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To kill bass (or not)

In Oregon by Sophia Kaelke

One angler’s thoughts on smallie fishing on Oregon’s Umpqua river system and their effect on salmonoid populations.

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North Umpqua River closes for summer steelhead fishing

In Oregon by Dean Finnerty

Oregon’s North Umpqua River is legendary for its summer steelhead fishery, and for the special fishing regulations that have helped sustain the unique character and history of this water. Now, for only the second time since Oregon began to regulate fishing on the North Umpqua, the summer steelhead fishery will be closed in 2023 due to poor returns of adult fish. 

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First of the Klamath dams comes down

In Klamath by Sam Davidson

Copco II, the first of four dams to be removed on the Klamath River, is nearly gone. Crews have been working hard this summer to remove the concrete structure and restore the river channel.