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Scorpions Brought to Keizer Fire Station
Live Scorpions Found in Keizer Rapids Park
(July 17, 2019, 5:48 pm) Keizer, Ore.

Keizer Fire District Headquarters personnel were surprised when a member of the public brought four live scorpions to the fire station today at 661 Chemawa Road N.E. in Keizer.


Free Fishing Weekend Photo: ODFW
Oregon Free Fishing Weekend June 1-2
(May 31, 2019, 5:54 pm) SALEM, Ore. Free to Fish, Crab or Clam in Oregon on Saturday and Sunday

This Weekend no fishing licenses or tags are required to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon for both residents and non-residents.

Photo from 2018 event - Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Family Fishing Day at State Capitol Mall
(May 21, 2019, 8:42 pm) SALEM, Ore.

Come catch a fish at the State Capitol Mall (900 Court Street NE) on Saturday, May 25 from 9 a.m.-noon.

The Oregon Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus and ODFW are teaming up with many other outdoor organizations to host this family event.

Splash Fountains To Open on Friday, June 15
(June 14, 2018, 1:30 pm) SALEM, Ore

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.

Copper Rockfish Photo <a href=''>Facebook: Fish Index</a>
Recreational Bottomfish to Close
(September 12, 2017, 2:31 pm) NEWPORT, Ore. Closure set for end of day Sunday, September 17

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.

Photo of pheasant by Rick Swart, ODFW.
ODFW Free Pheasant Hunts for Youth in September
(August 17, 2017, 4:12 pm) SALEM, Ore.

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.

ODFW Test-Drops Larger Trout in Eagle Cap Mountain Lakes
(August 14, 2017, 2:49 pm) ENTERPRISE, Ore.

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.

Marine Board’s Clean Marina Program Expands, Facilities Re-Certify
(August 20, 2015, 11:11 am) SALEM, Ore

Oregon’s Clean Marina Program has grown to a flotilla of 63, but that’s just a scratch on the surface of the nearly 200 marinas that qualify for the Marine Board’s free program.  The goal of the program is to incorporate as many floating homes, moorages, boat yards, yacht clubs and marinas as possible, and have them certified as “clean.” 

Learn to throw your own crab pot ring at one of two ODFW crabbing workshops in Newport on Aug. 8 and
Come Catch, Clean, Cook Crab at ODFW Class
(July 14, 2015, 6:46 pm) Newport, Ore. 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.

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.

Archery Target -  Benton Bowmen Archery Club
Learn Archery at an Upcoming Workshop
(June 5, 2015, 2:43 pm) SALEM, Ore. June 20 in Philomath, June 28 in Springfield

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.