North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast March 13th, 2020

North Coast Fishing Report – It’s been another slow week for steelheaders on the north coast. Persistent low water conditions have kept people away, but the guides that are still working, are having to work hard for their catch. The Nestucca remains the top river of choice for interest, but guides are hustling their way…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast March 13th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – It’s been another slow week for Clackamas River steelheaders. A fairly early spurt of fish got anglers excited for the season, but it looks like the return is starting to more mimic that of the Sandy, which appears a bit depressed at this time. Wild broodstock collection is going well…

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Columbia River Fishing Reports and Forecast March 13th, 2020

Columbia River Fishing Report – Although spring Chinook passage at Bonneville Dam has now reached double digits, it’s too early to gauge how the run will perform overall. It’s likely that it will come close to prediction if recent years have been any indication. Catch rates have been abysmal. That’s no surprise as early entering…

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Willamette River Fishing Report and Forecast March 13th, 2020

Willamette River Fishing Report – Although spring Chinook anglers are out in ernst, they are not often coming home with a March prized spring Chinook. There are certainly fish in the system with numbers likely building daily, but there is a lot of effort for little catch going on as of now. The first week…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 13th, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 13th, 2020

From avid angler and friend Tim Moran: No update from Tim this week. From ODF&W On the Crooked River, fishing for trout and whitefish has been excellent lately. On Lake Billy Chinook, fishing for bull trout and kokanee has been good to great in the Metolius and Crooked River arms. Anglers have been catching some…

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Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update March 13th, 2020

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update March 13th, 2020

Willamette Valley/Metro – Despite great water conditions, it’s still early for any large numbers of spring Chinook to be present in the Portland/Metro area. Late March is more feasible and from the reports we’re getting, that seems to be more factual than most would care to believe. It’s just hard to pass up such beautiful…