The Bonneville and The Dalles pools on the Columbia River close to sturgeon retention effective 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 3. John Day Pool remains open.

If you bought a tag, you must report your hunt. Even if you were unsuccessful or didn't hunt.

E-taggers and others who use the MyODFW app need to update to the latest version now available in the Apple or Google Play store.

There are four ways to get your deer or elk tested for this fatal, infectious disease.

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Hunt, Fish, Explore Oregon


Find out when, where and how to fish for trout, salmon, steelhead, bass, halibut, rock fish and dozens of other species.

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Learn more about hunting opportunities for upland birds (pheasant, chukar, quail) and waterfowl (ducks and geese).

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Get all the how-to and where-to information you'll need to dig, rake and set pots for clams and crabs.

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From applying for a tag, to stalking a deer or elk, learn the techniques and opportunities for hunting big game.

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Catch up on the latest information about current fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities. Updated weekly.

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Upcoming ODFW Workshops and Events
Columbia River chinook
Sportsman's Warehouse, 9401 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, 97086
March 9, 2024
9:00am - 1:00pm
Hunting public land
Learn to Big Game Hunt
Conference room at Thompson's Sanitary Service - 7450 NE Avery St. Newport, OR 97365
March 14, 2024
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hunting public land
Learn to Big Game Hunt
Hood River Library - 502 State St. Hood River, OR 97031
March 20, 2024
6:00pm - 8:00pm