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BMO Q2 Results

Updated: May 22, 2020

Bill Matthews Outdoors Q2 Results
Gabe Miller and Capt. Mike Barksdale with a 37 Pound Neah Bay Ling Cod

At a total of 745 fish caught for Q2 2018, BMO had one of the best quarters ever! Net results on quantity, size and variety of species was up substantially over the same quarter in 2017. Q2 has abundant fishing opportunities in the PNW and our team took advantage of many of them. Please see the BMO Q2 fish board at the bottom of this report for complete results

Highlights: Q2 was highlighted by the large amount of fish caught and the variety between saltwater, freshwater, lakes and rivers where they were caught. Here is a list of 19 species caught during Q2 2018:

Smallmouth Bass

Largemouth Bass





Cut-Bow Trout

Rainbow Trout

Cutthroat Trout

Brook Trout

Black Rockfish

Blue Rockfish


Kelp Greenling

Ling Cod

Yellow Eye



Spring Chinook

Best Fish of Q2 2018

Bill Matthews Outdoors Ling Cod
Best Fish of Q2 2018 Goes to Gabe Miller and his 37# Ling Cod

Gabe Miller 37 pound Ling Cod

Honorable Mentions:

Bill Matthews Outdoors Cabazon
Robert Thomas and Capt. Mike Barksdale with a HUGE Cabazon!

Robert Thomas 10 # Cabazon

Bill Matthews Outdoors Smallmouth Bass
4# 6 oz Columbia River Smallmouth caught with Dan Radkee

Bill Matthews 21” SMB

Bill Matthews Outdoors Halibut
Bill Scholtes with a 44 Pound Halibut caught in Newport Oregon

Bill Scholtes 44# Halibut

Michael Matthews with a 22" Montana Rainbow Trout!

Michael Matthews 22” Rainbow Trout!

Best Fish Pic BMO Q2 2018

Bill Matthews Outdoors Cutthroat
Rebecca Schmidt with her first fish! A beautiful 14" Montana Cutthroat! Welcome to the club Rebecca!

Honorable Mention

Bill Matthews Outdoors John Day River
Michael Matthews and Andy Schmidt are all smiles after the miracle at Hugo Falls

Andy Schmidt and Michael Matthews are all smiles after the miracle at Hugo Falls you can read more about it here.

Coolest Fish

Bill Matthews Outdoors Octopus
First time I've ever caught an octopus!

This has to be the coolest "fish" of Q2 2018 - and octopus!!

Here are the full results of the BMO Q2 Fish Board - had to extend to a second board for this quarter.



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