Good news for anglers near Wallowa Lake! The world-record-sized kokanee fish you saw last season are said to happen again this year, due mainly to a natural disaster that led to fewer fish competing for food.
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The Oregon Deparment of Fish and Wildlife’s Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program (STEP) is presenting an educational and fun conference on March 26 and 27 aimed at bringing STEP volunteers and educators together in a way that allows them to share their stories and ideas.
Technology has advanced in leaps and bounds over the past few decades, and fishing equipment has come along for the ride. Starting with the introduction of the portable depth sounder in the 1960s, fishing technology has grown to include GPS units, impregnated bait, fish imaging software, and even smart-phone apps. So what are a few of the best advancements in fishing equipmenttechnology, and what do they do? Glad you asked. The following are a few of the most talked-about fishing tools you can find. Enjoy.
The two groups will be co-presenting the Angler and Aquatic Education Instructor training program on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 8:30 AM to 4 PM. Taking place at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Redmond, this free program is open to anyone 18 years or older who is interested in becoming an angling instructor volunteer.
January is a perfect time of year to stay inside and keep warm, but for many outdoor enthusiasts that just doesn’t sound like much fun. Luckily, the following outdoor-related activities make for a perfect compromise! As you will probably notice, the theme of this month’s events are “Stay In and Learn!” Whether it’s tying flies or sharpening your hunting knife, there’s plenty of outdoor-related fun to be had indoors this month. Enjoy!
Put down your fishing knife and pick up your bucket! According to a department press release last week, the WDFW approved a series of evening clam digs along Washington’s coastal beaches, starting Friday, December 31 and lasting until Sunday, January 2. The three-day dig will take place at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis, Mocrocks and Kalaloch, from noon to midnight each day.
If you are an Oregon fishingenthusiast and have a few questions or comments for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, here’s your chance to share them. On January 4, 2011, the ODFW will host an Open House at the ODFW Headquarters in Salem. ODFW officials will field questions and listen to comments and concerns from anglers from all over the state.