Large abandoned salmon dump near Cascade Locks

The following is from the Oregon State Police:

On November 2, 2022, at approximately 3:45 p.m., a Trooper responded to a call from a large dead dump Salmon near exit 51 on I-84 and Wyeth Rd, not far from Cascade Locks, Oregon. The investigation determined the Salmon were caught in gillnets. Some Salmon were filleted while others were left whole. The dump was located near an in-place tribal fishing site. There were also the remains of two deer with the Salmon.

OSP Fish & Wildlife invites anyone with information to contact Oregon State Police Dispatch at 1-800-452-7888, *OSP (*677) or email [email protected] Reference case number SP22295270.

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* 5 point mountain sheep

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* $1,000 bighorn sheep, mountain goat and moose

* $500 Elk, Deer and Antelope

* $300 bear, cougar and wolf

* $300 Habitat Destruction

* $200 – Unlawfully obtaining a hunting or angling license or tag in Oregon

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* $100 Upland Birds and Waterfowl

* $100 game birds or furbearers

* $100 Game fish and shellfish

Oregon Wildlife Coalition (OWC) Cash Awards:


$500 Hawk, Falcon, Eagle, Owl, Osprey

All other protected avian species: see category below for listed species


$500 Cougar, Bobcat, Beaver (public lands only), Black Bear, Bighorn Sheep, Marten, Angler, Sierra Nevada Red Fox

Species listed as “threatened” or “endangered” under federal or state endangered species law (excluding fish)

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Oregon Outfitters & Guides Association Cash Awards

$200 Acting as an outfitting guide for the illegal killing of wildlife, illegally obtaining hunting or angling licenses or tags in Oregon, or illegally offering to act as a guide for outfitter, as defined in ORS 704.010 and 704.020.


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