Sturgeon Fishing in Oregon

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Are there any good Sturgeon spots around Cedar Oaks launch in West Linn? Native Oregonian that hasn't done much Sturgeon fishing. I want to get my grandsons into some fish. Thank you
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I hit the Willamette out of Swan Island for sturgeon on Sunday, October 25th. It was my first trip out for sturgeon this fall and my hopes were high. I met up with friend who I had not fished with in years so it was already a special day. We saw scattered fish as we made our way through the...
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I want to take my friend out to the Willamette tomorrow for some c&r sturgeon. He is leaving to Florida to live there permanently in a few weeks and he has zero fishing experience, so this might be a one time opportunity. Where would be a good place to haul some oversize sturgeon? I’ve been...
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Just upgraded my 2011 Hobie Outback to the new 2019 Hobie Outback. I love my old kayak but the new one is really sweet. Much better seat, faster, more stable, has the ability to go in reverse and the cockpit layout is much nicer with more storage and much better hatch. Here she is coming home...
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Went out for a few hours and caught some shakers. Everything caught and released. Anybody else know where I can catch and release sturgeon? These dinasaurs put up a great fight, the tug is the drug! Sent from my SM-G930T using Tapatalk
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Hello i was wondering if anyone knows any sturgeon holes in the corvallis area or harrisburg? I do not own a boat. If anyone has a open seat i am willing to pitch in. Bank is preffered and ive tried multiple spots but to no luck. Any help is appreciated :)
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I type this with a light heart and leaden arms. I have not done much fishing lately and I wanted to start this year off right. The weather for New Year's day looked good so I decided to see if the Willamette river was where I had left it last. Thankfully, it was and looking none the worse...
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Hello all! I've been at school in San Diego for the last few months and in a couple weeks I'll be back in town for winter break. I have a few days during then that I'll be able to fish for sturgeon. I don't think I'll be able to take my kayak out (there's still the possibility I'll be able to...
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Been going out there every now and then after it opened back up and only been catching 1 maybe 2 shakers or 1 keeper size. Went out there last week just before the rain came through and the bite was doing really well. I got 8 and hooked up 5 more times but either got snagged or broke the line...
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I was wondering where is the best spot at Kelley Point Park to fish for sturgeon? Also was wondering when I am technically not supposed to catch and release them in that area
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Are there any places where you have a better chance to catch some larger sturgeon from the bank? I've had some luck catching smaller ones about 2-3ft pretty consistently behind my school and one 4.5ft. Is it possible to get some of the larger sturgeon from the bank (if so where) or is a boat...
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http://www.dfw.state.or.us/news/2016/03_march/032916.asp I am trying to figure out if I could fish with two rods in the Willie or tributaries, and ONLY ONE be a sturgeon rod. So, one rod would be for sturgeon, the other, something weird like carp or catfish, or any sunfish. I called ODFW and...
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I have an invitation to fish from a property on the Willamette at just on the north end of Harrisburg. Anyone fished this part of the river from the bank in pursuit of Sturgeon? I'm curious if I should take my Sturgeon rig along or just fish it for the trout I'm told are target-able there.
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Hit a well known honey hole yesterday for a bit during the boy's weekly school visit, and was rewarded with this beast (beast by my standards, remember I am a reforming LMB and catfish guy, who previously resided in a So Cal wasteland void of the wonders the PNW holds). It battled just long...
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whats the quickest way to get to where the long tom dumps into the willamette?
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So this Spring I've gotten to know the Gilbert River and its sturgeon pretty well. The tide obviously influences the Gilbert in a dramatic way, by like, uh..changing the direction it flows..and obviously this often had a big effect on the bite! (My experience suggested outgoing was best...
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Hey All, A group of buddies decided to rent a house in Washougal Washington for a bachelor party and while I was not a part of the decision making process in the house selected, I have been tasked with figuring out the fishing trip. In order to best have a shot at getting everyone on some fish I...
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Any advice as far as where to begin searching for Sturgeon between Eugene and Corvallis? I'm considering Irish bend ... Thanks!
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I had not been on the river in about a month and I was chomping at the bit to get out. When I saw the weather forecast for last Sunday I was a little worried about the wind levels but I decided venture out anyways. I chose to launch at Swan Island, as I often do in the winter since it is...
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Alright so we have officially jumped into the sturgeon game with a great first day except for me dropping the motor prop in the water while trying to replace a shear pin on the old honda and having to row home... First fish we hooked into had to be a whale... We blew up the drag on one reel...
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