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The season will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays through June 4 from Buoy 10 to the Wauna power lines. No sturgeon fishing allowed after 2 p.m. on days open to retention.

The Columbia River subarea all-depth halibut quota has been reached. Fishery will close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 11.

Fishing

Species

Oregon boasts dozens of species of game fish. Trout is the most popular target for anglers, but the state also has iconic salmon and steelhead runs, world-class smallmouth bass fisheries and marine opportunities for both shore and boat anglers.

Additional Resources

ODFW collects salmon and steelhead harvest statistics from rivers and streams throughout the state. This data can help you pinpoint productive fisheries.

The number of fish passing over dams can be a good indicator of how many fish are in the river and how the run is progressing.

One of our favorite web resources for tying the most common fishing knots.