Archive for the ‘Hunting News’ Category

ODFW Is Looking For A Few Good Oregonians

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking for knowledgeable hunting enthusiasts for the A&H Program advisory council.

Attention Oregon hunting enthusiasts! The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife wants YOU!

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Hunting and Fishing Licenses Now On Sale

Sunday, December 5th, 2010
A high quality hunting knife makes a great gift, but without a hunting license it is pretty much worthless.

A high quality hunting knife makes a great gift, but without a hunting license it is pretty much worthless.

Let’s face it – hunting and fishing enthusiasts aren’t always the easiest people to shop for. If you got your favorite hunter or angler a high-quality hunting or fishing knife last year, chances are he or she still has it and it is in great condition. And while hunting or fishing accessories and LED flashlights all make great gifts too, you can’t keep giving the same few gifts year after year. Luckily for you, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has a perfect solution to your gift-giving woes: hunting and fishing licenses!

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WDFW begins Accepting Applications For ALEA Grants Next Month

Sunday, November 28th, 2010
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Ocean Fishing

Are you a hunting, fishing, or outdoor enthusiast? Do you live in the State of Washington? Do you get really excited about helping preserve your state’s amazing fish and wildlife? Well, then the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to hear from you!

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Dog Owners to ODFW: Put a Leash On It!

Saturday, November 27th, 2010
Dog trainers and pheasant hunters are beginning to weigh in on ODFW's proposed rule changes. - Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Dog trainers and pheasant hunters are beginning to weigh in on ODFW’s proposed rule changes. – Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

As we reported earlier in the month, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently announced that they would be presenting changes to the rules and regulations regarding the raising of game birds and the training of hunting dogs. Well, dog owners in Northern Oregon were not pleased, and they made their voices heard!

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Tips on Skinning a Turkey for Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 21st, 2010
A high-quality skinning knife is essential for any DIY turkey skinning attempt.

A high-quality skinning knife is essential for any DIY turkey skinning attempt.

Coast recently published an informative article titled How to Skin a Turkey for Thanksgiving, and just in time! Many inexperienced hunters are so excited to bag their first bird that they neglect to learn what they need to do with the bird after its bagged. Well, the Coast article has all the information you need to properly field dress and skin a Thanksgiving turkey. Here are a few highlights.

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ODFW Announces Public Meetings On Revised Dog and Raptor Rules

Friday, November 19th, 2010

The ODFW will announce proposed rule changes for hunting with dogs and raptors.

The ODFW will announce proposed rule changes for hunting with dogs and raptors.

Listen up, hunting enthusiasts! The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced a schedule of public meetings at which they will present several proposed changes to the current rules regarding the training of hunting dogs and raptors.

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Top Fall Hunting Knives For Under $100

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
Bowie Hunting Knife

Bowie Hunting Knife

Fall hunting season is well under way, and if you haven’t yet snagged a strong, dependable hunting knife, don’t worry. There is still plenty of time left in the season to get one. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t have oodles of money to be throwing around, either. Not a problem. The following are the top three hunting knives under $100. Enjoy!

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Trackers Earth Teach Urbanites Wilderness Survival

Thursday, October 21st, 2010
At Trackers Earth, kids learn valuable outdoor survival skills. - Picture courtesy of Trackers Earth

At Trackers Earth, kids learn valuable outdoor survival skills. – Picture courtesy of Trackers Earth

If you think Portland is nothing more than a bunch of yuppies, you haven’t met the staff at Trackers Earth. Trackers Earth, formally Trackers NW, is an organization based in Portland, Ore., that is part outdoor education program, part wilderness survival program, part environmental activist group, and part sustainable living collective.

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