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I wanted to let everyone know that I just completed a library of topo maps which includes maps of all 22,000+ lakes/rivers in the State of Oregon. You can also make maps for any location in the state (rivers, reservoirs, streams, etc.) by clicking on the Map Creator Link which is the second...
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Thought I would share Fishtopher's map once again. It should help a few of you folks...:D http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=109540522836721970470.0004679994ee2773579ba&ll=45.468318,-122.590942&spn=0.28026,0.576782&z=11
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I googled some blogs on other forums but haven't seen a recent discussion on the OFC club for a while (like over 10 years). I'm thinking of joining in the future and curious if any OFC members or those who have visited could provide some feedback on their experiences? I mostly wonder if OFC...
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Food for thought, from a friends Facebook page: "After a compromise agreement between sport anglers, the fish regulators of Oregon and Washington, and the commercial fleet we find out the hard way that agreements mean nothing to the governor appointed fish commissioners of Washington State. The...
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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Friday it plans to add tiger trout to its standard Diamond Lake rainbow trout stocking this June. These brook and brown trout hybrids are reproductively sterile and known to prey on smaller fish – biologists are banking on them to help keep tui...
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September 8, 2020 NEWPORT, Ore.—Two men caught setting stolen crab traps in Cape Falcon Marine Reserve of the North Oregon coast await trial following a joint effort of citizen reporting and solid detective work. Bob Browning has fished Oregon waters all his life. He...
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News Release from Oregon Marine Board Posted: September 9th, 2020; 3:30 PM The Oregon State Marine Board is urging boaters to stay off waterbodies near areas where there are active fires. With fires burning across the state and extensive evacuation orders, public health, safety, and protecting...
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HISTORIC WIND EVENT TO HIT PACIFIC NORTHWEST MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THIS TYPE EVENT OCCURS "2 TO 4 TIMES" IN A 100 YEAR PERIOD WINDS MORE TYPICALLY ASSOCIATED WITH WINTER STORM SYSTEMS WILL BE SEEN. THESE WINDS ARE LIKELY TO REACH ABOVE 50 MILES AN HOUR IN THE SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES, AND...
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Hey OFF members, I am looking to take a trip down to the McKenzie at the end of the month and wondering if any of you have updated information on guide services down there, mostly recommendations. I would like to target Steelhead and Salmon and I do not know how to fly fish. If any of you live...
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I was noodling around on a paddle board recently and saw a strange looking stick in the mud, its a small setup and it was still rigged up, its dirty but I suspect structurally sound. If anyone can identify it I would be happy to try and meet up to return. Its not super fancy or anything, but if...
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Hey Gang, I had the privilege of fishing a lot this weekend. Given the chance to experiment, I started tying on with a knot that a Henry's Fork Guide named Mason had shown me over the summer. Its called the Davy knot and damnit, I'm impressed. The Davy knot is a fast and secure tie that has...
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Has anyone ever been up to this trail/river that can share the fishing experience? Looking to head out tomorrow morning. Thank you!
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Hi everyone, I recently (2019) moved to Hillsboro from CA and am looking to explore all the fantastic rivers and fishing opportunities that the PNW has to offer. As such I need to go buy some salmon/steelhead gear. I got reels (Okuma Trio BF-40 for drifting and Penn Fierce III for spinning)...
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staying the same, no changes. they will increase for 2020 because there is a schedule that has them increasing on even years....so feel free to bitch and moan next year. but for now, let's celebrate no cost increases for 2019!
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Any that folks recommend to use for either shore angling, or dangling off the boat while anchored? Here's a comparison of one brand's models. I also noticed that Lowrance has one of theirs for $100 off.
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August 28, 2020 NEWPORT, Ore. —ODFW and several Lincoln County public libraries are making it easier than ever for kids 17 years of age and younger to discover fishing. ODFW has recently relocated several fishing equipment lending libraries to public libraries in...
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Hi everyone, I'm looking for ponds near Oak Grove that I can take a 7 and an 8-year-old fishing. Any recommendations? We're going to give Canby Pond a try today. Sarge
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in the dark, on an empty beach...
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Hi all! New to crabbing, been doing some research and hit a standstill. I don’t own a boat or any crabbing traps, I’ve been to a place called “Jetty fishery marina rv park” once off of coos bay but we basically spent $100+ (Cost of Boat rental and gear) and DIDN’T catch any crab during the...
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I am looking at adding a fishfinder to my kayak, but want to keep the weight down as much as possible. I like what I read about the RayMarine Dragonfly4. I am cautious though not knowing what I would need for a battery. I do not want to pack a large 12 volt battery. I have looked into the...
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I am becoming weary of the arrogant bigotry Oregon's regulators show toward bait fishing. I have always been a bait fisher, especially enjoying floating a worm into a hole on a small, mountain stream. Now all those streams have been cut off from bait fishing by Oregon's regulators. The only...
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Hey OFF members! Just looking for a bit of advice. Note: I picked up and have read through a lot of the "Fishing in Oregon" book but it is hard to narrow down where to go. I am looking to hike in to a lake or stream and fish for trout. Though I would like to be successful, my main goal is to...
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