Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon

Lower Klamath NWR, Siskiyou County
The spots on a butterfly wing are not random but help identify this as a California tortoiseshell.


NOAA Fisheries, in consultation with ODFW, has closed the non-selective ocean coho fishery from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain as of Friday, Sept. 8. The quota is projected to be reached by the end of the day on Thursday, Sept. 7 so the season will close effective Sept. 7 at 11:59 p.m. “There were good ocean conditions for the first few days of...
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ODFW Weekly Recreation Report
by ODFW, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

Check for fire restrictions Many private lands (and some public) are closed due to high fire danger, firefighting and fire suppression resources stretched thin. Oregon Department of Forestry has a helpful map of current fire restrictions. Oregon Department of Forestry and OFIC keep an updated list of closures (pdf) on their web site. The chart also contains phone numbers to get the latest access...
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Lake Sabrina Fish Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 September 4, 2017 WATCH OUT FOR DEER! Don’t forget that jacket! It’s almost that time: WATCH OUT FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD A few ThunderBoomers up at the Lake this week – got about a half inch of rain on Wednesday – a great thing for the trees to give them a bit of summer water. It looks like...
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Do you have what it takes to be a California wildlife officer? The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Law Enforcement Division (LED) is currently accepting applications for Wildlife Officer Cadet. CDFW is particularly interested in recruiting applicants with a love of the outdoors and a passion for fish and wildlife conservation. All prospective candidates are encouraged to extensively review...
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Guide tips for Whiskeytown Kokanee
by Jeff Goodwin, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017
Whiskeytown Reservoir

2017 Whiskeytown Lake Kokanee Salmon Fishing It's really been a tough year of Kokanee salmon fishing for many anglers on Whiskeytown Lake this season. Hundreds of anglers experienced some of the best Kokanee fishing in recent years in 2016 and just about everyone who fished for them found at least some success on the Whiskeytown Kokanee grounds.  Coming off of a...
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Plethora of Fish Being Caught
Southern Oregon
by Larry Ellis, SEPTEMBER 2, 2017

Port of Brookings Harbor

Name a fish species and the likelihood is that it was being caught in the ocean or in the Rogue Bay. Albacore Anglers who trolled feathers and clones between 38 and 50 miles out of the Port of Brookings Harbor had a mixed bag of success with boats averaging between 20 and 50 tuna per vessel. The red-hot action occurred on a...
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