Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update

Columbia River spring Chinook closes, NO mainstem gillnet fishing either! I wish to thank the nearly 100+ interested anglers that listened in and commented on Wednesday’s Columbia River Compact meeting. YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE! I wasn’t sure how my testimony was going to go, but after hearing the dire straits that the Idaho fisheries are…

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update March 27th, 2020

Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update March 27th, 2020

Willamette Valley/Metro – Even though Columbia River salmon fishing remained very slow, we were on the verge of coming into peak season but anglers will be denied access to Columbia River springers until further notice. The press release says salmon and steelhead fishing will remain closed until at least April 8th, but I don’t think…

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Oregon and SW Washington Fisheries Update November 30th, 2018

Willamette Valley/Metro – With local area hatchery coho seasons in the bag, anglers are now looking for early season steelhead in the Portland/Metro river systems. Eagle Creek National Fish Hatchery tallied just over 3,700 returning adults to their facility, not bad considering a downturn in coho returns in the Northwest. The Clackamas should continue to…

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