Category Archives: Oregon Conservation News

Dinner with Angling Legends Frank and Jeanne Moore

December 1 2018 5pm, Fundraiser with Frank and Jeanne Moore at the Steamboat Inn. From Source One Serenity Source One Serenity was born out of Frank Moore’s fly fishing vision and its potential life-altering benefits for our veterans struggling with … Continue reading

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Rewild the Willamette – A coalition for wild fish recovery kickoff event!

From The Native Fish Society Oregon has often taken bold action to safeguard the natural landscapes and resources that define the state and our communities. Many times, it has been local Oregonians, passionate about the place they call home, who … Continue reading

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Trout Unlimited General Meeting November 2018

Do you love the McKenzie rivers as much as we do? If so you will be interested in our next presenter. Jared Weybright, executive director McKenzie Watershed Council will update us on all the great restoration work that is being … Continue reading

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Coastal fall chinook river fishing closes from Siuslaw north

From Oregon Live Fall chinook salmon fishing will close Thursday, Nov. 1, in coastal rivers along the north half of the Oregon Coast. Low returns and virtually no October rainfall led to the decision Friday. Read more here: Chinook Closure

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North Santiam River Hatchery Program May be Eliminated

Wild winter steelhead in the Willamette Valley are extremely rare. Due to the tireless work of The Conservation Angler and the Willamette River Keeper they may get added protection in the coming years. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife faces … Continue reading

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South Fork McKenzie Enhancement Project

I took a walk up the lower South Fork of the McKenzie the other day to examine the restoration project that has been ongoing this summer. We had a great presentation at the Two Fly Tournament from Jared Weybright the … Continue reading

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Two Fly Friday October 6th 2018

The Caddis Fly Angling Shop’s 11th annual Two Fly Tournament kicks off this Friday. In the shop today 10% of sales will go to The McKenzie River Trust. Over the years the tournament has raised over $80,0000 for the trust. … Continue reading

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The Last Cast: Native Trout-A-Thon

Explore. Enjoy. Conserve. Oregon’s Native Trout The Last Cast: Native Trout-A-Thon is an outreach and education event hosted by Native Fish Society, Trout Unlimited, and Keep Em Wet Angling that encourages anglers to discover and share Oregon’s remarkable trout with … Continue reading

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Local TU Chapter Meets October 8th 6pm

Do you fish the Middle Fork of the Willamette? Are you curious about conservation activities occurring In the Middle Fork watershed? Join Trout Unlimited at our next meeting for a presentation from Sarah Dyrdahl of the Middle Fork Willamette watershed … Continue reading

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McKenzie River Trust Fall Events – 2018

The McKenzie River Trust has a ton going on this fall and it’s a great time to participate with your local land trust. Check out a complete list of events HERE. The McKenzie River Two Fly Tournament is October 5,6 … Continue reading

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Great Willamette River Clean Up – Saturday October 6th 2018

The Great Willamette Clean Up is a river-wide, community day of action. Volunteers participate by canoe, kayak, SUP board, raft, motor boat, drift boat, bike, and foot to free our river of trash and debris while improving habitat and community … Continue reading

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Petition to End Harvest of Wild Steelhead on the Southern Oregon Coast

On Friday, September 14th, Oregon Fish and Wildlife commissioners will hear testimony from petitioners who have asked to put an end to the harvest of wild steelhead on the Southern Oregon Coast. The petition was filed earlier this summer by … Continue reading

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David James Duncan Essay – Hearts Like the Mountains

This is a fantastic adapted essay by David James Duncan, stay with it all the way till the end, there is some good news amidst the beautifully written sadness. “Giving control of the Interior West’s salmon recovery to BPA and … Continue reading

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Bahamas for a Benjamin – Bonefish the Bahamas for $100!

Bonefish the Bahamas with your best friend for only $100! Thanks to the Native Fish Society’s Board Chair, Paul Fortino, Fish Head Expeditions, Abaco Lodge, Nervous Waters Fly Fishing, and The Fly Shop two lucky anglers will enjoy 3 days … Continue reading

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September Trout Unlimited Meeting Announcement

Please join The Redsides Trout Unlimited Chapter 678 at out next meeting. When: Monday September 10, 6pm Where: New location: Claim 52 Kitchen 1203 Willamette This first meeting of the season will be a meet and greet time to share … Continue reading

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