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Where-to and how-to go big game hunting in Oregon

Whether it’s spending more time outdoors or harvesting food for the freezer, there are lots reasons to become a hunter. Here’s how to get from thinking about it to doing it.

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If you bought a tag you must report, even in you weren't successful. Hunters have until Jan. 31 and April 15,...

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Mentored Youth Hunter Program allows youth 9 through 15 years of age to hunt without first passing an approved hunter education...

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Hunters younger than 18 must take hunter education before they can hunt in Oregon. We also recommend hunter education for...