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2017  Columbia River fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   08/25/2017   2017 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Release chinook marked with hole punch in upper Columbia River fisheries Action: Anglers are required to release chinook salmon that have a ¼-inch diameter (round) hole punched in the upper lobe of the caudal (tail) fin. Effective dates: Aug. 28 through Oct. 31, 2017. Species affected: Fall … Continue reading »

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2017 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   07/03/2017   2017 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Fall salmon seasons kick off Aug. 1 with mixed forecasts   CLACKAMAS, Ore. – The popular Buoy 10 fishery at the mouth of the Columbia River opens on Tuesday, Aug. 1 with a mixed forecast for Chinook, coho and steelhead returns. The biggest change for the 2017 … Continue reading »

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2017 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   07/03/2017   2017 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Summer chinook fishery reopens on the lower Columbia River   OLYMPIA – The fishery for summer chinook salmon is scheduled to reopen tomorrow (July 7) and run through July 31 on the lower Columbia River. A new, higher projection of this year’s summer … Continue reading »

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2017 Columbia River fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   06/09/2017   2017 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW restricts summer steelhead fishery on Columbia River due to low projections OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) today announced restrictions on summer steelhead fishing in the Columbia River Basin in response to projections of the lowest returns in 37 … Continue reading »

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2017 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   06/08/2017   2017 Columbia River Fishing Report:   McNary Dam Pool and Hanford Reach summer salmon fishery changes Action: Opens McNary Dam Pool and Hanford Reach recreational salmon fisheries.  Effective date:  June 16 through June 30, 2017.  Species affected: Chinook, sockeye and steelhead. Area 1:  Columbia River from McNary Dam to the Hwy. … Continue reading »

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2017 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   04/05/2017   2017 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Even after the water has dropped down to trolling conditions, it still seems to be a anchor and fish show. This is largely because you still can’t go slow enough for a good presentation. Find a good slow current break in 14ft or … Continue reading »

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2017  Columbia River fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   04/05/2017   2017 Columbia River Fishing Report:   The Columbia river flows are double in size from the 10 year average and as the waters start to drop the bite will happen. The water temps are definitely colder than normal so the down hill troll will have to be slow. Focus … Continue reading »

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2017 Kalama River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   04/05/2017   2017 Kalama River Fishing Report:   The Kalama river is running high and green with a few Springers being caught down low. This will be a anchor fishery with this high water so try and find the soft seems and let the fish come to you as they will … Continue reading »

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2017 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   03/30/2017   2017 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE   Columbia River Spring chinook fishery extended four days below Bonneville Dam OLYMPIA – State fishery managers have extended the initial sportfishing season for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River by four days in response to poor fishing conditions … Continue reading »

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2017 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   01/29/2017   2017 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE   Sturgeon retention by sport fishery to close in Bonneville, The Dalles pools Action: Closes retention of sturgeon in Bonneville and The Dalles pools. Effective date: March 25, 2017, until further notice. Species affected: White sturgeon. Locations: The Columbia River and … Continue reading »

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2017 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   01/29/2017   2017 Columbia River Fishing Report:   The latest reports from Bill Swan of Swanny’s Fishing are that the water on the Columbia is cold with visibility at about 3-4 feet. There is still some catch and release sturgeon fishing going on above the Bonnevile dam, but the Key note to this river … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

    Lunker Alert!   11/08/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW Fishing Rule Change   All Ringold Hatchery steelhead may now be retained Action: The requirement that anglers must release Ringold Hatchery steelhead that have a ¼-inch diameter (round) hole punched in the upper lobe of the caudal (tail) fin is repealed. … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report – WA

  Lunker Alert!   11/03/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW Fishing Rule Change   Columbia River reopens for coho, steelhead from the mouth to Pasco Action: Beginning Nov. 5, anglers may again catch and retain coho salmon and steelhead on the mainstem Columbia downstream of the Highway 395 Bridge near Pasco, Washington. … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report -OR

  Lunker Alert!   11/03/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   ODFW Fishing Rule Change Columbia reopens to coho and steelhead fishing   CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Recreational coho salmon and steelhead fishing will reopen at 12:01 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 5 on the mainstem Columbia River from the mouth at Buoy 10 upstream to the … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   10/26/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW Fishing Rule Change   Lower Hanford Reach steelhead harvest limited to Ringold Hatchery fish beginning Nov. 1 Action: Only Ringold Hatchery steelhead with both adipose and ventral fins clipped may be retained. Effective dates: Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, 2016. Species affected: … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   10/20/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW Fishing Rule Change   Fishing for salmon, steelhead to close from mouth of Columbia River to Pasco Action:  Fishing for salmon and steelhead will close Oct. 22 on the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 near the mouth of the river upstream … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   10/18/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW Fishing Rule Change   Low returns of upper Columbia River steelhead mean no fishing season. EPHRATA – A precipitous drop in the abundance of the upper Columbia River steelhead run means there will be no fishing season for them this year in northcentral … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   09/28/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW Fishing Rule Change   Release steelhead marked with hole punch in Upper Columbia River fisheries Action: Anglers are required to release hatchery steelhead that have a ¼-inch diameter (round) hole punched in the upper lobe of the caudal (tail) fin Effective dates:  … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

Photo Courtesy of Swanny’s Guided Fishing   Lunker Alert!   09/22/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   I finally got ahold of the Swanny and was able to get the low down on the Columbia river system. Right now above warrior rock the fishing has been decent to fare with good numbers of fish being … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

Photo Courtesy of Swanny’s Guided Fishing   Lunker Alert!   09/22/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE   Columbia River sport fishery for fall chinook remains open Action:  Allows retention of hatchery chinook on the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream to Warrior Rock.  Species affected: Hatchery chinook, which can be … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

Photo Courtesy of Swanny’s Guided Fishing   Lunker Alert!   09/14/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Columbia River sport fishery remains open for fall chinook Action:  Allows retention of hatchery chinook on the mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream to Warrior Rock.  Species affected:  Hatchery chinook, defined as having a clipped adipose … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   06/27/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Hanford Reach to open for sockeye fishing Actions: Opens sockeye salmon to retention Effective date:June 28 through Aug. 15, 2016 Species affected: Sockeye salmon. Area 1: Columbia River from Hwy. 395 Bridge at Pasco to the Interstate 182 Bridge at Richland near Columbia … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   06/09/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Columbia River spring chinook sport fishing Boat boundary lifted below Bonneville Dam Action: Lifts the boat boundary from Beacon Rock upstream to Bonneville Dam. Allows both boat and bank angling for salmonids in this area. Species affected: Spring chinook and steelhead Area: The mainstem … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   06/03/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Hanford Reach summer salmon fishery changes   Actions: Closes sockeye salmon to retention Effective date:  June 16 through Aug. 15, 2016   Species affected: Sockeye salmon Area 1:  Columbia River from Hwy. 395 Bridge at Pasco to the Interstate 182 Bridge at Richland near Columbia Point (CRC … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

    Lunker Alert!   05/18/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Spring chinook fishery reopens May 20-22 below Bonneville Dam   OLYMPIA – Anglers can catch and keep spring chinook salmon May 20-22 on a section of the lower Columbia River under a three-day extension approved today by fishery managers from Washington and … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   05/10/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Large numbers of spring chinook are entering the Columbia and the Willamette… Will the catch rates sustain with all the above normal weather headed our way? Just a reminder,  The Columbia river fishery is only open above Bonnevile. Huge numbers have moved up this system , … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   05/06/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   States extend spring chinook fishery through Sunday above Bonneville Dam OLYMPIA – Anglers have through Sunday (May 8) to catch and keep spring chinook salmon on a section of the Columbia River above Bonneville Dam under a two-day extension approved today by fishery managers … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   05/05/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   The fish counts have definitely soared over Bonnevile dam over the last week and the catch rates have increased at the Wind river and Drano lake. These two systems should only get better. The Dalles dam and John day have increased numbers as well with … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!   04/26/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   The fish counts have definitely climbed over Bonnevile dam so now it is time to get on up to the Wind river and Drano Lake. These are among the upper tier chinook fisheries in the area so the fishing should be good. The method … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!   03/29/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   The Springers are definitely here, we are catching limits or near limits of Spring Chinook daily. There are Springers through out the entire River system. I focus our efforts in holding flats or other wise known as staging flats. These fish are in no … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!   03/23/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Columbia river water flows are dropping and the river is clearing to a green color. The water below the Willamitee is very dirty with about a foot of visibility. We are focusing our efforts from mouth of Lewis to Vancouver flats with great success … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!   02/23/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   The Columbia river over the last week has been high and green with about 2-3 feet of visibility. There is a ton of smelt in the river as well as a few Spring Chinook. I would definitely focus around the Holding flats from Kalama to Mouth … Continue reading »

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2016 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   01/19/2016   2016 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Sturgeon fishing has slowed but still a few being caught in good numbers up above the Boneville pool. The weather should warm and the fishing get better as long as the fishery remains open.   This Report is courtesy of Bill Swann of Swannys Fishing … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   12/02/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report:   The Columbia river is running high and dirty with a few Salmon still being caught at mouth of Lewis and Kalama rivers, the fishing should get better once the water levels recede and begins to clear, offering for better visibility. Best bets for now is … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

    Lunker Alert!   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091 http://wdfw.wa.gov   11/20/2015   Fishing closes for steelhead, rainbows on Methow, sections of upper Columbia rivers; whitefish fishing closes on Methow   Action: Closure of steelhead and rainbow fishing on … Continue reading »

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2015 Lower Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   11/09/2015   2015 Lower Columbia River Fishing Report:   There is tons of water in the lower Columbia right now and has defiantly got dirty from all the blown out tributaries dumping in. The catch rates have dropped off tremendously.   This Lower Columbia river fishing report provided by Bill Swann of … Continue reading »

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2015 Lower Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   11/09/2015   2015 Lower Columbia River Fishing Report:   The rains have caused the lower Columbia to get real dirty and has defiantly killed the Bite. There are still a few Kings being caught trolling the mouth of Lewis River and the mouth of Cowlitz.   This concludes our 2015 Lower … Continue reading »

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2015 Lower Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   11/02/2015   2015 Lower Columbia River Fishing Report:   Last week on the lower Columbia river the fishing had been pretty descent trolling at the mouth of the Lewis and the Cowlitz river. The fishing was hot for Kings and Coho, but now the water is very dirty from recent rains. … Continue reading »

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2015 Lower Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   10/28/2015   2015 Lower Columbia River Fishing Report:     WDFW NEWS RELEASE Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091 http://wdfw.wa.gov/ October 28, 2015 Contact: WDFW Reg. 5 Office, (360) 696-6211 Daily coho limit reduced to 1 adult fish on tributaries to lower Columbia River … Continue reading »

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2015 Upper Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   10/09/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report:   WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE   Fishing to open for hatchery steelhead, rainbows on upper Columbia River and selected tributaries Action: Allow anglers to retain hatchery-origin steelhead and rainbow trout marked with a clipped adipose fin on the Columbia River below Wells Dam to … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   07/30/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Report just came in from top guide Perry Harmon. Regular limits being caught on the Columbia at the Lewis and Clark bridge. If your looking for a Guide give Perry a call he’s running out of Longview and is guaranteed to provide a … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   07/30/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report     Columbia River – Fishing regulation area (519) from Buoy 10 to buoy 44. Rule Change: Salmon retention as of August 1st to September 7th. Daily limits of 6 fish per day with 2 adults salmon or hatchery steelhead or one of each allowed. Only one … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   07/22/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report The Columbia river is offering up some excellent fishing. Lots of salmon and steelhead working through the river system providing prime time fishing through pretty much the entire river. My friend Dave Graybill says that the Brewster pool is the place to be. regular limits of Sockeye are … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   07/10/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report The Columbia river has been Hot! Hot! Hot! The lower is producing excellent Chinook opportunities and the Sockeye are coming on strong. The upper is giving anglers plenty of Sockeye action and some Chinook as well. If you have the chance this weekend hit … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   06/30/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report Columbia River Rule Change – from Rock Island Dam to Wells Dam regulation area (541,& 543,) Open to Salmon retention from July 1-Oct. 15 Min. size 12″. Daily limit 8. Up to 2 may be adult hatchery CHINOOK and up to 6 may be … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!   06/30/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report Columbia River Rule Change – from Hwy. 173 Bridge at Brewster to Chief Joseph Dam Area (545) Open to Salmon retention from July 1-Oct. 15 Min. size 12″. Daily limit 8. Up to 2 may be adult hatchery CHINOOK and up to 6 may … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   06/23/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report The Columbia river from Buoy 10 to the Bonneville dam is getting excellent Sockeye numbers as well as decent Chinook and fair Steelhead. Lot’s for fish coming up the river right now with regular limits being caught at all the regular hot spots. Check your … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   06/16/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report The Columbia River area (519) from a true north and south line through Buoy 10 to a projected line from Rocky Point on the Washington bank through Red Buoy 44 to HWY 395 Bridge at Pasco. Salmon and Steelhead season opens June 16, 2015 – July 31, 2015 Min. … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   06/02/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report   Hanford Reach salmon fishery changes Actions: 1) Implements a new salmon fishery management area in the Columbia River near the mouth of the Yakima River in the Tri-cities. 2) Implements protective salmon daily limits in the new management area, while providing more liberal daily … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   06/01/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report   Catch limit for spring chinook salmon on Columbia River rising to 2 per day OLYMPIA – Starting Wednesday (June 3), the catch limit for spring chinook salmon will increase to two adult fish per day for Columbia River anglers fishing from the estuary to … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   05/27/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report   Columbia River sport fishery re-opens for spring chinook above Bonneville Dam Action:   Re-opens the chinook and steelhead season on the mainstem Columbia River upstream of Bonneville Dam.  Species affected:  Spring chinook and steelhead. Area: The mainstem Columbia River from the Tower Island power lines … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   05/20/2015   Columbia River endorsement removed from upper Rock Creek (Skamania Co.) Action:   The Columbia River Salmon and Steelhead Endorsement will no longer be required to fish Rock Creek from the falls at approximately River Mile 1 upstream. Species affected:   All gamefish. Effective dates:   June 6, 2015, until further … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   05/19/2015   Columbia River – below Bonneville Dam summer chinook and sockeye sport fishery set Action:   Hatchery adult summer chinook and steelhead may be retained on the lower mainstem Columbia below Bonneville Dam.     Species affected:   Hatchery chinook and sockeye Effective dates:   June 16 through July 6, 2015   Location:   … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   05/05/2015   Strong spring Chinook run extends fishing below and above Bonneville OLYMPIA – With spring chinook salmon passing Bonneville Dam in higher numbers than expected, fish managers from Washington and Oregon today agreed to extend the fishing season on the Columbia River for miles below and above the dam. In the … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   04/30/2015     Spring chinook fishery reopens this weekend on lower Columbia OLYMPIA – The popular spring chinook sport fishery on the lower Columbia River will reopen for two days – Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3 – under an agreement reached today by fishery managers from Washington and Oregon. High … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   05/27/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report   Columbia River spring Chinook sport fishing boat boundary lifted below Bonneville Dam Action:  Lifts the boat boundary from Beacon Rock upstream to Bonneville Dam.  Allows both boat and bank angling for salmonids in this area.  Species affected:  Spring chinook and steelhead Area: The mainstem Columbia … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!!!   2/20/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report: The mainstem Columbia River from Rock Island Dam to 400 feet below Chief Joseph Dam. is Till open to Steelhead retention. The WDFW have allowed this fishery to remain open in an effort to reduce the amount of hatchery Steelhead and provide the Department of … Continue reading »

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2015 Upper Columbia River Fishing Report

Lunker Alert!!!   2/05/2015   2015 Upper Columbia River Fishing Report:   Upper Columbia River, tributaries re-open for steelhead fishing; parts of Okanogan to close Action 1:   Effective immediately, allow retention of hatchery steelhead on portions of the upper Columbia River and portions of the Wenatchee, Entiat, Icicle, Methow, Okanogan, and Similkameen rivers until … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!!!   01/24/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report: The Columbia river is pretty slow for Steelhead this time of year. Some Steelhead are being caught but not is big numbers right now. Currently your best bet is Petaros, out at the mouth of the Methow river or a little further up the road at … Continue reading »

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2015 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!!!   01/09/2015   2015 Columbia River Fishing Report: Steelhead are showing in good number in the main stem of the Columbia river. Also the action is pretty hot at the confluence of the Methow river right now as well. The Okanogan is a very good option as well. Our official Lunker’s Guide. Steelhead … Continue reading »

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2014 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!!!   10/30/2014   2014 Columbia River Fishing Report:  The Columbia river at the Priest rapids dam is Hot! Hot! for the Kings, but a no show for the Coho. The hatchery is reporting around 5000 Kings on hand with huge surpluses. Columbia river at the Priest rapids dam is a go for the Chinook. The salmon … Continue reading »

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Columbia River Buoy 10 Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!!!   10/02/2014   2014 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Rule change in area Codes (519) From true north and south line through buoy #10 to Bonneville Dam.   Good news the WDFWhas increase the adult fish limit from 2 fish per day to 3 adult fish per day. Of which only two may … Continue reading »

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2014 Columbia River Fishing Report

  Lunker Alert!!!   10/01/2014    2014 Columbia River Fishing Report:   Rule change in area Codes (519) From true north and south line through buoy #10 to Bonneville Dam.     Adult salmon retention increases back to 6 per day instead of 3 with only two adults fish allowed.      See WDFW regs for … Continue reading »

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2014 Columbia River Fishing Report

Columbia River Lunker Alert!!!   09/08/2014   Bouy 10 is starting to stack up with some prime time Coho action and fall Kings are working there way up river, At the Bonneville dame Fall Kings are Stacking and Coho should show there soon as well. The upper portion of the River System Anglers will have a last … Continue reading »

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2014 Columbia River Salmon Season

  Columbia River Lunker Alert!!!   2014 Columbia River Salmon Season is in full swing with the Sockeye season coming to and end at the lower but still opened in the upper Columbia regions and Coho getting ready to open August 31st. Spring and summer Chinook have also pushed up river but the fall run will be … Continue reading »

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Columbia River Summer Salmon Report

Columbia River  Lunker Alert!!!   Today’s Columbia River Summer Salmon Report is great news for Washington Anglers! The 2014 Columbia River Salmon Season is underway. Record numbers of salmon are pouring in. Summer Chinook and Sockeye are running hot and heavy.  Currently schools are stacking up at all the hot spots. Anglers are catching limits at Chelan … Continue reading »

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