First Stocking Last Week

Lost Creek Reservoir - Trail, OR (Jackson County)


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
4-10-2019
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Lost Creek received its first stocking of 20,000 legal rainbow trout the week of April 1.  There should still be good populations of holdover fish from last year as well. However, record inflow into the reservoir has led to cloudy water above Peyton Bridge. The lake is 90 percent full and both ramps are usable. Surface temperature has risen to 49 degrees.

Recent reports indicate anglers have found success on red wedding rings fished with a worm behind a dodger or flashers, as well as PowerBait fished deep while trolling.

Some of the trout have external parasites called copepods. Fish parasites generally do not pose a threat to humans when fish are cooked, and copepods can be scraped off prior to cooking. Anglers are encourage to keep fish that have copepods while staying within the daily limit, since release simply allows the parasite to expand to other hosts.




More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, April 10th

John C Boyle Reservoir: Brown Bullhead Catfish Are Your Best Bet
Agency Lake: Catch Rates Remain Low
YellowJacket lake: Can't Get Within 2 Miles of The Lake
Priday Reservoir: Best FIshing is Close to The Bank
Sprague River: Sprague River Early April Update
Warm Springs Reservoir: 49 Percent Full
Willow Valley Reservoir: Bass FIshing Good In April
Klamath River - Upper - CA: Flows Are High
Klamath River - Middle: Fishing Not Recommended Due To High Flows
Klamath River - Lower: Challenging Fishing Conditions Right Now
Phillips Reservoir: 26 Percent of Capacity and Increasing
Pilcher Reservoir: Fishing is Not Advised
Devils Lake: Reservoir is Ice Free
Dog Lake: Perch Fishing is Good
Blitzen River: Spring Run Off is Here
Ana River: Great For Match-The-Hatch
Ana Reservoir: A Few Hybrid Bass Are Being Caught
Gerber Reservoir: Yellow Perch or Brown Bullhead Catfish Are Best Fishing Right Now
Tenmile Lakes: Fishing Beginning To Turn On
Lemolo Lake: Fishing Can Be Good After Snow Melts
Loon Lake: Fishing is Picking Up

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