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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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Where to fish

The south coast area extends along the Oregon coast from Yachats south to the Oregon-California border. The area offers some...

How to fish

If you’re just getting started fishing, or you want to try a new kind of fishing, you’ll need a rod,...

Where to hunt game birds

Legal shooting hours for game bird and Northwest Permit Goose during the 2020-21 hunting seasons.

Where to fish

Oregon's Klamath and Lake counties offer outstanding warmwater fishing in the region's lakes and reservoirs, and even in the lower...

The Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program, funded by the Bonneville Power Administration and administered by the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, pays anglers...

How to fish

Steelhead have been called the ultimate game fish. These elusive and challenging fish can test an angler’s patience and persistence,...

How to hunt big game

The four options below are designed for self-motivated students with good reading and comprehension skills - just choose one. All four course...

Where to fish

Most warmwater anglers traveling to the northeast area are probably heading to Brownlee Reservoir, a huge 15,000 acre waterbody located...

Where to fish

A dozen great rivers pour out of the Coast Range Mountains into tidal bays that welcome runs of salmon and...

How to fish

Piloted in 2014, the Tag Team Program helps ODFW fish biologists better understand the effectiveness of stocking efforts.
It’s also a...