Large numbers of spring chinook are entering the Columbia and the Willamette… Will the catch rates sustain with all the above normal weather headed our way?
Willamette River: catches rates have definitely improved but the fishing is still spotty in many areas below the falls. Many people ask where are the 69,000 spring chinook at? That is what the forecast is for the Willy. We managed to find several this past week in the channel but never saw very many caught. The method of choice, trolling down River with herring cured in Zilla bait….