Brr! It’s chilly outside! The cold weather doesn’t stop the outdoor enthusiasts of the Pacific Norhtwest, however! Despite the low temperatures, fishing and hunting enthusiasts from all over get together to talk shop, make plans for the new year and even brave the cold to enjoy the outdoors. Here are some of the top events for December. Have fun and stay warm!
As earlier reported on this blog, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife wants public input on proposed revised rules related to the training of hunting dogs and raptors and competitive field trials. All meetings are at 6:30 PM.
When: Nov. 30
Where: Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall Street, Bend
When: Dec. 1
Where: OSU Extension Service Meeting Room, 3328 Vandenberg Road, Klamath Falls
When: Dec. 2
Where: Rogue Watershed District Office, 1495 E. Gregory Road, Central Point
When: Dec. 6
Where: 2 Marine Drive, Boardman
Frank Russum brings you winter sturgeon fishing techniques and tactics. This is just a seminar, so you can leave your fishing knife and pole at home.
When: Dec. 8, 6:30 8 PM
Where: Fisherman’s Marine & Outdoor, 1120 N. Hayden Meadows Drive
Kevin Erickson leads this fun seminar during which you’ll learn to tie saltwater flats flies.
When: Dec. 12, 11 AM – 2 PM
Where: River City Fly Shop, 11429 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton
Government Camp History Hike/Snowshoe
This family-friendly event takes you on a U.S. Forest Service-led tour of Government Camp and the surrounding forest, on which you’ll learn about the history of the area, ranging from the first settlers to the ski and snowboard industry boom. Snowshoes recommended but not required.
When: Saturdays/Sundays, 1 PM, ongoing
Where: Government Camp
For More Information: Call 503-622-2033 or visit www.fs.fed.us/r6/mthood