Willow Lake received another 1,500 legal rainbow trout

Willow Lake - Eagle Point, OR (Jackson County)


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
6-1-2022
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Willow Lake received another 1,500 legal rainbow trout on May 16 and should be fishing very well. With this most recent stocking, 11,500 legal rainbow trout have been stocked this year since mid-February. There should be plenty of other holdover trout available, as well as yellow perch. Fishing should be good and this would be a good destination for this weekend’s free fishing days.

The reservoir is 99 percent full, and the improved concrete boat ramp is open with a dock.

Fishing from shore will likely produce plenty of perch and possibly some bluegill.

Campgrounds at Willow Lake are open. Day use is open, and fees are collected. A yearly Jackson County Park pass are also available for $40. For more information please visit the Jackson County Parks website.

Anglers encountering illegally introduced yellow perch are always encouraged to take as many of these as they want. This illegal introduction has only resulted in stunted perch and impacts to the bass and trout fishery in this lake and numerous others around the Southwest District. Anglers are reminded that using live fish as bait is prohibited. If you see someone transporting live fish from or into a water body, please get a photo and/or call OSP with this information.




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
North Umpqua River: Summer steelhead have started to enter the lower river

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