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Seven Fish, Five Fish, Four Fish, More Fish. Where Do We Go From Here?

By Bob Rees Not even one year ago, the bag limit for rockfish was seven fish. Today, it’s four. As we experience a downturn in our salmon and steelhead stocks, bottomfishing is only becoming more popular. Professional fishing guides that … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Update for July 6th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Although the mainstem Columbia closed a bit early for summer Chinook, catches weren’t impressive as the run size has been downgraded reflecting the continued downward trend for Chinook fisheries west coast wide. Hopefully, the fall run scheduled to … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for June 22

Willamette Valley/Metro – Although spring Chinook fishing on the mainstem Columbia closed on the 15th, the summer Chinook season starts on June 22nd, and water conditions are looking favorable for a fair run through the 4th of July. Passage numbers at Bonneville are … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for June 16th

Willamette Valley/Metro – Catches of spring Chinook have often improved on the Willamette during the middle of June in recent years. Anglers have been looking forward to this time frame and early reports are indicating that fresh fish are moving through the … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Updates for June 9

Willamette Valley/Metro – Fishing on the Willamette and Columbia remains challenging, and the Columbia is slated to close on June 6th, but managers met on Tuesday to discuss more options. Managers extended the season through the 15th of June, full details … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Updates for May 26th

Willamette Valley/Metro – With continued high water in the Willamette, interest and success have continued to wane, at least in the middle and upper reaches of the river downstream of Willamette Falls. The Multnomah Channel continues to churn out the best … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing update for May 19

Willamette Valley/Metro – After an all-out effort for the 2018 Willamette Salmon Quest, well over 30 boats participated in the signature Steelheader’s event tallying about a fish per boat average. Jerry Toman took first place with five spring Chinook taken in … Continue reading

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