News, Notes & Fishy Quotes by Josiah Darr

Northwest Scores Huge Win to Remove Gillnets from Columbia River http://www.salmontroutsteelheader.com/news.php In a landmark ruling in March, the Oregon Court of Appeals cleared the way for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) to continue implementing a bi-state plan to remove non-tribal gillnets from the mainstem of the Columbia River, providing decisive step forward…

May 21, 2015

Spring Chinook Salmon and Summer Steelhead Fishing

Spring Chinook Salmon and Summer Steelhead fishing has been fairly good on the lower Willamette River, trolling herring and spinners.

The Columbia River is also putting out some Salmon and Summer Steelhead, mostly anchored with sardine wrapped Kwikfish.

Lets go Fishing!!

Respectful Representation: Public Perception of Anglers – Salmon Trout Steelheader (April 2015 issue)

Respectful Representation: Public Perception of AnglersĀ  – Salmon Trout Steelheader (April 2015 issue) http://www.salmontroutsteelheader.com/tactics.php Posted on: 2015-04-01 From littering on the river, to overindulging in alcohol, to carrying on with foul language in front of children, or anyone, is something all of us should be cognizant of. As anglers, and as people, we only have…

April 13, 2015

Spring Chinook Salmon Fishing The SPRING CHINOOK SALMON FISHING is getting better each day as we go into the spring season. The Columbia is closed for a few weeks. The best bite for us has been trolling prawns with a small spinner blade above it. We catch the SALMON through June here in the Portland…

Pacific Ocean warms up along Oregon Coast, drawing unusual visitors | OregonLive.com

http://www.oregonlive.com/sports/oregonian/bill_monroe/index.ssf/2015/03/pacific_ocean_warms_up_along_o.html By Eric Barker Lewiston Tribune (Contributed through the regional Outdoor News Group) Over the past five months, Bill Peterson has found a dozen warm-water species of copepods — tiny, energy-rich organisms at the base of the marine food chain — during his biweekly surveys off the Oregon Coast. The senior scientist for the National…