Oregon Hunting News

Oregon Extends Application Deadline
The controlled hunt application deadline has been extended through Tuesday, May 19 11:59 PT due to a slowdown in ODFW's point-of-sale system affecting sales online and at license agents.
Oregon Controlled Hunt Application Deadline May 15th
Hunters, avoid the long lines and busy fax machines and get your controlled hunt application in as soon as possible. Apply by fax, mail order, at a license agent or online. The deadline to apply is May 15.
Oregon Mule Deer Planning Committee Meets April 14th
The Murderers Creek Mule Deer Initiative Planning Committee will meet April 14 from 3-6 p.m. in the Juniper Room of the Malheur National Forest Supervisor's Office, 431 Patterson Bridge Road in John Day.
Omnibus Public Land Management Act Sent to President
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, sending the most significant collection of conservation measures to come before Congress in a quarter of a century to President Obama for his signature.
Oregon Spring Bear Apps Due Feb. 10th
Hunters are reminded that the deadline to apply for a controlled spring bear hunt is Feb. 10, 2009.
Oregon FWC Briefed on Plans for Several Wildlife Areas
The Fish and Wildlife Commission was briefed on draft management plans for several wildlife areas.
Oregon Big Game Hunt Raffle Tickets Available
Big game hunt raffle tickets are now on sale. These tickets make great gifts and offer winners the opportunity to hunt an extended 2009 season for deer, elk, bighorn sheep, pronghorn antelope or Rocky Mountain goat.
Young Cougar Killed in Oregon for Aggressive Behavior
A cougar considered a public safety threat because it was killing domestic cats in a rural residential area was shot at 10:30 p.m. Sunday night (Nov. 9) by an ODFW employee just outside of La Grande.
2009 Nature Conservancy Bull Elk Hunt
The Wallowa Valley Health Care Foundation in Enterprise, Oregon, has been awarded an exclusive Guided Hunt by the Nature Conservancy for the 2009 Chesnimnus Unit Bull Elk Hunt. The dates for the hunt are November 7, 8, 9, 2009.
Oregon 2009 Season Dates Approved by Commission
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted 2009 Big Game Regulations spelling out next year's season dates, bag limits, open areas, youth hunting opportunities and other regulations for big game (deer, elk, bear, cougar, bighorn sheep, Rocky Mountain goat) and western gray squirrel).