Trout is A Good Option For Anglers This Time of Year

Green Peter Reservoir - Sweet, OR (Linn County)

Photo Credit: Courtesy of ODFW

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
6-25-2020
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Has been stocked this spring. 

The water elevation in the reservoir is at full pool. Expect the water level to slowly drop throughout the summer. 

Boats can be launched from both Thistle Creek and Whitcomb boat ramps. Kokanee are plentiful but on the smallish side, averaging around 9-10 inches. Trout have been stocked a couple of times this spring, and smallmouth bass are also available. 

Best bet for anglers without a boat is to drive to the top of the reservoir where Quartzville Creek enters the reservoir. Large trout will sometimes forage where the river brings in food swept down from upstream.

Trout is a good option for anglers this time of year. Look for them near ledges and drop-offs as well as near underwater structure such as submerged logs.

Kokanee fishing is slow at the moment but anglers are reporting some activity around 40-50 feet down. It should pick up in a month or so when temperatures increase, the days get a little longer and food becomes more plentiful. The bag limit for kokanee is 25 fish per day in addition to the 5 trout daily limit.




More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Thursday, June 25th

Applegate Reservoir: Reservoir is 53 % Full
Applegate River: Open For Trout Fishing
Arizona Pond: Arizona Pond Report
Ben Irving Reservoir: Ben Irving Reservoir Report
Chetco River: Water Conditions Have Been Very Good This Year
Coos River: Coos River Basin Report
Coquille River: Coquille River Fishing Report
Diamond Lake: Diamond Lake Fishing Report
Elk River: Elk River Report
Emigrant Reservoir: Emigrant Reservoir Fishing Report
Empire Lake Upper: Empire Lakes Report
Expo Pond: Expo Pond Fishing Report
Fish Lake : Fish Lake Fishing Report
Floras Lake: Best Accessed By Boat
Galesville Reservoir: Galesville Reservoir Report
Garrison Lake: Lots of Trout in The Lake!
Hemlock Lake: Recent Stockings
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Howard Prairie Reservoir Report
Hyatt Lake: Reservoir is 36 % Full
Illinois River: Illinois River Report
Lake Selmac: Lake Selmac Fishing Report
Lemolo Lake: Lemolo Reservoir Fishing Report
Lost Creek Reservoir: Exceptional Bass Fishing Going On
Plat I Reservoir: Plat I Reservoir Fishing Report
Rogue River Lower: Lower Rogue River Fishing Report
Rogue River Upper: Upper Rogue River Report
Smith River: Smith River Fishing Report
Tenmile Lakes: Bass Are Now Spread Out Around The Lakes
North Umpqua River: North Umpqua River Report
Umpqua River: Umpqua River Fishing Report
Willow Lake: Healthy Numbers of Yellow Perch
Alsea River: Trout Fishing Has Been Good
Nestucca River: Nestucca River Fishing Report
Salmon River: Salmon River Fishing Report
Siletz River: Siletz River Fishing Report
Siuslaw River: Siuslaw River Fishing Report
Trask River: Trask River Fishing Report
Wilson River: Wilson River Fishing Report
Yaquina River: Yaquina River Report
Clackamas River: Clackamas River Report
Cottage Grove Reservoir: Cottage Grove Reservoir Report
Detroit Reservoir: Full & Should Remain in Good Shape All Summer
Dexter Reservoir: Dexter Reservoir Report
Dorena Reservoir: Dorena Reservoir Report
EE Wilson Angling Pond: EE Wilson Pond Report
Foster Reservoir: Reservoir is in Excellent Shape
Freeway Lake East: Freeway lake Report
Gold Lake: Gold Lake Report