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Join us at SHOT this year!

Raising money for Tillamook County restoration projects isn’t a bad thing! That’s what we do at the Steelheaders, by putting on the 2017 SHOT tournament taking place in the heat of fall Chinook season! Join us this year on October … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Report for July 14th

Willamette Valley/Metro – The summer Chinook fishery on the mainstem Columbia is tapering… quick. Catch rates are sub-par, with the best fishing still taking place at Bonneville Dam. Summer steelhead aren’t much better, with very few reported from either the … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for 6/16/17

Willamette Valley/Metro – The big news is, the Columbia is re-opening after a 2-month hiatus. Be sure to check regulations here if you’re fishing the mainstem Columbia. Hatchery salmon and steelhead is open, but sturgeon closed effective on Wednesday. There … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports

Willamette Valley/Metro – The summer steelhead closure on the Columbia remains in effect. Passage is going mediocre at Bonneville and way more spring Chinook are crossing than summer steelhead; we have some catch-up to play. Willamette River anglers fared pretty … Continue reading

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False Start for Flatties

It isn’t all that often that a viable opportunity for Oregon coast halibut comes around, so when it does, I want to be there. Halibut of course, is a bit of an iconic species, fetching top dollar in highfalutin restaurants … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for April 7th

Willamette Valley/Metro – With peak spring Chinook season upon us for Columbia River anglers, the few that are attempting, are walking away perplexed. Test netting indicates that fish are present, they are just unwilling to bite in the high, off-colored … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for March 24th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Spring Chinook anglers are chomping at the bit, but results remain subdued. High water is the contributing factor and things don’t look to be changing anytime soon. An extension on the Columbia is certainly imminent, just no … Continue reading

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