Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast March 27th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Like the Sandy and other metro rivers, effort on the Clackamas has waned in recent days. Respecting the guidelines to flatten the COVID-19 curve, folks are staying put and wondering just how great it would be to have the river all to yourself, don’t deny it, it’s been a fantasy…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast March 20th 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Anglers fishing the Clackamas have been reporting challenging fishing. After the early spurt of fish, many got excited for a robust return this year. Although there are certainly catchable numbers of fish available, anglers will still have to work for them in the current low water conditions. The good weather…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast March 13th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – It’s been another slow week for Clackamas River steelheaders. A fairly early spurt of fish got anglers excited for the season, but it looks like the return is starting to more mimic that of the Sandy, which appears a bit depressed at this time. Wild broodstock collection is going well…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports March 6th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – After a nice spurt of early returning steelhead, the Clackamas has slowed somewhat. These metro systems are due for another shot of rain to change the game around a bit. Most of the effort remains in the more definable, and therefore holding, water upstream of Carver. In these low flows,…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast February 28th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Although we can’t quite classify the Clackamas as a shining star, it is producing some surprising early season results given its underperformance in previous years. Anglers have taken a more keen interest in its offerings this season, although a good portion of the fish being caught on the Clackamas are…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast February 21st, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Following a nice surge of steelhead into the Clackamas River last week, catches have slowed somewhat, but catchable numbers remain for diligent anglers. Boaters have the best access to these fish in the higher flows and the catch is worth the effort, even though we’re currently experiencing hit or miss…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports February 14th, 2020

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports February 14th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Reports – Some good steelhead reports are coming from the Clackamas River this week. One boat reported hooking 9 fish above Carver on Tuesday, a good sign that the later running broodstock fish may indeed come in as hoped this season. The Clackamas remains high with a good color of green, and…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast February 7th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – The Clackamas came into shape briefly this week, but is once again on the rise and will be out of commission for the weekend… again. When the water has been in, interest is climbing for the later returning steelhead, but as is common, the fish are just starting to return…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Report and Forecast January 31st, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – There is no fishing report, mostly due to the fact the water has been really high as of late. Just today (1/30), it was coming into decent color, but still sweeping the tree line. It’s scheduled to have another bump this weekend, so it’ll be the middle of next week…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast January 17th, 2020

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast January 17th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Anglers are in the know, that Clackamas River steelhead return a bit later than the Sandy River steelhead. That may be part of the reason why traffic is so light on the Clackamas, nevermind the fact that fishing is slow to start. Most steelheaders run the Barton to Carver reach…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast January 10th, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – The Clackamas is just now coming into fishable shape. That said, the presence of steelhead has been far from robust. High water this week didn’t help that situation, the Clackamas is off to a sub-par start this steelhead season. Most know from previous years that the peak happens a bit…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast January 3rd, 2020

Clackamas River Fishing Report – It remains too early for any level of expectation for Clackamas River steelhead. Interest in the fishery reflects that as well. Few people are in pursuit and fewer people are reporting success. The Guide’s Forecast – River levels took a jump this week, and are expected to remain high for…

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Willamette River Fishing Report January 3rd, 2020

Willamette River Fishing Report – Despite some rain systems that have come through the region, the Willamette River has remained stable recently. There has been increasing effort for sturgeon, from Oregon City into the Portland Harbor. Catches remain fair and there is a pod of Stellar Sea Lions building in the Milwaukie area, undoubtedly targeting…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports December 20th, 2019

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports December 20th, 2019

Clackamas River Fishing Report – It’s early for steelhead on the Clackamas but there are fish present. Anglers did get out following the last rain freshet but fish were hard to find (or were they even present many asked). Most steelheaders know that the bulk of these now broodstock fish return in February – March,…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Report and Forecast December 6th, 2019

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Wild coho do run in the Clackamas well in to December but few anglers are pursuing them so it’s hard to say in what abundance they may be present. One thing is for sure, they aren’t moving fast, and there hasn’t been any sign of winter steelhead to date. You…

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