Category Archives: Oregon Fishing

Oregon Fishing Reports for December 22

Willamette Valley/Metro – With the season’s first flood event at hand, anglers will be anxious to try their hands at Steelheading in the “Metro Two,” otherwise known as the Clackamas and Sandy Rivers. Both rivers jumped to flood stage but will … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for December 15

Willamette Valley/Metro – Anglers continue to wait for metro angling opportunity, the Sandy and Clackamas Rivers are still weeks away from kicking off. Pro guide Jeff Stoeger (503-704-7920)  of O2BFISHN Guide Service reports “Well, this week we saw the first real good … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for November 9

Willamette Valley/Metro – Willamette River sturgeon fishing tops the list as the most viable fishery in the metro area right now. Catch and release prospects will remain good well into November, with many anglers easily taking double-digit counts using fresh sand shrimp … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for November 2

Willamette Valley/Metro – With fall fisheries winding down, anglers await their next best metro opportunity, not likely to come until closer to the New Year. Winter steelhead are still months away, but as salmon options fade into November, it’s forefront on the … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for October 27

Willamette Valley/Metro – Chinook passage at Bonneville Dam is but a trickle right now, a sign that the run is on its last legs and clearly under-performed fishery manager’s expectations. Chinook jack counts don’t point to an improvement for the 2019 … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for October 19

Willamette Valley/Metro – With so few options for salmon in the Portland/Metro area, anglers are looking to the coast for a fall chance at chrome, with most effort falling on Tillamook and Nehalem Bays. Passage at Bonneville remains depressed, that will … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for October 13

Willamette Valley/Metro – With little to fish for in the Portland area, anglers are hinging their bets on a brighter future for salmon. Dam passage at Bonneville remains uninspiring, but jack coho counts are tracking above the 10-year average, indicating a … Continue reading

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