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06 - Bonneville Dam to The Dalles Dam Fishing Reports

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Posted: 10/13/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/11/2020
Hot Spots: 0
I decided to return to the Gorge and fish this weekend. The Reach has been a bit hit and miss and I really couldn't resist the great fishing in the Gorge. We fished the mouth of the Klickitat River ...
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Posted: 9/26/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/26/2020
Hot Spots: 0
This Fall King run just seems to keep coming! It is making for some awesome fishing in the Columbia. This week we put the troll rods away and decided to do a bit of bait fishing for our Kings! We h...
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Posted: 9/20/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/20/2020
Hot Spots: 0
With the Columbia River open again this last weekend, I decided to take my clients back to the Gorge. We fished the mouth of the Deschutes, trolling 360 flashers and spinners. The fishing was hot ri...
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Posted: 9/12/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/12/2020
Hot Spots: 0
The Columbia opened in the Gorge for a few more days of fishing this weekend and we capitalized! The troll bite was awesome and we fished less than 3 hours for 2 days worth of limits! 13 kings in th...
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Posted: 9/6/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/6/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Our Fall Chinook season in the Columbia Gorge has been fantastic! We are catching limits every day and usually have time to run a second trip each day! Trolling super baits and spinners with 360 fla...
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Posted: 8/30/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/30/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Our Fall King season in the Gorge is in full swing and we are crushing the Kings! Today we had a boat limit with a bonus Jack by 9 am. Trolling has been our best bet, targeting fish in 30 foot of wa...
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Posted: 8/26/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/22/2020
Hot Spots: 0
We started our Columbia River Fall Chinook season this week in the Columbia Gorge. Fishing was great as the counts over Bonneville Dam are increasing every day. We trolled 360 flashers and superbait...
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Posted: 5/20/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/14/2020
Hot Spots: 0
This report will summarize our Spring Chinook fishing in the Columbia Gorge for 2020. Overall, the run size did not materialize and the fishing was a lot tougher than people would have thought. With...
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Posted: 9/18/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/14/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Columbia Gorge Chinook fishing is as good as I have seen it! Trolling 360 flashers and super baits or spinners is getting quick limits for our boat....both Saturday and Sunday, before breakfast! As t...
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Posted: 9/9/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Another fantastic weekend in the Columbia Gorge! Fall kings are coming by the thousands and the fishing is proving to be fantastic! We have been blessed to be in the fish every day and most days off ...
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Posted: 9/6/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
It really can't get much better for action in the Columbia right now for Kings! Everywhere from Astoria to the Hanford Reach has kings in it! I think the States have underestimated the king run by a...
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Posted: 9/3/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Well as suspected the king bite in the Columbia gorge went crazy this weekend with the numbers climbing over Bonneville dam. We fished through the weekend with lots of hookups and quick morning limits...
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Posted: 8/27/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
LIMITS! Even though it is only a 1 fish limit, we are fishing 6 clients/day and have been getting our 6 kings pretty steady! The Fall counts are climbing and the fishing continues to just get bette...
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Posted: 8/22/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/17/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We started our early Columbia Gorge Fall King trips this weekend! With a mix of steelhead and tule salmon, we had great action and the rods were pounding all day. Unfortunately this year are forced ...
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Posted: 8/20/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/18/2019
Hot Spots: 1
We started our fall king season near Drano Lake. We fished 3 days with great success. It's still early but we had a great morning bite then it seemed to slow down throughout the day. We trolled pro tr...
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Posted: 7/10/2019
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We were able to fish the Bonneville Pool for oversize sturgeon this last weekend! Now is a great time to target these big fish. You can expect to catch some of the biggest fish of your lives this ti...
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Posted: 5/15/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Columbia Gorge Springer fishing continues to be excellent for Rising Son Adventures! We fished Saturday and had 8 fish on, killing 7 for our day on the water! The run is quite a bit smaller this yea...
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By: tmtallman
Posted: 4/30/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/28/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to try and get some rod time for spring chinook and headed to drano. It was a cold morning with light wind. 33 boats on the lake and fishing was tough. Only saw about 5 or 6 caught rig...
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Posted: 4/29/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/28/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We started our first weekend trips in the Columbia Gorge for Spring Chinook! Overall, with low numbers over Bonneville Dam, the fishing has been very tough, but we were persistent and confident in ou...
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Posted: 9/10/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Munden's Rising Son Adventures had a great weekend chasing Fall Chinook in the Columbia River Gorge! If you haven't fished this section of the Columbia, you are missing out! It is by far my favorite...
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Posted: 9/7/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Columbia Gorge Fall Chinook is in full swing with limits for us coming daily! The limit is 1 king this year, but if you happen to catch a coho first, you can get your coho and a king. Once you get 1...
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Posted: 9/7/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We fished the Columbia gorge near the mouth of the klickitat and we had one boat below Bonneville dam. Both boats limited this morning with some very nice fish. Best rig was pro troll flasher with pin...
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Posted: 8/30/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/25/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fall Kings are here! We were able to get in on a great day of fishing this last weekend with several bright fish to the boat! Most of our action came on trolled 360 flashers and superbaits or spinne...
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Posted: 8/22/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/18/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fall Chinook are starting to enter the mid Columbia! We fished the Columbia Gorge and were able to get several Kings to the boat and keep some really nice fish! As the fish start moving up river, pass...
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Posted: 8/20/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/20/2018
Hot Spots: 1
We fished hard this morning for a few bites. We landed one nice king and our other boat landed one king. Definitely tougher but its just a matter of a little time before it heats back up again! We got...
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