There have been a total of 757 steelhead counted at TMFD up to date

Umatilla River - Umatilla, OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Due to very poor predicated returns, retention of steelhead on the Umatilla River between the Hwy 730 bridge and Three Mile Falls Dam (TMDF) will be closed Sept. 1 through April 30, 2022. From TFMD to the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation boundary is open for fishing and retention of steelhead. There have been a total of 757 steelhead counted at TMFD up to date for the this run year, with an average of 6 fish per day and 23 per day over the past week.

Trout fishing on the Umatilla River, and its tributaries, is closed as of Oct. 31. Bass and other warmwater species remain open all year.

More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Thursday, January 20th
: ODFW Recreation Report
Grande Ronde River: Flows on the Grande Ronde River have remained consistent again this week
John Day River: All fishing is now closed in rivers and streams within the John Day Basin
Magone Lake: Magone Lake is no longer accessible
Morgan Lake: Closed for the winter

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