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August 22, 2017
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Steven Rinella: Predators and the Future of Hunting

Between threats to public land, relentless lawsuits to prevent predator management, rising costs, and a range of other topics there’s an understandable angst within the hunting community. […]
July 15, 2017
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4 Reasons You Need to Attend This Hunting Seminar

What’s one of the biggest issues facing Oregon’s ungulates? Predation! Oregon is home to tens of thousands of bear, cougar, coyote, wolves, bobcat and more. However, […]
April 6, 2017
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2017 Albany Banquet

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017 LINN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS DOORS OPEN AT 6 PM Presented by: Keynote Speaker: Cody Herman of Day One Outdoor Free Kids Raffle Free Ladies […]
March 28, 2017
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Tribal Hunters and Ceded Lands: What’s the Impact?

The following is a guest article by an OOC member and does not reflect an official position by the organization.  I headed up into mountains the […]
February 17, 2017
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Simply Explained: Why Oregon is Selling the Elliott State Forest

With the recent decision by the Oregon State Land Board to sell Oregon’s Elliott State Forest many Oregonians are rightfully outraged. However, most Oregonians are wondering why […]
February 14, 2017
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US Army Corps of Engineers Wrong on Willamette Valley Trout Stocking

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making a concerted effort to welsh on their federal mitigation responsibilities, cripple Oregon’s largest recreational fishery, and threaten Oregon’s […]
February 1, 2017
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Oregon Representative Unacceptably Questions Sanity of Hunters and Anglers

For Immediate Release Stan Steele, Chairman of the Board – (541)752-8350 Dominic Aiello, President – (503)484-6292 In a recent Facebook comment regarding a bobcat hunting article […]
January 24, 2017
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Oregon Anglers Deserve a Refund from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Starting January 1, 2014, all salmon, steelhead and sturgeon anglers of the Columbia River Basin were required to purchase a Columbia River Basin endorsement for $9.75. […]
December 16, 2016
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Anti-Trapping Bill Introduced by Sen. Peter Courtney & HSUS

The Humane Society of the United States and legislative ally Senator Peter Courtney are, yet again, hard at work again to restrict trapping. Despite Oregonians rejecting trapping […]
August 23, 2016
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Sereena Thompson of Nature’s Paint to Expand OOC in Central Oregon

The Oregon Outdoor Council (OOC), Oregon’s only 100% political advocacy organization for the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation, is proud to welcome a new addition […]
August 18, 2016
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Does US Rep. DeFazio Support Hunters?

August 3, 2016
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The Worst (and best) Things ODFW is Doing For Hunters

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is often viewed by both sportsmen and environmentalists as doing a poor job. Some might argue that because […]