Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast May 10th, 2019

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast May 10th, 2019

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Despite ideal river conditions, there’s simply not many steelhead and no springers in the Clackamas River. The Clackamas River creel program is underway, and that observation is backed up by the creel check. Zero spring Chinook and zero summer steelhead for 184 boat trips and 57 bank angling trips. Despite…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports January 26th, 2018

Sandy River Fishing Report – Pro guide Jeff Stoeger (503-704-7920) reports, “This week the river produced some good catches over the week with the high water. The report of the gauge for the Sandy was that some one stepped on it and knocked it out of service, so the levels for the river were way out of whack. The river will be on…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast February 17th, 2017

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – Scary ol’ Clackamas River, ridin’ high over ‘Alert Level’ on the 10th of the month and rising once again now. How high will it go? A few winters have been caught but steelheaders are beginning to wonder, “Where are the fish?” Many Sandy steelheaders are aware of the…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for July 8th

Rain showers will have little effect in the Clackamas River over the coming weekend, Depth at Estacada is expected to increase a couple of inches while flows are forecast to increase from 925 cfs to just shy of 1.200 cfs. Not a major water event. Waters of the Sandy River have been just chugging along,…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for March 18th

The Clackamas has had dual problems recently, It’s not just high, but high and dirty. This is a little unusual this year as high water often stayed fairly clear. Not so this round. As this river will be dropping dramatically over the weekend, and we’re thinking it’s a best bet. There have been few reports…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for Dec 18th

Clackamas levels and flows are currently rising and it appears to be a muddy, turbulent mess. There are some fish in there but it’ll be a while until we’re able to go after them. Lower snow levels have helped somewhat to contain water conditions on the Sandy River as there is always less runoff here…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Report – July 23rd

Lower than ever, the Clackamas is not a stellar fishing destination at this time. There are better options. Sandy River level and flow has gradually but steadily dropped over the past week. Without relief from precipitation, it’s likely to be this same report in the coming week as there ain’t no rain in sight. The…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for June 5th

Low clear conditions and higher than normal water temperatures on the Clackamas River are not a great combination for fishing. Of note is the 1,000 springers which has shown up in the trap at the McIver Park hatchery. That’s an impressive number for this early in the year. Water levels at the Sandy River have…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – Although some are calling the summer steelhead a bust, it’s not quite fair to be making that call in the middle of April. It’s clear however, that if they are going to show in big numbers, they’re lagging a bit behind this season. There are fair numbers of…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for April 10th

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – Be prepared for the next freshet as the waters of the Clackamas are predicted to start rising on Saturday, April 11th. Forecasts call for an overnight increase in flows from roughly 2,000 cfs to 3,500 cfs. This event will be short-lived, however, with the river starting to drop…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports – Since the storm front bumped water levels over a week ago, the Clackamas has been more or less dropping and rain forecast for the coming week will have little effect on this trend according to the NOAA forecast. The river’s in good shape, though, and the timing is…

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