Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast December 27th, 2019

Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast December 27th, 2019

Clackamas River Fishing Report – Interest remains low on the Clackamas. It’s early for high numbers of winter steelhead to be present in the Clackamas, we’re still several weeks away before any catchable numbers of steelhead hit the river. Many of us still harbor the Christmas break memories of steelhead in late December and early…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports and Forecast November 30th, 2018

Clackamas River Fishing Report – It’s early on the Clackamas for winter steelhead, yes the fall coho run is over. There’s been enough reliable people report that there have been a few winter broodstock steelhead caught in the lower reaches, even I’m a believer. It’s a good sign to see some early returning fish; it’s…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for 12/30

Warm rain at this time of year not only adds water to the rivers but also volume from melting snow upstream. So it was with the Clackamas River on December 30th when the flow jumped from 1,850 to 9,600 cfs at Estacada. It’s been dropping levels and moderating flows since then with the current reading…

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Willamette, McKenzie & Santiam Rivers Fishing Report for 12/30

Water level and flow on the Willamette River have been dropping for a few days although the water is still a little off-color. Sturgeon don’t mind, though. As with all valley rivers, the McKenzie jumped in level and flow about a week ago but is now falling into reasonably good shape. Fishing has been slow…

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Clackamas and Sandy River Fishing Reports for Feb 5th

Clackamas water levels are rising rapidly at this writing, predicted to crest on Saturday night. Winter steelheading has been remarkably good here this year with a strong early return. The Sandy River has also started to rise and with rain predicted to continue through the weekend is unlikely to fish for a while. The Guide’s…

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