Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Winter Steelhead Oddly Absent; Consider Winter Trout Opportunities Willamette Valley/Metro –  With the Willamette soon to come back to fishable levels, there still isn’t much to fish for on this major water body for metro anglers. Winter steelhead however, should be present in fair numbers, waiting to pass Willamette Falls when flows subside. 426 adults…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Wet Weather Impeded Effort, Bonneville and The Dalles Pool Close for Sturgeon Willamette Valley/Metro –  With the Willamette high and muddy, and the Columbia still months away from any hope of spring salmon, these large mainstem metro systems will go untapped this week. With the news of quick limits of sturgeon from the Bonneville and…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

North Coast Steelheading Slumping, But Rain Freshet Should Improve Action Willamette Valley/Metro –  It’ll be another ho-hum week for metro anglers. The Columbia is over, the Willamette may have a few sturgeon for catch and release anglers and although it’s still early, plunkers may get a crack at a Clackamas River bound winter steelhead if…

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Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Winter Steelhead Starting, But Between Good Action Right Now Willamette Valley/Metro –  With winter steelhead yet to show in good numbers, and salmon on the spawning grounds, metro anglers will have a little wait before fishing opportunities blossom again. There is some catch and release sturgeon fishing available, but with cold, wet weather in the…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Winter Steelhead Yet To Show In Metro Areas, Available On The Coast However Willamette Valley/Metro – Catch and release sturgeon on the Willamette River are becoming one of the only choices for Willamette River anglers. Trout fishing remains an option in many metro lakes however, although few find the motivation when the weather gets cold. Spring…

Driftboat Fishing Webinar Nov 24th

November is driftboat season for fall Chinook along the North Oregon Coast. Pro Guide Chris Vertopoulos has been floating the Nestucca, Trask, Wilson, Kilchis and Nehalem Rivers for decades and brings his 25 years of experience to our November 24th webinar. Chris will explain what rivers fish best during what time frame and what strategies…

Webinar - Building Your Own Gear with Pro Guide Chris Vertopoulos - January 29th

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