Applegate Reservoir Fishing Report

Applegate Reservoir - Jacksonville, OR (Jackson County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Anglers will need to adjust for the hot weather. Applegate Reservoir offers fishing for rainbow trout, bass and panfish. Fishing for smallmouth bass and other warmwater species should be good. You can target the smallmouth bass by casting lures along the rocky shorelines. Fishing should be best early or late in the day. Look for fish to be deeper mid-day.

Applegate Lake is at 59 percent capacity. Current reservoir elevation is 1953 feet with a surface temperature of 75F. French Gulch boat ramp is still usable. Hart-Tish Park is open with camping and a boat ramp.