Few places in the world have Oregon’s diversity and quality of angling. Salmon and halibut dominate our 363 miles of Pacific coastline, and salmon and steelhead run in major rivers in the central and eastern regions of the state. We’ve got countless smaller streams and reservoirs teeming with trout and panfish.
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It’s not every day that a robot fish shares his favorite things to do in Oregon. But then again this is Oregon.
Now we have our very own salmon tour guide to show you around through these 360-degree videos.
an Oregon StoryCasting for Spring Chinook
For Oregon anglers, spring snowmelt is spelled c-h-i-n-o-o-k. Returning from the ocean to head upriver, these salmon are usually about 4 years old and can be as big as 40 pounds. Chinook are prized for their great taste, high oil content and their…Continue reading this story…
an ItineraryFly Fishing and Road Biking in Maupin
Every spring we plan a trip around the emergence of a 3-inch insect that flops clumsily in the sky like a small bird. It is the famed salmonfly hatch, and it’s the reason we first started visiting the small Central Oregon town of Maupin, located…Continue reading this story…
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Head to the ocean off the North and Central Coast for wild salmon. Or cast a line at one of the many rivers in northwest Oregon stocked with hatchery chinook. Daily limits are enforced. Keep in mind that in 2017 chinook fishing is prohibited in parts of the South Coast. Due to a low forecast for chinook salmon returning to the Klamath River, ocean chinook fishing is closed for the season from H…