Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


Enjoy fish and wildlife art, wine and music at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Art Show and Duck Pond Cellars’ Conservation Cuvee Lot 6 wine release party. This free, family-friendly event is Saturday, Nov. 3 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Duck Pond Cellars, 23145 Hwy 99W, Dundee. Artwork submitted by artists competing for ODFW’s 2019 Habitat Conservation,...
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Rockfish, tuna still viable options out of Eureka
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, OCTOBER 18, 2018

Eureka Coast

Even though the calendar is creeping towards November, there’s still a few viable options for Eureka offshore anglers. A few boats ran for tuna out of Eureka on Monday, and even more made the trek out of Crescent City. Tim Klassen of Reel Steel Sport Fishing made the run from Eureka and found good conditions roughly 45 miles from the...
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ODFW Weekly Recreation Report Highlights
by ODFW, OCTOBER 18, 2018

Steelhead fishing 101, Nov. 3 and 10 in Troutdale The workshop is for beginning anglers to learn the essential elements of steelhead fishing. On Nov. 3, the workshop runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and covers selecting the right gear, essential knots, fishing ethics and tips and techniques. The Nov. 10 workshop will be an on-the-water session from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To learn...
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Thirteen-year-old Ethan Mayes of San Diego has become the first person to earn the title of Master Ocean Angler from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) California Fishing Passport program by catching at least 50 different species of saltwater game fish. Mayes, an eighth-grade honor roll student, reeled in a black-and-yellow rockfish from the Coast Guard Pier in Monterey...
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ODFW will host family fishing event Saturday at Mt. Hood Pond
by ODFW, OCTOBER 17, 2018
Mt. Hood Pond MHCC Campus

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a family fishing event Saturday, Oct. 20 at Mt. Hood Pond in Gresham. The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the pond located on the Mount Hood Community College Campus at 2600 SE Stark St. ODFW will stock the pond with rainbow trout just prior to the event...
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California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Director Charlton H. Bonham has enacted a commercial spiny lobster fishery closure effective immediately. State health agencies determined that spiny lobster near Anacapa Island in Ventura County had unhealthy levels of domoic acid and recommended closure of the commercial fishery in the area. The recreational fishery for spiny lobster remains open statewide with a warning from the...
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