Columbia River fishing report 7/31/2018

By August 1, 2018Fishing Reports

The Summer Steelhead season this year on the Columbia River and its tributaries were much better than expected!  Many times, run predictions are not always accurate from the Washington Department of fish and Wildlife.  For instance, the run prediction for Sockeye Salmon this year was only 60,000 and we have received 194,000 over Bonneville Dam so far.  The run prediction for Fall Chinook is also low this year but catch rates in the ocean are proving that that could be wrong as well.  We have now wrapped up our Summer Steelhead season and are gearing up for the upcoming world famous Buoy 10 fishery for the month of August and into September.   The Fall Chinook and Coho season is our longest and best fishing of the year hands down!  There’s tons of opportunity out there until clear into mid November for both species.  This year, we’re running a brand new 26ft Allumaweld Columbia that’s built for big water for you to enjoy your day even more!  Now’s the time to book your trip so let’s get out and do some catching!  See you soon!