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Portland Fishing



Portland Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Portland, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Chinook Salmon

  2. Chinook Salmon

    There is a 78.71% catch rate for Chinook Salmon, based on 436059 Chinook Salmon counted.

    Portland Chinook Salmon Counts Chart
    Chinook

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  3. Rainbow Trout

  4. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 21.28% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 117923 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Portland Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

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  5. Walleye

  6. Walleye

    There is a 0% catch rate for Walleye, based on 9 Walleye counted.

    Portland Walleye Counts Chart
    Walleye

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  7. Sturgeon

  8. Sturgeon

    There is a 0% catch rate for Sturgeon, based on 8 Sturgeon counted.

    Portland Sturgeon Counts Chart
    Sturgeon

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  9. Yellow Perch

  10. Yellow Perch

    There is a 0% catch rate for Yellow Perch, based on 7 Yellow Perch counted.

    Portland Yellow Perch Counts Chart
    Yellow

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  11. Coho Salmon

  12. Coho Salmon

    There is a 0% catch rate for Coho Salmon, based on 4 Coho Salmon counted.

    Portland Coho Salmon Counts Chart
    Coho

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  13. Sockeye Salmon

  14. Sockeye Salmon

    There is a 0% catch rate for Sockeye Salmon, based on 4 Sockeye Salmon counted.

    Portland Sockeye Salmon Counts Chart
    Sockeye

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  15. Common Carp

  16. Common Carp

    There is a 0% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 3 Common Carp counted.

    Portland Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

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  17. Cutthroat Trout

  18. Cutthroat Trout

    There is a 0% catch rate for Cutthroat Trout, based on 3 Cutthroat Trout counted.

    Portland Cutthroat Trout Counts Chart
    Cutthroat

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  19. Smallmouth Bass

  20. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 0% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 3 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    Portland Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
    Smallmouth

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Recommendations above based on 18 species of fish and 554036 fish counted for May around Portland.

To date, there are 26 species of fish and a total of 1437071 fish counted for Portland and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 12/31/1876 (148 years).

Last Update: 5/24/2024 8:25:13 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Top Portland Fishing Spots

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Portland are the following:

  1. Kelley Point Bank
    Lots of bank fishing area. Could launch inflatable boat.


  2. Hassalo Rock No 1
    Hassalo Rock No 1


  3. Hassalo Rock No 2
    Hassalo Rock No 2


  4. Chinook Landing Marine Park


  5. Obstruction
    Attributes RECRD 53027 VESSLTERMS OBSTRUCTION FEATURE_TYPE Rock - Awash LATDEC 45.691517 LONDEC -122.776967 GP_QUALITY High DEPTH SOUNDING_TYPE YEARSUNK HISTORY CL586/77 -- US


  6. Bybee Lake


  7. Dabney State Park


  8. Scoggins Valley Ramp C-Hagg Lake


  9. San Salvador


  10. Dayton Boat Landing


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  • Sturgeon Fishing Report 10/26/2023
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Top Portland Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Fisherman's Marine & Outdoor


  2. D & G Bait Inc


  3. Hawken Fishing


  4. Poulsen-Cascade Corporation


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Top Portland Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Marvin's Guide Service
    Marvin’s Guide Service is one of Oregon’s and Washington’s top fishing guides, and Charters based out of Portland,Oregon, offering professionally guided fishing trips for Salmon fishing, Steelhead fishing, Sturgeon fishing, Walleye fishing, and Shad.

  2. Page's NW Guide Service
    We have been in service for over forty years and are one of the top sport fishing guide services in the Pacific Northwest. We are led by full-time, professional guide and captain Larry Page, and offer shared and private, fully furnished Oregon fis

  3. Lance Fisher Fishing - Portland
    The waters of Oregon and SW Washington provide some of the best sport fishing in the country, with numerous opportunities for salmon, sturgeon, steelhead, walleye, and bottom fish. Lance Fisher Fishing offers both guided personal, and chartered corpo

  4. HOOK'EM UP Guide Service


  5. Pastime Fishing Adventures
    Pastime Fishing Adventures is Oregon's premier fishing guide for the Oregon coast, Columbia and Willamette Rivers.

  6. Northwest Fly Fishing Outfitters


  7. Sturgeon Frank's Guide Services


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Top Portland Marinas

  1. Marina Way Moorage


  2. Sportcraft Marina Inc


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