Our Fishing is Off the Hook

Are you angling for adventure in the Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge region? Have your fill of fishing fun year-round here. 

In the winter, join the guides at The Flyfishing Shop for a guided fishing trip along the Sandy and Clackamas rivers in search of delicious, colorful steelhead. The Salmon River is home to the state's oldest scenic river and thus known as one of the most beautiful locations to fish in all of Oregon. 

After a winter's full of mountain fresh steelhead, make you way to the Columbia River for the Pacific Northwest’s best walleye fishery at ThDalles Pool. The Dalles Pool stretches from The Dalles Dam upstream to the John Day Dam. The river is open year round for fishing warm water species like the walleye, but the best time to come is in March for the spring run. Our favorite spots are Preacher’s Eddy, the Willows, and the Rufus Run. For a guided tour, contact one of the numerous outfitters in the area, including Upper Columbia Guide Service info@uppercolumbiaguide.com), Sturgeon River Monsters.com, Adriatic Outfitters adriatic@cni.net. legendary angler Ed Iman (541.298.3753); and Young’s Fishing Service, Inc.

WEST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE
WATERFALLS
One of the most iconic places in the Pacific North West, the Columbia River Gorge offers unparalleled waterfall scenery and canyon views. Visit the West Columbia Gorge area to stand at the base of waterfalls, boat on the mighty Columbia River, or to stand atop vistas and take in the view. READ MORE
THE DALLES
SUNSHINE
Boasting 300 days of sunshine a year, The Dalles is a place full of recreation, culture, and history. A historic Native American trading area, this city has been a center of commerce for over 10,000 years. A paradise for history buffs, cyclists, and wine aficionados, The Dalles is for all to enjoy. READ MORE
MT. HOOD TERRITORY
EXPLORATION
The only mountain offering summer skiing in North America, Mt. Hood and the surrounding territory never gets old. If you’re not a skier, put on your hiking boots, grab a fishing pole, or load up your kayak to explore the trails, lakes, and rivers, found throughout the area. READ MORE
HOOD RIVER
WATERSPORTS
Offering world-class kiteboarding and windsurfing, Hood River is where outdoor enthusiasts and adventure-seekers are drawn to. Close to the mountain, along the river, and nestled against superb farmland, visit this town for amazing restaurants, fresh produce, and an unrivaled watersport scene. READ MORE
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