Water temperatures were very cold on opening day

Wood River - Klamath Falls, OR (Klamath County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Water temperatures were very cold on opening day. Fishing was slow but should improve with increase in water temperature. Best fishing is below Weed Road. Brown trout typically feed on organisms on the bottom of the river this time of year. These include sculpin, earthworms, crayfish and stoneflies. Patterns or lures that match these will be more successful.

Please handle redband trout carefully. Most of the large redband trout caught this time of year are spawned out and returning to the lakes.

Please be on the lookout for bull trout and report any captured to ODFW in Klamath Falls. 

The boundary of the Wood River is outside the narrow riverine channels surrounded by vegetation. This is almost a mile below the Wood River BLM Wetland Bridge. Flows will be low and fishable on opening day.

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