Last year’s spring harvest of 4,229 turkeys was up 9 percent from the previous year and the highest since 2010. This year’s season could be even better.
Some people spend thousands of dollars at auctions for the chance to hunt a trophy animal anywhere they want in Oregon. But it could cost you less than five bucks.
A comprehensive guide focused on conserving Oregon’s native turtles and their habitats recently was released by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Hazing of double-crested cormorants is set to begin soon in several areas along the Oregon Coast to improve survival of juvenile salmon and steelhead.
Come learn archery skills the third Saturday of every month at the EE Wilson Wildlife Area Archery Range (29555 Camp Adair Road, Monmouth). We’ll even bring the bows and arrows.
The project will help wildlife habitat recover from last summer’s South Fork Complex Fire, which burned more than 60,000 acres in the Murderers Creek basin.
ODFW is offering youth hunters (ages 17 and under) the chance to win a guided turkey hunt on a private ranch in Jackson County during the spring 2015 turkey season.
Hunter education just got more convenient for adults needing the certification to hunt in other states.
Turkey hunting season will be here soon. ODFW is hosting several workshops (March 22 in Tualatin, April 4 in Tygh Valley) to get newcomers ready for the season.
The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Friday, March 6 in Salem to be briefed on the 2014 Annual Wolf Report.
ODFW has openings in several hunter education classes coming up in late February and March.
This time of year isn’t just for Easter egg hunting. Many Oregonians are in the outdoors looking for another seasonal treat– shed antlers.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the annual art competition to select artwork featured on the 2016 Habitat Conservation Stamp, Waterfowl Stamp and Upland Game Bird Stamp.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has chosen Curt Melcher as its choice to be the next director for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife…
Help open land to hunting and improve wildlife habitat. Volunteer to serve as a Hunter or Landowner Representative on one of the Regional Advisory Councils for the Access and Habitat (A and H) Program
Join ODFW and Sage Canyon Outfitters for a Pheasant Hunting Workshop in Maupin, Ore. on Jan. 17 from 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m…
Any hunter who purchased 2014 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is Jan. 31, 2015 for most tags.
The ODFW has announced that a gray fox involved in a Dec. 11 biting incident in the Alazlea-Glen Road area (Douglas County) has tested positive for rabies.
Lake County ranchers Don and Diana Robinson were awarded this year’s Riley Freeman Award at the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) meeting in Bend on Dec. 6.
Hunting and fishing licenses and tags, parking permits, 2014 Habitat Conservation stamps and more are on sale just in time for holiday gift giving.
ODFW captured and relocated California bighorn sheep at several locations this week to improve genetic diversity among herds and continue efforts to restore this native species in Oregon.
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has announced winners of its 2015 Habitat Conservation, Upland Game Bird, and Waterfowl Stamp art contests.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission today adopted the 2015 Oregon Big Game Regulations, which includes increasing the statewide cougar quota.
Hunters and others who spend time in the outdoors in northwest Oregon are asked to be on the lookout for elk hoof disease.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Oct. 9-10 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Central Point to be briefed on wolf management and more.
Tests have confirmed that deer in the Roseburg Oregon area are dying from Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, a disease that has not been seen in deer in this area of Oregon before…
The ODFW is excited to announce that Matt Bauder has been awarded a brand new Savage .17 HMR rifle for completing a permit designed to help ODFW better manage private hunting lands.
The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife is excited to announce a few upcoming hunting workshops scheduled to take place in August and September.
ODFW and it’s partners stock pheasants at special hunts in order to give youth a head start on the regular pheasant seasons, which don’t begin until October.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission today approved a $357 million budget proposal for the ODFW for the 2015 to 2017 biennium.
The ODFW Commission has announced that it will consider the Department of Fish and Wildlife’s proposed budget request for approval when it meets August 1st at ODFW Headquarters.
ODFW has announced that there are still some spaces that are open in their Family Introduction to Dog Training Workshop July 26-27.
The ODFW is offering a workshop for women to learn the art of archery and trap shooting at EE Wilson Wildlife Area in Corvallis on Saturday, July 19 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
ODFW biologists say it’s almost never a good idea to take a young animal out of the wild, plus it’s illegal.
The new Archery Park offers a five-target range for beginners that can accommodate up to 10 shooters. There is also an eight-target general range for up to 16 shooters at a time.
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists have fielded a number of calls lately from people who have had close encounters with bears.