Steelhead Are Moving Up River

John Day River - Dayville, OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Recent river flows have been hovering in the 1,000 CFS range, making for good boating conditions. 

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

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OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Dog Lake: Yellow Perch Catches Are Measuring up to 14 Inches!
Applegate River: Anglers Reported Catching A Few Winter Fish
Diamond Lake: There Were A Few Anglers on The Lake But No Recent Report
Fish Lake : Fish Lake Cabins Are Currently Available
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Expect a sunny cold weekend and ice on the water
Illinois River: Conditions should be pretty prime through late week
Lake Selmac: Received 5,00 Rainbows 2/13
Lost Creek Lake: The Takelma ramp is currently the only ramp open and usable
Rogue River - Middle: Wild steelhead can now be retained in the whole Rogue basin
Rogue River- Upper: If the Middle Rogue looks blown out, the upper river is never a bad place to target
Rogue River- Upper (Above Lost Creek): Hwy 62 Webcame at Union Creek Showed Bare Pavement
Umpqua River: Umpqua River Report
Alsea River: Winter steelhead fishing continues to be slow on the Alsea
Siletz River: High Water Has Been Making it Tough to Fish Each Week
Siuslaw River: High Water Has Been Making it Difficult to Get Out There
Green Peter Reservoir: Green Peter Reservoir Report
Santiam River ( North Fork) Above Detroit Lake: Water Clarity is Good Despite High Flows
Fall River: Anglers Reporting Fair Fishing From The Falls Upsteam
Metolius River: Anglers report consistent fishing between Allingham Bridge and Bridge 99
Grande Ronde River: Recieved A Bump is Flows Earlier This Week
Imnaha River: The Imnaha River will see a push of steelhead out of the Snake soon

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