Smelt is becoming the bait of choice Posted on February 22, 2015 by Michael Teague Willamette, McKenzie & Santiam Rivers Fishing Report – Flows of the Willamette at the Falls have been moderating and the water has been clearing. The latest temperature reading was right... This post is only available to Members. If you are a Member, please be sure to log in. You can do this on the top right of almost any page on our site. If you want to become a member or find out more, take a look here.