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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.
Rainy and cooler weather should help hunters.
Field biologists weigh in on what hunters should expect for bird and big game seasons.
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.
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)