WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE Action: Anglers must release all sturgeon. Effective date: January 7, 2019 until further notice. Species affected: White sturgeon. Location: Columbia River from The Dalles Dam to John Day Dam. Reason for action: Current harvest rates indicate this measure is necessary in order Read More
Columbia River Adult Salmon Returns: Actual and Forecasted * 2018 Forecast 2018 Return 2019 Forecast Total Spring Chinook Willamette River Sandy River Select Areas** Cowlitz River Kalama River Lewis River Lower River Total Wind River** Drano Lake/Little White Salmon River** Hood River** Read More
Closed to retention of green sturgeon. Open for white sturgeon retention 1 per day, 2 per year: Jan 1 – until quota reached, from Bonneville Dam to McNary Dam; Feb 1 through Jul 31 from McNary Dam to the Oregon/Washington border; Sturgeon angling Read More
Guided Fall Sturgeon Fishing Trips White sturgeon retention will be open on Sept. 15 and 22 from Wauna Powerlines upstream to Bonneville Dam. White sturgeon from 44-inches minimum to 50-inches maximum fork length may be retained. Daily limit one fish with an Read More
When it comes to fishing for salmon on the Columbia every angler has their secret method. The tactics we are going to discuss here are the top five because they just plain work and have been catching Columbia river salmon for generations. So here we go get your pen and pencil and start writing.agna aliqua.
The monster of the deep the mouth of the Willamette on the Columbia River has been a renowned Sturgeon fishing spot for years. This area produces some of the largest of the species sure to give you the fight of a lifetime.
Of all the species of fish that can be caught on the Columbia not many anglers talk about fishing for Walleye. You’ll hear plenty of stories about catching monster salmon or goliath sturgeon but the real talk of the town should be Walleye fishing. Walleye is without a doubt one of the best eating freshwater fish the Columbia River has to offer.
Not only are these fish tasty they are hard fishing and fun to catch.
CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington added a day to the lower Columbia River spring Chinook season and approved several recreational white sturgeon fisheries, including a 10-day season from the Wauna power lines to Buoy 10 at the Read More