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The Beaver State podcast Episode 28: Myth-Busting Oregon Hatcheries

October 1, 2020

The Beaver State Podcast is a product of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife that takes a look at hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing in Oregon through conversations with Oregonians, ODFW staff and luminaries throughout the conservation world. Each half-hour to forty-five minute podcast will explore complex fish and wildlife topics broadly and in detail, and future episodes will feature weekly information from the Recreation Report.

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Episode 28: Myth-Busting Oregon Hatcheries

ODFW Hatchery Program Manager Scott Patterson walks us through a half-dozen of the most common misconceptions about Oregon's fish hatcheries including why so many people complain about closing hatcheries, when only one hatchery has closed in the last decade. This episode will debunk a lot of the fish tales that you see floating around the Internet and give you a much better understanding about Oregon's hatchery program.



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