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Columbia Zone weekly fishing update, Sept. 5

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Fall chinook is open from the Tongue Point/Rocky Point line upstream to the Oregon/Washington Border above McNary Dam. Fall chinook fishing is fair to excellent from Tongue Point to Bonneville Dam. Buoy 10 to Tongue Point is open for adipose fin-clipped coho and adipose fin-clipped steelhead. Sturgeon retention is open from The Dalles Dam upstream to the John Day Dam. Walleye angling is excellent in Troutdale.

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Columbia River weekly fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Fishing is open for adipose fin-clipped jack Chinook and adipose fin-clipped steelhead from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to the Oregon/Washington border. Chinook and sockeye retention are allowed from Bonneville Dam upstream to the Oregon/Washington border. Sturgeon retention is open from The Dalles Dam upstream to the John Day Dam and from McNary Dam upstream to the Oregon/Washington border. Catch and release angling for sturgeon is good in the estuary and fair from Marker 82 downstream to Longview. Walleye fishing has been good in the The Dalles pool.

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Columbia Zone weekly fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Fishing is open for adipose fin-clipped jack Chinook and adipose fin-clipped steelhead from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to the Oregon/Washington border. Chinook and sockeye retention are allowed from Bonneville Dam upstream to the Oregon/Washington border. Sturgeon retention is open from The Dalles Dam upstream to the John Day Dam and from McNary Dam upstream to the Oregon/Washington border. Catch and release angling for sturgeon is good in the estuary and fair from Marker 82 downstream to Longview. Walleye angling is good in the The Dalles and John Day pools.

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Columbia Zone weekly fishing report

Summer Chinook fishing is fair below Bonneville Dam. Shad continue to cross Bonneville Dam in large numbers; however, catch rates appear to be winding down. Summer steelhead abundance is increasing in the lower Columbia. Sturgeon retention is open from The Dalles Dam upstream to the Oregon/Washington border. Catch and release angling for sturgeon is good in the estuary and fair to good from Marker 82 downstream to Longview. Walleye angling is fair to good in the The Dalles and John Day pools.

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Columbia Zone weekly fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Summer Chinook fishing is fair below Bonneville Dam. Shad angling is good in the gorge for both boat and bank anglers. Summer steelhead abundance is increasing in the lower Columbia. Walleye angling is good in the The Dalles and John Day pools.

Columbia River weekly fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Spring chinook fishing is fair to good below Bonneville Dam. Shad angling is excellent in the gorge for both boat and bank anglers. Summer steelhead abundance is increasing in the lower Columbia. Sturgeon angling is good from Astoria to Marker 82 in the gorge. The last day for retention above Wauna is June 15. Walleye angling is excellent in the The Dalles and John Day pools.

Weekly fishing reports for Oregon

Weekly fishing reports for Willamette, central, southeast, northeast, Columbia and marine zones. Great trout fishing continues The stars are aligning for some good trout fishing in the next few weeks. Water temperatures in lakes and reservoirs are still relatively cool, lots of trout have been stocked for both the Memorial Day and Free Fishing weekends, coastal rivers are now open for native cutthroat fishing and the weather looks good. Check out the latest updates in the Recreation Report to help plan your next fishing adventure.

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Columbia Zone weekly fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Effective Saturday May 25 through June 15 spring chinook fishing is open from the Tongue Point/Rocky Point line upstream to Beacon Rock, plus the banks only from Beacon Rock to Bonneville Dam. Shad fishing is open from Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon/Washington border above McNary Dam. Sturgeon fishing is good from Portland to Longview and is beginning to pick up in Astoria as the population migrates from the Willamette down to the estuary. The estuary sturgeon season is open seven days per week during Saturday May 11 through Sunday, June 30 (or catch guideline) below the Wauna Powerlines. Walleye angling is excellent in the The Dalles pool.

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Columbia River Zone weekly fishing report

Angling for summer steelhead and spring Chinook jacks is open between Tongue Point and the I-5 Bridge. Effective Saturday May 25 through June 15 spring Chinook angling is open from Tongue Point/Rocky Point line upstream to Beacon Rock, plus the banks only from Beacon Rock to Bonneville Dam. Shad angling is open from Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon/Washington border above McNary Dam. Sturgeon angling is good in the lower Columbia (below Marker 82) as the population migrates from the Willamette down to the estuary. The estuary sturgeon season is open seven days per week during Saturday May 11 through Sunday, June 30 (or catch guideline) below the Wauna Powerlines. Walleye angling is excellent in the The Dalles and John Day pools.

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Columbia Zone weekly fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Angling for summer steelhead and spring Chinook jacks opens Thursday, May 16 between Tongue Point and the I-5 Bridge. Shad angling opens Thursday, May 16 between Buoy 10 and Bonneville Dam. Sturgeon angling is good in the lower Columbia as the population migrates from the Willamette down to the estuary. The estuary sturgeon season is open seven days per week during Saturday May 11 through Sunday, June 30 (or catch guideline) below the Wauna Powerlines. Walleye angling is excellent in the The Dalles pool.

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Columbia Zone weekly fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Spring chinook angling is open above Bonneville Dam through Sunday, May 5. Walleye anglers are having some success in The Dalles and John Day pools. Sturgeon anglers are catching keepers in the Portland to St. Helens area. Effective April 1, the annual sturgeon bag limit is two legal white sturgeon.

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Columbia River Zone weekly fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Spring chinook angling is open above Bonneville Dam. Walleye anglers are having some success in The Dalles and John Day pools. Sturgeon anglers are catching keepers in the Portland area. Effective April 1, the annual sturgeon bag limit is two legal white sturgeon.

Columbia Zone weekly fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Spring chinook fishing is open above Bonneville Dam. Walleye anglers are having some success in The Dalles and John Day pools. A handful of legal white sturgeon are being caught in the Portland area. Effective April 1, the annual sturgeon bag limit is two legal white sturgeon.

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Columbia River weekly fishing report

Spring Chinook angling is open above Bonneville Dam. Walleye anglers are doing well in the John Day pool. Sturgeon catch rates improved in the area between St. Helens and Portland. ­Effective April 1, the Oregon annual sturgeon bag limit changed from one to two legal white sturgeon.

Columbia River Zone weekly fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Anglers are catching a few spring chinook and winter steelhead on the lower Columbia. The Columbia sport fishery above Bonneville Dam opened for spring Chinook Saturday, March 16. Walleye anglers are catching a few fish in The Dalles and John Day pools. Effective April 1, the Oregon annual sturgeon bag limit increases from one to two legal white sturgeon.

Columbia River Zone fishing report

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Anglers are catching a few spring chinook and winter steelhead on the lower Columbia. The Columbia sport fishery above Bonneville Dam opened for spring Chinook Saturday, March 16. Walleye anglers are catching a few fish in The Dalles and John Day pools. Sturgeon anglers are catching a few keepers in The Dalles and John Day Pools.

Fishing reports for the Columbia River

Fishing reports for the Columbia River.

Columbia zone fishing update

COLUMBIA FISHING Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Sturgeon retention is allowed from Buoy 10 upstream to Bonneville Dam, and in The Dalles and John Day pools. Check the current regulations for retention days and length restrictions. Spring Chinook are beginning to enter the Columbia River, while winter steelhead are migrating towards the tributary mouths. Walleye anglers are catching a few fish in The Dalles and John Day pools.

Columbia zone fishing report

Weekend fishing opportunities and catch results for the Columbia River in Oregon.

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Fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities detailed

ODFW report details fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities in Oregon's central and Columbia River zones.

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