McKenzie River Fish Report for 8-6-2020
McKenzie River Fishing Report
McKenzie River - Coburg, OR
by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
MCKENZIE RIVER below Leaburg Lake (R1):
The Leaburg Dam fish counts are a great spring salmon and summer steelhead resource, and information is back online. Counts are updated by the Corps of Engineers weekly.
All non-adipose fin-clipped trout must be released unharmed. Check page 46 of the 2018 Sport Fishing Regulations for bait restrictions in the segment you plan to fish. Beginning Nov. 1, anglers may only use lures and artificial flies.
The lower McKenzie River is open to retention of adipose fin-clipped salmon and steelhead and non-adipose fin-clipped steelhead greater than 24 inches long. A Columbia River Basin Endorsement is required for anglers targeting salmon and steelhead in the McKenzie. Last updated 8/5/20.
MCKENZIE RIVER above Leaburg Lake (R2):
Will be stocked this week with 5,166 legal-size trout.
All non-adipose fin-clipped trout must be released unharmed. Bait is allowed from Leaburg Dam to Forest Glen Boat Ramp from April 22 – Oct 31. As of Nov. 1, anglers may use only lures and artificial flies. Last updated 8/5/20.
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reportsfor 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
Green Peter Reservoir: Kokanee Fishing Has Been Fair
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