<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=192888919167017&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
Tuesday,  May 21 , 2024

Linkedin Pinterest

Tagged Articles:
Salmon & Steelhead

Field notes: Fishing at Swift Reservoir begins next week

May 18, 2024, 6:01am Outdoors

Fishing at popular Swift Reservoir begins May 25; notice of trail closures at Mount St. Helens; and the weekly Columbia River tributaries fishing report. Read story

Northwest tribes, feds dive into work on salmon revival in upper Columbia River

May 17, 2024, 5:51pm Northwest

Three Northwest tribes and federal agencies are getting closer to understanding how to revive Chinook and sockeye salmon runs on the upper Columbia River that were once among the most… Read story

Spring Chinook salmon fishing is reopening on the lower Columbia River for two weekends in May and four days in June, it was announced Wednesday, May 15, 2024, by Washington and Oregon fishery officials.

Lower Columbia River spring chinook salmon fishing to reopen for two weekends plus 4 days in June

Spring Chinook salmon fishing is reopening on the lower Columbia River for two weekends in May and four days in June, it was announced Wednesday, May 15, 2024, by Washington and Oregon fishery officials.

May 15, 2024, 3:01pm Latest News

Spring chinook salmon angling in the lower Columbia River will reopen for the two coming weekends, plus June 12-15, Washington and Oregon fishery officials agreed Wednesday. Read story

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

Columbia River tributary fishing report, week of May 5

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

May 11, 2024, 5:57am Outdoors

The latest Columbia River tributary fishery reports. This sample was taken during the May 5 flight count. Columbia River tributaries SALMON/STEELHEAD Cowlitz River I-5 Bridge downstream — 55 bank rods kept one steelhead, released two Chinook and one jack; two boats/seven rods released one Chinook. Cowlitz River above the I-5… Read story

Another limit of Drano Lake springers via Cody Luft. Drano Lake should fish well into June, but the lake closes to sport fishing every Wednesday.

Spring Chinook head down to Drano

Another limit of Drano Lake springers via Cody Luft. Drano Lake should fish well into June, but the lake closes to sport fishing every Wednesday.

May 4, 2024, 5:55am Outdoors

Spring Chinook passage over Bonneville Dam has increased during the last week, and the fishing at Drano Lake and the Wind River has picked up. Read story

Merwin Reservoir has more than 500,000 northern pikeminnow and 5,500 tiger muskies, according to federal researchers.

Fishing report: Pikeminnow bounty season opens on Columbia

Merwin Reservoir has more than 500,000 northern pikeminnow and 5,500 tiger muskies, according to federal researchers.

May 4, 2024, 5:54am Outdoors

The 2024 northern pikeminnow bounty season on the Columbia and Snake rivers opens May 1, with decent money to be made. Read story

Fishing guide Bob Rees, left, and Paul Marshall with a nice lower Columbia River spring Chinook.

Columbia River spring Chinook fishing closes above Bonneville Dam

Fishing guide Bob Rees, left, and Paul Marshall with a nice lower Columbia River spring Chinook.

April 29, 2024, 5:19pm Latest News

With the fishery expected to have already met its allowable catch, recreational spring Chinook fishing on the Columbia River mainstem from Bonneville Dam to the Oregon/Washington border will close beginning Tuesday, April 30. Read story

Scientists confine, study Chinook at restored Snoqualmie River habitat

April 29, 2024, 6:01am Latest News

In newly restored river channels on the Snoqualmie, baby Chinook salmon are confined in 19 enclosures about the size of large suitcases as they munch on little crustaceans and invertebrate insects floating or swimming by. Read story

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

States delay decision on spring chinook reopening

Salmon fishermen on the Columbia River.

April 20, 2024, 5:57am Editor's Choice

Washington and Oregon officials say they will wait to decide whether to reopen spring chinook salmon fishing in the lower Columbia River despite anglers having about 40 percent of their early-season allowance remaining. Read story

Mindi Eleazer, the wife of fishing guide Matt Eleazer, with a fine spring Chinook salmon she took from the Columbia River.

Salmon seasons tentatively set for 2024-2025

Mindi Eleazer, the wife of fishing guide Matt Eleazer, with a fine spring Chinook salmon she took from the Columbia River.

April 13, 2024, 5:45am Clark County News

Anglers in Washington can expect similar salmon fishing opportunities in 2024-2025 compared to last season, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife fishery managers announced. Read story