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

Respectful Representation: Public Perception of Anglers  – 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…

Sport salmon fishing outlook only slightly behind 2014’s success | OregonLive.com

Sport salmon fishing outlook only slightly behind 2014’s success | OregonLive.com. Oregon and Southwest Washington anglers will see offshore salmon seasons only slightly reduced from 2014’s successful sport fisheries. The Pacific Fishery Management Council is floating three options at coast hearings, all of them allowing offshore fishing for chinook salmon and wild and hatchery coho.…

March 13, 2015

Spring Chinook Salmon  – Colombia and Willamette Rivers Spring Chinook Salmon, The Springers, are in the Columbia and Willamette rivers now. We have been doing the best trolling Prawns very slowly, due to the low clear water. When the rivers rise a little, we will be using more Herring, both cut-plug and whole. The weather…

States set Columbia River spring salmon, Washington and Oregon smelt seasons | OregonLive.com

States set Columbia River spring salmon, Washington and Oregon smelt seasons | OregonLive.com http://www.oregonlive.com/sports/oregonian/bill_monroe/index.ssf/2015/01/states_set_spring_salmon_smelt.html By Bill Monroe | For The Oregonian/OregonLive on January 28, 2015 at 5:48 PM, updated January 28, 2015 at 5:53 PM Recreational spring chinook salmon and limited smelt-dipping seasons were set Wednesday by Oregon and Washington fish managers meeting in Vancouver…

Back to basics; steelhead fishing with beads has anglers biting

This winter’s steelhead lure du jour matches fad-happy anglers’ dreams with a whopper of a season on the north Oregon Coast.  http://www.oregonlive.com/sports/oregonian/bill_monroe/index.ssf/2015/02/post_153.html   By Bill Monroe | For The Oregonian/OregonLive on February 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM, updated February 28, 2015   The entree’? Think bead; salmon-egg orange, red, pink…nothing more than a simple bead…

February 2, 2014

Sturgeon and Spring Chinook Salmon The Columbia River Smelt run is in the Cowlitz River now. That means the Sturgeon and Spring Chinook Salmon run is right behind them. Every year these fish start getting caught around Valentines Day and we catch them through June trolling with herring or prawns. Come join me for a…