|Great Gift Idea!
Looking for that small or Holiday gift idea....? How about giving an OBH membership!
Please check out the new membership gift certificate located at the link below....
Membership Gift Certificate Click Here
OBH has been selected by the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife to host the new archery range at E. E. Wilson Wildlife Area located North of Corvallis. We need volunteers to help out at the range as hosts. Please click this link for more detailed information regarding dates, times and host schedule. At this time March and April are filled, we need more volunteers beginning in May.
Online registration is now available!
Beginning this year you may pre-pay your tournament fee online. This will drastically reduce your check-in time. If you pre-pay you must still check-in one hour before the tournament begins.
Also this is a reminder to make sure that your membership is current before arriving at the check-in desk. You may renew or apply and pay for a membership online! In order to avoid delays we strongly encourage you to have your membership current before arriving.
OBH Rejects Crossbow Proposal
The Oregon Bow Hunters (OBH) soundly rejected a proposal that would have allowed for consideration of an alternative for legalization of crossbow use by severely disabled hunters outside of archery season at their recent Convention in Bend. As a result of the nearly unanimous vote at the OBH Field Governors' meeting, the standing position of OBH opposing crossbow use in archery season remains in effect.
Twice in recent years – 2010 and 2013/14 – the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has considered allowing severely disabled individuals to use crossbows in Oregon’s archery seasons. In both instances, heavy pressure from OBH, other hunting organizations and individual bow hunters resulted in the considerations being tabled by the Commission.
It is unlikely that the past inactions by the Commission are the end of the story with respect to crossbows in Oregon! As the “last state standing” without crossbows allowed for hunting in one season or another, Oregon is sure to garner the full attention of the crossbow industry and other crossbow advocates. Left to their own devices and without any established alternative, the crossbow industry and other crossbow advocates will always push to allow crossbow use in archery season!!
OBH remains committed to fighting the good fight to keep crossbows out of Oregon's archery seasons even without the ability to relieve the continuing pressure by considering other alternatives!
VP of Bowhunting & Legislation
Congratulations to all Division & Class winners! We thank everyone that participated in this first of three State Tournaments. Results are posted at the Tournament Results Link.
Registration for the State Field will open sometime next week.
Ron Miller makes it 3 years in a row!
Details of the hunt and more hunters... Info Click Here
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