Originally Posted by Htrn
Hello to you all here at Ifish,
My name is Mace , and i just moved here to Oregon and was wondering if any of you had some good close by places to take my kids fishing ( im sure you do ). I live in Beaverton, OR. and would like to find a good close by spot to take my teenage kids for some fishing. The type of fish doesnt matter , its just for some fun with family.
Anyhow, thanks for any advice and info and hope to be around the boards more in the future
* hope this is in the right forum area , if not feel free to move it
Welcome to ifsh.
I hope this can help about finding location nearby.
I saw this posting on CL. It got removed but I was able to make a snap shot prior to the deletion. I hope some ifishers can find the nearby fishing locations and enjoy.
1. Barton Park, Clackamas—26 mi., 40 min.
Salmon, steelhead, fi n-clipped trout
Clackamas River. Good bank access. Boat ramp. Picnic area.
Weekend day-use fee for non-registered boats and cars. Take Exit
12, off I-205, Estacada/Mt. Hood. Go east on Hwy. 212/224. Turn
right onto Hwy. 224. Go about 5 miles. Turn right at Barton Store.
2. Benson Lake, Columbia River Gorge—
30 mi., 34 min.
Trout, largemouth bass, crappie, sunfish, bullhead
Stocked lake in Benson Lake State
Park. Good bank access, no boat
ramp. Float tubes, rafts. Open year-round
for fishing, park closes after
Labor Day. Picnic areas, restrooms.
Fee. Take I-84 E to Exit 30 just before
Multnomah Falls. State park.
3. Bethany Pond,
Bethany—12 mi., 16 min.
Trout, largemouth bass,
crappie, bluegill, bullhead
Small stocked pond in suburban
Washington County. Trout in early
spring, warm water year-round. From
Hwy 26 W, take Exit 64. Right
on 185th, left on W Union, left at
Shoreline Way, right at North shore Ct.
4. Blue Lake Park, Fairview—14 mi., 24 min.
Trout, largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish,
Stocked 62-acre lake in Blue Lake Park. Bank fishing. ADA accessible
dock. Boat rentals in summer. Size-limited private
boats allowed only in winter. Picnic areas, restrooms. Fee. From
I-84, take Exit 13, left at NE 181st, right at NE Sandy, left at NE
185th, right at NE Marine Dr. Metro park.
5. Canby Pond, Canby—25 mi., 37 min.
Trout, largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill
Small stocked pond in Canby Community Park. Trout fall to
spring. Year-round warm water fishing. Pond is open only to
youth 17 years old and under and persons who possess Disabled
Hunting and Fishing Permits. Picnic area, restrooms. I-5 south to
Canby. The park is on the east side of Hwy. 99E off Berg Pkwy.
6. Carver Park, Carver—21 mi., 31 min.
Salmon, steelhead, fin-clipped trout
Clackamas River. Bank fishing. Boat ramp. Restrooms. Picnic
tables. Weekend day-use fees for non-registered boats and cars.
Take Exit 12, off I-205, Estacada/Mt. Hood. Travel east on Hwy.
212/224. Right onto Hwy. 224. Right on Spring water Road. Turn
left at the end of the bridge. County park.
7. Cathedral Park,
Portland—8 mi., 17 min.
Salmon, crappie, bass, bluegill,
catfish, sturgeon, walleye
Willamette River. Bank access. Boat
dock, boat ramp, picnic areas. ADA restroom.
Take Hwy. 30 to St. Helen’s,
turn right onto St. John’s Bridge. Park
is under the bridge. City park.
8. Cedar Oak Ramp, West
Linn—11 mi., 26 min.
Steelhead, salmon, shad,
crappie, bass, bluegill, perch
Willamette River. Boat ramp. Good
bank access to the river upstream from the ramp. Limited access
below the ramp. Parking. OR-43 to West Linn. Left at Cedar Oak
Drive, right to Elmran Dr. to park. City park.
9. Chinook Landing boat launch,
Fairview—16 mi., 25 min.
Salmon, steelhead, sturgeon, shad, walleye, bass,
Six public boat launching lanes on the Columbia River give you
access to some of the most popular fisheries on the river. ADA accessible
docks, restrooms, parking. Off I- 84 east of Portland.
Metro boat launch.
10. Clackamette Park, Oregon City—12 mi., 25 min.
Salmon, steelhead, shad, sturgeon, smallmouth bass
Confluence of the Willamette and Clackamas rivers. Boat ramp.
Extensive bank angling. Picnic area. Located off Hwy. 99E at
the north end of Oregon City. Easy access from I-205 and 99E.
11. Commonwealth Lake, Beaverton—8 mi., 15 min.
Trout, bass, bluegill, crappie
Stocked lake, in neighborhood park great for kids. Fishing
platform ADA-accessible. Picnic areas. Take exit 68 off Hwy. 26
W, turn left at Cedar Hills Blvd., right at SW Foothill Dr.
12. Cook Park, Tigard—12 mi., 21 min.
Largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill
Tualatin River. Boat ramp and dock. Great place to launch a
pontoon boat, fl oat tube or kayak and fish for bass. Picnic areas,
restrooms. Park is located south of Durham Rd. at the end of
92nd Ave. From I-5, take exit 291. City park.
13. Cross Memorial Park, Gladstone— 12 mi., 25 min.
Salmon, steelhead, fin-clipped trout
Clackamas River. Good bank angling at Cross Park and nearby
High Rocks. Other good bank angling spots on the Clackamas
include Carver near the mouth of Clear Creek, along Clackamas
River Road, at Bonnie Lure Park. Exit 11 off I-205, merge onto
82nd, right on E. Arlington, left on Portland Ave.
Large mouth Bass
14. Dorman Pond, Forest Grove—31 mi., 40 min.
Trout, crappie, bass, catfish
Stocked 8-acre pond west of Forest Grove at the junction of Hwy.
8 and Hwy. 6.
Small Mouth Bass
15. East Bank Esplanade, Portland—1 mi., 15 min.
Salmon, steelhead, crappie, bass, perch,
Willamette River. Fish from the 1.5-mile walkway along the east
bank from the Hawthorne Bridge to the Steel Bridge in downtown
Portland. City park.
16. Estacada Lake, Estacada—33 mi., 50 min.
Trout, steelhead, Chinook, Coho
Estacada Lake is a 150-acre reservoir on the Clackamas River
behind River Mill Dam. Fishing dock and ADA-accessible
fishing platform provide the only non-boating access. Boat ramp
in Milo McIver State Park at lower end of reservoir, picnic areas,
restrooms. Fee. Located about 4 miles southwest of Estacada.
17. Faraday Lake, Estacada—36 mi., 55 min.
Trout, recycled steelhead
Stocked 25-acre reservoir provides year-round fishing. Only
bank fishing is allowed—no boats, rafts, tubes. Located one mile
southeast of Estacada at the Faraday Hydroelectric Project. From
the parking lot, a footbridge leads across the river to the park.
18. George Rogers Park, Lake Oswego—9 mi., 20 min.
Steelhead, salmon, bass, crappie
Willamette River at its confluence with Oswego Creek. City park
provides excellent bank access. Picnic area with barbecue stands,
restrooms and ramp for launching hand-carried canoes. OR-43 to
611 State St.
19. Gilbert River, Sauvie Island—25 mi., 53 min.
Catfish, sturgeon, bass, walleye
Gilbert River boat ramp provides access to the river, Sturgeon
Lake and Multnomah Channel. Good bank fishing spots at many
sites along the river. Park in designated areas. A parking permit
is required. Get one at an ODFW license vendors or online.
Take Hwy. 30 to the Sauvie Island Bridge. Cross bridge. Stay
on NW Sauvie Island Road for about two miles. Stay right at the
Y intersection onto Reeder Road. Turn left off Reeder Road to
20. Haldeman Pond, Sauvie Island – 17 mi., 36 min.
Trout, crappie, bass, catfish
Stocked 2-acre pond offers good bank access. Ideal for kids. A
parking permit is required when on the Sauvie Island Wildlife
Area. Get one at an ODFW license vendors or online. Take Hwy
30 west. Cross the Sauvie Island Bridge, stay on Sauvie Island
Road, go about 2 miles and turn right on Reeder Road. Turn left
on Oak Island Road and go about 4 miles.