Category Archives: Oregon Fishing

Oregon Fishing Reports for September 16th

Willamette Valley/Metro – After a slow start, trollers are starting to see much more consistent fishing from Bonneville to Warrior Rock right now. Regulations in place now don’t allow for any retention of Chinook downstream of Warrior Rock to protect … Continue reading

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Note the Signs

By Bob Rees The Guide’s Forecast By now, most fishermen have heard the most recent fish tale out of Puget Sound; the escapement of who knows how many Atlantic salmon into the “wild” waters in our own backyard. Of course … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for September 8

Willamette Valley/Metro – Trollers and wobbler fishers that have long awaited the September season for fall Chinook on the mainstem Columbia are sorely disappointed with this season’s results from Bonneville to Longview. In what has been an epic fishery the … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for September 1st

Deschutes River – the trout fishing is holding up but with the forecast of hat weather this weekend it will be an early – late show. fish a caddis or hopper pattern with a a small nymph below it or … Continue reading

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Today’s Greed Compromises Tomorrow’s Opportunity

Today’s Greed Compromises Tomorrow’s Opportunity As a steward and consumer of recreational fisheries resources, of course I am going to advocate for a recreational priority, and not just for the economics of a fragile resource. Recreational fishing often has a … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for August 25th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Rumors of wobbler fishers and Pro Troll draggers catching fish in the Portland/Metro area are likely true. Although the fishery is just getting underway, it’s due to really light up this week and peak in the next two … Continue reading

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Oregon fishing updates for August 18th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Chinook counts at Bonneville are starting to jump, the fall run salmon are en route. Still too early to expect consistent results, motivated anglers will start to show in numbers in the coming weeks. Based on catches … Continue reading

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