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07 - The Dalles to McNary (Celilo/Umatilla) Fishing Reports

Posted: 6/10/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/9/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Munden's Rising Son Adventures had another really good weekend fishing the Columbia. With the decreased opportunities for salmon and steelhead, we are seeing a lot more pressure on the water for the ...
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Posted: 6/4/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Another steady weekend of walleye fishing on the Columbia for Rising Son Adventures! We fished the John Day Pool both Saturday and Sunday! The flows were all over the board this weekend and really c...
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Posted: 5/30/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/25/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Our summer walleye fishing is going great this year! We ran trips over Memorial Day weekend and found a good bite in the John Day Pool! We caught our fish harness fishing deep and plug fishing some ...
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Posted: 4/15/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Pre-Spawn Columbia River Walleye! We had a great day on Saturday, despite the gnarly Spring weather! We landed about 25 18-23 inch eater walleyes and released 5 fish over 10 lbs, all females, to spa...
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Posted: 4/14/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
To say that the past few days have been a challenge would be an understatement. Due to recent heavy rains the flows on the Columbia River have changed greatly in the past week. As I write this the r...
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Posted: 4/2/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We have been fishing hard over the past week and getting into plenty of action on the Columbia River for delicious Walleye! This year we are not catching the numbers of fish we have the past few year...
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Posted: 3/29/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/29/2019
Hot Spots: 1
We have had a good past few days with a 11 fish day today wrapping up the week. We released a handful of females ranging 5 to 9lbs and kept many great eater males that were 16 to 23 inches. My best te...
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Posted: 3/20/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We had some clients this weekend that were interested in targeting some pre-spawn trophy walleye in the Columbia! For the most part, our bigger pre-spawn fish are females that are full of eggs. Earl...
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Posted: 3/11/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/9/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We started our walleye season off Saturday with some great fishing in the John Day Pool. We did a mix of plug fishing and bottom walker/harness fishing to find our fish. All our fish were nice 3-4 l...
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Posted: 1/3/2019
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 2
Fished: 1/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Happy New Year from Munden's Rising Son Adventures! We started the new year out with Keeper sturgeon fishing in the John Day Pool. Unfortunately, the fishing was not good and the pressure was as bu...
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Posted: 9/28/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/18/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had a pretty nice opportunity to fish the Columbia this past week with Rob and Hillary from Northwest Fishing Reports. With the salmon closure we suddenly had to switch tactics and change our plans...
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Posted: 9/19/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/18/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Had a great day with Aaron Peterson of Peterson's Northwest a Fillet Away Ambassador. We were trolling at Drano, both in the lake and in the Bowl. We ran both spinners and super baits, all behind a P...
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Posted: 9/16/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/10/2018
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for our annual trip to fish the mouth of the Deschutes on the Columbia above The Dalles Dam. My brother in law Dan came along as my wife was ill and unable to join me for this trip. A...
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Posted: 8/14/2018
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/14/2018
Hot Spots: 0
The trophy catch and release sturgeon fishing continues to be awesome in the John day Pool! Today we were able to get multiple hook ups with oversize fish and many keeper size fish too! I have only ...
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Posted: 7/13/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/13/2018
Hot Spots: 0
The last few days the walleye bite has been great! The key is beating the heat and starting early. by 10 am the bite gets tough and the heat is pretty miserable. A mix of plugs and harnesses in dee...
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Posted: 7/11/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/11/2018
Hot Spots: 0
With the heat, we did a quick morning trip and made sure we were off the water by 12 noon! Today, plugs were the ticket. We were able to get 15 nice fish and off the water early! We were trolling p...
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Posted: 7/10/2018
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well I have not been able to report as much as I would have liked, because I have been on the water every day the last few weeks. We have been targeting walleye and oversize sturgeon and the fishing ...
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Posted: 6/29/2018
Species: Shad
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/23/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Late report... Last weekend I got to fish with Jacob Munden of Rising Son Adventures for a future NWFR TV episode on shad fishing the Columbia River. Joining me were Rob and Hillary Holman and Rob ...
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Posted: 6/24/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well I have had a busy week with trips every day this week! The walleye fishing in the John Day Pool remains great! We have been averaging 20-40 walleye a day with opportunities for twice that many! ...
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Posted: 6/18/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Walleye below John day dam yesterday. The water is starting to get into the summer flows and the walleye fishing is very good. Most of our fish were in the 18 to 24 inch range and even found...
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Posted: 6/16/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/16/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had a great group walleye fishing today! We were able to dodge the thunderstorms and put a bunch of walleye in the cooler! Bottom walkers and worms were the ticket in 30-40 fow. Still fishing sea...
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Posted: 6/15/2018
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/14/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We started our summer sturgeon fishing today with some great action and lots of sore arms! The day starts with us going out and catching a bunch of fresh shad to use for bait! After we have fun doi...
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Posted: 6/13/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/12/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Yesterday i had my youth fishing camp out and was able to get two groups of kids on over 100 shad, walleye, and even some kings! Fishing is great in the river right now, and if you can find a nice day...
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Posted: 6/12/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/12/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We fished below John day dam today. Walleye fishing was very consistent. We landed a dozen fish in 4 hours. They were good healthy fish all in the 18 to 23 inch range. We consintrated on trolling dark...
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Posted: 6/11/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We started our summer walleye trips off with a bang on Thursday! The weather was calm and we were able to fish effectively for the first part of the day. Action was great with our boat landing 30 wa...
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