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Sturgeon fishing might be it on the Willamette

[it-exchange-member-content membership_ids=”72″] Willamette, McKenzie & Santiam Rivers Fishing Report – Water level of the Willamette at the Falls has been rising and falling over the past couple of weeks. It will likely be coming up once again following rain this week. Winter steelhead are crossing the Falls at an increasing, albeit still modest pace, for…

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Catch and release sturgeon is the only game

The Willamette River level has been dropping at the Falls but that will soon change. Coho have all but disappeared from counts although 77 winter steelhead have been counted. These will all be wild at this time of year. Water level and flow has been dropping recently on the McKenzie River but we are confident…

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Bonneville numbers remain depressed

Bonneville numbers remain depressed as we enter the winter blues. If you’re into wildlife watching, go to the Bonneville area and watch the Stellar Sea Lions chow down on your broodstock sturgeon; it’s epic this time of year. Sorry, is my frustration playing out? Warmer temperatures may produce some coho catches in the gorge but…

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