Dennis and Debbie -
I live near Portland. You have selected some excellent places to visit, and it sounds like you will have plenty of time to do so. Here are a few recommendations:
Oregon has exceptionally nice State Park campgrounds. On the coast, Ft. Stevens is a huge park at the junction of the Columbia River and the Pacific. There is a lot of Lewis and Clark history in the area. I have also stayed in Beverly Beach State Park near Newport. Both have access to miles of beach. North of Bend is Cove Palisades State Park, on the Crooked River. I've not stayed there but friends recommend it highly.
Most of the fishing for trout on the Deschutes is from Warm Springs to the confluence with the Columbia (all north of Bend). Summer steelhead fishing begins in late July, and at that time will be exclusively up near the Columbia. A lot of access is near the town of Maupin. John Smeraglio has a nice flyshop there (New Page 1
) and Mark Bachman & staff guide a lot on the Deschutes, though his shop is located in Welches (Fly Fishing USA
). Much of the fishing close to Bend is on high mountain lakes on Century Drive south of town, along the Upper Deschutes River, Metolius River, and Fall River. There are a number of flyshops in Bend, but I don't know them personally.
I fish a lot for winter steelhead on the Olympic Peninsula, and take my trailer there in Jan-March. I usually stay at Minnie Pedersen CG along the Hoh River, just outside the Olympic National Park. It is primitive (outhouse and picnic table) camping with no water or electricity on site. The trees are old growth, 200+ feet tall - a spectacular location.
Hope this will give you a start. Feel free to PM me if you need any other info -
PS - I also own two labs.