Commission adopts revised Wolf Plan in 6-1 vote

Commission adopts revised Wolf Plan in 6-1 vote

The Commission adopted a Wolf Plan today at its meeting in Salem in a 6-1 vote after hearing from 44 people who came to testify and reviewing thousands of public comments.

Allowing controlled take (limited regulated hunting and trapping of wolves) was one of the most controversial topics in the new Wolf Plan. The original Plan adopted in 2005 allowed for controlled take only in…

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Recreation Report for May 30, 2019 - Free Fishing Weekend

Recreation Report for May 30, 2019 - Free Fishing Weekend

Highlights from this week’s Recreation Report include: Free fishing weekend area hot spots, Southeast Oregon fishing report, How to hunt for deer and elk, and the Native trout challenge.

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Recreation Report for May 23, 2019 - Big Game Hunting Workshops Scheduled

Recreation Report for May 23, 2019 - Big Game Hunting Workshops Scheduled

Highlights from this week’s Recreation Report include: Big game hunting workshops, More rivers and streams open to trout on May 22, Last weekend for spring turkey and bear hunting, best best for fishing this holiday weekend.

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Recreation Report for April 25, local trout fishing reported good

Recreation Report for April 25, local trout fishing reported good

Highlights from this week’s Recreation Report include: Family fishing events, Take aim at fish, Best bets for weekend fishing, Southeast zone fishing update, 2019 Spring turkey hunting forecast.

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Draft Wolf Plan available for review

Draft Wolf Plan available for review

SALEM, Ore. - The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently released its draft proposed Wolf Conservation and Management plan for public review. The Fish and Wildlife Commission is expected to vote on the Plan at its June 7 meeting in Salem.

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Recreation Report for April 11 - Area fishing reports are in

Recreation Report for April 11 - Area fishing reports are in

Highlights from this week’s Recreation Report include: Time is running out to report your 2018 hunt, Youth turkey season this weekend, Take the family fishing, Best bests for weekend fishing, and Area fishing reports.

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Wolf Plan Revision to be Presented to Commission in March

Wolf Plan Revision to be Presented to Commission in March

SALEM, Ore.— After completing the last scheduled facilitated meeting with stakeholder representatives on Monday, Jan. 8, ODFW staff are working to finalize a revised Wolf Conservation and Management Plan. That Plan will be presented to the Commission at its March 15 meeting in Salem for final adoption.

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Salvage of Roadkill Begins January 1

Salvage of Roadkill Begins January 1

SALEM, Ore.—Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, deer and elk struck by vehicles can be legally salvaged in Oregon using a free online permit that will be available at www.odfw.com/roadkill

The change in law was required after the passage of Senate Bill 372 during the 2017 Oregon State Legislative session.

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Recreation Report for October 25, 2018

Recreation Report for October 25, 2018

Highlights from this week’s Recreation Report include: New ELS launches Dec. 1, Steelhead fishing 101, Take a friend hunting, Best best for weekend fishing, If you didn’t apply for a tag…, Give us a wind and a tail.

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