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Posted: 9/22/2020
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: 9/14/2020
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: 9/10/2020
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
Hot Spots: 0
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: 8/3/2020
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/3/2020
Hot Spots: 0
We fished August 1-5 in the Brewster Pool and the fishing was tremendous! Full boat sockeye limits every day for us and some great King fishing too! Coon shrimp dodgers for the sockeye trolled slow ...
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Posted: 7/27/2020
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/24/2020
Hot Spots: 0
We continue to have phenomenal fishing in the Brewster Pool! Sockeye are biting like crazy and the king fishing is not too bad either! Trolling dodgers and shrimp spinners is the ticket for the sock...
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Posted: 7/1/2020
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/1/2020
Hot Spots: 0
July 1 opener was great! We got our fish quick with some great size this year. We trolled 6 oz at 12-16 ft on the counters using typical sockeye gear and tipping our hooks with coon shrimp. One tip...
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Posted: 7/1/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/1/2020
Hot Spots: 0
The King Opener on the Upper Columbia did not disappoint! We fished July 1-5 and limited the boat on sockeye all 5 days and were hooking 5-10 kings a trip! The wild to keeper ratio was not great for...
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Posted: 6/22/2020
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/19/2020
Hot Spots: 0
With the shad run thick in the river, the oversize sturgeon bite is on! I fished the morning before it got hot with fresh shad chunks for bait and was 9-13 by noon! Lots of nice big fish caught and g...
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Posted: 6/15/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/12/2020
Hot Spots: 0
We took a family adventure with fellow guide and friend Tyler Stahl up to Chelan! The kokanee fishing continues to be phenomenal! We fished Brad's Kokanee dodgers and small squid spinners for limits...
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Posted: 6/4/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/2/2020
Hot Spots: 0
We decided to head to Chelan and give the Kokanee fishing a try! What an awesome fishery! We focused on the lower basin area right in town and trolled around Darnells to Lakeside. Fish were a bit s...
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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: 3/20/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/18/2020
Hot Spots: 0
We continued our Spring walleye fishing with a great day and the first sunburn of the season! Fishing was a bit tougher today with a low pressure change and a big water drop, but we managed several g...
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Posted: 3/16/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/14/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Munden's Rising Son Adventures started our Spring Walleye trips Saturday! The weather was not Spring like at all, with snow, rain, and wind that cut right through the warmest coats! Even with the po...
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Posted: 10/1/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/29/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This last weekend was our first trips on the Hanford Reach! Unfortunately, the weather decided to take a spin for the worse and we got our first taste of a winter cold front through the Basin! The ...
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Posted: 9/24/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/21/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Now is a transition time for us as we target Fall Kings. I like to start fishing the Hanford Reach the 3rd week in September, but some years depending on conditions, the fish lag behind a bit and I w...
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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: 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: 8/1/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/31/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I was able to get my dad out for a few walleye today! The morning bite was good but quickly slowed when the sun came up! Right now in the heat of the summer, it is important to take advantage of tho...
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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: 6/25/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/22/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Hey folks! I just wanted to give a report on the John Day Pool walleye fishing for the last week or so. I have been busy and on the water every day. The fishing overall has been a bit tougher then ...
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