Columbia River Fishing Report October 12th, 2018 Posted on October 11, 2018October 11, 2018 by Bob Rees Columbia River Fishing Report – You know how this goes, the river remains closed to all salmon and steelhead fishing in the lower river, and no talk of a re-opener... This post is only available to Members. If you are a Member, please be sure to log in. You can do this on the top right of almost any page on our site. If you want to become a member or find out more, take a look here.