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…