Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife Recreation Report

ODFW Recreation Report
October 31st, 2019

Early season duck hunting

Warm sunny weather and bluebird skies can create challenging conditions for early season duck hunters. (And we’re not talking about sunburn.) Adjusting your tactics to these conditions will help you bag more ducks. Here are 13 tips to help you take more early season ducks.

10 tips for catching coho

Coho returns have been looking good in many rivers, including Willamette Valley rivers such as the Clackamas, Sandy and North Fork Santiam. Coho can be the bank angler’s best chance at landing a salmon. Here are 10 tips to help you catch a coho.

Trout fishing in coastal rivers closes Oct. 31

Those scrappy cutthroat trout in the coastal rivers and streams of the NW and SW zones will be off the hook (literally) when these waterbodies close to trout fishing on Friday.

Shotgun skills class

ODFW will offer a Basic Shotgun Skills class on Nov. 17 in Monmouth. Good for both beginners and experienced shooters whose skills have gotten a little rusty. Learn more and register.


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