The only hatchery in the Umpqua Basin is constructing more raceways for steelhead trout.
The meeting is Thursday afternoon (May 28) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Salmon Room at the Mill Casino to discuss its Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Western Oregon forests.
The event will take place in conjunction with Free Fishing Weekend, when ODFW allows adults and children to try fishing, crabbing and clamming anywhere in Oregon without having to purchase a fishing license or tag.
More than 160,000 folding knives made by hunting gear company Gerber are being recalled because the blade can unexpectedly unlock and cause cuts.
Fire crews had a line around the Sandy Creek fire by Monday morning, with 28 firefighters continuing to work to shore up control lines and mop up the fire, the Coos Forest Protective Association said.
It's a free boating safety app which offers state boating information, weather reports, and the ability to report hazards on the water.
KATU's chopper flew over Mount St. Helens Monday morning on the 35th anniversary of a deadly eruption. Photojournalist Mike Warner captured some amazing shots!
Beginning next winter, the park will collect a $10 per vehicle fee for visitors coming to enjoy the winter scenery and recreational opportunities. The park has always been authorized to charge fees in the winter, but has not done so in the past. Keeping the park open in the winter is very expensive, and it is hoped that the winter fee might help repair and maintain facilities that are subject to extreme wear and tear when kept open during the severe conditions encountered at the park in winter. Entrance stations will not be open, but visitors will be asked to stop at the visitor center to voluntarily submit the winter fee.
Razor clamming is closed along the entire Oregon Coast due to elevated levels of domoic acid, the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday.
You may know Chris Liedle's stories for KVAL News. But what does the surfer and former lifeguard-turned-reporter do for fun on the weekends? He agreed to share the fruits of this recent adventure with visitors to KVAL.com.
Starting Monday, biologists will use two gill nets set for several hours each of three nights. A maximum of 250 trout will be collected and sampled this year as part of the pilot study. Gill netting is typically lethal so trout will be donated to local food banks, says the ODFW.
A harbor seal tried to snatch a snack from Fisherman's Warf in Charleston, Oregon, last week. The flippered would-be thief was caught on camera.
The West Coast Seafood Processors Association wants to close the summer crabbing season in Oregon, but some local fishermen say there’s potential consequences.