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From the tidewaters of the Columbia River to the high desert country of the Lower Deschutes River, Oregon waters offer something to every angler. More than twenty species of game fish can be found in the states big rivers, small streams, ocean bays, and reservoirs. But how do you know when and where to fish, how to get there, and what kind of gear to use? The answers are all here in Fishing Oregonthe most accurate and up-to-date anglers resource available on the state that offers some of the finest sport fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Local angler and author Jim Yuskavitch knows these waters, whether angling for steelhead in the McKenzie River or Chinook salmon in the Rogue River, and has collected the information that will help other anglers fish here. Answering the questions every angler asks before setting out, he provides descriptions of eighty-eight fishing hot spots, including top locations on the North Santiam, Siletz, Trask, Clackamas, Metolius, Owyhee, Klamath, Minam, and Grande Ronde Rivers. He provides a list of the game fish at each location and the best times to fish; tips on lures, flies, bait, tackle, and techniques; information on access and regulations; and maps and photos. An illustrated section describing the habits, habitats, and the best ways to fish for Oregons huge variety of game fish rounds out this anglers guide and makes it an essential Oregon angling companion.
Describes the state's fishing from the tidewaters to the high desert in the east.
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.
About the Author
Jim Yuskavitch has fished the waters of Oregon for more than a quarter of a century. When hes not fishing, he is a full-time writer and photographer specializing in natural history. He lives in Sisters, Oregon.