Posts Tagged ‘cougar’

Cougar Sightings Reported Near The Dalles

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Scary news for residents in and around The Dalles, Oregon: The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently received a number of reports of cougar sightings in the area. From May 8-18, three cougars were spotted on the east side of town, near the hospital. The ODFW is asking locals to be on the lookout for cougars and call 911 if one is seen.

Jeremy Thompson, ODFW district biologist, considers the multiple sightings a bad sign.


WDFW: Cougar Season Stalks Closer

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Cougar season is set to begin on September 1 in Washington, and this year, bow hunters will be taking the first shots.

According to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), under new rules, cougar hunting will begin with a statewide archery-only season September 1-25, followed by a muzzleloader-only season September 26-October 16, and beginning October 17, hunters may use any legal weapon to target cougars in most areas of the state.