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Guide's Targeted Fish Species In July

Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth Bass
Out of Season

Steelhead Trout

Steelhead Trout

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Matusz and Sons Guide Service - Top Species in July

Smallmouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Out of Season
Species Name: Micropterus Dolomieu
Species Family: Centrarchidae
Species Order: Perciformes
Habitat: Lake, River
Weight: 1 - 4 pounds
Length: 12" - 27"
Steelhead Trout
Steelhead Trout
Excellent Odds
Species Name: Oncorhynchus mykiss
Species Family: Salmonidae
Species Order: Salmoniformes
Habitat: Coastal, rivers
Weight: 2 - 35 pounds
Length: 12" - 46"

Common Questions


What are the most popular fish species to catch in Oregon waters?

Oregon's waters offer a diverse range of fish species, including Steelhead, King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Chinook Salmon, Smallmouth Bass, and Rainbow Trout. Each species presents unique fishing opportunities throughout the year.


When is the best time to fish for Steelhead in Oregon?

Steelhead fishing in Oregon is typically best from late fall through early spring, with peak runs occurring in winter months. Matusz and Sons Guide Service offers expert-guided trips during these seasons along the Elk River and Umpqua River.


What are the prime locations for Salmon fishing in Oregon?

Prime locations for Salmon fishing in Oregon include the Elk River and Umpqua River, where Matusz and Sons Guide Service specializes in guided salmon fishing trips. These rivers are renowned for their productive salmon runs.


How can I prepare for Smallmouth Bass fishing in Oregon?

Smallmouth Bass fishing in Oregon is excellent during warmer months, typically from spring through early fall. Matusz and Sons Guide Service provides all necessary equipment and expert guidance for a successful bass fishing experience.


What techniques are effective for catching King Salmon in Oregon?

Techniques such as trolling with bait or lures and drift fishing are effective for catching King Salmon in Oregon's coastal waters. Matusz and Sons Guide Service employs these techniques during guided salmon fishing Oregon trips to maximize success.


Where can I find Chinook Salmon in Oregon?

Chinook Salmon can be found in various rivers and coastal areas of Oregon, with notable runs occurring in the Elk River and Umpqua River. Matusz and Sons Guide Service offers guided trips to these prime locations for Chinook Salmon fishing.


What is the average size of Steelhead caught in Oregon rivers?

Steelhead caught in Oregon rivers typically range in size from 8 to 20 pounds, depending on the season and specific river conditions. Matusz and Sons Guide Service guides anglers to optimal spots where larger Steelhead are commonly found.


Are there opportunities for fly fishing Rainbow Trout in Oregon?

Yes, Oregon offers excellent opportunities for fly fishing Rainbow Trout in rivers and lakes throughout the state. Matusz and Sons Guide Service provides guided trips tailored to fly fishing enthusiasts looking to target Rainbow Trout.


What are the regulations for fishing Salmon in Oregon?

Fishing regulations for Salmon in Oregon vary by species, location, and time of year. Matusz and Sons Guide Service ensures compliance with all fishing regulations and provides guidance on catch limits and fishing seasons.


How can I book a fishing trip with Matusz and Sons Guide Service in Oregon?

Booking a fishing trip with Matusz and Sons Guide Service is easy! Simply visit our website or contact our office to check availability, discuss trip options, and secure your reservation for an unforgettable fishing adventure targeting your preferred fish species in Oregon.


A Matusz and Sons Guide Service Guided Fishing Trip targets the top Oregon Fish species including Steelhead, King Salmon, Smallmouth Bass. We primarily Fish the Elk River, Umpqua River.