Snake River Dams Are Staying: The Federal Decision is Now Official

The Snake River dams have been a contention point between salmon conservationists, Tribal Salmon Alliance, and people who support the dams. The four lower Snake River Dams have a long-disputed history, and the case has been dealt with by a federal judge. Read More

States add two days of Chinook retention at Buoy 10, two sturgeon retention days above Wauna

  CLACKAMAS, Ore.—Fishery managers decided to provide more Chinook retention opportunity for the Buoy 10 fishery on the Columbia River in time for Labor Day weekend when they met by conference call today. On Saturday Sept. 5 and Sunday Sept. 6, the Read More

Lower Willamette River sturgeon retention allowed next two Saturdays in June

  CLACKAMAS, Ore. –Anglers will have an opportunity to retain a white sturgeon on the lower Willamette River the next two Saturdays, June 20 and 27. This would be the first retention opportunity in the lower Willamette since October 2013. Since 2017, Read More

The departments of fish and wildlife from Oregon and Washington declined to set a June retention sturgeon fishery for recreational anglers

  CLACKAMAS, Ore.—The departments of fish and wildlife from Oregon and Washington declined to set a June retention sturgeon fishery for recreational anglers on the lower Columbia River when they met by conference call today. In a public hearing, fisheries managers from Read More

Best Year Round Fishing in Portland Oregon

In any season It a great time to hire an Oregon fishing guide. Oregon’s rivers are a “must” destination for avid anglers around the world. With plentiful runs of salmon, sturgeon, steelhead, walleye, and more, an Oregon fishing trip is bound to Read More

Sturgeon seasons to close in Bonneville and Dalles pools

  CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Two recreational white sturgeon fisheries in the Columbia River upstream of Bonneville Dam will close during the upcoming week under rules adopted today by fishery managers from Oregon and Washington while a third remains open until its harvest Read More