Free Fishing Weekend returns to Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4, the second of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” scheduled to be held in 2023.
Dorman Pond, Hagg Lake stocked
Dorman Pond, Hagg Lake, Vernonia Pond: All three bodies of water were stocked with trout this week.
Gales Creek Campground prepares for spring opening
The Gales Creek Campground is scheduled to open to overnight campers Friday, May 19, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry.
Browns Camp opening day postponed due to snow
The Oregon Department of Forestry was set to open its off-highway vehicle (OHV) site Browns Camp tomorrow; however, it remained buried in snow, and the department postponed tomorrow’s opening to April 14. Jordan Creek opened April 1.
The Tillamook Forest Center is reopening March 17
The Tillamook Forest Center is scheduled to reopen Friday, March 17, ending a three-year closure spurred by the onset of the pandemic, then extended due to staffing issues.
First Free Fishing Weekend of 2023 will be President’s Day Weekend
Free Fishing Weekend will return to Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, February 18 and 19 (President’s Day Weekend), the first of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” scheduled to be held in 2023.
Stub Stewart among 20 state parks with free New Year’s Day guided hikes
Every year, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department joins a nationwide initiative called “First Day Hikes” on New Year’s Day. This year, Stub Stewart State Park is one of 20 state parks with free hikes led by rangers or volunteers.
Free Fishing Weekend is here
Free Fishing Weekend is back today and Saturday, the final of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” to be held in 2022.
Tillamook Forest Center plans spring reopening
The Tillamook Forest Center is expected to open next year in March.
“We are anxious to reopen and host visitors with smiles and an overdue hello,” the center said.
New limits coming for Chinook fishing over historically low numbers￼
Due to years of drought and poor ocean conditions, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will restrict fishing for wild Chinook salmon in parts of the state from late summer through the end of the year. Numbers of wild Chinook in several coastal tributaries are forecast to be at[Read More…]