Trout fishing should pick back up as water temperatures start to cool

Eel Lake - Lakeside, OR (Coos County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Trout fishing should pick back up as water temperatures start to cool. Anglers should be careful of the large wild coho smolts that are still in the lake. There are no kokanee in Eel Lake and all coho salmon need to be released immediately.

Crappies and bluegills are feeding along the edge of the weedlines. As the water temperatures continue to cool, these fish will begin to move into deeper water. Fishing will be best in the low light periods of the day. Bank anglers can find decent fishing off the fishing dock

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OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, August 31st, 2022

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