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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...

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...

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...

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Updates to fishing and hunting regulations

A summary of the major changes to the 2021 Big Game Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations, and electronic licensing system....

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

One hunter’s story

An experienced hunter witnessed a mule deer being poached. He was so rattled he forgot who to call and how...

How to hunt game birds
From stocking stuffers to spotting scopes

Not sure what's on your favorite hunter's holiday wish list?  No worries. We’ve compiled a gift list every hunter would appreciate --...

How to fish
From coolers to fillet knives

If you're looking for the perfect gift for the angler on your holiday list, we’ve got you covered. Here are a dozen gift...