Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


OHRC Board to meet in Salem April 3
by ODFW, MARCH 23, 2018

he Oregon Hatchery Research Center Board will meet on Tuesday, April 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the ODFW Headquarters 4034 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE, Salem, OR. The agenda includes a guest speaker Guido Rahr, President and CEO of the Wild Salmon Center, research plan updates, an update on the Fall Creek slide and a discussion on future Board functionality. The meeting...
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Rise of the Trinidad Tackle Optimizer Spoon
by Jeff Goodwin, MARCH 23, 2018
Shasta Lake

Not so long ago, I had the privilege to get a call from a local tackle business owner who was looking for a local fishing guide to represent his line of fishing tackle products.  Stan Kulak who is the owner of Trinidad Tackle, gave me his pitch on a number of tackle items that he thought I could use while...
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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting a series of town hall meetings around the state in April to gather public input on the agency's proposed 2019-21 budget. The proposed budget, which is being developed by ODFW and an external budget advisory committee, will be presented for review and comment at the meetings listed below taking place in Bend,...
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April 14: Fishing at Bass Pond
by BLM, MARCH 22, 2018
Bass Pond

Join California Department of Fish and Wildlife and BLM's Redding Field Office at Bass Pond in the Sacramento River Bend Outstanding Natural Area off Bend Ferry Road near Bend, California. The pond will be stocked with trout and volunteers will be available to help with questions about fishing. Free bait and limited loaner tackle will also be available. Registration will...
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Rain could put an end to steelhead season
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, MARCH 22, 2018

Chetco River

Other than the Smith and Chetco, all of the coastal rivers are currently running a little high and off color. And with more storms barreling their way towards the North Coast, the end is in sight for the winter steelhead season. The barrage forecasted for the weekend is predicted to turn the coastal rivers into raging muddy messes. And with...
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ODFW is accepting applications for landowner and hunter representatives on one of Access & Habitat’s Regional Councils. Please apply by Monday, May 7, 2018 to be considered. Applicants should live or work in the region they want to represent (see map of regions). Duties of the position including participation in up to four public meetings each year in various communities in their region...
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