Willamette between Newberg and the falls?

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Noahk

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Do any steelhead hold up in this section once they get over the falls? This area is about 10 minutes form my office and I was thinking I might be able to do some late afternoon floats in the area. Are there any other fish that would be a good bet this time of the year? Sturgeon?
 
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Anything that swims in the Willamette can be found in that stretch from trout to steelhead to sturgeon.
 
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Can be found and decent fishing aren't exactly the same.
 
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If I was really looking to catch fish - I'd probably be targeting sturgeon or carp. Still pretty cold for bass fishing. Steelhead are probably in water that needs a boat to fish effectively. I've heard of guys catching them at the park in Wilsonville - but haven't seen that first hand.

Worms and shrimp are what I find work best above the falls for sturgeon.
 
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Thanks for the advice. I have a kayak I'm going to be fishing out of so I might try a couple of sections there.
 
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