Tom Schnell

Tom and Rhonna Schnell are lifelong Pacific Northwest outdoor enthusiasts who are passionate Kokanee anglers. Tom is a past Kokanee Power of Oregon board member and an outdoor writer. Both are certified ODFW Hunter and Angler Ed instructors.


Central Oregon kokanee fishing will cover the various Kokanee lakes and reservoirs in the Central Oregon region including Crane Prairie/Wickiup, Lake Billy Chinook, Paulina and Odell Lakes. The presentation will include tactics on how to locate and catch kokanee, including trolling and jigging techniques. Terminal gear set up will also be demonstrated.