The Takelma ramp is currently the only ramp open and usable

Lost Creek Lake - Trail, OR (Jackson County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

The Takelma ramp is currently the only ramp open and usable. Expect good and steady weather, which should lead to good trout fishing over the next week. Expect decent weather on Sunday and very nice weather early next week. 

This past weekend there were a handful of boats up here, with most anglers trolling up the Lost Creek Arm and near the dam. Anglers have reported good success over by the marina, still fishing off the bottom with a suspended nightcrawler. A small piece of marshmallow works well to float your nightcrawler just enough. PowerBait also will work. Trolling a wedding ring tipped with a nightcrawler and sliding egg sinker above your wedding ring leader is a very effective setup here as well. 

The lake is about 59 percent full with an elevation of 1,830.5 feet and 44-degree surface temperature.

Anglers can get the latest surface temperatures by calling the US Army Corps Lost Creek Lake and Applegate Reservoir projects information line at 1-800-472-2434.

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