Elk River Fishing Report

Elk River - Port Orford, OR (Curry County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

New Chinook regulations for the year 2020. Jan. 1 – March 31 open for hatchery Chinook retention only.  Wild Chinook harvest is permitted May 22– Dec. 31. Please see the 2020 fishing regulation book for more details.

The emergency angling closure in the Elk River was lifted on Dec. 7. Reduced wild Chinook harvest and bag limits remain in effect through the rest of 2019.For more information, please see the in-season regulation change tables here.

Steelhead Fishing is open through March 31; then May 22 – Dec. 31.  The wild steelhead bag limits are 1/day and 3/year as part of a zone-wide accumulative daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.  

To check current river conditions, call 541-332-0405.

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OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

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