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Coho Yet to Show; Managers Extend Buoy 10 Chinook Option, Expanded Coho Limit Columbia River Fishing Report – Despite its abbreviated season, action continues along in the lower Columbia River with some bonus news coming in today. Managers on Thursday just expanded opportunity for the Buoy 10 fishery for both Chinook (2 days added) and…

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…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Willamette Valley/Metro – With only a few fish still going over Bonneville Dam, along with fall-like, some would say winter-like weather piling in, interest is tapering for mainstem action. A few dark Chinook remain in the Bonneville reach and anglers fishing near the mouth of the Klickitat have about another week of opportunity for fresh…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Coastal Fall Chinook Anglers Struggling, Most Ocean Fisheries Closed Willamette Valley/Metro – Options for metro anglers are quickly declining. Fall Chinook and coho numbers passing Bonneville Dam are now at less than 100/day for both species, the run is decidedly over. Effort for salmon on the mainstem Columbia is waning quickly although gorge boats are…

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PRESS RELEASE Learn from the experts on how to fish Tillamook Bay, Successfully troll 360° flashers for salmon, twitch jigs for salmon, driftboat Oregon’s North Coast rivers and successfully pursue bottomfish this winter. Clackamas, OR – In an effort to safely and successfully teach anglers how to be more effective in catching the bounty of…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Coastal Fall Chinook Still Available; Ocean Options Fading Willamette Valley/Metro – With most hatchery coho upstream, and mainstem fall Chinook starting their spawning cycle, metro area fisheries will start to fade for angler opportunity. That said, wild coho can still provide great sport for motivated anglers in some metro tributaries, but most anglers will be…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Columbia Coho and Chinook Fading; Coastal Chinook Runs Slowing As Well Willamette Valley/Metro – Willamette River coho returns continue to surprise anyone watching the counts. Well over 10,000 adult coho have bypassed Willamette Falls, making for some good opportunity near upriver tributaries. Maybe more impressive is the jack counts, just shy of 3 times higher…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Columbia Chinook Finally Slowing, Coastal Systems Primed Willamette Valley/Metro – Chinook fishing is starting to slow on the mainstem Columbia. Dark Chinook are still an option in the Bonneville reach, but fresh-run salmon action will start to decline dramatically this week. That said, it is still an option, but anglers should be selective as to…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Astoria Coho Still Viable, Coastal Fall Chinook Are Available Willamette Valley/Metro – Metro anglers are starting to see a slight slow-down in Chinook opportunity locally. Chinook counts at Bonneville remain good and anglers fishing in the Bonneville to Multnomah Falls reach are still finding fresh fish although not with the same levels of success witnessed…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Columbia Chinook Bag Limit Doubles, Coastal Fall Chinook Fishing is Challenging Willamette Valley/Metro – Anglers got more good news, allowing them to retain up to two Chinook in the Columbia River mainstem. Anglers saw great action in the gorge on Wednesday, before the gillnets went in that night. Bonneville numbers are tapering, but action should…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Columbia Chinook & Coho Returns Exceeding Expectations; Good Fishing Continues Willamette Valley/Metro – Metro anglers are still in hot pursuit of mainstem Columbia fall Chinook. Despite lots of good fishing still to come, catches remain sporadic as the sport fleet is still competing with the commercial fleet for successful days. It’s been a robust return,…