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New round of razor clam digs tentatively set for March, April

WDFW NEWS RELEASE Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091 http://wdfw.wa.gov/ February 28, 2011 Contact: Dan Ayers, WDFW (360) 249-4628 Barb Maynes, ONP (360) 565-3005 New round of razor clam digs tentatively set for March, April OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Fish and [...]

ODFW to begin hazing Willamette sea lions

ODFW News Release January 31, 2011 CLACKAMAS, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will soon begin hazing sea lions below the fish ladders at Willamette Falls in an attempt to reduce predation on federally listed salmon and steelhead on their migration to the upper reaches of the Willamette River and its tributaries. Now in [...]

Willamette Closes to Sturgeon Retention starting Nov 9

Willamette Closes to Sturgeon Retention starting Nov 9

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife                                                                        Contact: John North (971) 673-6029               Chris Kern (971) [...]

States reopen lower Columbia chinook season

States reopen lower Columbia chinook season

  October 14, 2010   CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Chinook salmon fishing will reopen on the lower Columbia River downstream of the Lewis River from Oct. 15 through the end of the year. In a joint hearing this week, the Oregon and Washington departments of fish and wildlife decided to reopen recreational chinook salmon fishing [...]

Strong Columbia River chinook run highlights 2010 salmon forecasts

Strong Columbia River chinook run highlights 2010 salmon forecasts

OLYMPIA – Forecasts for strong chinook salmon returns to the Columbia River this summer could lead to improved fishing in the river and Washington’s ocean waters. Fishing prospects also are looking up for some rivers in Puget Sound, where coho salmon are expected to return in increased numbers.Those and other preseason salmon forecasts [...]

Record Steelhead Return Continues, Big Increase In Wild Spring Chinook Expected

Record Steelhead Return Continues, Big Increase In Wild Spring Chinook Expected

Photos courtesy of Flickr & Cor23 The record 2009 summer steelhead return to Idaho and northeast Oregon streams has continued unabated into a new year that also may see the biggest upriver spring chinook salmon run in modern times.   "We've had a record harvest (more than 50,000 steelhead) and a record number of angler days," Ed [...]

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