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‘Epic’ fishing

Buoy 10 fishing was 'epic' Wednesday

Published on August 28, 2014 9:17AM

Buoy 10 fishing proved successful for this group Aug. 5. From left are Ian Ferguson, resource director, Northwest Steelheaders; Bob Rees, fishing guide and executive director, Northwest Steelheaders; Kassie Rohrbach, senior manager, Climate and Energy, National Wildlife Federation; Andy Walgamott, editor, Northwest Sportsman Magazine; Tim Lenihan, STEP coordinator, Tualatin Valley Chapter, Northwest Steelheaders; and Sue Cody, deputy managing editor, The Daily Astorian. The group caught four chinook and one coho.

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Buoy 10 fishing proved successful for this group Aug. 5. From left are Ian Ferguson, resource director, Northwest Steelheaders; Bob Rees, fishing guide and executive director, Northwest Steelheaders; Kassie Rohrbach, senior manager, Climate and Energy, National Wildlife Federation; Andy Walgamott, editor, Northwest Sportsman Magazine; Tim Lenihan, STEP coordinator, Tualatin Valley Chapter, Northwest Steelheaders; and Sue Cody, deputy managing editor, The Daily Astorian. The group caught four chinook and one coho.

Fishing guide Bob Rees baits a hook for customers the evening of Aug. 20.

SUE CODY — The Daily Astorian

Fishing guide Bob Rees baits a hook for customers the evening of Aug. 20.

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Fishermen head into the marina after a long day on the Columbia River Aug. 5.

SUE CODY — The Daily Astorian

Fishermen head into the marina after a long day on the Columbia River Aug. 5.

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Fishing guide Bob Rees nets a salmon Aug. 20 on the lower Columbia River. In the background are Andrew Picken, center, and Nic Callero, right, who caught the fish.

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Fishing guide Bob Rees nets a salmon Aug. 20 on the lower Columbia River. In the background are Andrew Picken, center, and Nic Callero, right, who caught the fish.

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Fishing on the Columbia River was “epic” Wednesday said fishing guide Bob Rees. His boat landed 14 fish, which included six chinook and eight coho. Rees is the executive director of Northwest Steelheaders and is based in Tillamook. He can be reached at brees@pacifier.com







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