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Oregon Fishing Reports for March 31st

Willamette Valley/Metro – Columbia River spring Chinook seekers got some relief recently, with the extension of the spring Chinook season at least through April 10th, Given the poor performance of the fishery, unless something changes, we’d have to anticipate even … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for March 17th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Although far from impressive fishing, spring Chinook are more than a dream! Of course only a handful have been caught, but trollers working upstream of Davis Bar have been netting a rare, but nice sized spring Chinook. … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Report for the week of March 3rd

Willamette Valley/Metro – Another week of high water and low probability for spring Chinook in the Portland metro area. A lone Chinook remains the sole celebrity on the Columbia River system at Bonneville to date. Water forecasts on the Willamette, … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Update for Feb 25th

Willamette Valley/Metro – The season’s first spring Chinook has been claimed, and a few others reportedly fell after the initial “ice was broken.” That said, the only newsworthy story on spring Chinook is that the season has been set. As … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for Feb 17

Willamette Valley/Metro – Although the first spring Chinook of the season has passed Bonneville Dam (2/11), there still hasn’t been a confirmed sport harvest of one. I don’t expect that to change this week, especially given the weather forecast and … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports

Willamette Valley/Metro – Still nothing to fish for in the mainstem Columbia. There’s always rumors of spring Chinook here or there, just non substantiated just yet. It’ll be running a bit turbid downstream of Kelly Point Park for a while. … Continue reading

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Feb 3rd Oregon Fishing Reports

Northwest – Steelheaders had a productive but short run after river levels dropped last week. Since then, especially recently, anglers have been having to gut it out with a stiff east wind and challenging action. Ever hear the term wind … Continue reading

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Fishing update for January 27th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Still no sign of an early spring Chinook, but with weather conditions improving, anglers will be motivated, despite the fact we’re still 2 months away for any real chance at success. Fame is the second greatest motivating … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Report for January 13th

Willamette Valley/Metro – One reader has asked about where the Columbia River fishing report has been for the last few months. If you’re wanting to fish on the Columbia, tell me why and what you’re catching, and we’re happy to … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Report for January 6

Willamette Valley/Metro – On the Willamette River, there has been very little fish passage at the Falls, only a handful of winter steelhead have been counted. A few winters have been taken by plunkers. On the McKenzie River, water levels … Continue reading

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