Willamette River Fishing Report and Forecast April 17th, 2020

Willamette River Fishing Report – Another mediocre week of spring Chinook fishing in what most determine as near peaks season for Willamette River anglers. The lower Willamette (From the mouth to the St. Johns Bridge, including the Multnomah Channel) yielded the most keeper fish (288 and an additional 58 released) for also having the greatest…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast April 17th, 2020

North Coast Fishing Report – It’s about over for north coast steelheaders, at least for winter steelheaders. Mid-April marks the traditional change over, where winter steelhead start to head to the spawning grounds and district anglers start to hope for sea-liced infested spring Chinook and offshore fish taco’s and soon, halibut. Let’s hope we’re back…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast April 17th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – With fishable numbers of spring Chinook yet to show, and debatable as to whether they will or not at all this year, Clackamas River anglers remain focused on late run winter steelhead (mostly wild) and a rare summer steelhead that is likely in the river system. Wild winters will be…

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Update from ODF&W

Beginning Friday, April 10 at midnight, all hunting and recreational fishing, crabbing and clamming in Oregon will be limited to Oregon residents only, in order to limit travel and protect rural communities While most seasons are open, many locations to fish, hunt, crab and clam are closed to public access due to COVID-19 including boat…

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Special For Members

To All Our Members, We Thank You! We know times are tough for outdoor enthusiasts right now. Despite the lack of opportunity available, due to the weak returns of salmon and steelhead we’ve experienced recently, the Shelter-At-Home order and the closure of our area’s boat ramps has dampened spirits and quelled opportunity when the weather…

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Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update April 17th, 2020

Willamette Valley/Metro – Despite stay-at-home orders, effort (and subsequent catch) is above the 5-year average for the Willamette River spring Chinook fishery. It’s far from epic and one experienced (and retired) former fisher manager observed that catch rates sure don’t seem like it’s a 40,000 adult salmon return. We were certainly surprised last year, the…

Soapbox Update: Let’s Keep Fighting for Snake River Salmon, Our Columbia River Season Depends on it! April 16th, 2020

We were OVERWHELMED by the response we got to sign onto our petition to recover Snake River Wild Salmon. THANK YOU! Your names were submitted along with hundreds of others, expressing concern that the federal government had developed ANOTHER FAILED PLAN to recover Snake River salmon. It’s something we simply can not tolerate anymore. Fishing…