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Top 10 best Fall salmon fishing destinations in the Pacific Northwest

  The Pacific Northwest is one of the most renowned salmon fishing destinations in the world with millions of salmon returning the region to spawn every year. Anglers from around the globe come to the Pacific Northwest for a shot at these amazing fish and if you happen to find yourself in the Northwest Territory,…
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ODFW enacts temporary changes to harvest of wild fall-run Chinook salmon in some SW Zone coastal rivers

Photo Courtesy of Columbia River Fishing Guides Nichols Guided Fishing     Hatchery salmon fishing mostly unchanged from permanent regulations   ALEM, Ore. — ODFW is enacting temporary restrictions on coastal wild adult Chinook salmon harvest in the Southwest Zone due to low forecasted returns. Chinook salmon returns have been below average the past few years…
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One hatchery steelhead limit continues upstream of The Dalles Dam till Jan. 1st

  CLACKAMAS, Ore. — Oregon and Washington fishery managers have decided to continue the one adult hatchery steelhead bag limit through March 31, 2021 for the ongoing fishery in the mainstem Columbia River from The Dalles Dam upstream to the Highway 395 Bridge near Pasco, WA. The low pre-season forecast prompted fishery managers to take…
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Six best rivers to fish for salmon in Oregon

When settlers first came to the Northwest Territory they were amazed by the vast bounty the region had to offer. Even though we no longer have to live off the land per say as hunter gatherers one of the main staples of the post still remain. Throughout a large portion of Oregon’s endless rivers and…
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Commission denies Bowman Dam fish passage waiver request

  SALEM, Ore.—The Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to deny a fish passage waiver for Bowman Dam in a split 5-1 vote at their meeting today, after hearing testimony from 28 people for and against the project. The waiver request was made by the Ochoco Irrigation District for its proposed hydroelectric project to be located…
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Columbia River Fishing Guide

Head out on the water with Columbia River Fishing Adventures for the fishing trip of a lifetime. Columbia River Fishing Adventures offers year-round guided fishing trips on the top salmon and steelhead fishing destinations throughout Oregon and Washington. Limits are caught all the time with Columbia River Fishing Adventures. Oregon fishing guides Buddy & Travis…
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Nestucca River Fishing Guide

When it comes to fishing in Northwest Oregon few guides can do it better. Year round Daniel St. Laurent of St. Laurent Guide services in on the water.     During the winter months of February and March you’ll find Daniel targeting winter steelhead on the Nestucca and Wilson river systems.     March through…
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Willamette River Fishing Guide

Great NW Rivers Guide Service   Late May through June you’ll find Paul Ambrose of Great Northwest Rivers Guide Service on the Willamette river guiding for Shad. Hundreds of thousands of Shad come up the Columbia every year offering excellent fihsing opportunities for this tasty fish.     February through June Great NW River guide…
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Wilson River Fishing Guide

Schmidtys Guide Service Aarron Schmidt is renowned for his expertise navigating the Wilson and Trask rivers in Northwest Oregon. Aarron owner of Schmidtys Guide Service provides guided fishing trips  almost year round. During the winter months Aaron begins targeting the regions prized winter steelhead. Both the Trask and Wilson rivers offer ample opportuity for these…
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Umpqua River Fishing Guide

  When it comes to fishing the Umpqua, Joe Mello of Reelmello Fishing is the go to guy! Joe is a consummate professional and knows the Umpqua like the back of his hand.     The Umpqua river located in Southwest Oregon, is a known hot spot for prime time steelhead and salmon fishing. November…
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