Plan to fish, hunt or look for wildlife this weekend? You’ll find the latest information on conditions and sightings for the places you want to go in the weekly Recreation Report. Be sure to check out the latest regulation updates
(especially for fishing) at the top of each zone or area update.
Spring turkey hunting is open throughout the state and the early birds are harvesting birds. So unearth the camo-wear, practice your calling and check out the 2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Forecast to get the latest updates on local conditions.
Spring can offer some of the best fishing of the year, with almost unlimited possibilities. Check out some of the seasonal opportunities on the MyODFW webpage. In the meantime, here are some highlights from this week’s Recreation Report.
The Oregon spring bear season is underway and it’s time to start planning your hunt. The 2018 Spring Bear Forecast can help with an update on local conditions. And don’t forget to check your harvested bear in at an ODFW office after your hunt.
ODFW sponsors over 30 free Family Fishing Events throughout the state during spring, early summer and fall. At these events, ODFW staff and volunteers will be there to show you how to bait a hook, cast a rod, and land a fish. We’ll even have rods, reels and tackle for you to borrow for the day. You’ll find a description of all the upcoming events on the MyODFW.com Workshop & Events page.
It’s a weekly compilation of updates from dozens of fish and wildlife biologists throughout the state organized by activity and by area or zone to make it easy to find the exact updates you’re looking for.
Header photo by Kathy Munsel