We have Saturday and next Wednesday to pursue springers on the mainstem

Columbia River Fishing Report – With anticipation running high, anglers and guides were poised for a great day on Tuesday, May 5th. The states were opening outdoor recreation back up, we’re in the peak migration period for Columbia River spring Chinook (which is an unprecedented opportunity for us to get to fish in) and the…

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The best catches remain in the Multnomah Channel

Willamette River Fishing Report – The Willamette keeps being the Willamette. At least it’s consistent. Nothing has changed this week on the river. The best catches remain in the Multnomah Channel and in case you missed it, trollers working the channel are catching near 10X the number of springers as trollers in the middle and…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports May 8th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – With the river online to open back up to more public access, reports remain sparse. Couple the extensive closures with a bevy of anglers that have little to no faith in the spring Chinook run, and mediocre interest in summer steelhead, and reports are scarce. Oh yeah, the Columbia re-opened…

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Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update May 8th, 2020

Willamette Valley/Metro – Well, there was a whole bunch of excitement given the re-opening of the mainstem Columbia for spring Chinook on Tuesday. Frankly, I was quite surprised there weren’t more people fishing. We’re in peak migration and with the exception that Bonneville Power Administration is dumping reservoirs in preparation for snow-melt, the river is…