Willamette River Fishing Report December 20th, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Report December 20th, 2019

Willamette River Fishing Report – Well, the river will start to see a significant rise come the weekend so those that have been hitting it for catch and release sturgeon fishing will see some blown out conditions coming in the very near future. It’s been good in the Portland Harbor and likely will continue to…

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Willamette, McKenzie & Santiam Rivers Fishing Report for April 21st

Data from Willamette Falls indicates a rising river but only a little as it’s in the process of leveling out. Spring Chinook catches have been fair and steady over the past week with a few starting to show indications of suspending but the best bet remains dragging the bottom. Or nearly so. Oh, spring Chinook!…

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Willamette, McKenzie & Santiam Rivers Fishing Report for Dec 22nd

Willamette flows crested on December 13th at 92,000—cfs, then fell but has swollen right back at that same flow today: 68,100 cfs. Sure, that’s fairly swift and yes, the water is muddy but that doesn’t preclude fishing. For those who don’t understand Formazin Nephelometric Units (FNU), welcome to the club. This scale of turbidity runs…

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Willamette, McKenzie & Santiam Rivers Fishing Report for Jan 29th

After two solid weeks of water visibility readings at Willamette Falls in the sub-one-foot range at Willamette Falls and as the water flow moderates, the visibility is officially one foot. Yeah! Anybody springer fishing? Oh, wait, is that a rain cloud on the horizon? Yep, and here we go again. It’s winter in Oregon and…

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Willamette, McKenzie & Santiam Rivers Fishing Report for Dec 24th

The shortest day of the year came and went with the winter solstice on December 22nd. Now the days get longer and a new year approaches. Anglers will need license and combination tag to fish in 2016. To save you the sticker shock, that’ll be $73 total. The combination tag allows anglers to fish for…

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