Razor clamming on the popular Clatsop County beaches reopens on Friday, Oct. 1. 

Beginning Friday, Oct. 1, the lower Columbia River will reopen to adult and jack Chinook salmon retention below Warrior Rock.

All  ODFW offices remain closed to visitors. ODFW staff will be available by phone and email.

Hatcheries have partially reopened during normal visiting hours (8-5 in most cases). Most indoor areas, visitor centers and restrooms remain closed so please plan accordingly. 

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Upcoming ODFW Workshops and Events
C2 Ranch - 10,000 acre ranch near Medford
Late archery deer season. Nov 13 - Dec 5, 2021
5:00am - 8:00am
FREE to enter
Learn to Game Bird Hunt
Myrtle Point Sportsmens Club - 95414 Sitkum Ln, Myrtle Point / Coquille Wildlife Area
November 20 & 21, 2021
Nov 20th 8:45am - midday; Nov 21st 4:30am - midday
C2 Ranch - 10,000 acre ranch near Medford
Hunt is Dec 15 - Jan 5
5:00am - 8:00am
FREE to enter
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ODFW defers hunter education field day requirement for 2021
Students who have been unable to complete a hunter education field day can still hunt in 2021 and complete the field day later.