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Hunters And Anglers Cross Political Lines To Fight For Public Lands

OPB/EarthFix | March 16, 2017 8:30 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Hunting and fishing groups are standing shoulder to shoulder with environmentalists to fight back against what they see as threats to public lands.

Pacific Ocean | Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Ocean Salmon Fishery Closures Proposed To Protect Klamath River Fish

OPB/EarthFix | March 13, 2017 12:45 p.m.

The West Coast is on track for a meager and potentially disastrous salmon season, with severe cutbacks proposed for fisheries from the central Oregon coast down into northern California.

Food | Business | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | Economy | local

Dungeness Crabbers' Strike Extends Along West Coast

AP | Jan. 4, 2017 6:53 a.m. | Seattle

Dungeness crab could be harder to come by if hundreds of fishing boats remain tied up at docks from California to Washington state by a dispute between crabbers and seafood processors over the price of the sought-after crustaceans.

Sustainability | Water | Environment

At Lyle Falls, Tribal Fishermen Carry On A Longstanding Tradition

OPB | Dec. 18, 2016 6 a.m. | Lyle, Washington

At Lyle Falls, Washington’s Klickitat River rushes toward the Columbia River Gorge. It’s one of a few places where members of the Yakama Tribe still fish from scaffolds using dip nets.

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News Roundtable | The Fish Market

OPB | Dec. 16, 2016 noon

We look at some of the biggest stories of the week, and we learn about how much of the US fish market has been privatized.

Sustainability | Pacific Ocean | Environment | Fish & Wildlife

White House Honors Oregon Man For Helping Make Fishing More Sustainable

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 7, 2016 6:50 a.m.

The White House is honoring Oregon trawl fisherman Brad Pettinger  for his environmental leadership.

Animals | Recreation | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | local

10 Years Ago, Oregon DFW Poisoned Diamond Lake

AP | Oct. 1, 2016 9:51 a.m. | Roseburg, Oregon

The agency wasn't acting out of pure evil, however, but as a way to eradicate the invasive species that had been destroying the lake's ecosystem, the tui chub fish.

News | Technology | Recreation | local | NW Life

Washington Resumes Hunting And Fishing License Sales

AP | Aug. 27, 2016 2:24 p.m. | Seattle

Hunting and fishing licenses are on sale again in Washington state, after someone hacked or attempted to hack into an outside vendor's system.

Animals | Recreation | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | local

Oregon Hunting And Fishing License Info May Have Been Hacked

Medford Mail Tribune | Aug. 25, 2016 5:30 p.m.

Oregon has suspended internet sales of hunting and fishing licenses indefinitely while it investigates an apparent security breach in the private vendor used to sell licenses online.

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Washington Fishing, Hunting License Sales Suspended After Cyber Breach

Northwest News Network | Aug. 24, 2016 5:31 p.m.

The sale of all hunting and fishing licenses in Washington state has been temporarily suspended because of a cybersecurity breach.

Recreation | NW Life | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | Water | local

Port Of Astoria Closes Fish Cleaning Stations

Daily Astorian | Aug. 4, 2016 11:33 a.m.

No more fish cleaning at the Port of Astoria. The Port is shutting down cleaning stations at the West and East mooring basins starting today because of environmental concerns.

Water | Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Federal Appeals Court Says Washington Must Repair Salmon-Blocking Culverts

OPB/EarthFix | June 27, 2016 1:15 p.m.

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has  ruled that Washington is bound to protect salmon to fulfill treaty obligations with  Northwest tribes – even if it means spending billions to fix road culverts that block salmon passage.

Water | Environment | Fish & Wildlife

Oregon Battles Invasive Minnows To Protect Non-Native Trout

OPB/EarthFix | June 14, 2016 10:30 a.m. | Diamond Lake, Oregon

There’s no question now: the tui chub are back in Diamond Lake.  What are we willing to do about it?

Fish & Wildlife | Water | Communities | Environment

Fishermen Look Ahead To Slow Ocean Salmon Season

OPB/EarthFix | April 15, 2016 4:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

There won’t be much of a salmon season this year off the coasts of Oregon, Washington and California.

News | Fish & Wildlife | NW Life

Two-Rod License Expands To Willamette River

Medford Mail Tribune | April 1, 2016 11:09 a.m.

Oregon's special license that allows anglers to fish with two rods on lakes and reservoirs will be extended to the Willamette River and its tributaries beginning today under a test on whether it's appropriate for rivers.

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UX: Design For Space, Parking, Fly Fishing And The World

OPB | Jan. 23, 2016 noon

State of Wonder guest curator Elena Moon takes us through the world of user experience design, challenging us to think about what works and why.

Arts | Fish & Wildlife | NW Life | local

The Unexamined River Isn't Worth Fishing

OPB | Jan. 22, 2016 11:33 a.m.

Fly fishing expert Amy Hazel shows us how much we don't know about fly fishing and how hard it would be to learn.

Fish & Wildlife | local

Tests Show Progress Toward Lifting Of Dungeness Closure

Medford Mail Tribune | Nov. 26, 2015 2:24 p.m.

Sport-crabbers are eyeing a Dec. 15 opener after new tests on Dungeness crab show that levels of domoic acid that closed the fisheries are now falling

Environment | Think Out Loud

Commercial Crab Season Delayed

OPB | Nov. 25, 2015 12:25 p.m.

The opening of commercial crabbing season in Oregon, Washington, and California is delayed this year because of a toxin found in crabs at some locations.

Recreation | NW Life | Oregon Field Guide

Tenkara Popularity Grows in U.S. As Anglers Try Japanese Fly-fishing

OPB | Nov. 12, 2015 8:30 p.m.

Ancient, simple fly-fishing from Japan called Tenkara becomes popular in the U.S.