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 10 June 2014 - 10:50am.
While the wild Spring Chinook run remains viable on the McKenzie River, recent misguided efforts to reduce and/or eliminate hatchery augmentation of the Springer run may eventually threaten the local harvest of Spring Chinook. To date, no objective evidence has been presented that proves that the McKenzie hatchery-reared salmon actually threaten the wild run. Certainly human impacts, dams, roads, culverts, etc all negatively influence habitat and the natural processes. Hatchery salmon however, increase the total number of fish in a system that for all practical purposes, has been permanetly altered by humans and now supports but a mere fraction of the total historic fish population. Humans and other life have benefitted from this incredible food source for eons.
Spring Chinook Salmon & Summer Steelhead are showing in the Catch on the McKenzie, Willamette, & South Santiam RiversSubmitted by John Gross on 6 June 2014 - 1:33pm.
Spring Chinook & Summer Steelhead now Arriving on Upper Willamette Tributaries- McKenzie - Willamette Middle Fork - SantiamSubmitted by John Gross on 23 May 2014 - 8:52pm.
Spring Chinook & Summer Steelhead will be the target for many anglers here on the McKenzie and Middle Fork Willamette.
Submitted by John Gross on 5 December 2013 - 4:13pm.
Submitted by John Gross on 27 November 2013 - 5:55pm.
Submitted by John Gross on 27 November 2013 - 5:43pm.
Kelly & Bill had a day to remember landing the famed Elk River Hawgs they had only previously heard about. The short-lived rise in the river provided a couple days of hot fishing before the river dropped back to low and clear conditions. I just hope the boys had a good supply of Ben Gay after quite a day!
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