ODFW Reduces Steelhead Trout Population

DEADWOOD, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife plans to stop releasing Steelhead Trout in some tributaries of the Siuslaw River. ODFW plans on reducing Steelhead Trout in Lake Creek from 15,000 to zero, leaving many residents feeling blindsided. For the past five years, the trout were released into the creek as part … Continue reading »

Three Fishermen Rescued near Coos Bay

COOS BAY, Ore. — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three fishermen near Coos Bay Wednesday. It says the men’s 39-foot crab boat Robert Henry ran aground 400 yards off Cape Arago. At about 3:30 a.m., helicopter crew brought the crew members to shore. Investigators will assess the scene for potential pollution. The Coast Guard says … Continue reading »

Fishermen Concerned about Tsunami Debris

NEWPORT, Ore. — Now that the dock washed ashore near Newport, local fishermen worry what other debris they might encounter out at sea. The Newport fishermen KEZI 9 News spoke with say they were surprised to see how large the dock is. They say they’ve seen plenty of debris recently while they’ve been out fishing, … Continue reading »