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Steelhead closes early to protect poor Chinook return.

Effective Thursday, March 26 at 11:59 p.m. the Columbia River will close to all salmon and steelhead fishing.

Beginning March 23, all ODFW offices will be closed to visitors. ODFW staff will be available by phone and email.

Includes dispersed camping and established campgrounds in all wildlife areas that allow camping.

Effective March 18, all state-owned fish hatcheries are closed to public access and visitors. Trout stocking in lakes and ponds continues for now.

Razor clamming is now closed from Cascade Head to the CA border.

All hunter education classes/field days, skills workshops, volunteer trainings, Family Fishing events and other volunteer-led activities are cancelled until at least April 13.  

April 15 through June 30, 2020 sport harvest opportunities allowed for returning hatchery spring Chinook salmon in the Hood River.

Effective Feb 1 through June 30, 2020, retention of hatchery Chinook salmon is allowed on the mainstem Umpqua River.  Retention of wild Chinook salmon is prohibited.

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Upcoming ODFW Workshops and Events

Learn to Game Bird Hunt
Denman Wildlife Area, 1495 E Gregory Rd, Central Point
April 4, 2020
8:30am - 2:00pm
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April 4, 2020
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April 10, 2020
8:00am - 4:00pm