Bass Fishing Has Been Good Recently

Owyhee Reservoir - Vale, OR (Malheur County)


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
6-9-2021
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Bass fishing has been good recently, the best bass fishing can be found in the upper reservoir.

No reports on catfishing success but anglers targeting catfish may have better luck in the upper reservoir as well.

While crappie fishing has been good throughout the reservoir, anglers have reported catching larger crappie in the upper reservoir. 

There is a health advisory in effect for consuming all fish caught in this waterbody.  For more information click here to view fish consumption guidelines set by the Oregon Health Authority.

The reservoir is now 47 percent full; view boat ramp elevations click here.




More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, June 9th

Coast Fork Willamette River: Will Be Stocked Again This Week With 1,000 Legal-Size Rainbow Trout
Junction City Pond: There Will Be Construction Work on the Junction City Pond Parking Lot Between June 16 and June 18
Leaburg Lake: Will Be Stocked Again This Week With 800 Legal-Size Rainbow Trout
McKenzie River: Will Be Stocked Again This Week With 1,000 Legal-Size Trout
Crane Prairie Reservoir: Anglers Report Fair Fishing With Catch Rates Picking Up over The Last Couple Weeks
Davis Lake: Water Is Low and It May Be Difficult to Launch a Bigger Boat
Deschutes River: Anglers Report Fair Fishing in The Mornings and Evenings
Fall River: The River Will Be Stocked Again With Rainbow Trout This Week
Hosmer Lake: Anglers Report Good Fishing
Odell Lake: Anglers Report Fair Fishing For Kokanee and Good Fishing For Lake Trout
Paulina Lake: Anglers Report Good Fishing For Kokanee and Brown Trout
Three Creek Lake: Anglers Report Good Fishing
Wickiup Reservoir: Five Kokanee Per Day in Addition to Daily Trout Limit
McNary Channel Ponds: About 2,000 Legal and 100 Trophy Trout Will Be Stocked This Week
Umatilla River: Steelhead Fishing Is Closed and Will Not Open Until Sept. 1
Willow Creek Reservoir: There Will Be 750 Trophy Trout Stocked This Week
Kilchis River: Trout Fishing in Streams Opened on May 22
Miami River: Trout Fishing in Streams Opened on May 22
Nehalem River: Not Much Going on This Time of Year on The Nehalem
Siletz River: A Few Summer Steelhead and Spring Chinook are Starting To Show up
Tillamook Bay: Spring Chinook Fishing on Tillamook Bay Remained on the Slow Side of Fair This Past Week
Trask River: The Trask Continued to Be Fair For Spring Chinook
Wilson River: Fishing on The Wilson Remains Slow
Agate Lake: Agate Lake Is At 72 Percent Capacity
Emigrant Reservoir: Bass Fishing Has Really Picked Up in The Last Few Weeks
Fish Lake : Fish Lake Has Been Fishing Very Good
Rogue River- Upper: The Hatchery Hole is Closed to All Fishing Through July 31
Beulah Reservoir: Fishing Has Been Good For Rainbow Trout
Campbell Reservoir: The Reservoir is Partly on BLM Property and Remains Open
Upper Klamath Lake: Water Clarity Continues to Improve and the Algae Bloom Continues to be Very Light
Lake Of The Woods: Lake of The Woods Was Heavily Stocked With Trophy and Legal Rainbow Trout
Miller Lake: Miller Lake is Accessible

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