Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports for July 26th, 2019

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports for July 26th, 2019

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports From Pete Heley at PeteHeley.com No SW fishing report from Pete this week. From ODF&W Ocean salmon fishing off the south coast continues to be good. Ocean salmon fishing for Chinook salmon from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt is open. The ocean opened to fin-clipped coho salmon on June 22. Chinook…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for July 26th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for July 26th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Tim is back on the water doing his “research,” he suggests looking at last week’s report (below) since it has a lot of application this week. Thanks Tim, and we look forward to hearing about your new adventures! Crane Prairie –  Trout fishing is good and fish…

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Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update July 26th, 2019

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update July 26th, 2019

Willamette Valley/Metro – Traditionally, summer steelhead anglers are creel deep in success on the Columbia River, but a depressed return this year has limited angler’s ability to bring home a prize. Passage at Bonneville is fair but warm water conditions and far fewer fish than normal will continue to challenge anglers for the remainder of…

North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast July 26th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast July 26th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report – With freshwater opportunities on the ropes, anglers will continue to look west for salty sea options of all variety. Albacore, halibut, bottomfish, salmon and crab are a great start. Starting with salmon, action has been consistent for every port on the Oregon Coast. The best coho port remains Newport and…

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Columbia River Fishing Report and Forecast July 26th, 2019

Columbia River Fishing Report and Forecast July 26th, 2019

Columbia River Fishing Report – Going from least to greatest, summer steelhead fishing on the mainstem remains a fair option. It’s clear however, it is a depressed year. Double-digit days are common for experienced guides and anglers, that is not happening at this time. Persistent and knowledgable anglers are catching fish every day, with a…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports July 26th, 2019

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports July 26th, 2019

Clackamas River Fishing Report – With so little to write about on the Clackamas, we’ve gone to using the ODF&W information, which really isn’t all that bad. As you already know, we get a lot of our information from the professional fishing guide community, but no one in their right mind is doing that on…

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Willamette River Fishing Reports – July 26th, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Reports – July 26th, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Report – We’re shutting down the Willamette section until coho arrive, but you can get a good dose of what’s going on in the Willamette Valley by going to the ODF&W web site HERE. The Willamette River itself is more favorable for warm water species right now.

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for July 19th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for July 19th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Crane Prairie –  Trout fishing is good and fish are still being caught near the channels. Chironomids, leeches and damsel nymphs are drawing the most strikes.  Bass fishing continues to be very good with several fish in the 2 to 4 lb range being caught. Fishing…

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Columbia River Fishing Report July 19th, 2019

Columbia River Fishing Report July 19th, 2019

Columbia River Fishing Report – It was an amazing run on the Columbia, or really, just outside of it. My dream 2 weeks culminated with my first ever, sighting of orca about 9 miles west of the mouth of the Columbia. I’ve been waiting 30 years for such a sighting, as you’ll hear in the…

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Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update July 19th, 2019

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update July 19th, 2019

Willamette Valley/Metro – With metro area fisheries entering summer doldrums, anglers are looking west to coastal fisheries to satisfy their itch. Moderate temperatures however have kept trout fisheries on the table, and the Columbia River summer steelhead run is peaking for metro area anglers. The summer steelhead run is down from even last year’s dismal…

North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast July 19th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast July 19th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report – All eyes have been facing west as the saltwater options have been the better options as of late. Spring Chinook and summer steelhead are on the ropes. Prior to the ocean getting angry, coho fishing had been hit or miss since last Wednesday’s wind storm that warmed the offshore waters…

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Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports for July 19th, 2019

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports for July 19th, 2019

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports From Pete Heley at PeteHeley.com Data regarding the current ocean selective (fin-clipped) coho season has been updated through July 3rd and 16.3 percent of the quota has been caught and kept with fishing success running at .85 retained salmon per angler/trip. The most successful port so far has been Depoe Bay…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast July 19th, 2019

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast July 19th, 2019

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Why reinvent the wheel? ODF&W describes it best (and we’ve been saying it most of the season. ODF&W says, “Fishing is still extremely slow on the Clackamas River due to poor steelhead and Chinook salmon returns. Couple that with low flows, rising temperatures, and clear water, and prospects grow even…

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Willamette River Fishing Report July 19th, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Report July 19th, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Report – With no salmonid opportunities at this time, we’ve simply cut and paste the ODF&W report for the Willamette River. Here it is: WILLAMETTE RIVER: catch-and-release sturgeon, bass, walleye, other warmwater species Warmwater fishing remains as the only viable option for anglers in the lower Willamette at this time of year. Look…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for July 12th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for July 12th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Crane Prairie –  Fishing is holding up on Chironomids  in red and red/black and  balanced leeches in the cooler river channels but the real news is the bass fishing which has been off the hook!  The boys fro m COFR were out last week and took…

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