May 15, 2014
Several Douglas County communties lose 911 service on land lines
Several communities in Douglas County have lost 911 access on their land lines, but they should still be able to call the emergency number on their wireless phones.
Steelhead Fishing Closes On South Umpqua
The ODFW reported that the South Umpqua was closed for all fishing as of May 1 and will not open again until May 24. Fishing pressure was very light going into the closure.
Springers Flow Into Umpqua
Spring-run Chinook salmon have started to arrive in the Umpqua. Most anglers will start fishing in the Scottsburg area and move upstream as the season progresses.
Anglers Look To South Umpqua For Steel
The number of steelhead has increased in the South and should peak in the middle of April.