Summer steelhead have started to enter the lower river

North Umpqua River - Roseburg, OR (Douglas County)


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
6-1-2022
Website

Summer steelhead have started to enter the lower river. ODFW will be watching the run very closely in 2022. Possible closures may come into effect if the run is predicted to be too low.

Anglers are catching seemingly good numbers of Chinook with lots of pressure throughout the open area. With cooler water, anglers should be able to target Chinook well into June.

Remember only one wild spring Chinook adult per day and ten per season may be kept on the North in 2022. Anglers may still retain one additional Chinook per day if it’s a hatchery fish.

With the low population of summers in 2021, anglers are reminded to handle fish with extra care this year. Practicing good catch-and-release techniques will help ensure we have fish in the future.

Trout fishing is open year-round upstream of Slide Creek Dam and in tributaries in this section. Fishing above Slide Creek Dam can be a great idea after the snow melts.




More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, June 1st

Umpqua River: Anglers: temporary restrictions now in effect for Umpqua River
Ana Reservoir: Ana Reservoir was stocked for Memorial Day weekend
Ana River: Ana River is a great match-the-hatch fly-fishing river
Chewaucan River: This is the best time of year to fish this river
Gerber Reservoir: Targeting yellow perch continues to be your best bet
Heart Lake: Fishing was fantastic for folks trolling lures this past weekend!
Holbrook Reservoir: Bait anglers were also doing well near the dam
Upper Klamath Lake: Fishing has improved
Klamath River - Upper - OR: Klamath River Fishing Report
Lake Of The Woods: Lake of the Woods has been stocked heavily with trophy rainbow trout
Lofton Reservoir: Trolling lures will be extremely productive last weekend
Long Creek Reservoir: Brook trout can reach up to 20 inches in the creek
Miller Lake: No fishing report
Phillips Reservoir: The reservoir is still very low and is currently 14 percent full
Pilcher Reservoir: Pilcher Reservoir is about half full
Sprague River: Fishing is fair throughout the river
North Fork Sprague River: Flows are dropping to 70 cfs
Thief Valley Reservoir: Anglers have been successful trolling for rainbows
Unity Reservoir: Unity Reservoir is full
Williamson River: Fishing continues to be good on the Williamson River
Wolf Creek Reservoir: Wolf Creek Reservoir is currently about half full
Wood River: Water temperatures remain cold
Applegate Reservoir: All boat ramps are now open
Applegate River: The Applegate is open to trout
Arizona Pond: The pond was freshly stocked this week
Ben Irving Reservoir: Bass fishing should be pretty good right now
Cooper Creek Reservoir: Cooper was stocked recently
Diamond Lake: Fishing seems to be improving
Fish Lake : The store, restaurant and marina are open
Floras Lake: Bank access is very limited and most anglers fish from a boat
Galesville Reservoir: ODFW has stocked a lot of trout in Galesville and the reservoir
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Howard Prairie campgrounds, resort and store are now open
Hyatt Lake: Hyatt has already seen its likely peak water level for the year and is now dropping daily
Illinois River: Trout fishing re-opened May 22
Lake Selmac: Weed growth is starting to pick up
Lemolo Lake: Lemolo Fishing Report
Rogue River - Middle: Water conditions have remained pretty cool in the Grants Pass area
Rogue River- Upper (Above Lost Creek): Chinook fishing is in full swing in the upper river
Rogue River- Upper (Above Lost Creek): Trout stockings in the upper river started May 18

Free Fishing Weekend June 4-5 in Oregon

5-27-2022
SALEM, Ore.—Fishing is free in Oregon the first weekend in June on Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5. Everyone can fish,...... Read More