Klamath River - Lower - Klamath, CA (Humboldt County)

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by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
10-2-2019
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J.C. Boyle Powerhouse to State Line with California

 

Fishing should be good for small redband trout. Best fishable flows will be available in the mornings. Look for the various caddisfly, mayfly and moth hatches all day. The evening hatch has many fish rising to very small flies.

Fishing can be good depending on how flows are managed. Best fishing is when flows are less than 900 cfs, around 9 a.m. Flow estimates have started. Click this link to access PacifiCorp Weekly Flow Estimates.

Large attractor flies such and wooly buggers and rubber leg stoneflies work best. Large stimulators and caddisfly dry fly patterns can work well casted to the shoreline. Crayfish imitations are also productive. Olive and black wooly buggers almost always work well. Black spinners and Panther Martins can also work.

Below the JC Boyle Powerhouse the redband-rainbow trout get slightly larger than the aforementioned reach and average 12-inches but rarely exceed 16-inches. Currently, most redband caught are in the 10- to 14-inch range.




More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, October 2nd

Applegate Reservoir: Reservoir is 21 Percent Full
Applegate River: Applegate River is Open for Trout Fishing
Arizona Pond: Arizona Pond Fishing Report
Ben Irving Reservoir: Ben Irving Reservoir Fishing Report
Chetco River: Chetco River Fishing Report
Coos River: Coos Bay Fishing Report
Coquille River: Coquille River Fishing Report
Diamond Lake: Diamond Lake Has Been Decent
Elk River: Elk River Fishing Report
Emigrant Reservoir: Reservoir is 66 Degrees
Empire Lake Upper: Empire Lake Fishing Report
Expo Pond: Expo Pond Fishing Report
Fish Lake : Trout Fishing Remains Good
Floras Lake: Limited Bank Access
Galesville Reservoir: Galesville Reservoir Fishing Report
Garrison Lake: Trout Fishing Has Slowed Down
Hemlock Lake: FIshing Can Be Good This Time of Year
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Reservoir is 34 Percent Full
Hyatt Lake: Hyatt Lake is 35 Percent Full
Illinois River: Open For Trout Fishing
Lake Marie: Recently Stocked
Lake Selmac: Lake Selmac Fishing Report
Lemolo Lake: Fishing Has Been A Little Slow
Loon Lake: Loon Lake Fishing Report
Lost Creek Reservoir: Stocked This Week
Rogue River Lower: Lower Rogue River Fishing Report
Rogue River - Middle: Middle Rogue River Fishing Report
Rogue River Upper: Upper Rogue River Fishing Report
Sixes River: Sixes River Fishing Report
Smith River: Smith River Fishing Report
Soda Springs Reservoir: Remains Closed
Tenmile Lakes: Tenmile Lakes Fishing Report
Toketee Lake: Toketee Lake Fishing Report
North Umpqua River: North Umpqua River Fishing Report
Umpqua River: Umpqua River Fishing Report
Willow Lake: Surface Temp is Warm
Ana Reservoir: Ana Reservoir Fishing Report
Ana River: Ana River Fishing Report
Blitzen River: Blitzen River Fishing Report
Campbell Reservoir: Crappie Fishing is Slow
Delintment Lake: Delintment Lake Report
Devils Lake: Water Levels Are Good
Dog Lake: No Recent Reports
Gerber Reservoir: Reservoir is 63 Percent Full
Heart Lake: Heart Lake Fishing Report
Holbrook Reservoir: Holbrook Reservoir Fishing Report
John C Boyle Reservoir: JC Boyle Reservoir Fishing Report
Klamath River - Upper - CA: Upper Klamath River Fishing Report

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