Yellow perch anglers are reporting decent catches

Tenmile Lakes - Lakeside, OR (Coos County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Most largemouth bass are in deeper water along hard bottom points in Tenmile Lakes.  Some bass can still be found in shallower water and around boat houses and other structure. During the middle of the day bass can be caught on crankbaits, jigs and plastic worms/stickbaits by fishing in the shade or deeper water. The lake level is low this time of the year, so many submerged logs are out of the water.

Yellow perch anglers are reporting decent catches of yellow perch in the 9- to 13-inch range. Fishing for yellow perch has been good for anglers fishing mud flats in 15-20 feet of water. Yellow perch will bite on worms or jigs tipped with a worm fished near the bottom.

The wild coho salmon fishery opened on Tenmile Lakes on Oct. 1. Tenmile Creek has not broken through the sand bar at the ocean, so there are no coho in the basin yet. Anglers are allowed to harvest 1 wild coho per day and have up to 5 for the season in aggregate with all the other coastal wild coho seasons.

Trout fishing in the lakes will pick up as the water temperatures cool down.

Trout fishing in streams is closed until May 22.

More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

Blitzen River: No recent reports but fall can be a great time to fish the Blitzen River
Campbell Reservoir: The Reservoir is Dry
Chickahominy Reservoir: Chickahominy Reservoir is now dry
Delintment Lake: Fall fishing can be great at Delintment Lake
John C Boyle Reservoir: A few largemouth bass and crappie are being caught
Upper Klamath Lake: The lake is 4.3 feet below full pool and 36 percent full
Klamath River - Upper - OR: Klamath River Fishing Report
Krumbo Reservoir: Trout fishing has been great at Krumbo
Malheur Reservoir: Malheur Reservoir is quite low but fishing has been great
Miller Lake: Fishing is slow for rainbow trout as effort has been high
Owyhee Reservoir: Trout fishing has been good in the lower reservoir
Owyhee River: Brown trout are now spawning in the Lower Owyhee
Pole Creek Reservoir: Drained During The Summer & Fishless
Sprague River: Closed to fishing to protect redband trout spawners
Warm Springs Reservoir: Drained Completely & Slowly Refilling
Williamson River: Closed To Fishing Right Now
Wood River: Will Reopen April 22
Bradley Lake: Trout fishing has been good at Bradley Lake
Chetco River: We got significant precipitation recently causing water levels to rise and color up some
Coos River: Coos River Basin Report
Coquille River: Striped bass fishing has slowed down
Diamond Lake: Recent reports show that anglers are easily finding fish
Plat I Reservoir: Temperatures are cooling, but the bass should still be biting
Rogue River- Lower: This has been a very good fall chinook year
Sixes River: Recent significant rainfall was enough to warrant lifting the low water closure

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