Outdoors Articles


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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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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“Antique” Fishing and Hunting Licenses
by CDFW, OCTOBER 13, 2018


Question: My grandfather was born in 1890 and was a resident of Sacramento. Recently I was going through some documents that were given to me years ago upon his passing, and I found his 1927 fishing and hunting licenses. The cost was $1 each. I thought these were really cool and wonder what you might be able to tell me about them....
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ODFW Recreation Report Highlights
by ODFW, OCTOBER 10, 2018


Hunting is for the birds Duck, goose, pheasant, quail, grouse and chukar to be specific. For even spur-of-the-moment trips, a little pre-planning can pay big dividends. A quick look at the game bird hunting forecast, recent harvest statistics and hunting access map can help set you up for success. You’ll find links to these and other resources on the Game Bird Hunting...
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Congressman Jimmy Panetta, California State Senator Bill Monning, State Assemblymember Mark Stone, and representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, NOAA, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and Elkhorn Slough Foundation gathered on October 5 at Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve’s Hester Marsh to celebrate the designation of Elkhorn Slough as a Wetland of International Importance by the...
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A project to replace damaged culverts on the Bureau of Land Management Sacramento River Rail Trail gets underway Tuesday, Oct. 9. Access will be limited during the work that may take up to six weeks to complete. “Because we need to excavate the entire trail surface in multiple locations, we will restrict public access from the Keswick Dam Trailhead north to...
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