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07 - The Dalles to McNary (Celilo/Umatilla) Fishing Reports

Posted: 1/8/2018
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Hey Guys and Gals! 2018 is starting with a bang! Our first trip of the year was for keeper sized sturgeon in the Columbia River! I was able to fish a great group of clients on Saturday the 6th of Ja...
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By: Asianju
Posted: 8/6/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/5/2017
Hot Spots: 0
My buddy and I decided to target some walleye at boardman. Launched at crow butte state park and made the 10 mile trek up to boardman. Used chartreuse beads and smile blades and nabbed 9 walleye with ...
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By: Zamouie
Posted: 7/9/2017
Species: Other
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/8/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished for Shad. Launched from the Umatilla boat launch around 17:00 or so, went across to the Wash side by the Plymouth park boat launch. We anchored up but were not seeing any action. Some nic...
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Posted: 7/8/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/7/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The Columbia River Walleye bite just continues to be awesome this year! My group yesterday had their boat limits by 10 am and was able to be off the water before the heat started to hurt. The curre...
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Posted: 6/29/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/28/2017
Hot Spots: 0
It seems like all my reports are the same lately!!!! Well, I guess they are! The walleye bite is phenomenal and we are averaging 30-50 fish a day! I am fishing below McNary Dam in the John Day Pool...
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Posted: 6/23/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished with Rising Sun !!!!!!!!! WHAT A GREAT TIME !!!!!!!! Wind was tuff in AM but great boat work by JM kept us on the walleye while others were looking for shelter. I am being conservative when ...
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Posted: 6/22/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I have been super busy fishing away the last few days! The walleye fishing in the John Day Pool just continues to be on fire and when the wind cooperates, it has been some of the best eye fishing I c...
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Posted: 6/13/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/11/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Munden's Rising Son Adventures was able to fish Sunday in the Umitilla/Irrigon area of the John day Pool. We were downstream trolling bottom walkers/worm harnesses for walleyes. The fishing is pheno...
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Posted: 6/6/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The past few days we have switched back into Walleye mode on the Columbia River and the fishing did not disappoint! We are still seeing great catches of Walleye and expect the fishing to remain good ...
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Posted: 6/4/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/3/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I've been wanting to give Columbia River Walleye another shot for quite a while. Between business, chasing salmon and steelhead, time has been tight. I do love these fish, and today their pursuit brou...
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Posted: 6/1/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Very windy day made it tough going. Had to use the big motor, electric troller at full power couldn't move the boat! Pulled worm harnesses, any color worked....near Crow Butte State Park
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Posted: 5/31/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
After a long Spring Salmon season, I was eager to get my clients out for some of the hot walleye action that is taking place on the Columbia! With the temperature climbing on Monday, I took my group o...
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Posted: 5/23/2017
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/19/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went to maryhill camping for an extended weekend targeting smallmouth. We fished the Columbia the night of the 18th and afternoon of the 19th. 4 of us caught a hand full of bass 2 walleye which was a ...
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Posted: 5/17/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
What a great weekend! I got my walleye fix, first at Scootney, and (for this report) the Columbia River. There’s nothing like fishing with good friends and meeting new friends. I was with my friends R...
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Posted: 5/16/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Walleye fishing continues to be phenomenal on the Columbia River! I am fishing the John Day pool and getting solid action every day! Jigging and trolling worm harnesses has been the go to method for...
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Posted: 4/27/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Today was a fantastic day of Columbia River Walleye Fishing! We boated a total of 76 fish for three anglers. All our fish were picked up between 18-35 FOW in slower moving current. Look for points an...
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Posted: 4/20/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/20/2017
Hot Spots: 0
While we wait for the Columbia River Spring Chinook run to begin its migration over Bonneville Dam we decided to take advantage of the fantastic Walleye fishing the Columbia River has to offer. Today ...
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Posted: 3/30/2017
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Keeper sturgeon retention in the John Day Pool closed to retention March 30th. Despite tough river conditions and a low quota, we were able to catch several keepers and many more over/under fish! It...
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Posted: 3/23/2017
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/20/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The keeper sturgeon season in the John Day Pool remains open. The quota of 105 fish is getting close to being reached. Regardless of the unfavorable river conditions, if you want a keeper sturgeon t...
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Posted: 3/13/2017
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/11/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Northwest Fishing Reports and I chased keeper sturgeon again on the Columbia in the John day pool. With the low quota of only 105 fish for sport anglers, we are forced to fish for keepers even when ...
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Posted: 2/23/2017
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/19/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I got the rare opportunity to be part of a group of anglers in pursuit of keeper sturgeon with guide Jacob Murden of Rising Son Guide Service. I say rare because there is only one area on the Columbia...
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Posted: 2/6/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Winter pre-spawn walleye fishing is going strong in Eastern Washington! We fished the John Day Pool on Saturday and got into lots of 18-20 inch eater sized walleyes, as well as a few bigger 4 lb fish....
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Posted: 10/11/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/8/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Thought I'd let people know about walleye fishing on Lake Celilo this fall. First I read Ed Iman on the shad run and how it affects the walleye. Ed says he won't fish for walleye during August and Se...
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Posted: 9/19/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/10/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Another annual trip to fish the mouth of the Deschutes above The Dallas dam has come to a close. We met several fiends who also camped with us in the same park. What great times we had reliving the ...
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By: swies
Posted: 9/12/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/10/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the water above John Day @ 0700. 5 other boats out and I didn't see anything caught nor did I catch anything. Was a good trip with my son and wife. Marked a few fish but could not get them to tak...
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