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

By: SsendaM
Posted: 8/19/2013
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/17/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Took the trip from CDA, ID to Mcnary Dam for the weekend with the intention of landing a oversized Sturgeon and we did just that. I found some shad floating down the river a few weeks ago after work,...
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By: rwraces
Posted: 6/12/2013
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/8/2013
Hot Spots: 0
My wife and I hit the water around 6:30 am around Irrigon area. Anchored up not too far from a friend that was already anchored. He and his buddy caught several oversize and one keeper. We fished a...
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Posted: 5/24/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/16/2013
Hot Spots: 0
I just had to say that the Smallmouth Bass fishing has been smokin' hot on the Mid Columbia this year with my friends and fishing brothers tearing the Smallies up off of the bank and in the boat from ...
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Posted: 5/12/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/11/2013
Hot Spots: 0
I was able to make good on a promise to Take my good friend Jim Arvidson of Grandview out walleye and smallmouth bass fishing up in the Crow Butte/Alderdale section of the Columbia River this weekend....
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By: Roguebear
Posted: 2/23/2013
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/18/2013
Hot Spots: 0
After three weeks of waiting for new transducers and respooling down riggers. I finally made it out to the water. Morning started out great no wind, river was like glass great way to get back out on t...
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Posted: 9/26/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/17/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Fished with Aaron and Mike Gibney as part of Ed Iman's Fish Camp 2012. We tossed plastics and plugs along shore to some of Mike's prime locations. The fishing was very steady all day. We probably caug...
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Posted: 9/25/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/19/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Aaron and I got to fish with "Walleye Willie" while at fish camp. Target was of course - walleye. We trolled bottom bouncers in 16-25 ft of water over various humps Willie fishes. It was a tough bite ...
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By: bbrebozo
Posted: 7/23/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/21/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Great day on the Columbia. We managed to release 62 Smallmouth ranging from 1/2 pound to 2 1/2 pounds. We lost 15 or more besides on jumps. Lipless crankbaits were the ticket in Blue/silver.We fished ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/19/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/18/2012
Hot Spots: 0
The Jigmeister and I were at Crowe Butte; we started fishing about 10:00 in the morning over near the pump station. Jiggy got a couple of one pounders over the next hour and a half on some jigs that h...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/1/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/27/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Irrigon area from June 27-29 bottom-bouncing for walleye. Just got in the water and "wham", fish on. Pulled in a really nice walleye, turned out to be the big fish of the trip. Thought we were g...
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Posted: 6/30/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/27/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Thought I would finally give back to the website... Went to the butte all day on wednesday the 27th. good weather, light wind, hardly any people. 3 boxes of worms later... 1 walleye, a ton of perch...
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By: tanner214
Posted: 5/30/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/25/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hey guys, went down to crow butte friday. Tried to catch some more walleye but it was pretty slow. When we got there the water temp was 64 in the next 2 hours the water level came up about a foot and ...
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By: tanner214
Posted: 5/20/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/19/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hey guys, just got back from crow butte. Had a pretty good trip, just a little early for the walleye to be on the bite but we did manage to get 4 pretty nice walleye an a few nice perch for the frying...
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By: tanner214
Posted: 5/20/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/16/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hey guys, got to go down to one of my favorite places to fish today with my son. But befor we headed out we made a quick stop by my bro jiggy's house to get some of his homemade jigs. He wanted us to ...
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By: tanner214
Posted: 5/9/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/9/2012
Hot Spots: 0
went to rock creek and roosevelt today. the weather was very windy and cold the fishing was pretty slow caught 15-20 smallies on 3 inch gulp minnows and kalins 3 inch grubs in brown and chartruse. i h...
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By: SsendaM
Posted: 2/12/2012
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/12/2012
Hot Spots: 0
The fishing was tough on Lake Umatilla over the weekend. The weather and getting a fishing buddy his first Sturgeon made it well worth the effort. We fished Sat-Sun with only 2 bites and one fish to...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/19/2011
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/18/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the Rock Creek area of the Columbia for smallmouth yesterday, Found fish on the flats in 10-12 ft of water staging for the spawn. Trolled plugs and hooked about 15 for about 2 hrs of fishing. Gol...
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By: THester
Posted: 3/12/2011
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/12/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Rough morning trying to target some keepers. Herring, Squid, Roll Mop, No luck No boats on the water either so they must know something I dont.
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Posted: 6/7/2010
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/7/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Fished for Walleye at Patterson and got blanked. DIdnt see any other boats catch any either, save 1 shaker. So we switched to smallmouth fishing current seams in the main river and hammered small...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/17/2010
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/16/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Jim and I went to the Columbia river below John Day to fish for smallmouth. The water temperature is approaching 60 deg, light wind and sunny. Fished with mainly plugs, chartreuse was the best color, ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/25/2010
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/24/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Went below John Day with a buddy to see if we could find some walleyes, Spent most of the day locating them and getting them to bite, What a beautiful day sunny and a light breeze, Finally located som...
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Posted: 10/31/2009
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/24/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Fished above Ice Harbor. 1 Fish half an hour in and a catfish around noon. Left ramp at 0600and went home at 1730. Nice Hatchery fish Brads lighted lure. Thats the hot ticket
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Posted: 7/7/2009
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/4/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Below John Day Dam again for sturgeon for a few hours on the 4th. Hooked 5 and landed 3 in 2-3 hours. Great day, no wind and good friends. Biggest was 8'7" and had one break our 12/0 Big River ...
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By: stewie56
Posted: 6/30/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/30/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Went out htis moring form six to nine in hopes of some dinner for tonight. I had put rainbow trout as target fish but i was really trying to see if anything would bite.. I never got a nibble but i u...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/25/2009
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/20/2009
Hot Spots: 0
I went fishing below John Day dam. The wind was blowing about 30 mph but our guide was able to put us on to some fish, in spit of the conditions. The wind surfers were out full force. There were 4 cli...
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