Rainbow Trout Fishing has Been Good

Pilcher Reservoir - Union County, OR (Union County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Ice fishing is now underway and rainbow trout fishing has been good. Ice thickness is 12- to 14-inches. Fall sampling by ODFW shows that good numbers of rainbow trout and black crappie are available. Rainbows range from 8- to 15-inches and black crappie from 6- to 13-inches.

Access has been good, but may be impacted by recent snowfall. 4WD vehicles are advised for accessing the reservoir as conditions can change quickly.

More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, February 20th

Alsea River: Winter Steelhead Fishing Improved
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Wilson River: The Wilson Dropped into Prime Shape Late Last Week