Some Chinook are still being caught

Nehalem River - Nehalm, OR


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
7-29-2021
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“Summer” Chinook (actually an early variant of the fall run) are present in Nehalem Bay. Fishing has been slow to fair with sporadic bites, but some Chinook are still being caught. Fish are present throughout the bay with catches reported at the mouth, Wheeler, and the County ramp area below Hwy 101. Fishing effort picked up this week, but the catch remains slow.

ATTNTION: The Nehalem River is closed to all fishing upstream from the Miami-Foley Bridge including all tributaries from July 1 – Sept. 30. The Nehalem River and Bay from mouth to the Miami-Foley Bridge remains open under normal regulations.

The North Fork Nehalem upstream from head of tide is closed to fishing from 2 p.m. to one hour before sunrise from July 1-Sept. 30.




More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Thursday, July 29th
: ODFW Recreation Report
Ana Reservoir: Trolling lures or flies will do a great job catching fish in this clear reservoir
Ana River: Tui chub are abundant in the river therefore casting large flies or lures can be effective for catching larger fish
Beulah Reservoir: Beulah Reservoir is 16 percent full and draining fast
Blitzen River: Water temperatures are getting into the mid 70s at Page spring most days
Bully Creek Reservoir: Currently A Fish Die Off
Delintment Lake: No Recent Reports But Fishing Should Be Good
Upper Klamath Lake: Water temperatures are extreme on the water surface but much colder in deeper water
Sun Creek: Fishing not recommended at this time
Sycan River: The Bootleg Fire is throughout the river
Warm Springs Reservoir: Smallmouth bass fishing has been good recently
Williamson River: Williamson River Report
Yellowjacket Lake: Yellowjack Lake Update
Agate Lake: Conditions are deteriorating pretty quickly out here, and water clarity is an issue
Applegate Reservoir: All three boat ramps are open
Applegate River: The river is open to trout fishing
Arizona Pond: Best fishing is in the morning or evening
Ben Irving Reservoir: Better Fishing in The AM
: Despite the warm weather anglers are still catching trout
Elk River: Most anglers are fly-fishing or casting spinners
Emigrant Reservoir: The best success out here will be targeting warmwater fish
Fish Lake : Irrigation withdrawals are continuing to make Fish Lake drop quickly
Galesville Reservoir: Galesville is very low this year
Lake Selmac: Trout anglers will want to fish near the dam and off the bottom
Rogue River- Lower: Numerous summer steelhead are being caught
Rogue River- Upper: The Hatchery Hole is Currently Closed to All Fishing
Rogue River- Upper (Above Lost Creek): This is always an excellent destination to escape the Rogue Valley heat
Alsea River: Fall Chinook fishing opens on Aug. 1

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