Local River Reports
(Updated 4-8-15 @ 11:30 am)
Columbia River: Sturgeon fishing below McNary has been fair roll mop, squid, and herring have all been working good. Walleye fishing has been good. We are starting to get some steady daily numbers of Spring Chinook coming over Bonneville 3352.
ClearWater River: Anglers are catching a few B fish from the South Fork down into the main river below Orifino. The South Fork has been good for steelhead.
Deschutes River: No Reports...THE DALLES, Ore. –Fisheries managers have announced that the popular spring Chinook fishery on the Deschutes River will not open in 2015.
Grande Ronde River: No fishing or creel reports.
John Day River: No Report
Umatilla River: Angler's are having Excellent success catching steelhead in the Pendleton area down to the mouth below 3 Mile Dam pretty consistently drifting egg's, bobber n jigs, throwing spinners, using egg pattern flies and beads, and also swinging a variety of steelhead patterns. River conditions are ideal for catching now. Creel Report: Apr. 2-5th 34 anglers that fished 59 hours and released 25 native steelhead for a catch rate of 2.4 hours per fish. Fish count over 3 Mile Dam: Steelhead 5719, Spring Chinook 15. Spring Chinook season opens April 16th.
Wallowa River: Anglers have been catching several steelhead from the Minam Park down to Rondowa and up along the highway above the Minam motel using jigs, eggs, and fly fishing using egg patterns. Creel Report: Apr. 1-2nd Wallowa River: Anglers 55, Hours fished 217.7, Kept 9, Released 38, Total catch 47, Hours per fish 4.6. Rondowa: No survey.
Imnaha River: Angler are catching steelhead. Spinner's, jig's, egg's, and flies are all catching fish. Creel Report: Mar. 30th- Apr. 5th: Anglers 40, Hours fished 137.6, Kept 12, Released 33, Total catch 45, Hours per fish 3.1.
Walla Walla River: No Report
McKay Reservoir: Closed to fishing until March 1st 2015.
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