John Gross, Roaring Fork Guide Service, 39621 Deerhorn Rd, Springfield, Oregon 97478
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Guided excursions & fishing trips on Oregon's premier rivers and coastal streams
Salmon · Trout · Steelhead · Bass
Submitted by John Gross on 16 May 2011 - 9:30am.
Submitted by John Gross on 11 May 2011 - 11:54am.
More than 7000 Spring Chinook pushed their way over Willamette Falls last week enroute to our local fishing grounds on the Middle Fork Willamette, McKenzie, and the Santiam. With a cumulative count of almost 10,000 salmon, last week's bust of fish signals the official start of our 2011 run, in eanest. 60% of the run is projected to be 5 year old fish, many of which, will weigh 20 pounds or better
Submitted by John Gross on 1 January 2011 - 2:40pm.
Submitted by John Gross on 1 January 2011 - 12:37pm.
Salmon fishing on Sixes River in southern Oregon closed today after a very memorable season. The Elk River, a close neighbor to Sixes remains open to the retention of some Chinook through March due to the hatchery component in the run. Already, most of the boats and bank fishermen on both these rivers are targeting winter steelhead. Steelhead season on Elk-Sixes is a very special season. Both rivers have solid runs of feisty chromers and they just don't get nearly the number of boats and fishermen as during salmon season. Side-drifting eggs, puffballs or yarn is the favorite method.
Submitted by John Gross on 1 January 2011 - 12:14pm.
Last night marked a sad good bye to a fantastic salmon season on Sixes River near Port Orford, Oregon. 2010 actually was a great year for salmon on many systems in Oregon. After quite a number of sub-par years, we have come to really appreciate the special years like 2010. It really was like "the good old days" on Elk-Sixes. Only time will tell if 2010 was a single year anomaly caused by improved ocean productivity or if it marks the beginning of multi-year cycle tied to better management decisions.
Submitted by John Gross on 31 December 2010 - 1:08pm.
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