3 Alerts

Adipose fin-clipped steelhead bag limits reduced in the Snake River and parts of the NE Zone. 

The Columbia River from the mouth at Buoy 10 to the Hwy 395 bridge near the OR/WA border will close to all salmon and steelhead fishing after Wednesday, Sept. 12.

The last day for coho salmon fishing from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt. will be this Friday.



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.