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Local River Reports
(Updated 10-30-14 @ 3:30 pm)
Columbia River: Anglers are catching steelhead and salmon in the Drano area and off the mouth of the Klickitat and Deschutes trolling plugs, herring, brad's super baits and hover fishing with egg's. Anglers are also picking up a few salmon and steelhead above McNary Dam trolling plugs and shrimp n bobber have been working the best.
Snake River: Salmon fishing has been very good.
ClearWater River: Salmon fishing has been good.
Deschutes River: Anglers have been catching steelhead and salmon from Mack's Canyon downstream to the mouth. Spinner's and plugs or a fly n bubble have been working well. Fly fishing either swinging flies or nymphing has also been very effective at hooking up fish.
Grande Ronde River: Anglers have been catching several steelhead on spinners and jigs. Fly fisherman have also been catching fish. Creel Report for 10-25-26th: Oregon Water: Anglers 37, Hours Fished 198.5, Kept 5, Released 2, Total Catch 7, Hour per Fish 16.5. Washington Water: Anglers 37, Hours Fished 141.5, Kept 0, Released 3, Total Catch 3, Hour per Fish 47.2.
John Day River: Anglers are catching a few steelhead from Cottonwood Bridge down to the mouth. Throwing spinner's and swinging flies.
Umatilla River: Angler's have been catching several salmon and steelhead in the Pendleton area down to the mouth below 3 Mile Dam drifting egg's, throwing spinners, and using egg pattern flies and beads. Creel Report for 10 - 20-26th: 158 anglers targeting salmon last week that fished 376.25 hours and caught 56 Coho, 1 Chinook and 5 Steelhead for a catch rate of 6.1 hours per fish. 20 anglers that were specifically targeting Steelhead; these anglers fished for 52.5 total hours and caught 20 Steelhead, 12 Coho and 7 Chinook for a catch rate of 1.3 hours per fish. Season totals for TMFD trap counts through Friday October 24th are Chinook: 1421 Adults, 994 Jacks, 213 Mini-Jacks Coho: 4,919 Adults, 374 Jacks Steelhead: 986 total (19% Hatchery and 81% Natural.
Wallowa River: Open to trout fishing. We have had a couple of reports of Trout angler's hooking a few steelhead.
Imnaha River: Angler are catching steelhead in the lower river from Cow's Creek down to the mouth. Spinner's, jig's, egg's, and flies are all catching fish.
Weneha River: No Reports
Walla Walla River: No Report
McKay Reservoir: Closed to fishing until March 1st 2015.
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