Coquille River Fish Report for 6-23-2022
River levels are dropping quickly
Coquille River - Coquille, OR (Coos County)
by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
River levels are dropping quickly and water clarity should be improving in the mainstem and lower portion of the main forks of the river. A temporary regulation started on May 22 allowing anglers in Coquille River system to use spears and spear guns to harvest smallmouth bass. Traditional rod and reel anglers can also use bait throughout the river system. This unique fishing opportunity is one of many efforts to reduce the impact of illegally introduced bass on Chinook populations.
Water temperatures will be warming up with the seven-day forecast of warm, sunny days. Smallmouth bass will become more active throughout the river.
Anglers have reported catching shad in the mainstem Coquille River.
Trout fishing in streams and rivers reopened on May 22.
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reportsfor Thursday, June 23rd
Grande Ronde River: Flows on the Grande Ronde River have been dropping
Imnaha River: Trout fishing may be good during periods of moderated flows
Umatilla River: Summer steelhead fishing on the Umatilla River is now closed
Wallowa River: Flows on the Wallowa River probably will be somewhat elevated over the next couple weeks
Lake Billy Chinook: Bass are biting well
Clear Lake: Will be stocked again this week
Coast Fork Willamette River: Was last stocked the week of June 13
McKenzie River: Spring Chinook – This week the fishing conditions look good!
Middle Fork of the Williamette: Middle Fork of The Williamette Report
Nestucca River: Spring Chinook fishing continues to improve on the Nestucca
Trask River: Spring Chinook are in the Trask and spread throughout
Wilson River: Summer steelhead are throughout the fishery
Ben Irving Reservoir: Fishing the area near the dam may be the way to go
Coos River: Anglers are still catching decent numbers of rockfish
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