All fishing is now closed in rivers and streams within the John Day Basin

John Day River - Dayville, OR


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
1-20-2022
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Please note that due to the steelhead fishing closure and the close of trout fishing on Oct. 31, all fishing is now closed in rivers and streams within the John Day Basin. Wild A steelhead over Bonneville dam are well below the minimum 20,000 fish necessary to hold a fishery, in addition to a smolt-to-adult ratio currently anticipated to be below 1 percent. Bass fishing will open April 1, but steelhead fishing will remain closed through the end of May 2022.




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