Oregon Hunting News

Oregon 2007 Tag Numbers to be Discussed
Proposed tag numbers for 2007 big game hunts and expansion of the year-round cougar hunting area in Jackson County will be discussed at a local Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife big game review meeting. Public comments will be collected.
Oregon Announces Conservation Strategy Grants
Applications for Oregon Conservation Strategy Implementation Grants will be accepted by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife from May 1 through June 15, 2007.
Oregon Announces New Protocol for Bear/Cougar Problems
Wildlife Images, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Oregon State Police have developed new protocols to handle certain wildlife-related issues, the parties announced.
Oregon Raffle Tickets for Big Game on Sale Now
Raffle tickets for select 2007 big game hunts went on sale at license agents statewide and at most ODFW offices.
Oregon Hunters Advised Not to Harvest Sick Bear
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is advising hunters not to harvest and eat a bear that was found sick in downtown Grants Pass last weekend because its meat may be unsafe to consume.
Oregon Hunters Will Have Continued Access
Hunters that enjoy Malheur County's upland bird and big game opportunities will continue to have access to nearly 10,000 acres of private land in the county thanks to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's Access & Habitat Program.
Oregon Buck Deer, Cougar and Fall Bear Tag Deadline Approaching
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials today reminded hunters to buy their buck deer tags, fall bear tags and general season cougar tags by the Sept. 29 deadline.
Bowhunters in Oregon Should Check Fire Closures
With bow hunting season opening Saturday, Aug. 26, state wildlife managers reminded bow hunters to check with land managers for any fire closures or restrictions that could affect access.
Hunters Reminded of Upcoming Deadlines in Oregon
Application deadlines for early season game bird and bow hunting opportunities are quickly approaching.
Oregon Program Provides Hunting Tags to Terminally Ill Youth
The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted regulations for a program that provides free hunting tags to terminally ill youth and young adults, a program authorized in 2005 after the passage of Senate Bill 694.