When settlers first began to migrate to the Northwest Territory, it was considered one of the Americas versions of the land of milk and honey. Rich in natural resources like fertile land, lumber, wild game, and fish. Trappers, lumberjacks, and fisherman carved Read More
Sturgeon are present in the Willamette River near Portland Oregon year-round, but in the winter and early spring huge numbers of large sturgeon move into the Willamette, the lower Columbia River’s largest tributary, to feed in its relatively warmer waters. The Read More
CLACKAMAS, Ore. – The recreational sturgeon season in the John Day Pool (John Day Dam to McNary Dam) and adjacent tributaries will close effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, under rules announced today by fishery managers from Oregon and Washington. The Read More
State officials used a pump to try to raise water levels in a pond that formed off the main body of water at Sturgeon Lake, trapping hundreds of fish. Courtesy/ODFW As many as 200 sturgeon were stranded in Sturgeon Lake on Read More
Oregon’s tributaries to the Pacific Ocean provides the best sturgeon fishing in the world. Caught mostly for sport, the white sturgeon is the largest freshwater fish in North America. Their population in Oregon waters is estimated at 2 million, with the highest Read More
Sturgeon Fishing Rods Sturgeon can be very lite biters, so you need to be able to see and feel the bites without spooking the fish. For sturgeon fishing, I always use a rod with a soft tip. We use the Shimano Read More
When it comes to sports fishing in Oregon the Portland area is a favorite of Oregon Fishing Guides. Located in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Portland is considered an urban angler’s paradise with fishing opportunities abound. The region boasts some of Read More
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.