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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.

Expect Peak Season Type Fishing As The Chetco Drops

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
“Steelhead fishing was improving on the Chetco before this week’s big storm arrived,” said Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. “During high water conditions late last week and on Monday, fishing was fair, with most boats getting a fish or
(More...) (Thursday, January 14, 2021)

Upper Klamath Lake Report

by OR DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Open all year. The lake is ice-free but turbid. Most anglers fish with dead minnows along Howard and Shoalwater bays. Boat ramps are open. This includes Rocky Point, Wocus Bay and Eagle Ridge. Lake levels are very low thus boats might
(More...) (Thursday, January 14, 2021)

Detroit Reservoir anglers reminded to release Chinook salmon

by OR DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
SALEM, Ore.—Anglers are having some success catching kokanee in Detroit Reservoir lately, thanks in part to the new bonus bag limit of 5 kokanee. But ODFW is also hearing from anglers that targeting kokanee is resulting in quite a few
(More...) (Wednesday, January 13, 2021)

Fishing report

by STEVE LEONARD / Steve's Guided Adventures
Happy New year to you all. Now is the time of year when we are in full swing in our winter months. With that being said, it is peak time for Winter Steelhead, tSteelhead are acrobatic fish that enter the small rivers headed to
(More...) (Monday, January 11, 2021)

Metolius is Seeing Good Afternoon Hatches

The Metolius is seeing good afternoon hatches of #20 BWO. (Maybe even some #22’s). Later in the afternoon there are a fair number of Silver Stripe Sedges and October Caddis along with some other various mixed caddis and smaller stoneflies.
(More...) (Saturday, January 9, 2021)

Showing Signs of Getting Good

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
Just as the Chetco was showing signs of getting good, the big New Year’s Day rain blew everything out, reports Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. “Several boats got into hatchery steelhead on the lower end Jan. 1, while plunkers
(More...) (Thursday, January 7, 2021)

Sturgeon retention closes in Bonneville Pool

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Action: Closes retention of sturgeon.  Effective date: Jan. 8, 2021  Species affected: White sturgeon.  Location: From Bonneville Dam to The Dalles Dam.  Reason for action: Catches in the first week of fishing were much higher than expected. Creel data indicates harvest has surpassed the quota of 500 sturgeon.    Additional information: The Bonneville Pool remains open for catch-and-release fishing for
(More...) (Wednesday, January 6, 2021)

2021 Starting Off With A Real Rip Snorting Storm

We are getting 2021 started with a real rip snorting storm. High winds and seas are forecast to go at least until Wednesday the 13th. We will get trips underway just as soon as things settle down. The online booking
(More...) (Monday, January 4, 2021)

Nor Cal - Smith and Chetco

by MARIO GOMEZ / Ironhead Guide Service
[NCFR] The fishing has been a little tuff but if you put in you time and make those hook sets count you could get your picture taken with one of these beauties. With the rivers dropping back into shape and sea's
(More from NCFR) (Friday, January 15, 2021)

Washington - Salmon season suspended in Marine Area 10

by WA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
[WAFR] Action: Closes salmon fishing.  Effective date: Jan. 19, 2021, until further notice.   Species affected: Salmon.  Location: Marine Area 10. Reason for action:  Anglers have reached nearly half (282 of 579) of this fishery’s allowed natural-origin Chinook encounter guideline within the first 10 days of the season. WDFW, in consultation with fishing advisors for Puget Sound, has decided to temporarily
(More from WAFR) (Friday, January 15, 2021)

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