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Sandy and Clackamas River Fishing Reports and Forecast

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Starting June 1st, the Clackamas River boat ramps and some parks will see the first stage of re-opening since the pandemic hit. Barton Park will re-open, but Carver Park will remain closed for construction until mid-June is what the website states. So, as you can imagine, reports have been scarce.…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports

The Sandy is the better option; spring Chinook and summer steelhead season is here Clackamas River Fishing Report – Access to the Clackamas remains limited. It’s very hard to launch and retrieve a boat there but some spring Chinook and summer steelhead are in the river for mostly bank anglers to access. Bank access is…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast

More Springers and Summer Steelhead on the Sandy River! Clackamas River Fishing Report – Mike from Fishermen’s Marine and Outdoor reported that anglers remain challenged with access to the river. Many of the parks along the river remain closed and boat ramps remain hard to access as well. Those that have accessed the river however…

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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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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast May 1st, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – With access limited, so are the fishing reports. That said, winter steelhead will be tailing off and more summer steelhead should start to show in the catch. Bank angling is the best option right now with the upper reaches having the best mix (read: spent winter runs and some summer…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast April 24th, 2020

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast April 24th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – With few boat ramps open, traffic and subsequent success rates are low. There remains fair to good numbers of wild winter steelhead in the upper reaches of the Clackamas with a few fresh fish still coming in. Again, there are few in pursuit for obvious reasons. Summer steelhead are starting…

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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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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports April 10th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Not much has changed on the Clackamas, with some late winter run steelhead (almost exclusively wild) and an occasional summer steelhead in the mix. Water conditions are in great shape, with a slight bump forecasted, from a rising freezing level melting off low-level snow. It’s a mixed bag on the…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast April 3rd, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Fishing has remained subdued on the Clackamas, especially with the blanket Clackamas County Boat Ramp closures. It wasn’t a great season to begin with, it’s only more challenging for boaters at this point. Bank anglers have more opportunity than usual, there just aren’t a lot of hatchery fish available to…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast March 27th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Like the Sandy and other metro rivers, effort on the Clackamas has waned in recent days. Respecting the guidelines to flatten the COVID-19 curve, folks are staying put and wondering just how great it would be to have the river all to yourself, don’t deny it, it’s been a fantasy…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast March 20th 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Anglers fishing the Clackamas have been reporting challenging fishing. After the early spurt of fish, many got excited for a robust return this year. Although there are certainly catchable numbers of fish available, anglers will still have to work for them in the current low water conditions. The good weather…

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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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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports March 6th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – After a nice spurt of early returning steelhead, the Clackamas has slowed somewhat. These metro systems are due for another shot of rain to change the game around a bit. Most of the effort remains in the more definable, and therefore holding, water upstream of Carver. In these low flows,…

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