River Flows Are on The Rise

John Day River - Dayville, OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

River flows are on the rise, which will make boating easier. Drift boats and rafts are able to float safely when flows are above 400 cfs. Be sure to check the USGS gages before making your trip.

Steelhead are moving up river, but we are seeing some ice build-up in sections as cold weather and inversions have periodically settled into the region. Fish should be making their way upriver, allowing for good opportunities higher in the system.

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