The City of Salem said today that self-operating splash fountains will be open every day beginning Friday, June 15, 2018. They will operate seven days a week.
Oregon’s recreational bottomfish season will close to all species but flatfish as of Sunday, Sept. 17 at 11:59 p.m. due to the annual quotas for several nearshore species having been reached.
ODFW is holding free pheasant hunts for youth hunters under age 17.
ODFW and partners stock pheasants at these special hunts that give youth a head start on regular pheasant seasons, which don’t begin until October. Quail and dove can also be hunted.
Thousands of juvenile trout were airlifted to the Wallowa Mountains last week by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to supplement the fish populations of lakes within the 361,000-acre Eagle Cap Wilderness in Northeast Oregon.
Dungeness crab is one of Oregon’s most prized culinary creatures. Learn how to catch your own at two crabbing workshops sponsored by ODFW on Aug. 8 and 9.
ODFW and partners will host two archery workshops this summer.
On Saturday, June 20, ODFW and the Benton Bowman Archery Club will host a workshop near Philomath for beginners 18 years of age and older.
Some scenic destinations require extensive travel and grueling hikes to gain access to their greatness. Others are a pleasant day hike away. On today’s adventure, I chose the day hike option. Although the walk was a pleasant one, the drive does require some navigational skills. A map and GPS would be good accessories for this adventure.
People interested in catching trout over the Memorial Day weekend may want to consider stopping by Sheridan on Saturday, May 23.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to release more than 2,000 for a free family fishing event that will take place at this popular Yamhill County fishing hole from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A unique spring Chinook fishery will open on the Powder River next Tuesday when the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to release approximately 200 spring Chinook salmon into the river.
The States Organization for Boating Access (SOBA) presented the City of Keizer a Mid-Size Access Award for the new Keizer Rapids Boating Facility on the Willamette River during their annual conference held in Arkansas during the week of October 13.
Only one such award is given each year.