Summer Chinook Salmon

Summer Chinook are caught by Columbia river fishing guides and local resorts for the Oregon and Washington. Summer Chinook Salmon swim up the Columbia river and Oregon fishing guides and Washington fishing guides catch more Summer Chinook Salmon so book a trip with them today.

Summer Chinook Salmon on the Columbia River to Summer Chinook for fishing tips learn "how to catch" Summer Chinook Salmon and read recent fishing reports for Summer Chinook print tide tables and Bonneville Dam fish counts.

Steve Beattie has a nice Salmon hooked in the above photo.

Columbia River spring Chinook seasons
Action: Sets fishing regulations for spring Chinook salmon in the mainstem Columbia River.
Locations:
The mainstem Columbia River from Buoy 10 upstream to the I-5 Bridge.
Effective date: Through April 18, 2010, fishing for salmon and shad is open 7 days per week, except closed on March 9, 16, 23, 30.
Effective March 1, 2010: Daily salmonid limit is 6 fish (hatchery Chinook or hatchery steelhead), of which no more than 2 may be adults and no more than one may be an adult Chinook. Release all wild Chinook.
The mainstem Columbia River from the I-5 Bridge to the I-205 Bridge.
Effective date: March 1 through March 14, 2010, fishing for Salmon and shad is open 7 days per week, except closed on March 9.
Effective date: March 15 through April 3, fishing for Salmon and shad is open only on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Daily salmonid limit is 6 fish (hatchery Chinook or hatchery steelhead), of which no more than 2 may be adults and no more than one may be an adult Chinook. Release all wild Chinook.
The mainstem Columbia River from the I-205 Bridge upstream to Bonneville Dam.
Bank fishing only - closed to fishing for salmon and shad from boats.
Effective date: March 1 through March 14, 2010. Fishing for Salmon and shad is open 7 days per week, except closed on March 9.
Effective date: March 15 through April 3, 2010. Fishing for Salmon and shad is open only on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Daily salmonid limit is 6 fish (hatchery Chinook or hatchery steelhead), of which no more than 2 may be adults and no more than one may be an adult Chinook. Release all wild Chinook.

NW Hawg Hunters Fishing Adventures

NW Hawg Hunters is booking trips on the Upper & Lower Columbia River, Willamette River, Clackamas River and mid Columbia River area below Bonneville  dam for Salmon Steelhead, Shad & Sturgeon.
We specialize in Oversize sturgeon, these fish range in size from 6 feet to ? and often break the surface of the water to make for an excellent photo. You’ll be fishing with Coast Guard licensed guide Bill Gaither in a 24’ Willie Raptor open sled. All the bait and gear is provided for the species of fish you are going after, with hot coffee and lunch provided.
Call Bill today for the Salmon, Sturgeon or Steelhead fishing trip of a lifetime. You can fish with NW HawgHunters just minutes from downtown Portland, Oregon or all up and down the Columbia River.
503-519-7972

Tower Island power lines (located about 6 miles downstream from the Dalles Dam) upstream to McNary Dam, plus Washington bank between Bonneville Dam and the Tower Island powerlines.
Effective date: March 16 through May 31, 2010. Fishing for salmon, steelhead and shad is open seven days per week.
Daily salmonid limit 6 fish, of which no more than 2 adult Chinook salmon or hatchery steelhead or one of each. Release all wild Chinook.
Species affected: Spring Chinook, steelhead and shad
Reason for action: Harvestable numbers of salmon are available based on the forecasts and associated management agreements.
Other information: Additional fishing opportunity may be available after the run size is updated in early May. A news release describing the 2010 spring Chinook season is available on the WDFW website at
http://wdfw.wa.gov/ 
Information contact: (360) 696-6211. For latest information press *1010.

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