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Fishin' News & Views - June 2017

Hi all.
I have been waiting to hear the final rulings on the summer/fall salmon and steelhead fisheries, so it appears to be just what was suspected. In a nutshell, the only effect that it has on our trips is in the fact that we will not be able to keep any hatchery steelhead in the Columbia in the month of September from The Dalles Dam to the John Day Dam.
 
If you care to read the entire news bulletin, please go here……  http://www.dfw.state.or.us/news/2017/06_jun/061217b.asp
 
This will not affect our steelhead fishery up the Deschutes or the salmon fishery off the mouth of the Deschutes (in the Columbia), so no major worries.
 
I want to stress again that if you would like to go on a Deschutes River steelhead trip, we need to nail down the dates and secure the boater pass as they are increasingly hard to come by. There will be fish and the only way to catch them is to get a line in the water! J
 
Between now and then, it’s time to wrestle with the oversize sturgeon, and I still have dates available. Contact me soon if you want to have the battle of your life with a Columbia River prehistoric monster!
 
JL
 
 
For general information on our guided trips please peruse our web site and remember to check our Facebook page for more up to date info. on the fisheries as well as photos of happy people holding their catch. Again, you do not need to sign in to view our FB business page at https://www.facebook.com/FishYFS. But if you do, please hit the “like” button. J