Category Archives: Oregon Fishing

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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The Lay of the Land

By Bob Rees The rain has set in. Maybe it’s not officially winter just yet, but cold, damp and darkness is in the air, and we’re all supposed to have our freezers full of fish, and turn our attention to … Continue reading

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Oregon fishing reports for November 4th

Willamette Valley/Metro – With salmon and sturgeon fisheries on the mainstem really winding down, Columbia River anglers will be hard-pressed to find excitement until late March, when the season’s first spring Chinook should start to arrive in abundance. Until then … 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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The Streets of San Francisco

By Bob Rees After guiding for about 60 days straight, I decided it was time for a vacation. After all, I hardly had any time with my daughter all summer, and my wife was headed to Chicago for her I … 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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