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Oregon extends Columbia River fishing closure

April 8, 2020, 2:56pm Outdoors

With Washington fisheries already closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon announced Wednesday it would extend its closure of the Columbia River indefinitely. Read story

A California sea lion eats salmonids (salmon or steelhead) at Willamette Falls.

Endangered steelhead in Willamette, Santiam rebound

A California sea lion eats salmonids (salmon or steelhead) at Willamette Falls.

April 8, 2020, 6:05am Latest News

At one point on the brink of extinction, winter steelhead in the Upper Willamette River system continued to show improved numbers this season. Read story

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has extended a statewide fishing ban and put the spring turkey season on hold.

Washington fishing closure extended; spring turkey season on hold

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has extended a statewide fishing ban and put the spring turkey season on hold.

April 7, 2020, 3:30pm Latest News

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has extended a statewide fishing ban and put the spring turkey season on hold. Read story

Washington State Department of Natural Resources closes all state parks, trails

April 2, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced closures of all its public parks and trails, a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read story

The final projections for 2020 ocean and Columbia River salmon returns are out, and once again low numbers will constrain fisheries. Chinook numbers will be a bit better for the Buoy 10 fishery, but coho returns will be dismal.

Oregon officials close salmon, steelhead fishing on Columbia River

The final projections for 2020 ocean and Columbia River salmon returns are out, and once again low numbers will constrain fisheries. Chinook numbers will be a bit better for the Buoy 10 fishery, but coho returns will be dismal.

March 27, 2020, 3:09pm Outdoors

Washington officials made similar announcement on Wednesday Read story

Mount Hood National Forest closes all trails, day-use areas

March 26, 2020, 5:10pm Northwest

The Mount Hood National Forest has joined other agencies by closing all recreation areas to the public amid the coronavirus outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. Read story

The final projections for 2020 ocean and Columbia River salmon returns are out, and once again low numbers will constrain fisheries. Chinook numbers will be a bit better for the Buoy 10 fishery, but coho returns will be dismal.

Statewide ban on fishing in effect

The final projections for 2020 ocean and Columbia River salmon returns are out, and once again low numbers will constrain fisheries. Chinook numbers will be a bit better for the Buoy 10 fishery, but coho returns will be dismal.

March 26, 2020, 4:09pm Outdoors

All recreational fishing and shell fishing in Washington closed on Wednesday. Read story

Skamania County closes hiking areas

March 26, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Health

All recreational hiking destinations in Skamania County are closed until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read story

Washington state campgrounds to close through April 30

March 22, 2020, 12:58pm Latest News

Washington state agencies on Sunday announced a closure of all state-run campgrounds through April 30. Read story

Fishing report, March 18

March 18, 2020, 5:11pm Outdoors

Mainstem Columbia River waters downstream of the Warrior Rock line are closed to salmon, steelhead and shad fishing. Read story