Category Archives: Oregon Conservation News

The Dean River for $100 – Native Fish Society Raffle

Steelheaders, forget your bucket list, this is a shot at the Holy Grail! Thanks to the remarkable generosity of one Native Fish Lifetime Member, we are raffling off a seven-day adventure for one angler to Hodson’s Dean River Lodge during … Continue reading

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Register NOW for the NFS Homewaters: Rise-Up Online Auction

Register NOW for the Homewaters: Rise-Up online auction, so you can bid on our best Silent, Super Silent and Live Item line-up yet! REGISTER HERE Unsure about how to register? Watch Native Fish Society’s Executive Director Mark Sherwood take you … Continue reading

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Conservation Angler Proposal for Thermal Angling Sanctuaries

Our hard working friends at the Conservation Angler need our help telling ODFW how important Thermal Angling Sanctuaries are to our wild steelhead populations. Please have a look at the post below and call in or write an email voicing … Continue reading

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The Orvis “50/50 on the Water” Film Tour – March 3rd 2020

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7 PM – 9 PM Where: WildCraft Cider Works 232 Lincoln St, Eugene, Oregon 97401 Come and be inspired to get out on the water: The Orvis “50/50 on the Water” Film Tour features … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Forest Practices Act Update

From Oregon TU Council Yesterday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced a historic agreement between conservation groups and timber companies that represents an important first step in a process that will see the most significant update of Oregon’s Forest Practices Act … Continue reading

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2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour Coming to Eugene and Corvallis Soon

The Fly Fishing Film Tour is rapidly approaching several stops in the Willamette Valley in the next two weeks, with showings in Eugene and Corvallis offering the opportunity to skip the big crowds at Portland shows and pickup some great … Continue reading

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Leaburg Canal to remain down through 2021

Anglers who know how great the lower McKenzie can be in late winter and early spring can rejoice and look forward to an even longer productive spring and summer season. Fish like water and there is no doubt in my … Continue reading

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Join the wild fish movement Friday, January 17, as we take a stand for wild steelhead!

From Native Fish Society Last month, we took a big step forward in our efforts to ensure wild winter steelhead in southwest Oregon are healthy, not overharvested, and remain abundant for all (read the complete update here). But we’re not … Continue reading

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January Trout Unlimited Meeting with Jeff Ziller

January Chapter Meeting DATE: Monday, January 13 TIME:6:00 to 8:pm LOCATION: Claim 52 Kitchen, 1203 Willamette St. Eugene Jeff Ziller from ODFW will present a program on some of the recent McKenzie River and Upper Willamette programs at our next … Continue reading

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SW Oregon wild steelhead need your help!

On Friday, December 6, 2019, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider a proposal for the release of all wild steelhead in southwest Oregon during the 2020 season, and we need your support! Implementing catch and release regulations for wild steelhead in … Continue reading

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HELP BE A VOICE FOR THE DESCHUTES RIVER TODAY!

From 30/30 For the Deschutes The Deschutes River Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) is currently being reviewed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and without input from community members like you, this HCP won’t adequately increase streamflows to levels … Continue reading

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Local Trout Unlimited ” The Redsides” News and Notes

Volunteer Day with McKenzie River Trust November Volunteer Planting Day at Green Island Sunday, November 17th, 10:00-2:00 The Redsides, and our new Five Rivers Chapter at U of O are partnering with the McKenzie River Trust to host a planting … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Nominate your favorite piece of water for Wild and Scenic Designation

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is a man on a mission. It’s a mission that should put a smile on the face of many readers of OFFB and all who care about protecting Oregon’s rivers and fisheries. In meetings, townhalls, and … Continue reading

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To the Salmon, with hope …..

We find ourselves living in a time when there are legitimate questions regarding the salmon’s future in a world where climate and oceans seem to be acting in ways unlike they have in at least the last few thousand years. … Continue reading

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Artifishal Digital Release – Save the Date!

From Patagonia OCT 18, 2019 — On Wednesday, October 30 we will be releasing our feature film, Artifishal, for free!! Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that … Continue reading

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