Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for Oct 16th

Rain on Sunday, October 11th, caused an increase in level and flow on the Clackamas River. Unfortunately, conditions returned to nearly what they were prior to the rain falling and did so in two days flat. Even a little extra water isn’t a bad thing in this drought year and surely this mini-freshet enticed some…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for Sept 18th

The Clackamas water gauge at Estacada showed the slightest blip with rainfall today, and while there may be additional impact, it’s unlikely as it seems the precipitation even is about done. Over the coming week, the prediction is for the level to return to prior levels, dropping slightly over that period. Reports from anglers fishing…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for September 11th

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – With Clackamas water levels rising on the 8th and still at that higher level, there’s reason for optimism. Levels are supposed to be dropping over the next several days, then spike again on or about September 17th. We can only hope this is a trend on other Oregon…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for Sept 4, 2015

Clackamas water levels crested on the last day of August and have dropped somewhat since that date. While there have been rumors of some coho catches according to Robert Campbell at Fisherman’s Marine in Oregon City (503-557-3313), no catches have yet been confirmed. Effects of recent rainfall were minimal on the Sandy River although it…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for August 28th

Clackamas levels have remained about the same for a week and that level is about the same as the week before. Now, things are about to change. Flows on the Sandy River at the town of Sandy have actually dropped just a bit further to hover around 300 cfs. That’s not a great figure. The…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast August 7th – August 13th, 2015

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – Anglers are classified as a group to be probed to exaggeration. We promise that is not the case when we say that fishing is extremely slow on the Clackamas. Water conditions on the Sandy River remained unchanged from past weeks, save it is slowly but steadily getting a little…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast July 31st – August 6th, 2015

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – Despite a slight rise in level and flow through July 26th due to light precipitation, the Clack has dropped back down and is forecast to return to the familiar gradual moderation of flow for the foreseeable future. That’s about 10 days in the world of meteorology. Anglers are…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast July 10th – July 16th, 2015

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – Fishing has been slow but not impossible on the Clack and Sandy. Sure the water level is low and getting lower. This just makes being in the right place at the right time that much more critical for success. The Guide’s Forecast – While the Clack has seldom…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast June 19th – June 25th 2015

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – Low and getting lower, clear and getting clearer. As if it wasn’t already challenging to catch a fish on the Clackamas. As one of the four who got dunked and, thankfully, rescued after dumping their craft below upper McIver Park said, they “had been unprepared for the river…

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Clackamas & Sandy River Reports and Forecast May 29th – June 4th, 2015

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – Clackamas water levels have been on a steady decline this month, unaffected by the smattering of showers which has passed through, rarely getting the ground wet and mostly soaking into thirsty soil. Expect more of the same as the water will continue dropping into June. The Sandy River…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports

There was a crowd on the banks of the Clackamas River at the Bowling Alley hole on the evening of Wednesday this week. What could it mean? “Probably they heard somebody caught one,” quipped Robert Campbell at Fisherman’s Marine in Oregon City (503-557-5600). In any event, the water is ultra low and clear. Rain this…

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Oregon Fisheries Update: March 13 – 19, 2015

      Willamette Valley/Metro –  Spring Chinook in the Portland area are about ready to stage a bigger show in the coming weeks. Columbia River anglers are starting to recreate in bigger numbers but only sporadic results are happening with fair fishing reported one day and poor fishing the next. Davis Bar, across from…

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In between seasons

[it-exchange-member-content membership_ids=”72″] Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – Waters of the Clackamas are on the rise today but are forecast to start a drop, the trend of which is predicted to continue over the coming week. Sandy River levels which have been a roller coast since the first of December are expected to continue…

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