Oregon Fishing Reports

May 21, 2020

States close Columbia River spring Chinook season

  CLACKAMAS, Ore. – The departments of fish and wildlife from Oregon and Washington declined to set additional spring Chinook salmon fishing on the mainstem Columbia […]
May 2, 2020

Oregon Recreational salmon and steelhead fishing on the Columbia River will reopen in May

Photo Credits: Ryan Hagerty, USFWS   ODFW FISHING RULE CHANGE   CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Recreational salmon and steelhead fishing on the Columbia River will reopen for […]
January 15, 2020
Spring Chinook

Mainstem Umpqua spring Chinook anglers can only retain hatchery fish

  ROSEBURG, Ore – Mainstem Umpqua River anglers may only retain hatchery spring Chinook salmon during the upcoming Feb. 1 – June 30 springer season; all […]
December 11, 2019

Additional Chinook mortality leads to North Coast fall salmon angling closure

  TILLAMOOK, Ore. Following a recent die-off of fall Chinook salmon in the Wilson River, excessive pre-spawn mortality of fall Chinook in other nearby rivers has […]
December 5, 2019

Die-off prompts ODFW to close Wilson River to salmon angling

  TILLAMOOK, Ore. – A recent die-off of fall Chinook salmon in the Wilson River has prompted fishery managers to close the river to all salmon […]
August 9, 2019

2019 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!   08/09/2019   2019 Columbia River Fishing Report:   ODFW FISHING RULE CHANGE   Columbia River at Deschutes River mouth closes to all fishing […]
August 1, 2019

2019 Umpqua River Fishing Report

    Lunker Alert!   08/01/2019   2019 Umpqua River Fishing Report   Latest Report From the ODFW   Emergency fishing restrictions now in effect for Umpqua […]
June 28, 2019

2019 Nehalem River Fishing Report

Need a Nehalem river fishing guide? Give Schmidty’s Guide Service a call at (503) 939-8439   Lunker Alert!   06/28/2019   2019 Nehalem River Fishing Report:    Reduced […]
June 22, 2019

2019 Nehalem River Fishing Report

Need a Nehalem river fishing guide? Give Schmidty’s Guide Service a call at (503) 939-8439   Lunker Alert!   06/22/2019   2019 Nehalem River Fishing Report:    Low […]