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A November Rain? Our Salmon fishing needs it!

Tillamook Bay’s Wilson and Trask River are ready for big things if we can get some rain. The lack of rain is getting a bit old, but we’ve managed to slug it out this week anyway. Only one day of poor results and several decent days means we’re doing better than most. It pays to […]

November Means… River Fishing for Fall Salmon!

wilson trask nestucca river fishing

The Wilson, Trask and Nestucca Rivers will bring loads of fun for November Salmon fishermen. River fishing for fall salmon in Tillamook County holds special meaning for me as a guide. Having cut my teeth as a guide on the Wilson, Trask and Nestucca Rivers, the month of November really gets my blood going. I’ll […]

Significant Rains Bring Significant Opportunities to Tillamook County

Wilson, Trask and Nestucca Rivers get primed for Salmon fishing Wow, what a rain. Although I missed most of it being on the east side fishing Columbia River Salmon at the Deschutes and Klickitat Rivers, the aftermath of this early fall storm was obvious. Tillamook County Rivers all went over their banks creating a waiting […]

Rain Event= Early Salmon Fishing on the Wilson, Trask and Nestucca Rivers

Early Wilson, Trask and Nestucca River Salmon are HUGE! Time to go Fishing! I haven’t seen this much rain in September since 2003. The guys that know weather say, “since the 20’s”! The point is, it’s wet and with it will come some opportunities that are seldom seem. The last time we saw an early […]

The Multi Species Plan and Tillamook Bay Fishing

A State Wide Agenda disguissed as “The Coastal Plan” could hurt Tillamook Bay Fishing. It’s the best collection of Salmon and steelhead fishing rivers (Wilson, Trask and Kilchis, Miami and Tillamook Rivers) meeting up as what’s known as Tillamook Bay. Salmon Trout Steelheader Magazine listed this fishery in it’s Top 10 some years back and […]