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Need to figure out controlled hunts, find a place to clam, learn how to fish or get directions to a wildlife area? We've got information on all that and more, straight from ODFW biologists and other accomplished hunters, anglers and wildlife watchers. 

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The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

How to fish
Help protect wild fish during historic low runs

Wild steelhead mortalities are generally low under normal fishing regulations. But with 2021 runs at the lowest since 1938, many...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

How to hunt game birds

The 2021-22 Oregon game bird seasons look promising with pheasant, quail and chukar numbers steady in the east, forest grouse...

How to hunt big game

This permit allows hunters with certain disabilities to use a draw locking device on the upright of a bow to...

Where to hunt game birds

Legal shooting hours for game bird and Northwest Permit Goose during the 2021-22 hunting seasons.

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

Where to hunt big game
A quick guide for early season hunters

ODFW wildlife biologists offer a look at the habitat conditions and hunting outlook for the upcoming season.

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

How to hunt big game

ODFW has been reviewing big game hunting to simplify regulations, provide fair and consistent opportunity and ensure biological objectives are...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

Young animals are rarely orphaned, so leave them where you find them—and keep your pets away


Removing an animal from...

Special instructions and hunt maps

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at...