Anglers report good fall fishing in the Crooked River

Crooked River - Prineville, OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Anglers report good fall fishing in the Crooked River. The Crooked should continue to fish well with warm temperatures forecasted.

Crooked River anglers may encounter bull trout now that there is volitional passage at Opal Springs. Anglers who catch a bull trout should release it unharmed and report their catch to the US Fish and Wildlife Service at [email protected].

More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, December 1st, 2021
Gerber Reservoir: The reservoir is likely freezing and thawing
Upper Klamath Lake: Fishing is slow and water clarity has improved
Klamath River - Upper - OR: Klamath River Fishing Report
Lake Of The Woods: Lake of the Woods is still ice-free
Willow Valley Reservoir: Conditions are unknown the reservoir is likely very low
Coos River: Steelhead fishing should pick up after the next big rain.
Diamond Lake: Fishing should still be good at Diamond
Expo Pond: Expo received 120 nice 2- to 3-pound trout right before Thanksgiving
Fish Lake : The current lake level is 29 percent full
Galesville Reservoir: The boat ramp is unusable at this time!
Hemlock Lake: With mild weather in the forecast a trip to these lakes might be a nice outing
Lost Creek Lake: Trout fishing should be good
Plat I Reservoir: No recent reports from Plat I
Rogue River - Middle: Bait can again be used in the entire Rogue
Rogue River- Upper: Chinook salmon fishing is closed through remainder of year.
Umpqua River: Umpqua River Fishing Report
Miami River: Fishing is slow on the Miami right now
Necanicum River: The Necanicum should be a good bet for those looking for early winter steelhead
Nehalem River: Fishing is slow on the mainstem Nehalem River this time of year
Nestucca River: The fall Chinook run on the Nestucca is winding down
Tillamook Bay: Tillamook Bay Fishing Report
Trask River: The Chinook run is winding down
Wilson River: It’s a bit early for winter steelhead on the Wilson River
Detroit Reservoir: The reservoir elevation is now only a few feet above the bottom of Mongold boat ramp
Santiam River ( North Fork) : The coho salmon run this year was very good
Santiam River ( North Fork) Above Detroit Lake: The river level has increased from recent rains but should still be clear
Santiam River (South Fork): Currently flows are around 4,100 cfs at the Waterloo gage
Timber Linn Lake: Was stocked last week with around 1,000 hatchery trout
Waverly Lake: This lake was stocked last week with about 850 legal-size and larger trout
Davis Lake: The water level remains extremely low
Fall River: Anglers report good fishing in late morning and afternoon
Imnaha River: Steelhead season is opened on the Imnaha
Magone Lake: Fishing has been best in the early morning and late evening hours
Umatilla River: Very poor predicated steelhead returns

The current limit is 1 steelhead per day
Snake River- Below Hells Canyon Reservoir

Fall Chinook season closed on Sunday Oct. 31. Steelhead are available throughout the Snake River and fish are being caught directly...... Read More