Soapbox Update April 5th, 2018 Salmon Quest is Coming!

Many anglers have become aware of the Association of Northwest Steelheader’s Quest for 100K campaign. Launched on January 9th, the Q4100K is an initiative to bring back 100,000 spring Chinook to the Willamette Basin each and every year. To do this, we’re focusing on four critical steps to make that happen: Amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act…

Salmon Quest 2017

You are invited to fish in the 2017 Salmon Quest to be held Saturday, June 17th, on the rivers in and around the Portland area. The day of fishing will be followed by a BBQ dinner, awards ceremony, and silent auction at the PDX Holiday Inn, 8439 NE Columbia Blvd. in Portland. The Northwest Steelheaders…

Oregon Fishing Links for February 17th, 2017

Random Links Spring is coming! Top Water Bass Fishing video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEt6xaE8cjM Saltwater Sportsmen’s Show Feb 25 & 26 – Events Schedule: http://www.saltwatersportsmensshow.com/ Oregonian reports on COE Sale of Hatcheries: Here State Land Board votes to privatize Elliott State Forest: Here “All three land board members received campaign contributions from the group bidding on the forest.…

Oregon Fishing Soap Box

For the longest time, anglers have complained about the complexity of fishing regulations and the complex and sometimes confusing way the fishing regulations booklet is written. It seems the ODFW finally got the message and, starting in 2016, fishing rules and the method by which they’re presented are supposed to be more streamlined and easier…