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Page 12 - September 19, 2012 [] in gm Due to increased fire danger levels, the Willamette National Forest Will initiate the following public use restrictions effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19: 1. Building, maintaining, at- tending or using a fire, or campfire, including a charcoal fire, except in campfire rings at posted, de- veloped and designated recreation areas and in wilderness areas. The list of permissible campgrounds will be posted on the Willamette Scan Stafford, fire staff for the Wil- National Forest website and will lamette National Forest. generally include developed camp- * * * * * grounds. Portable cooking stoves Hunters planning to go afield using liquefied or bottled fuel are for the western Oregon deer sea- permissible, son that opens Sept. 29 are advised 2. Smoking, except within to check the "corporate closures" an enclosed vehicle or building, a list on the Oregon Department developed recreation site, or while of Forestry's Internet site, http:// stopped in an area at least 3 feet in cms.oregon.gov/odf/pages/fire/ diameter that is cleared of all flam- corporate_closure.aspx, regularly mable material, to learn the access status of large "We understand this is an in- private timberlands. convenience for our visitors but For an update on fire safety fire danger levels, as well as the restrictions for private and non- large number of unattended camp- federal public forestlands, call the fires we have been finding, prompts Oregon Department of Forestry us to issue these restrictions" said field office nearest your destina- tion. Office phone numbers, can Dl]li HE HILL DE liT THE ALBANY 51JN SHOW THIS HEEl(HID, SO (N ON IN AND SEE US, HE HILL SAVE YOU IlDNEY.. 6finn 81'NnL : ~tLE~ be found at: http://cms.oregon.gov/ E ODF/pages/offices.aspx As hunters prepare their gear for the upcoming season, fire of- ficials are quick to caution against Reloadi~ Powder. Hodgdon, ]MR, Winchester. ..... $2,00 off Nobel Spo~ i2ga shells. 00-Buck. 10pk. " $6,50 box Hornady 12ga shells. 00.Buck Zombie Max. 10pk. $10.99 box American Eagle 223rein Amino. 50gr Tipped Varmint. $9.49 box PMC 223rein Amino. 55gr FMJ. $6.50 box PMC 5,56x45mm Amino. 62gr FMJ. $6.99 box i Wolf223rem Amino. 55gr FMJ. 50Ord case. $112.50 Wolf 7.62x39mm Amino. 123gr FMJ. 1000rd case. $225.00 FederN XMS0C 7.62x51mm Amino. = $12.00 box Federal~,Ammo. ll5gr FMJI~ $9.99 box CCI Primers. 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Native Sun Glasses. FOR ALL YOUR SPORTING GOOD NEEDS 610 MAIN STREET I 541.367.5544 1 HOURS: MON.-SAT. 9- 6 I SUN. 10-4 I SALE ENDS 9/25/12 the use of exploding targets and incendiary ammunition, or tracer rounds, which have been known to cause fires. These products are also prohibited during fire season throughout much of the state. "It doesn't take much to spark a fire this time of year," said Oregon Department of Forestry Fire Pre- vention Coordinator, Tom Fields. "We've been very fortunate so far considering we've gone an entire summer with little to no precipita- tion. Now is not the time to let our guard down and ruin an otherwise successful season." Join Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife STEP Biologist Karen Hans at Andrew Wiley Park in Sweet Home for viewing of spa vning spring chinook salmon in the South Santiam River on Sat- urday, Sept. 22. Register on Oregon Wildlife's website, http://www.owhf.org/ firsthandoregon. Cost is $6.50 per person. The Foundation charges the fee to help offset the costs of offer- ing field-based experiences. Reg- ........ : I istration is required. Participants should expect to encounter a vari- ety of field conditions and be able to provide their own transportation to and around Sweet Home. Don't forget to bring glasses with polar- ized lenses and binoculars. For more information, contact Tim Greseth, tim@owhf.org or at Oregon Wildlife, (503) 255-6059. Register today (literally) for Linn-Benton Community College's i GPS for Hikers and Hunters in Albany Saturday, Sept. 22. The one-day class will meet .on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. in North Santiam Hall, room NSH-106, LBCC Albany campus, 6500 SW Pacific Blvd. Cost is $39 with a $2 lab fee. Reg- ister by Wednesday, Sept. 19, for Saturday class. Learn how to navigate the backcountry with your handSeld GPS system through classroom ex- ercises and field practice. For more information or to reg- ister, contact LBCC Albany Com- munity Education at (541) 917- 4840, or see the online schedule at www.linnbenton/go/schedule The U.S. Army Corps of Engi- neers will waive day-use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in rec- ognition of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 29. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. USACE does not charge entrance fees to its parks. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related ser- vices, or fees for specialized facili- ties such as group picnic shelters. Other agencies and partners that manage recreation areas located on US ACE lands are encouraged but not required to comply with this waiver of day-use fees in the areas they manage. In addition, volunteers who participate'in one of USACE's Na- tional Public Lands Day activities will be issued a fee-free coupon if the volunteer site is participating in the coupon program. In Oregon, Corps of Engineers events are planned at Schwarz Campground near Cottage Grove, along the Rogue River below Wil- liam Jess Dam, and at Bonneville Lock and Dam.Visit http://publi- clandsday.org for information on these and other events in Oregon. Albany RiFle The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on Sept. 7 approved the 2013 sport fishing regulations at its meeting in Hermiston. The commission action caps a several month process in which members of the public were invited to submit proposals for regulation changes. This year, 26 proposals from the public were adopted by the commission. Among the regulations the Commission adopted: * Restricted the use of bait on the McKenzie River from Hayden Bridge upstream to Hendricks Bridge. * Increased the daily bag limit for smallmouth bass on the Um- pqua River. * Adjusted the daily bag limit on Crane Prairie Reservoir to help create a trophy trout fishery. * Approved largemouth bass bag limits for Wickiup Reservoir. * Changed the salmon/steel- head deadline on the Molalla Riv- er. * Established winter fishing opportunities on Lemolo Reser- voir. * Reduced the annual sturgeon catch limit to two. * Increased daily harvest limit on purple varnish clams to the first 72 taken. * Established a salmon fishing deadline on the Chetco River to protect spawning chinook. * Redefined an angling bound- ary on Rogue River to reflect re- moval of the Gold Ray Dam. * Closed to fishing several southeast Oregon Lahontan trout streams affected by recent fires. A new definition of "artificial lure" that would have included soft molded plastic and rubber worms, eggs and similar bait imitations was rejected by the Commission due to concerns about hooking mortalities to native fish. Soft molded rubber and plastic imitations will continue to be defined as bait. The written synopsis of the 2013 Oregon Sport Fishing Regu- lations will be available beginning Dec. 1. The new rules become ef- fective Jan. 1, 2013. ODFW's Access and Habitat Program and the C2 Ranch are offering 34 hunters the chance to hunt deer on the ranch's 9,500-acre See Hunts, page 13 and PisEol Elub Free parking. 420 tables of guns Linn County Fairgrounds *Admission $5 I-5 Exit 234 (541) 491-3755 Saturday9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.