Outdoors Articles


ODFW is looking for someone with experience in forestry to serve as a landowner representative on the statewide Access and Habitat Board. Apply by March 1 using the statewide board application found at dfw.state.or.us/lands/ah/get_involved.asp Send your application to the Oregon Department of Forestry, ATTN: Peter Daugherty, State Forester, 2600 State Street, Salem, OR 97301 or fax to (503) 945-7212 by March 1,...
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ODFW Weekly Recreation Report Highlights
by ODFW, FEBRUARY 8, 2019


Apply now for spring bear tags New this year: All spring bear tags are controlled hunt only. The application deadline for controlled spring bear hunts is just days away. Sunday, Feb. 10 to be exact. Apply online (you’ll make your choices during check out), at a license agent or at an ODFW office that sells licenses. Best bets for weekend fishing Winter steelhead on coastal rivers. North coast, mid-coast,...
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As you gather your W-2 and other income tax paperwork, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hopes you will consider helping our state’s endangered plants, animals and fish when you file your state return. The California Individual Income Tax Form 540 gives us all an opportunity to help our native wildlife—including plants and fish—by donating to the Rare and...
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MyOutdoorBuddy.com at the Eugene Expo!
by Sharon Waranius, FEBRUARY 1, 2019


MyOutdoorBuddy.com is in Eugene! Show starts at noon, and MOB Oregon representative, Jason Haley, is there to show you what MyOutdoorBuddy and our network of sites are all about and answer any questions you may have. Jason Haley, also a top-notch Oregon tournament angler, is offering a free raffle for a full day guided bass trip to Ten Mile Lakes, Oregon,...
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Whiskeytown Lake Slow Road to Recovery
by Gary Heffley, JANUARY 31, 2019
Whiskeytown Reservoir

[Update: Shortly after this article was posted, Whiskeytown Lake and Recreation Area announced a fee increase: Access permits will again be required as of March 1, 2019.  The annual and weekly fees will actually increase to $45.00 and $25.00 respectively.  The reason for the increase is to help pay for the massive repair and recovery of the park.  Permits are needed...
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CDFW February 2019 Calendar of Events
by CDFW, JANUARY 28, 2019


Various Days — Guided Wetland Tours, By Reservation, at Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley (95948). A wildlife naturalist will lead any group, school or organization on a half-mile route through the diverse wetlands of the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area. General information includes wildlife identification, behavior patterns and conservation efforts. The experience can be customized to include requested information. The...
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