Fishing in Cascade Locks

Cascade Locks is just 45 minutes east of Portland in the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge, and it’s right in the heart of some great fishing for salmon, sturgeon, walleye, shad, smallmouth bass and more.

Cascade Locks is just 45 minutes east of Portland in the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge, and it’s right in the heart of some great fishing for salmon, sturgeon, walleye, shad, smallmouth bass and more.

Columbia River Sturgeon Season 2024: When to Catch a Keeper

UPDATE: Oregon and Washington fisheries managers quickly closed the sturgeon retention season in the Columbia River Gorge after anglers quickly caught close to the allowable quota by January 3.

ODFW attributed the increasing popularity of this rare keeper opportunity, along with nice weather, to the record-breaking numbers of anglers who, like us, were out there catching keeper-sized sturgeon.

UPDATE: Oregon and Washington fisheries managers quickly closed the sturgeon retention season in the Columbia River Gorge after anglers quickly caught close to the allowable quota by January 3. ODFW attributed the increasing popularity of this rare keeper opportunity,...

Sturgeon Fishing Report 10/26/2023

Here is my sturgeon fishing report for 10/26/2023.

I met a family of three generations at 7:00 a.m. at the James Gleason Boat Ramp, which lies on the Columbia River near the Portland International Airport (PDX).

Here is my sturgeon fishing report for 10/26/2023. I met a family of three generations at 7:00 a.m. at the James Gleason Boat Ramp, which lies on the Columbia River near the Portland International Airport (PDX).

Astoria Oregon Sturgeon Fishing Guide

Astoria Oregon Sturgeon Fishing Guide

Astoria, Oregon, offers world-class sturgeon fishing on the lower Columbia River. Seriously, this is one of the most memorable trips we book all year.

When fishing near Astoria for sturgeon, we are fishing mainly in shallow water among the sand bars. And when I say shallow, we’re talking about only 4 to 10 feet of water. Sturgeon will come into the shallow waters to feed on shrimp and other forage.

Astoria, Oregon, offers world-class sturgeon fishing on the lower Columbia River. Seriously, this is one of the most memorable trips we book all year. When fishing near Astoria for sturgeon, we are fishing mainly in shallow water among the sand bars. And when I say...

The Dalles Oregon Sturgeon report

The Dalles Oregon Sturgeon report

June 19, 2023, The Dalles Oregon

The past week and a half, I’ve been sturgeon fishing in The Dalles, Oregon. So, in this article, I will give you the Dalles Oregon Sturgeon report.

First of all, this is a catch-and-release fishery. We are strictly fishing for monster-sized sturgeon that range between 7 and 10 feet long.

June 19, 2023, The Dalles Oregon The past week and a half, I’ve been sturgeon fishing in The Dalles, Oregon. So, in this article, I will give you the Dalles Oregon Sturgeon report. First of all, this is a catch-and-release fishery. We are strictly fishing for...

Sturgeon fishing 4/15/2023

Usually, I start all my fishing trips in the morning. I had a group that wanted to go sturgeon fishing on 4/15/2023, And they only wanted to do a half day. We decided to meet at 3:00 PM; I agreed that after I did a full day of salmon fishing, I would take them out sturgeon fishing in the afternoon.

Usually, I start all my fishing trips in the morning. I had a group that wanted to go sturgeon fishing on 4/15/2023, And they only wanted to do a half day. We decided to meet at 3:00 PM; I agreed that after I did a full day of salmon fishing, I would take them out...
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