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How does an angler know when and where to fish, how to get there, and what kind of gear will reel in the catch? The answers are all here in Fishing Oregon. Oregon offers some of the finest sport fishing in the Pacific Northwest. More than twenty species of bass, salmon, steelhead, trout, and whitefish can be found in the state's big rivers, small streams, ocean bays, and reservoirs. Oregon angler and author Jim Yuskavitch knows these waters and has collected details to help anglers fish here. This guide provides descriptions of eighty-eight fishing hot spots in the state and answers the questions every angler asks before setting out. Look inside to find: site descriptions, including the species present and the best times to fish; tips on lures, flies, bait, tackle, and techniques; information about access and regulations; maps and photos; an illustrated section describing the habits, habitats, and best ways to fish for Oregon's huge variety of game fish. Whether you're planning an afternoon or a week of angling adventures, take Fishing Oregon along for the trip. (6 X 9, 272 pages, b&w photos, maps, illustrations)
From the tidewaters of the Columbia River to the high desert in the east, Oregon waters offer something to every angler. Featuring the most accurate and up-to-date information on the state's fishing, Fishing Oregon details fishing access and boat ramps around the state, as well as tips and tackle recommendations. Whether its bass, trout, and bream that beckon from Oregon's lakes and streams, or steelhead and salmon fresh from the salt, this guide puts you on the water and onto the fish.
Jim Yuskavitch has fished the waters of Oregon for more than a quarter of a century. When he's not fishing, he is a full-time writer and photographer specializing in natural history.
Describes the state's fishing from the tidewaters to the high desert in the east.