For the dedicate angler, there’s an opportunity to fish for salmon or steelhead almost every day of the year – from cold, wet days on the Columbia River chasing spring chinook, to hot desert days in Central Oregon casting for summer steelhead.
Regulation Updates – most recent in-season regulation changes, including most current regulations for Columbia River
Coastal Fall Salmon Seasons – coho and fall chinook seasons are set in June
Ocean Salmon –fishing seasons and daily bag limits are announced in April; fishing begins in late May or June
Ocean Sport Salmon Seasons Map (pdf)
Current Ocean Salmon Recreational Catch Estimates by Port
Fish Counts at Major Dams – track salmon and steelhead returns on major rivers
Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon Catch Statistics – annual salmon and steelhead harvest by river
Steelhead Fishing in Oregon – this brief how-to includes a calendar of returns on Oregon’s top steelhead rivers
Weekly Recreation Report – weekly updates of fishing conditions for almost 200 water bodies
Annual Fishing Guide – describes access, regulation updates, best times of year to fish and tips and gear and techniques for rivers, streams, lakes and reservoirs throughout the state. Covers trout, salmon, steelhead and warmwater species.