Deer hunters could face more fire closures than usual
The list of private timberlands closed due to fire danger is growing due to continued dry weather. Check the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Internet site regularly to learn the access status of large private timberlands. For private and non-federal public forestlands, call the Oregon Department of Forestry field office nearest your destination (office numbers) or check with the public land manager.
Deer, bear, cougar tag sale deadline is this Friday, Sept. 28
Don’t forget to pick up your deer, bear or cougar tag by this Friday. (For controlled deer hunts, the deadline is the day before the first period of the hunt begins so this Friday for the majority of controlled hunts.) Remember big game tags are delivered by post if you order online and can take up to 10 days to be mailed.
Western Oregon hunters: Return black-tailed deer teeth
ODFW asks that successful Western Oregon deer hunters return deer teeth for population modeling. See this flyer for directions.
Respect land closures, travel restrictions…
…especially on private land so it stays open to hunters.
New resources for anglers in the SW Zone
- 50 places to Go Fishing within 60 Minutes of Medford
- Trout stocking map – Google map of all Southwest Region stocking locations
For the fourth year in a row, anglers can fish for wild coho in several coastal streams and rivers. Find all the details about where to fish, bag limits and quotas.