Spring Chinook Fishing Has Been Good

Middle Fork Willamette - Springfield, OR (Lane County)

Photo Credit: Courtesy of ODFW

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
6-6-2019
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Spring Chinook fishing has been pretty good there below Dexter for the past week, now would be a good time to go try your luck.

The Middle Fork Willamette River is open to bait below Dexter Dam only. Reminder: Restrictions from Dexter Dam to approximately 700 feet downstream to the markers: No angling from the north shore, from a floating device, or while wading (pg 44 in regulations). This river reach is open to retention of adipose fin-clipped salmon and steelhead and non-adipose fin-clipped steelhead greater than 24-inches long. A Columbia River Basin Endorsement is required for anglers targeting salmon and steelhead in the Middle Fork Willamette below Dexter Dam.

The Middle Fork Willamette above Lookout Point and Hills Creek reservoirs is open to fishing using lures and artificial flies. All wild trout must be released upstream of Lookout Point Reservoir. The Middle Fork Willamette River is not stocked with hatchery trout.




More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Thursday, June 6th

: Best Fishing Bets for The Weekend
Ana Reservoir: Reservoir is Full
Ana River: Fishing Should Be Good
Gerber Reservoir: Crappie Fishing Has Been Excellent
Heart Lake: All Methods Producing Fish
Holbrook Reservoir: Fishing Has Been Good
John C Boyle Reservoir: Crappie Fishing Has Been Excellent
Sprague River: Flows Are Perfect
Wood River: Fishing Remains Fair
Ben Irving Reservoir: Trout Anglers Having Success
Chetco River: Chetco River Fishing Report
Emigrant Reservoir: Water Clarity is Good
Lake Selmac: Fishing Has Been Good
Lost Creek Reservoir: Fishing Continues to Be Good
Canby Pond: Last Stocked April 29th
Clackamas River: Steelhead Fishing Conditions Are Improving
EE Wilson Angling Pond: No Bad Limit on Trout Through June 9
Freeway Lake East: One of The Best Places in the Valley For Crappie
Green Peter Reservoir: Green Peter Fishing Report
Henry Hagg Lake: Both Boat Ramps Are Open
Upper McKenzie: Upper McKenzie Fishing Report
McKenzie River: Spring Chinook Fishing is Heating Up

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