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Columbia Springers
« on: February 19, 2017, 04:36:07 PM »
Anybody have any idea when this season will be posted?  I am thinking about trying to get a few Springers in the freezer this year. 

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2017, 04:47:36 PM »
Spring chinook angling in the lower Columbia River is projected to last through April 6 before the early season closes and sportsmen wait until a mid-May update of the salmon forecast.Washington and Oregon officials shared the projection Wednesday with the bistate Columbia River Recreational Advisor Group in Vancouver. The states will adopt the 2017 spring chinook fishing regulations at a hearing beginning at 1 p.m. a.m. Feb. 23 at the Clark Regional Waste Water District, 8000 N.E. 52nd Court.
http://www.union-bulletin.com/things_to_do/diversions/early-chinook-season-in-lower-columbia-set-to-last-until/article_fb4c871e-f52a-11e6-b5b8-ff305f383bd4.html

You're doing better than me if you end up with enough springer to make it to the freezer, lately anyway.
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2017, 05:02:31 PM »
We just ate the last piece. I ate a winter run the other day and was reminded how ready I am for some springers!

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2017, 05:33:45 PM »
expect March 1st through April 6th open 7 days a week for lower river....
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2017, 06:48:32 PM »
Fishing in the trees this year, if all this rain and snow in mountains continues...   :yike:

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2017, 09:06:58 PM »
I have a few seats left for Columbia springers last week of march early April out of Kalama if interested $165 per seat
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2017, 07:13:52 PM »
Probably be more of a kwikfish year this year! I just picked up 5 new ones!
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2017, 04:43:24 PM »
Do they have the projections for the fall run, Upriver kings out yet?

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2017, 04:44:44 PM »
Ya check ifish

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2017, 04:47:35 PM »
Do they have the projections for the fall run, Upriver kings out yet?

Certainly not the banner year like the ones we've been having.

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #10 on: February 22, 2017, 05:17:38 PM »
No, not counting on that. hard to sustain those numbers. Half is still a lot of fish though. Hoping for that at least.

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2017, 06:25:54 PM »
No, not counting on that. hard to sustain those numbers. Half is still a lot of fish though. Hoping for that at least.


With proper.fish management we should have a million plus fish every year for the fall run.
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2017, 07:43:25 AM »
Anyone catching yet? I am coming from Montana for the last week of the season

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #13 on: March 10, 2017, 12:36:54 PM »
Heard one was caught in the Willamette.
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #14 on: March 11, 2017, 06:45:04 PM »
High water visibility ranging from 1-2 ft.

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2017, 07:07:09 PM »
I keep watching YouTube videos and getting excited. Sounds slow from the reports I hear

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #16 on: March 13, 2017, 08:20:59 PM »
7 springers over Boniville Dam.  Time to get serious......... :IBCOOL:
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #17 on: March 14, 2017, 04:42:07 PM »
7 springers over Boniville Dam.  Time to get serious......... :IBCOOL:

lol I've been watching the counts myself.  :tup:
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #18 on: March 14, 2017, 05:16:10 PM »
Hoping it turns on soon. I have charter booked with Oregon City Charters on April 1, it was gift.
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #19 on: March 15, 2017, 06:18:34 PM »
April 1st should be safe

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2017, 01:24:01 PM »
OK 10 Springers over the dam! Smoking Hot Fishing soon.................  :IBCOOL:
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2017, 03:55:39 PM »
By smoking hot, you mean a fish every 6 hours?  :chuckle:

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #22 on: March 19, 2017, 12:54:05 PM »
PLEASE STOP RAINING.

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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #23 on: March 20, 2017, 06:33:50 PM »
By smoking hot, you mean a fish every 6 hours?  :chuckle:

12 over the dam now. 6 over The Dalles Dam. How did I not get a bite????? :chuckle:
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Re: Columbia Springers
« Reply #24 on: March 20, 2017, 06:39:41 PM »
12 hrs on the hook Saturday and all we got for four poles was wet wet wet. Gonna give it another got his weekend.

 

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