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06 - Bonneville Dam to The Dalles Dam Fishing Reports

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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Posted: 8/13/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/11/2018
Hot Spots: 1
The Chinook bite really slowed down this weekend. So we switched over to just steelhead on Saturday in one of the boats and had a fantastic day on with 14 fish to the boat. The best technique was bobb...
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Posted: 8/8/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/8/2018
Hot Spots: 1
We fished the Drano lake area and had a great morning. We hooked 8 kings and 2 steelhead by 10 a.m. we pulled pro troll flashers with 3.5 spinners and mini cutplug superbaits behind them. Pinks and or...
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Posted: 7/30/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/30/2018
Hot Spots: 1
With having 2 boats gives us the luxury of fishing multiple fisheries. My other boat fished summer Steelhead out of Drano lake area today and had a ton of success! He reported 18 landed and 3 limits. ...
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Posted: 6/7/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Drano lake this morning. There are a few fish around but over all pretty slow bite. We hooked 2 and landed 1 fish in 5 hours. We got bit on pro troll flashers with mini cutplug superbaits in pi...
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Posted: 5/25/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had one last Springer trip booked and my clients decided to bail! They are going to regret that decision! Fishing remains solid in the Gorge! I was able to take my father and son out for a fun f...
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Posted: 5/23/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Springer fishing continues to be good in the Columbia Gorge. Saturday we were able to have multiple hook-ups and ended up killing 5 nice adults. Sunday was a tougher day due to river conditions and ...
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Posted: 5/23/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/22/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Spring Chinook in the Columbia gorge just keep coming! The fishing has been consistently good. We had a boat both at Drano lake and mouth of wind river and both boats did well. We have been doing best...
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Posted: 5/16/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Spring Chinook in the Columbia gorge is still going Good! We are getting a late push of fish over Bonneville that should keep the fishing good through early June! The best bite has been on pro troll a...
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