Local River Reports
(Updated 3-31-15 @ 4:00 pm)
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 1259.
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: Mar. 26-29th 55 anglers that fished 88 hours and released 11 native steelhead for a catch rate of 8.0 hours per fish. Fish count over 3 Mile Dam: Steelhead 5528, Spring Chinook 4.
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: Mar. 25-29th Wallowa River: Anglers 164, Hours fished 614.2, Kept 40, Released 38, Total catch 78, Hours per fish 7.9. Rondowa: Anglers 15, Hours fished 97.5, Kept 6, Released 8, Total catch 14, Hours per fish 7.0.
Imnaha River: Angler are catching steelhead. Spinner's, jig's, egg's, and flies are all catching fish. Creel Report: Mar. 26th: Anglers 25, Hours fished 91.8, Kept 1, Released 1, Total catch 2, Hours per fish 45.9.
Walla Walla River: No Report
McKay Reservoir: Closed to fishing until March 1st 2015.
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