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Oregon Fishing Report for June 23

Willamette Valley/Metro – Despite the increased opportunity for salmon and steelhead on the mainstem Columbia, catches remained subdued as most would have expected. Chinook did outnumber a depressed steelhead run, and that will likely be the case for the remainder … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for January 20, 2017

Willamette Valley/Metro – Still now “first” spring Chinook of the year, but if it’s going to fall this week, it’ll have to be upstream of the mouth of the Willamette since it’s going to be running quite brown for some … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Report for January 6

Willamette Valley/Metro – On the Willamette River, there has been very little fish passage at the Falls, only a handful of winter steelhead have been counted. A few winters have been taken by plunkers. On the McKenzie River, water levels … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing for December 23rd

Willamette Valley/Metro – Willamette flows increased dramatically this week – from about 48,000 cfs to over 68,000 cfs from December 20 to December 21st which is the latest data available. Sturgeon fishing has been good on the lower Willamette and … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Report for October 14th, 2016

Willamette Valley/Metro – Hey! Have you heard? There’s a storm coming! In the coming week, waters of the lower Willamette will rise, become muddy and fill with Debris. This will be an unsafe time to be out there in a … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Reports for September 9th

Willamette Valley – It’s game on for trollers working flashers and spinners in the Bonneville to Longview stretch for fall Chinook right now. The peak migration is underway and wobbler plunkers are scoring good results as well. It appears that … Continue reading

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Oregon Fishing Report for June 24th

Willamette Valley – The summer Chinook run is underway on the mainstem Columbia, but in consistent fashion, the action is inconsistent. There have been some flurries of action at Davis Bar for trollers but gorge anchor anglers are coming up … Continue reading

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