Howard Prairie Reservoir Fish Report for 4-4-2019
Majority of Ice Has Melted
Howard Prairie Reservoir - Ashland, OR (Jackson County)
by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
The majority of the ice has melted at Howard. However, boat ramps and facilities are not open yet due to very low water levels. Hiking in an inflatable pontoon or something similar could provide excellent fishing opportunities. The gate to the Willow Point campground will be open this weekend, to provide a parking lot for anglers to access Howard Prairie. The boat ramp is not usable, the fish cleaning station will not be available, but a restroom will be open. The standard day use fee applies.
The access road to the dam remains locked. Anglers can still walk the shoreline and fish the point to the south of the dam. No open water was spotted here earlier in the week. There is good bank access via BLM property on the NW side of the lake via the Keno Access Road.
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