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06 - Bonneville Dam to The Dalles Dam Fishing Reports

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Posted: 5/1/2022
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/1/2022
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We are right in the middle of our Columbia Gorge Spring Chinook season! Fishing has been excellent and will continue through May! I am completely full for this fishery, but you can always book ahead...
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By: Yakhusker
Posted: 10/28/2021
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/28/2021
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Went out to catch some bright coho with guide Shane Magnuson. With Upper Columbia Guide Services. We didn’t catch our limits but it wasn’t because we didn’t have the chances. Lots of hits and some d...
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Posted: 10/23/2021
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/23/2021
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We are finishing up our Fall salmon season with Munden's Rising Son Adventures. the last couple of weeks has been awesome fishing. In fact, the entire season was a great success. From trolling spin...
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Posted: 9/4/2021
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/4/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Our Columbia Gorge Fall Chinook trips have been really good to start the season! There are a lot of fish in the river and the catching has been great! This Labor Day Weekend we were able to limit the...
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Posted: 8/28/2021
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/28/2021
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We started our Fall King fishing in the Columbia Gorge this weekend with some awesome fishing! We were able to fish 3 days with limits each day for our clients! The action was non-stop and there a...
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Posted: 8/22/2021
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/22/2021
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Our first weekend of Fall Chinook in the Gorge was a success. We had to work hard for our bites because numbers are still a bit down, but we found fish and had a great time! Trolling was the game wi...
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Posted: 5/1/2021
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/1/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Well we had a really short, but sweet Columbia Gorge Springer season this year. Drano Lake closed early this year to collect brood stock fish for hatchery programs and the Wind River wasn't opened at...
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Posted: 11/2/2020
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/1/2020
Hot Spots: 0
We finished up our salmon season fishing in the Columbia Gorge for coho salmon. Overall, the fishing was a bit tougher than I expected. There were a lot of fish in the area, but no one was really ca...
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Posted: 10/11/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/11/2020
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I decided to return to the Gorge and fish this weekend. The Reach has been a bit hit and miss and I really couldn't resist the great fishing in the Gorge. We fished the mouth of the Klickitat River ...
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Posted: 9/26/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/26/2020
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This Fall King run just seems to keep coming! It is making for some awesome fishing in the Columbia. This week we put the troll rods away and decided to do a bit of bait fishing for our Kings! We h...
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Posted: 9/20/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/20/2020
Hot Spots: 0
With the Columbia River open again this last weekend, I decided to take my clients back to the Gorge. We fished the mouth of the Deschutes, trolling 360 flashers and spinners. The fishing was hot ri...
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Posted: 9/12/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/12/2020
Hot Spots: 0
The Columbia opened in the Gorge for a few more days of fishing this weekend and we capitalized! The troll bite was awesome and we fished less than 3 hours for 2 days worth of limits! 13 kings in th...
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Posted: 9/6/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/6/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Our Fall Chinook season in the Columbia Gorge has been fantastic! We are catching limits every day and usually have time to run a second trip each day! Trolling super baits and spinners with 360 fla...
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Posted: 8/30/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/30/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Our Fall King season in the Gorge is in full swing and we are crushing the Kings! Today we had a boat limit with a bonus Jack by 9 am. Trolling has been our best bet, targeting fish in 30 foot of wa...
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Posted: 8/26/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/22/2020
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We started our Columbia River Fall Chinook season this week in the Columbia Gorge. Fishing was great as the counts over Bonneville Dam are increasing every day. We trolled 360 flashers and superbait...
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Posted: 5/20/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/14/2020
Hot Spots: 0
This report will summarize our Spring Chinook fishing in the Columbia Gorge for 2020. Overall, the run size did not materialize and the fishing was a lot tougher than people would have thought. With...
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Posted: 9/18/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/14/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Columbia Gorge Chinook fishing is as good as I have seen it! Trolling 360 flashers and super baits or spinners is getting quick limits for our boat....both Saturday and Sunday, before breakfast! As t...
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Posted: 9/9/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Another fantastic weekend in the Columbia Gorge! Fall kings are coming by the thousands and the fishing is proving to be fantastic! We have been blessed to be in the fish every day and most days off ...
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Posted: 9/6/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
It really can't get much better for action in the Columbia right now for Kings! Everywhere from Astoria to the Hanford Reach has kings in it! I think the States have underestimated the king run by a...
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Posted: 9/3/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Well as suspected the king bite in the Columbia gorge went crazy this weekend with the numbers climbing over Bonneville dam. We fished through the weekend with lots of hookups and quick morning limits...
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Posted: 8/27/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
LIMITS! Even though it is only a 1 fish limit, we are fishing 6 clients/day and have been getting our 6 kings pretty steady! The Fall counts are climbing and the fishing continues to just get bette...
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Posted: 8/22/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/17/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We started our early Columbia Gorge Fall King trips this weekend! With a mix of steelhead and tule salmon, we had great action and the rods were pounding all day. Unfortunately this year are forced ...
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Posted: 8/20/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/18/2019
Hot Spots: 1
We started our fall king season near Drano Lake. We fished 3 days with great success. It's still early but we had a great morning bite then it seemed to slow down throughout the day. We trolled pro tr...
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Posted: 7/10/2019
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We were able to fish the Bonneville Pool for oversize sturgeon this last weekend! Now is a great time to target these big fish. You can expect to catch some of the biggest fish of your lives this ti...
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Posted: 5/15/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Columbia Gorge Springer fishing continues to be excellent for Rising Son Adventures! We fished Saturday and had 8 fish on, killing 7 for our day on the water! The run is quite a bit smaller this yea...
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