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Oregon Fishing Reports for Dec 8

Willamette Valley/Metro – There remains no activity on the lower Columbia River. The Willamette River is still harboring sturgeon, and in good numbers. Few still pursue them however, despite the good action and quality size. We’ve become a keeper society. We hope … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for December 2

Willamette Valley/Metro – Although the Columbia is done for the season, the Willamette is yielding good catches of sturgeon for this interested in this great catch and release fishery. Sturgeon to 5 foot are not uncommon, but the action is good throughout the … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for November 24th

Willamette Valley/Metro – With the Columbia all done for the year, the Willamette high and muddy, with a chance for a sturgeon, and the Sandy and Clackamas Rivers too high, we’re getting off pretty easy this week here at The Guide’s … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for November 17th

Willamette Valley/Metro – There are no options on the Columbia River, you won’t see any quality reports in this section until mid-February at the earliest for the Columbia River section. Hatchery coho options are next to nil on the Sandy … Continue reading

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Oregon fishing report for Oct 28th

Willamette Valley/Metro – With the Chinook fishery over on the mainstem Columbia, the recent catch and keep sturgeon fishing opportunity swiped all the recent attention. Following poor catch rates last Saturday, fishery managers opted to give anglers another day of … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for October 20th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Chinook and coho counts at Bonneville have dropped below 500 fish per day. That said, persistent anglers are still catching both species on Pro Trolls and spinners from Bonneville to Longview. One recent participant stated the bite … Continue reading

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Oregon fishing report, October 13th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Columbia River anglers must be highly motivated to pursue salmon downstream of Bonneville Dam. Although the Chinook run is largely over, persistent anglers are consistently catching coho downstream of Rooter Rock. Pro Trolls with spinners remain the … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for Oct 6th

Willamette Valley/Metro – With passage at Bonneville fading, success rates for Chinook downstream of Bonneville is as well. Pro trollers are still posting the best numbers, using spinners or Brad’s Super Baits behind them. There isn’t much time before this … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for September 29th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Chinook passage at Bonneville is starting to slip, and so is consistency in the below Bonneville troll fishery. Catch rates remain good enough to justify effort however, persistent anglers are still taking 2-fish limits of Chinook with … Continue reading

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Oregon fishing reports for Sept 23rd

Willamette Valley/Metro – With declining dam counts, come declining success rates. Chinook counts at Bonneville have consistently dipped below 10,000 fish a day, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t catchable numbers of fish around. Trollers working Pro Troll flashers and … Continue reading

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