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    Southeast Zone fishing report, April 17

    Weekend fishing opportunities: Brown trout fishing on the lower Owyhee River has been good. Largemouth bass fishing is picking up in Willow Valley Reservoir. With calm, warm weather predicted for this week, trout fishing should continue to be good on Klamath and Agency lakes.

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    Central Zone wildlife viewing report April 17

    CENTRAL ZONE VIEWING With the temperature warming up, the deer are starting to move. Deer can still be found digging under oak trees looking for acorns, browsing on bitterbrush and near feed sites in the White River Wildlife Area.

    Central Zone hunting report, April 17


    Central Zone fishing report, April 17

    CENTRAL ZONE FISHING Kokonee fishing on Lake Billy Chinook continues to be excellent! This is a great time of year to find trout feeding on the surface of the lower Deschutes River. It’s peak winter steelhead season on the Hood River. Pine Hollow and Rock Springs reservoirs have been stocked and, with water temperatures getting warmer, fishing should be good.

Health and Fitness


Home and Garden

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    Help children and grandchildren love gardening

    A couple of weeks ago I was outside pruning my roses when my three-year-old granddaughter asked if she could help. I told her that I was afraid that the thorns might poke her if she wasn’t wearing gloves. She promptly went into the house and got her woolen mittens. I gave her some very small loppers that we have and helped her to cut some small canes. She loved being able to help PaPa in the garden. Later that day her mother took her to the store and bought her some real garden gloves.

    Extension explores Portland gardens

    Oregon State University Home Extension Services hosts the Mid-Columbia Family and Community Education Study Groups on the annual Spring Tour, Portland’s Glorious Gardens, Thursday, May 22.

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    Extension Cord: Reduce your waste with upcycling, recycling

    The United States is one of the largest consumers and wasters in the world. Each consumer contributes about 2,500 pounds of waste per year and of that waste, over half can be reduced, recycled or reused.

    Gorge Grown offers food leaders training

    Gorge Grown Food Network (GGFN) is gearing up to launch their second implementation of a program that develops leadership abilities in its participants.





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