Pilcher Reservoir currently is frozen over and is slowly filling

Pilcher Reservoir - Union County, OR (Union County)


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
1-20-2022
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Pilcher Reservoir currently is frozen over and is slowly filling. Anglers should use caution near the edge of the ice where rising water levels leave a gap between the shore and thicker ice over the lake. There are no recent fishing reports, and angling pressure appears to have been light.




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
Umatilla River: There have been a total of 757 steelhead counted at TMFD up to date
Crooked River: The water is low and dirty
Ochoco Reservoir: Water level is extremely low and completely iced over
Prinevile Reservoir: Trout fishing continues to be good near the dam
Walton Lake: The lake is completely iced over
Detroit Reservoir: Currently the reservoir water level is at or near the bottom of Mongold boat ramp
Junction City Pond: The pond will be stocked this week
Santiam River ( North Fork) : River is currently running at 9,000 cfs at the gage in Mehama
Santiam River (South Fork): Currently flows are around 6,100 cfs at the Waterloo gage
Waverly Lake: This lake was stocked in late December
Alsea River: Winter steelhead fishing has slowed down
Kilchis River: The Kilchis will be a little on the low and clear side this weekend
Necanicum River: The Necanicum will be getting a little low by the weekend but will still be fishable
Nehalem River: The lower reach, from Foss down, is still high and off color
Nestucca River: The Nestucca River is in great shape
Siletz River: Winter steelhead fishing has slowed down a bit on the Siletz
Siuslaw River: Winter steelhead has slowed down on the Siuslaw but anglers are catching fish everyday
Wilson River: The Wilson was in prime shape last weekend
Applegate River: As of Wednesday morning, the Wilderville stream gage was reading 650 cfs
Chetco River: Water conditions have returned to almost perfect
Fish Lake : Ice depth was reported at 8-12 inches on Jan. 15
Illinois River: Flows continue to drop but are still very fishable
Lost Creek Lake: Trout fishing should be fair to good
Medco Pond: In general fishing has been slow up here as trout were last stocked in the early summer
Rogue River- Lower: Winter fish are being caught in the Galice and Robertson Bridge areas
Rogue River- Upper: For the week of Jan. 13, 207 new summer steelhead have entered the ladder bringing the year’s total to 3,072 fish
Rogue River- Upper (Above Lost Creek): Expect clear but chilly weather for the weekend, probably a pretty slow bite
Umpqua River: Anglers are catching fish!
Willow Lake: The reservoir is hovering at 54 percent full
Winchuck River: Most streams including the Winchuck have returned to fishable conditions
Ana Reservoir: There have not been any recent fishing reports for rainbow trout
Gerber Reservoir: he reservoir is frozen. Ice thickness is unknown
Upper Klamath Lake: The lake is frozen except near the outlet and a few springs along Hwy 97
Klamath River - Upper - OR: Klamath River Fishing Report
Lake Of The Woods: Ice fishing has been good for small yellow perch
Phillips Reservoir: Currently there is about six inches of ice near the Mason Dam boat ramp

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