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October 28, 2014

Zones: Northwest | Southwest | Willamette | Central | Southeast | Northeast | Snake | Columbia | Marine

Fall trout fishing continues

Yes, many rivers and streams will close to trout fishing after Oct. 31, but don’t put away the trout gear quite yet. Lots of water bodies are open for trout year-round, and this time of year the fish are feeding heavily in anticipation of winter. Check out the zone reports for your best bet, and visit the Trout 365 page for some fall fishing tips.

Oregon Game Fall FishingDeer hunting continues, First Season Rocky Mtn Elk Oct. 29-Nov. 2

Rainy and cooler weather should help hunters.   

2014 Big Game and Bird Hunting Forecasts

Field biologists weigh in on what hunters should expect for bird and big game seasons.

Take a kid hunting

Kids age 9-13 who haven’t passed hunter education yet can still go hunting under the Mentor Youth program. Youth hunts on an adult’s license and tag. Learn more.

Turkey hunting open in western Oregon until Dec. 31

There is still time to put a wild turkey on your Thanksgiving table. See our turkey hunting page for tips. If you are new to turkey hunting, join ODFW at a workshop Nov. 8 at Cabela’s in Tualatin (pre-registration required)

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