Gerber Reservoir Fish Report for 6-6-2019
Crappie Fishing Has Been Excellent
Gerber Reservoir - Bonanza, OR (Klamath County)
by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
Fishing for crappie was excellent until the cold front came in. Warmer weather should improve the fishery. The warming weather should push more crappie into shallower water, especially near flooded vegetation and willows. Most crappie are currently averaging around 10-inches. The reservoir is open to fishing all year. Yellow perch are also showing up in good numbers in the catch. Most yellow perch are small but a few 14-inchers were caught last year. The crappie fishery typically peaks in early June.
Bureau of Reclamation biologists last sampled the reservoir two weeks ago. Crappie dominated the catch.
The reservoir is 98 percent full. With current and past reservoir levels, ODFW expects an excellent crappie fishery this year.
Gerber Reservoir is a turbid reservoir. Bank access is good. Several boat ramps exist on the reservoir. Large bass boats can be launched at the Ben Hall Creek ramp. Most of the reservoir is on BLM property. Facilities include a campground and fish cleaning station.
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