The water clarity and levels have started to drop on the Umatilla

Umatilla River - Umatilla, OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

The water clarity and levels have started to drop on the Umatilla. There have been 241 steelhead past Threemile Dam between Jan. 1 and Jan. 17, 2020. Most of the steelhead should be evenly distributed through the system and anglers are finding success with fish moving higher up near Pendleton. Look for steelhead to be in slow moving water and get your tackle down deep to get to them. 

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OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, January 20th

Applegate Reservoir: French Gulch Ramp is Usable Again
Applegate River: Some Fish Should Be Starting to Trickle In
Cooper Creek Reservoir: Cooper Creek Reservoir Report
Diamond Lake: Cold Weather Will Help The Lake Stay Frozen
Emigrant Reservoir: The reservoir gained 250 acre feet of water over the weekend
Fish Lake : Fish Lake Report
Galesville Reservoir: Bass & Trout Are in Their Winter Modes
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Expect a cold and snow this weekend and ice on the water
Illinois River: The river was at 1210 cfs on Wednesday morning
Lost Creek Lake: Lost Creek Reservoir Report
Rogue River - Middle: Plunkers and side planners have pretty low water on tap for the weekend
Rogue River- Upper: Upper Rogue River Report
Umpqua River: The River Should Be Falling Into Shape This Weekend
Alsea River: Alsea River Report
Kilchis River: The Kilchis Will be Getting Low and Clear
Necanicum River: Despite great conditions, the steehead fishing on the Necanicum was only fair last weekend
Nehalem River: The mainstem Nehalem is finally dropping into shape and should fish
Nestucca River: The Nestucca came into shape a little later than many of the other North Coast Rivers
Siletz River: Winter steelheading has been slow on the Siletz
Siuslaw River: Winter steelhead fishing has been slow on the Siuslaw with the high and off-color conditions
Trask River: Fishing was slow on the Trask this past weekend, despite good conditions and a lot of effort
Wilson River: Winter steelhead fishing was slow to fair last weekend, despite excellent conditions and heavy effort
Clackamas River: Clackamas River Report
Eagle Creek: Eagle Creek Report
Henry Hagg Lake: Henry Hagg Lake Report


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