Map shows Northeast Oregon fishing holes
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife introduced a new interactive fishing map to help anglers find fishing locations in the states Northeast Region.
The Google-based map details 95 trout-stocking sites in Umatilla, Malheur and Wallowa-Whitman national forests. The agencys Northeast Region covers Morrow, Wheeler, Umatilla, Union, Baker, Grant and Wallowa counties.
The fishing maps can be accessed from the agencys website at www.dfw.state.or.us/ in several places, including the Trout Stocking Schedule page, weekly Recreation Report and Where and How to Fish page.
Learn about wildfires and Boo Boo the bear
An update on the summer wildfires in Idaho will be given at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge visitors center at 13751 Upper Embankment Road in Nampa. Karen Miranda Gleason, communication coordinator for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will talk about the Trinity Ridge, Halstead and Mustang fires. Gleasons fire crew was responsible for finding and saving Boo Boo, the bear that was burned in the Mustang Fire.
She will give an update on the care and recovery of the black bear. The public also is invited to the annual Friends of Deer Flat potluck dinner and general meeting at 6 p.m. before the lecture. For details, call 467-9278 or go to fws.gov/deerflat.