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Angler embarks on "Big Fishing Year"

How many species can a man catch in a year?

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Day of rainbows on a Cascade lake

LA PINE (AP) — We could see maybe 20 feet in front of us as our boat motored slowly away from the Rock Creek boat ramp on Crane Prairie Reservoir.

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Vietnam vets team up for buck hunt

Brophy, Filbin fulfill mission to get venison

Study finds ‘alarming levels’ of toxins in Columbia fish

Columbia Riverkeeper recently announced results from the second phase of the group’s “Is Your Fish Toxic Study,” and Riverkeepr reports that the findings show “alarming levels” of heavy metals, toxic flame retardants, cancer-causing PCBs, and endocrine disrupting chemicals in Columbia River fish.

Weekly recreation reports, Oct. 12

Weekend fishing opportunities and links to full Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recreation reports for the Willamette, Central, Columbia, Northeast and Southeast zones.

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Kootenai River projects beckon anglers

MOYIE SPRINGS, Idaho (AP) — A new public access on the Kootenai River at the Montana-Idaho border opens the door for anglers to sample recent trout fishery improvements.

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The Dalles hunter wins ‘lottery’

Keith Howe gets once in a lifetime tag

Salmon returns at Bonneville break modern-day records

BONNEVILLE DAM —Northwest salmon fishery managers have plenty to celebrate this fall: The region’s salmon runs shattered modern-day records this year, returning to the Columbia River Basin in the highest numbers since fish counting began at Bonneville Dam more than 75 years ago.

Feds release plan for Columbia River fish hatcheries

Feds’ plan released for Columbia River hatcheries

Forest Service eyes eliminating roads

Plan could affect access to recreation

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Incredible Voyage

Unique hovercraft ‘Nemotoad’ takes maiden voyage

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Salmon run among largest on record

Run is forecast at 1.5 million adult and young salmon by year’s end

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Record runs cross Bonneville Dam

Monday return largest single-day crossing since count began Portland, Ore. - Since Sunday, more than 180,354 adult fall Chinook have climbed the fish ladders at Bonneville Lock and Dam on their annual migration into the Columbia River Basin.

Deschutes fishing tourney launches

The eighth annual Wasco Salmon/Steelhead Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Nichols Art Glass will provide grand prize.

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A City of Wheels

Cycle Oregon takes over Sorosis Park for a weekend under the trees

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