Through June 15, anglers may keep two spring Chinook on the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam.

June 13 and 20 have been added to the Columbia River subarea all-depth halibut fishery.

Open June 10-24 from the mouth to the confluence of Jarboe Creek.

The Columbia River below Bonneville Dam is open through Wednesday, June 15.

Take a fishing rod with you this holiday weekend

Hiking or camping plans getting in the way of fishing this weekend? Going to be busy kayaking or going to the beach? No need to choose between fishing and other fun – just take a rod with you. Here are 4 ½ ways to do it.

Best bets for holiday fishing

If fishing isn’t in your plans for the upcoming holiday weekend, maybe you should reconsider your plans. Here are just a few reasons to take a rod with you this weekend:

  • Trout fishing in hike-in lakes well off the beaten path. Here’s what to know.
  • Cutthroat trout fishing in shady coastal streams.
  • Bass and other warmwater fishing in so many lakes, ponds and rivers.
  • Rainbow trout have been stocked in hundreds of locations throughout the state. Check the stocking schedule for locations.
  • Summer steelhead in coastal and Willamette Valley streams.
  • Chinook on the coast, in the Columbia and in distant NE Oregon rivers.
  • Surfperch, bottomfish, halibut and ocean salmon fishing in the cool Pacific waters.

Check out the zone reports in the Recreation Report, where you’ll find so many fishing options you might just have to ask for extra days off to finish them.

Sign up for fishing, hunting, shooting workshops

Our workshops and events calendar has some appealing options:

  • A kokanee fishing workshop and derby,
  • introduction to hunting seminars,
  • shotgun skills classes,
  • 3D archery events, and
  • upcoming pheasant hunting workshops.

Find more details, including how to register.

Didn’t draw a tag this year?

There are other ways to enjoy a full hunter season. Here are 7 things to consider.

Sign up for the latest information on boater access

Marine Board’s Opportunities and Access Report incorporates information from federal and  state agencies, local facility operators and fellow boaters to provide up-to-date information so boaters can decide where to recreate and what to expect this season. Subscribe to receive email updates.