cougar Management Plan. The Plan was last revised in 2006. The draft updated...
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