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Smallmouth Bass Fishing on the Columbia River

Smallmouth Bass Fishing on the Columbia River, The Dalles with Zip Decker,.. Summer, Topwater, Spinnerbaits.

Early Season Bass Fishing Success in the Northwest

The present El Nino would subside in spring of 2016,.. says one source. The entire west looks for hope that El Nino will alleviate drought conditions and fill Western reservoirs this year. The Northwest has received near record precipitation, and winter temperatures have been above normal. My five acre pond located in southwest Washington at […]

Columbia River Gorge – Summer Bass Fishing Report – Smallies on the Bonneville Pool

The Columbia River is listed among the five best Smallmouth Bass rivers in the country by BASSMASTER.com. Our destination for the day was the Bonneville Pool. The community of Hood River Oregon is a major destination for water borne sports driven by the wind. There’s a reason, however about once per week throughout spring and […]

Bassmaster's Best Bass Lakes of 2015

Homepage Text:  The results have been tabulated after several months of research and the 2015 rankings for the 100 Best Bass Lakes in America have been revealed.  Homepage Links:  See the list Read more The annual list sorts the best places in the world to catch a bass. http://www.bassmaster.com/slideshow/bassmasters-best-bass-lakes-2015 Homepage Image:  read more Read More […]

Oregon considering removing bag limits for smallmouth

Oregon may be poised to bow to political pressures and remove bag limits from smallmouth bass on the Columbia River. This could happen as early as Friday, June 19, when the state’s Warmwater Working Group meets. http://www.bassmaster.com/news/oregon-considering-removing-bag-limits-smallmouth read more Read More on BASSMASTER.com >

Columbia River in Transition – Bass Fishing Late Summer/Early Fall

Daytime temperatures all along the course of the Columbia River remain constant going into late summer.  Mid nineties on the east side of the Cascades and mid 70s and low 80s on the west side with the Pacific marine influence.  What were noticeable were the crisp early morning temperatures and the sunrise that’s an hour […]

Columbia River – Celilo Pool – Smallmouth Bass Fishing Report

The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. By volume, the Columbia is the fourth-largest river in the United States and has the greatest flow of any North American river draining into the Pacific. The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. It flows northwest […]

Columbia River Smallmouth Bass Fishing Report

Celilo Pool Hot August Bites That’s the title of my post after the other day on Celilo pool of the Columbia River. Actually it was a much more important launch,.. I’ve got a club tournament Aug 30th and I’m in contention for AOY. My schedule won’t allow any throw outs. My best five have to […]

Bass vs. salmon: Can they not coexist?

This speech, which Noreen Clough presented at an American Fisheries Society meeting in Boise, Idaho, takes on Columbia River managers who want to remove bass regulations in order to protect salmon. read more Read More on BASSMASTER.com >

100 Best Bass Lakes of 2013

Bassmaster Magazine rolls out the second annual listing of the top 100 Best Bass Lakes in the nation. Bassmaster Magazine’s second annual listing of the best fisheries in the nation is here. The list of the top 100 bass lakes for 2013 was developed by consulting state agencies on catch rates, population studies and stocking […]