Hunters Reminded of Upcoming Deadlines in Oregon
Application deadlines for early season game bird and bow hunting opportunities are quickly approaching.
The deadline to purchase all controlled and general season bow hunt tags is Aug. 25.
All ODFW POS locations are currently accepting applications for controlled game bird hunts. Successful applicants are reminded they will need to return to a POS agent to claim their permit or purchase a tag. Copies of the 2006-07 Oregon Game Bird Regulations are not required to apply but should be available at most licensed vendors beginning Aug. 18 and on ODFW's Web site by Aug. 16.
Permit application deadline for controlled sage grouse hunt is Aug. 28 with results available Sept. 1. Season dates Sept. 9-17.
Sauvie Island Wildlife Area
Application deadline for the first waterfowl hunt period, which includes the opening day of duck season, is Sept. 11.
Klamath Wildlife Area
Applications to reserve one day of early season game bird hunting are due Sept. 16.
Controlled fall turkey tag
Applications for all controlled fall turkey hunts, including a new hunt in the John Day watershed, are due Sept. 12 with results available Sept. 20. An additional 3,000 fall turkey tags will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis for 10 western Oregon counties beginning Sept. 21. Hunters are limited to one fall turkey tag.
September Canada goose
Two new goose zones were established this year—Klamath County and South Coast—to assist with agricultural depredation issues but these zones will not be hosting a September Canada goose season. September Canada Goose season opens in the remainder of the state on Sept. 9.