Home > Things to Do > > Fishing

Fishing in Oregon: Trout, Salmon, and Bass

Mt. Hood Territory is home to 20 of Oregon’s top 50 places to fish within a 60-minute drive from Portland. Lakes, rivers and streams teem with salmon, steelhead, trout and small mouth bass. Find superb fishing in The Territory year round from boat or bank, including winter steelhead and spring Chinook. Novice and expert anglers alike can choose from a variety of outfitters, guides and resources – such as The Territory’s Fish Finder – to get geared up for and locate your intended catch.

Sign up for fly fishing lessons or a guided adventure trip on the Willamette, Sandy, Salmon, Clackamas and Molalla Rivers. Learn to drift and troll from your kayak. Join the ‘hogline’ of boats on the lower Willamette River during salmon runs. Camp at Trillium, Timothy or Frog Lakes and cast your line for days in the cold, clear alpine waters. Get your kids excited about the catch at family-friendly Rainbow Trout Farm. 

Hone in on the best spots to find the fish you’re angling to catch any day of the year. The Territory’s map-based Fish Finder is a collaboration with Clackamas County Tourism and the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association (NSIA).

Angling for adventure? Pedal your rod, reel and tackle along the Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway and make it a fishing vacation with plenty of stops at favorite fishing holes along the way.


The following map data has been provided in partnership with the Northwest Sportsfishing Industry Association.

The Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association (NSIA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and enhancement of sport fisheries and the businesses dependent upon them. Based in Oregon City, NSIA represents business interests of members that rely on healthy fisheries, public access to fishing locations, and an active angling population.

Start Search
Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Cutthroat Trout
Fall Chinook
Largemouth Bass
Rainbow Trout
Small Mouth Bass
Spring Chinook
Summer Steelhead
Wild Trout
Winter Steelhead
Bait Type
Artificial Flies
Native / Hatchery
Boat Launch
Hike In
Kid Friendly
Limited Bank Access
Wheelchair Accessible

What's Nearby
+ Activities
+ Dining
+ Lodging
Filter By

Select all that apply and click Search
ADA Compliant Bait and Tackle Fish Farm
Sandy, OR 97055
Floating down the Sandy River, Brian Silvey takes visitors down one of Oregon's best kept fly fishing secrets.
Region: Mountain
Oregon City , OR 97064
Rob Crandall's Water Time Outfitters offers guided fishing trips on Clackamas County's best waters. Offering full and half day fishing trips on the Clackamas River for steelhead and...
Region: Mountain
2444 SE Beaver Creek Ln, Troutdale, OR 97060
Guide service for Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon, Trout using jet, drift boats raft. Whitewater fishing trips year round since 1977. Fly gear fishing with a professional guide. Handicapped welcome....
Region: Mountain
14321 SE Bush St, Portland, OR 97236
Fish Oregon for Salmon, Sturgeon, Steelhead with one of the area's best known guides. Come along on a guided fishing trip in northwest Oregon with Larry Page in...
Region: Urban
67296 E Hwy 26, Welches, OR 97067
GUIDES. Fly fishing outfitter and instruction for over 21 years. Guided tours on Sandy, Clackamas and Salmon Rivers. Great fishing for trout (May-Oct), steelhead (Dec-May) and salmon (varies)....
Region: Mountain
88149 E Creek Ridge Rd, Government Camp, OR 97028
The leading recreational outfitter and guide service for Mt Hood and beyond. Winter: snowmobiling, snowshoeing, x-country skiing, sleigh/carriage rides, free information center, equipment rentals, retail and guided tours....
Region: Mountain
52560 E Sylvan Dr, Sandy, OR 97055
Catch a trout – catch a memory with family and friends from one of 10 sparkling pools on this magnificent 30-acre estate. Fishers of all ages will enjoy...
Region: Mountain
210 SE Hwy 224, Estacada, OR 97023
Local fishing outpost for all of your fishing needs. Serving Northwest fishermen for over 30 years. ammo, rods, reels and fly tying supplies.
Region: Mountain
17330 SE Evelyn St, Clackamas, OR 97015
Learn more about regulatory and fishing information in Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory.
Region: Valley
Oregon City, OR 97045
Fishing guide Tom Burgess provides professionally guided fishing trips in Oregon including the Willamette River for salmon, sturgeon and steelhead. All fishing equipment, bait and fish processing is...
Region: Urban