North Coast Fishing Report October 8th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report – Even though Chinook action is clearly slowing on the north coast, Tillamook Bay remains a viable fishery for persistent trollers working the Ghost Hole and West Channel. As we’ve said before, this fishery performed better than expected, but that doesn’t say much as catches were still depressed. With district rivers…

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Willamette River Fishing Report and Forecast November 8th, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Report – The coho run on the Willamette is slowing down dramatically. The bulk of the run is over the falls, and providing some sport for upper basin anglers, but it’s a fishery that few have figured out. It’s effectively over for Willamette River coho. Catch and release sturgeon fishing should be…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast November 8th, 2019

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Although coho are still coming into the Clackamas system, most of them are wild, requiring release. That doesn’t mean there isn’t good sport for catching them, but most are opting for catch and keep opportunities in Eagle Creek or in the reach upstream of Barton Park. Early morning casters are…

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Columbia River Fishing Report November 8th, 2019

Columbia River Fishing Report – Salmon anglers on the Columbia are now limited to the reach from Buoy 10 to Bonneville Dam. The bulk of the coho (and Chinook) are upstream of Bonneville Dam so salmon fishing on the Columbia is effectively over. Coho fishing above Bonneville had been fairly productive, but now it’s closed…

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Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update November 8th, 2019

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update November 8th, 2019

Willamette Valley/Metro – With most metro rivers on hiatus for the fall, there isn’t much to report on from the mainstem Columbia or Willamette Rivers. Coho continue to pass at both Bonneville and Willamette Falls, but numbers are dwindling at both barriers. Over 70,000 have passed Bonneville, over 7,000 coho adults at Willamette Falls. Fishing…

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports for November 8th, 2019

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports for November 8th, 2019

Southwest Oregon Fishing Reports From ODF&W Bottomfishing is now open to fish at all depths. Fishing for lingcod and rockfish was very good this past weekend. Many anglers caught big lingcod while fishing out past 40 fathoms. The daily bag limit for marine fish is 5 plus 2 lingcod. The harvest of cabezon along with…

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for November 8th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for November 8th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From ODF&W Steelhead are spread out in the lower Deschutes as far upriver as South Junction. Fishing should pick up soon in the North Junction, South Junction and Warm Springs areas. Fall can be some of the best trout fishing of the year in the area’s lakes and reservoirs.…