Columbia River Fishing Report August 30th, 2019

Columbia River Fishing Report August 30th, 2019

Columbia River Fishing Report – With Chinook season closed and coho due to show, anglers remain engaged in the Buoy 10 fishery. Although many are chasing Chinook upstream, some of that many are already back down in the estuary in hopes of a bounty of silver. It hasn’t quite panned out that way just yet.…

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North Coast Fishing Report August 30th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report August 30th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report – Although there seems to always be a few early Chinook to show up in north coast systems, this year will be different most would agree. Catchable numbers show early on robust years, this won’t be one of those years. The Nehalem is just coming off a mediocre summer Chinook return…

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Willamette River Fishing Report August 30th, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Report August 30th, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Report – Not that it’s a hot fishery, but anglers do get excited about fishing for coho in the Willamette this time of year. A robust return to the Clackamas is likely this fall so why not? The go-to fishery is near the mouth of the Clackamas, where spinner casters and anchor…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast August 30th, 2019

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast August 30th, 2019

Clackamas River Fishing Report – We’re still on the forefront of the fall coho return, but early fish seem to be some of the most receptive to bite. Some hatchery fish should be entering the lower river this weekend, but anglers will remain challenged in the low, clear and warm flows, especially after the recent…

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Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports for Aug 30th, 2019

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports for Aug 30th, 2019

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports From Pete Heley at PeteHeley.com Data regarding the current ocean selective(finclipped) coho season has been updated through August 18th and 42.5 percent of the quota has been caught and kept with fishing success running at .72 retained salmon per angler/trip for the season.. The most successful port so far continues to…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for August 30th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for August 30th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Crane Prairie –  Small black leeches are taking most of the trout on Crane  -fished with an intermediate sink line.  Rust and olive will take fish too.  Carey Specials are taking some trout as well.  Bass fishing continues to be great on Crane. Hosmer Lake –…

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Columbia River Fishing Report August 23rd, 2019

Columbia River Fishing Report August 23rd, 2019

Columbia River Fishing Report – With the Chinook closure downstream of west Puget Island, it’ll be a coho show that should last well into October. That said, Chinook numbers remain robust in the lower estuary, at least as of Thursday morning. One guide reportedly landed no less than 2 dozen salmon today (Thursday), keeping 3…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for August 23rd, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for August 23rd, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran From ODF&W Fishing the higher elevation hike-in lakes can offer solitude, good fishing, and a chance to combine a couple of your favorite outdoor activities. Find more information on planning your hike-in fishing trip. The Crooked River offers anglers a good chance at 10- to 16-inch…

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North Coast Fishing Report August 23rd, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report August 23rd, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report – With ocean coho and now tuna the main focus for north coast anglers, most effort is reliant on ocean weather. And speaking to that dilemma, ODF&W has now opened the South of Falcon halibut fishery to a 2 fish bag limit since rough ocean weather has kept the halibut fleet…

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Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports for Aug 23rd, 2019

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports for Aug 23rd, 2019

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports From Pete Heley at PeteHeley.com Anglers may keep two Pacific halibut per day in the sport halibut fisheries in the Central Oregon Coast and Southern Oregon Subareas (subareas south of Cape Falcon to the OR/CA Border), beginning Friday, August 23, 2019. Primarily due to uncooperative weather for most of the spring…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports August 23rd, 2019

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports August 23rd, 2019

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Nothing new on the Clackamas, anglers are still anxiously awaiting fall coho to return. We’re still 2 weeks away from any hope for success, but a robust return is likely. Until then, anglers remain focused on summer steelhead, which have returned in few numbers. Spring Chinook should be left alone.…

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Willamette River Fishing Report August 23rd, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Report August 23rd, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Report – Still nothing to write home about but soon, there will be some interest in salmon fishing near the mouth of the Clackamas. Some boats anchor just downstream of the mouth, in pursuit of coho, but again, we’re still many weeks away from the peak of the season here. Until then,…

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North Coast Fishing Report August 16th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report August 16th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report – It’s been a bit of a downer week for north coast anglers. With Buoy 10 in full blossom, interest in other north coast fisheries is underwhelming. The South of Falcon ocean coho season seems to have fizzled, and so has the Nehalem bite that impressed a few anglers last week.…

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