Columbia River

In June 2012, returning sockeye salmon were joined by a chinook at a Bonneville Dam viewing window. Rick Bowmer/AP wire photo Sockeye salmon, forecast to be about a fifth of 2015's monster run of 512,500, are crossing Bonneville Dam at close to double last year's rate for this early in the...
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I'm from Eugene, and I rarely make it to Portland. I'm going to be there Saturday and was wondering where would the one place you would go if you only had one day to fish?
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http://www.oregonlive.com/sports/oregonian/bill_monroe/index.ssf/2016/06/columbia_closure_lifted_below.html#incart_river_index
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Anyone want to talk pikeminnow. Who's getting ready
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Hey guys, It's been a while since I've been on here. Stopped posting for a while because I didn't get a whole lot of responses when I did, so I thought I'd try one more time. I am interested in fishing for wallye and I hear the train crossing near the i5 bride is a good spot to troll...
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This Friday at their Salem headquarters the ODF&W commissioners will be voting on the Columbia River salmon plan aka the Kitzhaber Plan. The plan originally called for the removal of all gillnet operations from the main Columbia River by 2017. That year has arrived and the Commission is...
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Caught 51 fish in the course of 2.5 days. Gotta love October!
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Hello everyone ! Thanks for taking the time to read my post. As the title states, I just moved to St. Helen's and dont know any place to fish in the area. Does anyone have suggestions on where to go to? I would like to fish for Trout, Bass, Salmon and Steelhead. Any suggestions will be a great help!
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I went fishing with a guide service this past Monday, near Astoria, and we caught a lot of sturgeon, mostly within the legal limits and quite a few over sized. Later in the afternoon we went up closer to the bridge and did some anchored trolling (trolling but staying in one spot) and I ended up...
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alright, sounds like the population reduction and nest destruction plan is closer to a go.. http://www.katu.com/news/local/Judge-wont-block-plan-to-kill-cormorants-to-save-salmon-303316061.html
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Is it still too early to go fish for shad off the bank at bonneville dam? And can i bank fish for shad at oregon city
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Does anyone else find these regs to be confusing? Or is it just me? This area will close to salmon, steelhead, and shad effective 12:01 AM Saturday April 9, 2016. Effective March 1, 2016 - April 8, 2016, this section of the Columbia River is open to retention of hatchery Chinook, hatchery...
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Hey guys, Newbie here and not really sure where to post this, but I was wondering if anyone can recommend a guide service. Want to surprise the bf with Salmon fishing when we are up in Portland at the end of June, but I'm not really sure if that is a good time to go fish for salmon as we are...
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Found myself in Astoria for a day or so... Want oysters and seafood and beers... Where to go???
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Got back from the buoy 10 area about 10 pm last night, so didn't have time to post last night. However, the coho fishing is still great there! Yesterday I caught the first salmon I've ever caught in my life!! Actually, I limited out with 3 fin-clipped coho! My dad managed to keep two...
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The Buoy 10 area has some changes coming on October 1st. Unless ODFW makes some more changes.........it will go to two adult salmon no more three coho days. You can keep chinook clipped or not and up to five jacks clipped or not if they are chinook. There are still plenty coho out in the...
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Hello fellow OFF'ers Well it's that time of year again and I'm looking to get out to Buoy 10 the 16th, 17th, or 18th of this month. I have gas money and can pitch in for bait. I also have some free advice for those who care to listen about my limited experience out in that fishery. I would be...
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people beat us to the hole this morning :( they hooked into a steelhead and a good size native. we hooked into a good size steelhead but lost it in the shallow water. Today was a good day to be fishing. packed up around 11 when the first campers decided to come down and throw rocks 50 feet from...
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My fianceé works at Columbia Riverkeeper here in Hood River and they are looking for samples. If any of you catch and keep fish in the Columbia from Savvy Island up to Bonneville Dam, and want to help donate tissue sample they'd really appreciate it. For more information email...
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Hello. Was able to catch my first salmon a few weeks ago out in the mouth of the Columbia River in my brothers boat. In 3 days i landed 5. It was awesome. Now im hooked.Lol but since I was catching em and he didn't I'm 86'd. Haha. So now I gotta find a place to bank fish. Was thinking about...
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