Illinois River Fishing Report

Illinois River - Cave Junction, OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Wild steelhead over 24-inches long may be harvested in the Illinois between Klondike Creek and Pomeroy Dam (located near Cave Junction); 1 per day and 5 per year. Fishing is restricted to artificial flies and lures. The Illinois River is open for trout fishing. The Illinois is currently fishing well for winter steelhead and a few fish have been caught. However, some rain later this week may blow the river out but it clears quickly and more fish will be around.

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

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