Anti-Snagging Rule Takes Effect

The state says starting Friday, March 1, you can’t snag fish from the North Umpqua River. A new anti-snagging rule is meant to curb snagging of spring Chinook headed up river to spawn. Snagging is basically when a fisherman uses a big hook in hopes of snagging a fish in the river instead of hooking … Continue reading »

Children Rescued from River

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A man and three children were rescued from the North Umpqua River Tuesday afternoon after their inner tubes overturned. Derek Dring, 31, of Roseburg, and three children ages 4, 7 and 9 years old were floating in the river above Whistler’s Bend Park, and the children’s inner tubes were tied to his. … Continue reading »