The Umpqua River’s redtailed surfperch run continues to dominate our area’s fishing opportunities. The fishing is gradually improving, and while some days are better than others, the fishing is definitely getting better. Last Friday was the best fishing day yet for the upriver perch and a number of boat limits were reported taken by 8 am. Sand shr...  [read more]
By: Pete Heley   Article Category: General   Date: 6/18/2013
The Umpqua River redtailed surfperch run (pinkfins) has been more productive recently with a number of bosts catching 30 or more fish and one boat with five anglers catching 65 last Sunday. However, there are lots of boats enjoying little or minimal perch fishing success. Of course I have little sympathy for the guy who called me last Saturday a...  [read more]
By: Pete Heley   Article Category: General   Date: 6/7/2013
On Saturday there will be a free fishing event at Tugman Park on Eel Lake. On Sunday, there will be a free fishing event on Lake Marie. These events are wonderful places to introduce youngsters to fishing. The youngsters get a free hotdog and pop for simply registering and can get the same for picking up some litter. In the meantime, there are h...  [read more]
By: Pete Heley   Article Category: Bass   Date: 5/29/2013
Fishing for spring chinook has been slow, except for the area below where Rock Creek enters the North Umpqua. The entire mainstem Umpqua has been fishing very slow. Another small springer was reported takenat Half Moon Bay last week, but the lower river has not been productive for any salmon and even the feeder chinook out in the ocean were tough ...  [read more]
By: Pete Heley   Article Category: General   Date: 5/13/2013
Coming Soon - our New Name!
We're excited to be rolling out the new name for our web site, officially changing over on March 15th to

Read more about it here: name change

And as part of our name change, Premium Memberships will go away and these features will be available to all registered members of the site! So if you haven't signed up, or you've lost your log in information, you're going to want to get it all back up and running so as not to miss any of the great additional features.

Please stop by and say "hi" at the Big Horn Show in Spokane, March 19-22nd for free gifts and some fun activities for you and your family!
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Posted by: Mike Carey
Posted: 03-10-2015, 11:23 AM
Category: General
February Newsletter Plus Odds and Ends
Our February Newsletter came out featuring articles on burbot fishing, winter kokanee action, and ice fishing. The ice fishing options are rapidly dwindling, be safe out there! If you want to receive our monthly e-mail newsletter just sign up for our forum. It's free, and being a member gives you access to additional features on the site. February Newsletter

On the horizon...

BIG CHANGES COMING MARCH 15th! Watch the forum and this space for the Announcement...

March 19-22 - Join us at the Spokane Big Horn Show.

May 2nd - Lake Chelan Fishing Get Together. RSVP on the Forum today!
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Posted by: Mike Carey
Posted: 02-09-2015, 08:15 AM
Category: General
January Newsletter
This month's Newsletter features a Steelhead Float fishing video, and articles on plug fishing for steelhead, Wild Steelhead handling, and squiding for the calamari fans out there!

January Newsletter
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Posted by: Mike Carey
Posted: 01-17-2015, 07:52 PM
Category: General
Puyallup Sportsman Show $100 Give-away!
Would you like a crisp $100 PLUS reduced admission to the Puyallup Sportsman's Show? Well, it's easy. Just print out our coupon TWO times. Once to get $2 off your admission (weekdays) and a second time to bring to our booth (327, Main ShowPlex) to enter in our drawing for $100!

Here's the link to the Coupon:

Print it out for your chance to win $100!

BTW - we'll have special gifts for our visitors at the booth, including free fishing gear!
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Posted by: Mike Carey
Posted: 12-31-2014, 08:18 PM
Category: General
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