Flows on the Wallowa River probably will be somewhat elevated over the next couple weeks

Wallowa River - Wallowa , OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Flows on the Wallowa River probably will be somewhat elevated over the next couple weeks with melting snow and recent rain events. However, fishing for trout may be good when flows are moderated. Good hatches of stoneflies and mayflies have occurred including recent hatches of golden stoneflies. Anglers are reminded that bull trout may be encountered in the Wallowa River and must be released unharmed.

The Wallowa River will open for hatchery spring Chinook fishing on June 25 from the lower fence of Minam State Park upstream to the confluence with the Lostine River. The daily limit will be two adult hatchery Chinook salmon and five jack hatchery Chinook salmon. The fishery will be open through July 24. However, the fishery may close early so anglers are encouraged to regularly check for regulation updates. For full details of the 2022 spring Chinook fishing season on the Wallowa River visit the myodfw website or call the Enterprise field office at (541) 426-3279.

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