Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


Salmon advisory subpanel to meet in Rohnert Park this week
Southern Oregon
by Larry Ellis, MARCH 10, 2018

Klamath River - Upper - OR

This is without a doubt, the most exciting time to be a salmon fisherman.  Not because anybody will be fishing at this point in time. It’s the moment of anticipation, when the Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS) will be constructing three salmon season options for various regions from Washington to California. This most important meeting of the year will take place at...
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Outdoor enthusiasts have the opportunity to live and work in a beautiful northern California outdoor settings, in volunteer camp host positions offered by the Bureau of Land Management. The BLM needs campground hosts at Douglas City, Steel Bridge and Junction City campgrounds along the Trinity River, west of Redding. The camping season runs from May to November. “BLM camp hosts play an...
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The Bureau of Land Management invites the public to comment on proposals it has submitted for the 2018 Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Proposal. The proposals are available on the Internet at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov, for review and comment from March 6 to April 2.   Approximately 30 projects throughout the state have been proposed, including OHV rules enforcement, operation and maintenance, restoration work and other...
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Bag Limit vs. Possession Limit?
California Outdoors Q&A
Carrie Wilson, MARCH 8, 2018

Question: Can you please clarify the difference between a bag limit and a possession limit? Is the possession limit always double the bag limit? (Anonymous) Answer: California Fish and Game Code, section 18 describes “bag limit” as the maximum limit, in number or amount, of birds, mammals, fish, reptiles or amphibians that may lawfully be taken by any one person during a specified period of time. FGC, section...
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Jack returns bolster Klamath ocean abundance
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, MARCH 8, 2018

The ocean abundance numbers are in for the Klamath and Sacramento Rivers, and the reviews are mixed. The Klamath stocks hit rock bottom last year, and the bottom wasn’t as far down as first thought. In 2017, 18,410 adult kings were predicted to return to the Klamath. But the actual numbers were much better – 31,838 to be exact. While...
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ODFW Recreation Report Highlights
by ODFW, MARCH 8, 2018

Best bets for fishing Check this week’s fishing reports for the latest updates on winter steelhead fishing (hint: the Clackamas is hot) and trout stocking throughout the SW, NW and Willamette zones (hint: there are A LOT of fish out there). 2018 trout stocking schedule It’s easy to find a trout stocking location near you using our new interactive stocking schedule. Filter by zone...
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