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…

Fishing regulations modified

SW Washington- Steelheaders fishing district streams are having much better luck this year than last. In all cases, early returning hatchery fish are at least double of last year’s return. The Cowlitz is especially fruitful but the Kalama, Washougal and Lewis are also options. Anglers should be aware of modified fishing regulations that began January…

Coho action has faded

SW Washington- Coho action has faded dramatically in all of these tributary fisheries but fresh chinook could still be available on the North Fork of the Lewis. This is a hit or miss fishery but none-the-less, it remains an option. Fair numbers of early winter steelhead are present in the Cowlitz River, indicating a good…