Posts Tagged ‘trout’

ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee Will Meet in March

Friday, February 25th, 2011

If you’re an avid Oregon angler and want to get more involved in the preservation and enhancement of the local salmon and trout populations, you definitely don’t want to leave the state during March.

For more information on the 2011 STEP Conference visit the ODFW website.

For more information on the 2011 STEP Conference visit the ODFW website.

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ODFW: New Trout Season

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

On May 23, a new trout season opens on the lower Clackamas River, giving fisherman an opportunity to harvest stray hatchery trout, reports the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW).Previously, the lower Clackamas was a catch-and-release only trout fishing area, but this year anglers will be permitted to keep up to two adipose fin-clipped trout per day. Any fish with an adipose fin must be released as quickly and gently as possible.

According to ODFW, biologists recommended the new season as a way to increase opportunities for anglers while reducing impacts of hatchery fish on native steelhead and salmon that occupy the lower Clackamas.

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Teachers: Trout It Out

Friday, November 7th, 2008
Photo by Susan Bradnam

Photo by Susan Bradnam

Many are familiar with the end result of a pole and fishing gear, but what about the before the catch?  How much do people know about the life cycles of fish?  An upcoming Idaho program will equip students to experience the process from the beginning.

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