This report will cover estuary sturgeon fishing in the Columbia River. The area covered is the entire lower river downstream of Tongue Point on the Oregon side. This section of river is by far the most productive section of river accounting for 73.3% of the total lower Columbia River catch below Bonneville Dam.
The Oregon fishing technical report series describe years of tested techniques, proven to take significant catches of salmon, steelhead and sturgeon. These 19 reports were written exclusively by Professional Oregon Fishing Guide Bob Rees. Not only has he been guiding anglers professionally since 1991 but he also has 7 seasonal years with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife giving him a unique insight into the finer details that make up our great Northwest fisheries.