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Spring Salmon and Rockfish

The ocean spring salmon combo and long leader rockfish trips are really going well, with limits caught on the best days. The salmon fishing will only improve as the summer nears but it is hard to imagine it much better!

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Dungeness Crabbing in Coos Bay Oregon

Pursuing, sustainable harvesting, and eating wild protein gathered from the land or sea is a great passion of mine that I would like to share with you. In a world of fast food, and prepackaged meals it is easy to

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Coos Bay Oregon Salmon Fishing Forecast 2018

It was August of 1979, and my grandparents Bob and Barbra Paquotte had returned to their annual salmon camp at Riverbend near Newport, Oregon. My grandfather loved boating, and it was an escape from the summer heat in the valley.

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California’s Central Valley Chinook Overfished

In the fall of 2017,when California fisheries biologists went out to count Chinook salmon in the hatcheries and rivers, what they found must have shocked them.The spawning beds were nearly empty. Just 7 months earlier managers had made a projection

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