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Free fishing during Presidents’ Day weekend

Salem, Ore. — Get your fishing poles and bait ready, it’s a free fishing weekend in Oregon next weekend. On February 16th and 17th, no fishing licenses or tags (including a Combined Angling Tag or Columbia River Basin Endorsement) are required to fish, …

Rules for salvaging roadkill

OREGON — Deer and elk struck and killed on Oregon roads can be salvaged for consumption in Oregon starting January 1st. But before you go freeway to fork, there are restrictions and protocols you must follow. The rules were approved today by the …

ODFW considers rollbacks on license fees

Salem, Ore.- The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is considering dropping its fee increase for fishing and hunting licenses in 2020. The department says this comes after its revenue exceeded its expectations. “We are in a position to do this because …