Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking qualified applicants to fill a soon to be vacant position on the Fish Restoration and Enhancement (R and E) Program Board. Interested individuals must apply by Oct. 15, 2018 using this form, dfw.state.or.us/fish/RE/docs/board/2017/RE%20Board%20Application%2010-2014%20form%20fill.pdf This position represents gillnetting interests on the R and E Board. The ideal Gillnet Representative candidate will be a resident...
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The Bureau of Land Management is beginning work on emergency stabilization projects aimed at reducing post fire damage and threats to public safety on public lands burned in the Carr Fire. Natural resource specialists in the Redding Field Office are working from an Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation plan prepared by a team of specialists called a Burned Area Emergency Response Team.   ...
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Water, rain, do we need it?
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, OCTOBER 2, 2018

Trinity River

Yes we have had some rain on the North Coast and some more inland. Saturday Sept. 29 it rained in Willow Creek and over on the coast in Eureka. We are still in the 2018 water year, the 2019/20 (water year starts Monday Oct. 1). It was not a hard rain but a nice wetting type of rain. Hear in...
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A new program will provide big game preference points in lieu of a cash reward to people who turn in poachers. The program builds on the long standing Turn in Poachers Program (TIP), a successful collaboration between the Oregon Hunters Association and Oregon State Police which until now only provided cash rewards for information about poaching. But new this year, people who provide information...
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CDFW October Calendar of Events
by CDFW, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018

Various Days — Guided Wetland Tours, By Reservation, at Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley (95948). A wildlife naturalist will lead any group, school or organization on a half-mile route through the diverse wetlands of the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area. General information includes wildlife identification, behavior patterns and conservation efforts. The experience can be customized to include requested information. The...
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Lake Creek, a tributary of the Siuslaw River, will be closed to salmon fishing from Oct. 15-Dec. 31. No salmon fishing will be allowed from the mouth of Lake Creek to Indian Creek. The closure is due to this year’s low stream flows, which will concentrate fall Chinook salmon in just a few locations, making them more vulnerable to harvest. The...
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