The Clackamas River has been due for a big dose of rain as many rivers in Oregon and California have so far this winter experienced near drought conditions; that changed this past week with a week full of snow, rain and ice! Winter weather returned with a venegance to the Clackamas valley and the nearby city of Portland, Oregon. Both wild and hatchery steelhead swim the waters of the Clackamas and February is usually a get started month for the Clack. This month more numbers of wild and hatchery broodstock fish enter the system building into March and April. Here is a recent graph of the water level and forecast for the rest of the week.