Fall Chinook fishing opens on Aug. 1

Yaquina River - Newport, OR


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
7-29-2021
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Fall Chinook fishing opens on Aug. 1 on the Yaquina River. Early August is typically slow but things start to improve by late August and early September.

Trout fishing in streams on the Yaquina/Big Elk remains open through Oct. 31. Check the regulations for open areas and bait restrictions.




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
Nehalem River: Some Chinook are still being caught
Salmon River: Fall Chinook fishing opens Aug. 1
Siletz River: Trout fishing in streams remains open through Oct. 31
Trask River: The Trask River from 200 ft above and 900 ft below Gold Creek at Trask Hatchery is closed July 16 to Oct. 15

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