Washington’s White Salmon River Opens for Steelhead

This may be something you would want to do, especially if you live in Portland or The Dalles, or Hood River or even Yakima or Ellensburg. As long as you don’t have to drive too far to reach Washington’s White Salmon River I think it would be cool to catch a steelhead on a river where a dam was recently removed. Check it out:

After a yearlong closure, anglers, beginning Saturday, will again be able to stalk southwest Washington’s lower White Salmon River in hope of hooking winter and summer steelhead making their spawning journey.That fishing opportunity will include the roughly two miles of river from the former site of Condit Dam up to the head of its former reservoir – Northwestern Lake. That stretch of river had for nearly 100 years been submerged andinaccessible to salmon and steelhead. The fishing rule change READ MORE AT COLUMBIA BASIN BULLETIN


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