Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon

Eagle Lake, Lassen County
Fly fishing from shore allows the angler to enjoy the tussle, revive the fish and let it go free.


 


The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announce the reopening of recreational and commercial bay crabbing from the north jetty of the Coquille River to the north jetty of Coos Bay. The reopening includes crab harvested in bays and estuaries, and on beaches, docks, piers, and jetties. Crab samples taken from the area indicate...
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Coastal king season winding down
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, NOVEMBER 23, 2017

Smith River

Other than the Smith and Chetco, all of the North Coast rivers were still off color as of Wednesday. And with more rain in the forecast, all of the local rivers will likely see another bump in flows starting late Saturday. If you’re looking to get in on some coastal king action this weekend, the Smith may be your only...
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ODFW’s Access and Habitat Program and the C2 Ranch are offering youth hunters with a 630T Rogue Unit youth deer tag the chance to hunt deer on the ranch’s 9,500-acre property near Medford this year. The deadline to apply is Nov. 30 and 16 winners will be drawn on Dec. 1. Each winner will get a one-day guided hunt. A parent or other adult...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has released a draft of the Statewide Elk Conservation and Management Plan for public review and comment. The plan provides guidance and direction to help set priorities for elk management efforts statewide. “This draft plan is an important milestone for many of our wildlife program staff, and we’re pleased to be one step closer to...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of four projects to receive funding for habitat restoration projects within California’s Northern Coastal watersheds most impacted by unregulated cannabis cultivation. The awards, totaling $1.3 million, were made under CDFW’s Cannabis Restoration Grant Program, and will support cleanup and habitat restoration at inactive cannabis cultivation sites. “These grants mark an...
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