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Hey guys how's things going fishing season is right around the corner and I haven't gone fishing in a couple years! This year im getting back into fishing as a means of keeping more food in the house! Plus I really enjoy eating trout :)

Does anyone else on here go fishing or did you used to go fishing? Where are some of your favorite places to go fishing? Do you fish trout or bass, or maybe even ocean fish? 

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In the year that my wife and I have been in Oregon, we have done a very little surf/jetty fishing and have caught a few things like surfperch and greenling, which are decent table fare, but maybe not with that stupendous flavor (like Halibut, Trout, Salmon, etc).   I still cry sometimes when I think of how I reacted when it became apparent that I wouldn't be able to take the boat with us to Oregon !@#$#%!.  I have done a little fishing for bass in some of the local ponds and sloughs and have caught two small bass, using artificial, saltwater "Sandworm" "gulp" baits and that's about all.

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What part of Oregon are you in I'm in the Corvallis area and usually fish around Corvallis and Albany but sometimes go down by the coast area over by toledo

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We are in Wilsonville.  When we go salt-water fishing, we try to go on a low tide. We typically fish the coast from about Yachats (Jachats?sp?) to Tillamook.  Typically Barview jetty has been our goto spot on our most recent outings.

 

We haven't done much freshwater fishing because I am still clueless on the food chain, which species migrate, where to fish for trout, etc.

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Can anyone tell me if there is an upoming "Bass-spawn" season/period where Black Bass move in to VERY shallow water to lay their eggs/spawn?  I just returned from a few days near Lake Conroe, Texas, where I caught a nice (and legal) 18" Black Bass (female) exactly in spawning terrain.  Also it is warming up for the Crappie "season" as well.

 

Are there any such similar "runs" on any species really, but mostly on the "warm-water" species like Black Bass, Crappie, Striped Bass. or perch/sunperch)?

Thanks and tight lines......

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Hey so yesterday I went to Canby pond and caught one "keeper" trout and I am headed back there again today, although I bet it will be crowded.  If that doesn't pan out I plan to try fishing the Molalla river itself, which is just a few hundred yards away from the pond.  If nothing pans out there then I was going to try the St Louis ponds (just south of Woodburn).  

 

According to the Oregon Fish & Wildlife Dept, both of these ponds were stocked with trout just this last week......

 

I did not know how good trout are to eat.....yummo!!!

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About your question about bass right now the bass activity is very minimal but ones the whether warms up the bass with usually have a spring spawn tenmile lake is one of the best lakes in Oregon for bass fishing...

 

I'm headed out to freeway lakes in albany for a little evening fishing hopefully we can get hooked up with something today!

 

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Hey so I went fishing again at Canby pond and I got five keeper trout.  It took awhile but all were taken under a cork about two feet below the cork using a Powerbait winged-grub looking thing.  It is a nice place to take the family.  The Molalla river is just next to this pond and I was wondering if anyone has had any success fishing the river there.

 

Oh and thanks for the tip of "tenmile" lake.  Fishing for Bass during the spawn is fun!

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No problem you can actually  look up some videos of bass fishing tournaments that they have had at ten mile lake some nice size bass come out of there and I grew up right by it!

 

Sounds like you had a more successful day then me today but I did get to enjoy a beautiful  sunset!

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Needless to say I haven't been able to locate any Dupont lures so I reckon dynamite is out of the question here in Ohio.

Time to break the fly rods and float tube out and hit the stone quarry. I'll shut up now


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3 hours ago, bigpapa said:

Needless to say I haven't been able to locate any Dupont lures so I reckon dynamite is out of the question here in Ohio.

Time to break the fly rods and float tube out and hit the stone quarry. I'll shut up now

Id actually love to see some of the fish around Ohio I bet you got a few different species then we do in oregon

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