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Oregon Fishing Reports for May 11

Willamette Valley/Metro – With the hit-or-miss action on the Willamette, anglers can go from hero to zero overnight in just about any stretch of the river now that it’s peak season. The last few years have shown the season’s best catches … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports

Willamette Valley/Metro – Spring Chinook anglers on the Columbia River remain largely disappointed in their effort outcomes when action should be picking up. Water temperatures are becoming more favorable, but remain relatively cold to stimulate migration. Managers have modeled the fishery … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Updates for March 24

Willamette Valley/Metro – After a brief lull in spring Chinook activity, action took off for many early this week. Sellwood stalwart John “The Sultan of Sellwood” Shmilenko caught four spring Chinook on herring at his favorite haunt. Water conditions have been … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Report for March 17

Willamette Valley/Metro – Turbidity levels on the Willamette remain at good levels, allowing the spring Chinook fishery on the mainstem to prosecute. Effort has been on the increase, and out of 1,658 angler trips, 23 springers were retained, and another 12 were … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for March 9th

Willamette Valley/Metro – With the Willamette River going off-color late last week, trollers river-wide have hung it up for a while, although turbidity levels are improving, but may go out again by the weekend. Spring Chinook action is on hold, although … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for February 23rd

Willamette Valley/Metro – With a stable Willamette River comes an excited effort for spring Chinook in the Sellwood area. Sellwood is often one of the better early season producers and although a far cry from its historical significance, it has produced some … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for February 17

This weekend (Feb. 17 & 18) is a Free Fishing Weekend. You won’t need a license, tag or endorsement to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon. But remember, all other regulations and area closures still apply. Willamette Valley/Metro – The big news … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for Jan 26th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Volatile weather systems have caused metro rivers to fluctuate, but steelheading has remained an option for anglers in the know on how to effectively pursue fish in high water conditions. Plunkers commonly produce the better catches, as fish are … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Report for January 20

Willamette Valley/Metro – Sandy River steelheaders saw some fair action last week, and guides were able to keep it hush for most of the time. The word is out now however, some good catches were falling downstream of Dabney State Park. High … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for January 5

Willamette Valley/Metro – Be sure to get your 2018 fishing license, tag and Columbia River endorsement before you go out this winter. A shellfish license is also needed if you’re going to crab, clam or dig sand shrimp. With the … Continue reading

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