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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='https://www.facebook.com/fishindexwebsite'>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.


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 www.bentonbowmen.com
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.


Photo's by Gerrit Roelof
Solitude in the Coast Range
(June 5, 2015, 12:53 pm) HEBO, Ore Deep in the Siuslaw National Forest lie a pair of beautiful waterfalls

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.


ODFW volunteer angling instructor Jack Morby goes over the basics of trout fishing with Sunil, Carol
ODFW Family Fishing Event Slated at Sheridan Pond
(May 18, 2015, 7:01 pm) SHERIDAN, Ore Anglers 13 years old and younger do not need a fishing license. Anglers 14-17 years of age will need a juvenile fishing license, which can be purchased for $9 at any ODFW license agent, ODFW office or on-line at ODFW’s website,

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.


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Spring Chinook Fishery Opens on Powder River
(May 16, 2015, 9:45 am) LA GRANDE, Ore. 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.

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.


Keizer Rapids Boat Ramp in 2013 shortly after construction. Source: Oregon Marine Board
Keizer Receives National Boating Access Recognition For Keizer Rapids Boat Ramp
(October 23, 2014, 8:46 pm) KEIZER, Ore.

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.


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