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Need to figure out controlled hunts or find a place to clam -- there are articles on that. Want to hunt or fish for the first time, but aren't sure how -- we've got articles for that. Filter by topic or category, or use the search function to find the information you need to go fishing, crabbing/clamming, hunting or wildlife viewing.

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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...

How to fish

Bottomfishing off the Oregon Coast has become increasingly popular in recent years, and this trend continued in 2020 with more...

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
Our biologists' take on the upcoming season

ODFW biologists share the latest updates for turkey hunting in their local district, as well as tips and tactics for...

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
A district-by-district look at the upcoming season

Spring bear is the first big game hunt of the year and a chance to dust off the boots and...

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...

How to fish

Let’s go fishing! Not enough time? Think again.
If you live on Oregon’s South Coast, there are a number of...

How to hunt big game
Reasons you didn’t draw a tag

Check if you drew your tag for the upcoming season. You can also learn why you did not draw your...

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

Oregon Open Fields is a grant that the A&H Program has been awarded from the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA)...

What to expect as eastside archery deer hunting goes limited-entry this year

New for 2021, all eastern Oregon archery deer hunting is controlled. We talked with several experts for their thoughts on...

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

Since many game birds in Oregon reside on private land, finding a place to hunt can be challenging. The Hunt by...

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 hunt big game

"I was out hunting near a reserve, and I shot a white-tailed deer. I didn’t know it was a white-tailed...

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