Uncertain future trends in hunting and fishing participation have caused many agencies to begin to explore potential alternative sources of funding.
An ongoing aspen restoration effort in Oregon’s South Warner Mountains marks the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s 10,000th lifetime conservation project.
Reverend Lucas, purchased $3,000 worth of tickets for a softball team’s raffle of an AR-15 rifle, to win the rifle so he could destroy it in a symbolic act.
Registration is now open for ODFW’s free pheasant hunts for youth (age 17 and under) happening around the state in September.
Shooters were certainly challenged by the 9 “prison breakout” themed stages, but also by sporadic weather during the 3 days of competition.
An Oregon Churchman is willing to spend $3000 to destroy a $700 rifle. The rifle was raffled off to support a girls softball team.
A recent ruling by the Supreme Court of Oregon in Oregon v Newcomb has created a lot of confusion in the animal world.
Learn how to train a new hunting dog, or how to get the most out of your current dog. Sign up now for a hunting dog-training workshop July 23-24.
One of the largest and most intact riparian forests remaining along the mainstem Willamette River is now permanently protected to benefit Oregon’s native fish and wildlife.
Cedar Creek Hatchery near Hebo will close to the public until Nov. 1 while the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife makes several upgrades to the salmon-rearing facility on Oregon’s North coast.
Leupold & Stevens, Inc., has been recognized for its exemplary business practices at the 2016 Oregon Ethics in Business Awards.
This class is geared towards people who have never hunted before and open to all age 9 and older. We’ll talk about what you need to know to go big game hunting: licensing, equipment, locations…..
Leupold & Stevens, Inc., announces the retirement of Michael Slack, effective June 2. Slack is a fourth-generation employee of the family-owned company.
ODFW’s 2016 auctions and raffles for Oregon big game hunting tags grossed a record $755,963, of which $537,816 will go to the Access and Habitat Program and $218,147 to big game research and…..
With the recent confirmation of White-Nose Syndrome (WNS) in a little brown bat in Washington State, ODFW activated an online bat reporting website.
We believe lethal control is the right decision in this situation. Wildlife managers must strike a balance between conserving wolves and minimizing impacts on livestock…
Harassment, or “hazing”, of double-crested cormorants is set to begin soon in several areas along the Oregon Coast to improve survival of juvenile salmon.
A few people have already been cited by Oregon State Police for trying to cut antlers off deer and elk skulls they found in the outdoors.
Some hunters pay thousands of dollars to win special raffle tags that offer the chance to hunt deer, elk and pronghorn during a months-long season. But beginning this fall, it will cost a few…..
Oregon’s known wolf population continued to grow in 2015. The minimum Oregon wolf population is now 110 wolves, a 36 percent increase over the 2014 population.
Register now for the annual turkey hunting clinic for kids ages 8 to 17, a popular event sponsored by ODFW and the Oregon Hunters Association.
In reality, Oregon firearms transfers or purchases could be delayed up to 15 days due to weekends and holidays…
Help support Oregon’s imperiled wildlife by donating to the Nongame Wildlife Fund when completing your 2015 Oregon state tax return.
It’s been a very long 36 hours since yesterday’s events began unfolding. Avoidable tragedy struck Tuesday afternoon when LaVoy Finicum was shot and killed.
There are deep divisions evident by comments under news accounts, some rejoicing in the law enforcement response and others decrying it as totally unnecessary and heavy-handed.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers cannot support the tactics and objectives of the militants in Oregon & we regret the loss of life associated with the arrests…
On Friday, January 15, the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee met during legislative days and introduced committee bills for the upcoming short session to convene on February 1st.
We are working with Pacific Patriots Network (PPN) which has established a buffer between the Wildlife Refuge occupiers and the authorities in Oregon.
Activists protesting federal land mismanagement and the imprisonment of Dwight and Steven Hammond recently occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters building in Oregon.
Very interesting interaction between the Pacific Patriot Network leadership delegation and the FBI, who were all kitted out with rifles and chest rigs…
The letter ends by directly asking Ammon Bundy to end his occupation of the wildlife refuge and to leave peaceably.
Ammon, throw your sword at their feet, and pledge and swear that you will abide by their decision, whatever it is. But it must be there decision, not yours…
The sportsmen’s group Backcountry Hunters & Anglers urged cool, patient heads to prevail in the extremists’ occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, valuable public lands fish and…
To add further to their case, I would emphasize wolves are a perfectly native rightfully belonging species to the State of Oregon…
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation lauds the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) for using scientific practices and procedures to remove wolves from state Endangered Species Act (ESA)…..
The filing removes wolves from the state ESA but has no other effect on wolf management. There is no general season sport hunting of wolves allowed in any phase of the Wolf Plan…
This rejection of state & federal gun controls took place in Oregon, the most recent ground zero for Obama’s gun control push, following the attack in gun free Umpqua Community College…
We’re sensing a trend. The newly emboldened gun prohibition lobby is feeling its oats…
On October 16, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) formally announced the parameters for the state’s popular Northwest Permit Zone goose hunt.
Oath Keepers has been asked by some of the victims’ families and the Sheriff’s Office to help provide security for the funerals.