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Oregon Fish Reports has been serving Oregon since January 2016. We have river reports, charter boat reports, guide reports and much more. Please browse our resource to find fishing information from the Columbia River down to the Brookings, OR and everything in between. Please contact us if you would like to have your business added to our resource.

Commission adopts ocean salmon and Pacific halibut seasons, 2018-19 game bird regulations

by ODFW / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted 2018 ocean salmon and Pacific halibut seasons and 2018-19 game bird hunting regulations when they met in Astoria last week. Ocean salmon regulations are based on Pacific Fishery Management Council recommendations. The Commission also adopted
(More...) (Sunday, April 22, 2018)

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ODFW to issue two brine shrimp permits – Apply by April 25

by ODFW / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
ODFW will award two brine shrimp permits May 1 at ODFW headquarters in Salem.  “The commercial brine shrimp fishery in Oregon is limited to three permits,” said Linda Lytle, license service manager for ODFW. “If the number of permits falls below three we
(More...) (Saturday, April 21, 2018)

Rogue River Springers - Bottomfish - Crab highlight the Southern Oregon Coast

by LARRY ELLIS / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
Spring Chinook are still making their way through the lower Rogue River, and both bank fishermen and boaters are occasionally doing battle with them. "They're catching fish," said Steve from the Rogue Outdoor Store in Gold Beach on Thursday. "Two weeks ago
(More...) (Saturday, April 21, 2018)

Family Fishing Event featured during Family Fun Day

by ODFW / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
 A Family Fishing Event is set for Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Middle Empire Lake as part of Coos Bay’s annual HOPE Family Fun Day. ODFW staff and volunteers provide everything you need to fish and will teach new
(More...) (Friday, April 20, 2018)

Good TImes on the the Tacklebuster

by TYLER TURNER / Tacklebuster Sportfishing
Captain Tyler Turner checked in today with a late update from the Tacklebuster out of Dockside Charters in Depoe Bay, OR.  On Wednesday we had 20 anglers catch 25 Lingcod and 85 Rockfish.  We did not fish today or yesterday. 
(More...) (Friday, April 20, 2018)

Nice Day in Brookings

by ANDY MARTIN / Brookings Fishing
Captain Andy Martin checked in with an update from Brookings Fishing in Southern Oregon.  Today we had great weather and the best grade of Lingcod for the season.  We had 2 boats with 11 anglers catch 21 Lingcod and 55
(More...) (Friday, April 20, 2018)

Depoe Bay Fish Report

by LOREN GODDARD / Dockside Charters
We are finally back out on the water.  Today we spoke with Loren Goddard at Dockside Charters in Depoe Bay, OR.  We had 3 boats out today including Smoking Reel, Starship and Hot Pursuit.  The fishing fishing went fairly well
(More...) (Thursday, April 19, 2018)

Brookings Rockfish Report

by ANDY MARTIN / Brookings Fishing
Captain Andy Martin checked in with ORFR today with an update from Brookings.  The last two days have been fun.  On Wednesday we had 5 anglers catch 25 Rockfish and 10 Lingcod.  We went back out today and our 6
(More...) (Thursday, April 19, 2018)

Refuge Scouting for Elk

by FRANK BIGGS / Bwana Bubba Adventurers
Great hunting opportunities are available at many of the State and Federal Refuges.  In Oregon, we are very fortunate to have many of both.   The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife offers the ability to apply for a tag for a specific
(More...) (Wednesday, April 18, 2018)

Klamath Management Zones Get Long Ocean Salmon Seasons

by LARRY ELLIS / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
Salmon fishermen of the KMZ, it's time to start counting backward and marking days off your calendar. Due to a decision that finalized salmon alternatives at a recent PFMC meeting held in Portland, Oregon, both California and Oregon Klamath Management Zones
(More...) (Sunday, April 15, 2018)

Salmon Season is Set

by LOREN GODDARD / Dockside Charters
The Pacific Fisheries Management Council has just announced the dates for our Salmon seasons this year. For the central coast from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain. Chinook from March 15 through October 31. Hatchery Mark Coho starts June 30 and runs through September
(More...) (Thursday, April 12, 2018)

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