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Columbia River Water Conditions Makes Tough Start For Spring Chinook Salmon Fishing

By | 2017-04-28T17:26:33+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Columbia River Fishing|

Mid-March spring Chinook fishing on the Columbia River can be tough on normal water condition years, but 2017 Columbia River Spring Chinook Fishing has been something else.  With record rain fall in the Pacific Northwest, enormous amounts of snow had lead to one of the slowest spring Chinook seasons I have personally seen, but one [...]

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2017 Fishing – Oregon, Washington & Columbia River Fishing

By | 2017-03-28T15:39:09+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Columbia River Fishing, Oregon Fishing, Washington Fishing|

2017 Fishing - Oregon, Washington & Columbia River Fishing Winter Steelhead Fishing B-run Winter Steelhead for most well known rivers are going to be here pretty shortly. The Cowlitz River is usually consistent fishing in March.  The Wilson River B-run Steelhead fishing can be awesome as well in a week or so.  The Washougal has [...]

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Winter Steelhead Fishing is starting to get good

By | 2017-03-28T15:47:42+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Steelhead Fishing|

Winter Steelhead Fishing is starting to get good Winter Steelhead Fishing is starting to get good.  This cold weather can make it difficult to fish and the icy road make it even harder to get to your fishing location.  For those who ventured out in this most resent winter storm seemed to have caught winter [...]

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Columbia River Spring Chinook Salmon Forecast for 2017

By | 2017-03-28T15:54:40+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Columbia River Fishing, Salmon Fishing|

Columbia River Spring Chinook Salmon Forecast 2017 Columbia River Spring Chinook Salmon Forecast 2017 has a predicted run of 160,400.  This prediction is 27,600 less Spring Chinook to return to the Columbia River.  As I look at the Bonneville dam count for 2016 spring Chinook; what actually went over the dam for 2016 was only [...]

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2016 Columbia River Fall Chinook Forecast

By | 2017-03-28T16:04:59+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Columbia River Fishing|

2016 Columbia River Fall Chinook Forecast 2016 Columbia River Fall Chinook Salmon Forecast is predicted to be better than 2015.  With a prediction of 951,300 returning Fall Chinook Salmon; 589,000 are predicted to be Upriver Bright Fall Chinook.  Last year, 2015, the forecast was 900,200 returning Fall Chinook Salmon; 500,300 were predicted to be Upriver [...]

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Feb. 12 2016 Steelhead Fishing Report

By | 2017-03-28T16:12:22+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Steelhead Fishing|

Feb. 12 2016 Steelhead Fishing Report Steelhead Fishing is still in full swing on the Washougal River, Kalama River, Sandy River and Clackamas River.  Hatchery Steelhead seem to be few and far between, but that can't be said for fresh Non-Clipped (Native) Steelhead.  There seems to be plenty of Native Steelhead in these river this [...]

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Columbia River Spring Chinook Salmon Fishing set 2016

By | 2017-03-28T16:52:59+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Columbia River Fishing|

Columbia River Spring Chinook Salmon Fishing set 2016 The 2016 Columbia River Spring Chinook Salmon Fishing season is set. The Columbia River Spring Chinook Salmon forecast for 2016 is 188,000, and the Willamette River has a forecast of 70,000 returning Spring Chinook Salmon. The Cowlitz River is looking to get one of its best Spring [...]

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Jan. 24 2016 Steelhead Fishing Report

By | 2017-03-28T17:04:02+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Washington Fishing|

Jan. 24 2016 Steelhead Fishing Report Winter Steelhead Fishing has been great with the rivers coming back into shape. Early last week the SW Washington had some heavy rain fall blowing out the surrounding rivers, now they are back into Winter Steelhead Fishing shape. My past two Guided Winter Steelhead Fishing Trips were excellent. Sunday [...]

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Jan. 15 2016 Winter Steelhead Fishing Report

By | 2017-03-28T17:03:21+00:00 January 16th, 2016|Washington Fishing|

Jan. 15, 2016 Winter Steelhead Fishing Report Jan. 15 2016 Winter Steelhead Fishing Report... We had a great day on the water today, my group went 8 for 11 on Winter Steelhead. We are now Half- way through January and we have had great Winter Steelhead Fishing for Southwest Washington and surrounding Portland area. Winter [...]

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2016 Cowlitz River Spring Chinook Salmon Forecast

By | 2017-03-28T17:03:26+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Washington Fishing|

2016 Cowlitz River Spring Chinook Salmon Forecast 2016 Cowlitz River Spring Chinook Salmon Forecast is predicted return of 25,000 Spring Chinook Salmon. This will be one of the largest Cowlitz River Spring Chinook Salmon returns since the 70s. If this forecast holds up, I will be doing a lot of Cowlitz River Guided Spring Chinook [...]

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