Kokanee Fishing Has Been Fair

Green Peter Reservoir - Sweet, OR (Linn County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Has been stocked this spring with about 20,000 hatchery trout.

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. Smallmouth bass can also be found in these same areas.

Kokanee fishing is fair at the moment but anglers are reporting some activity around 40-50 feet down. The bag limit for kokanee is 25 fish per day in addition to the 5 trout daily limit.   

The water elevation in the reservoir is still close to 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 there are very large smallmouth bass 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.

More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Thursday, August 6th

Ana River: Trout Fishing Should Still Be Good
Fourmile Lake: Fourmile Lake Report
Upper Klamath Lake: Upper Klamath & Agency Lakes Report
Miller Lake: Good For Hatchery Rainbow Trout
Wood River: The Grasshopper Frenzy Continues
Applegate Reservoir: Applegate Reservoir Fishing Report
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Water Levels Are Extremely Low
Lost Creek Reservoir: Lost Creek Reservoir Fishing Report
Rogue River Lower: Chinook Fishing Has Improved
Rogue River Upper: Upper Rogue River Report
Tenmile Lakes: Tenmile Lakes Fishing Report
Willow Lake: Willow Lake Report
Nestucca River: Summer Steelhead Run Continues to Pick Up
Trask River: Coastal Cutthroat Trout Are Still Throughout the System
Wilson River: Summer Steelhead Numbers Should Be Increasing
Clackamas River: It’s The Summer Doldrums on The Clackamas
Detroit Reservoir: Kokanee & Trout Fishing Has Been Very Good
Dexter Reservoir: Dexter Reservoir Report
Fern Ridge Reservoir: Fern Ridge Reservoir Report

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