Fall Chinook fishing and coho fishing has been steady

Yaquina River - Newport, OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Fall Chinook fishing and coho fishing has been steady on the Yaquina as more fish are moving into the tidewater to stage. Fishing should continue to improve through September until we get significant rain.

Wild coho retention is allowed on the Yaquina River from Sept. 15 – Oct 15. The daily bag limit is one adult wild coho per day and one for the season. This is another “one and done” season for wild coho. Meaning you can only keep one adult wild coho from the Yaquina River for the entire 2022 season.

Trout fishing in streams closes on Oct. 31. Cutthroat trout are available throughout the Yaquina/Big Elk basins and provide good opportunity for summer/fall fishing.

More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
Grande Ronde River: Grande Ronde River opens for coho salmon harvest on Sept. 24
Thief Valley Reservoir: Fishing will likely be difficult at lower reservoir levels
Unity Reservoir: Dropping throughout the summer and is about 1/4 full
Ben Irving Reservoir: Trout fishing should picking up
Cooper Creek Reservoir: Anglers still seem to be doing well on bass
Diamond Lake: Many anglers were finding success with brown trout on the South End
Fish Lake : Fish Lake is filling with the input of various springs and is now at 15 percent full
Galesville Reservoir: No recent reports from anglers fishing Galesville
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Howard Prairie is down to 6 percent full at the end of irrigation season
Plat I Reservoir: Fishing at Plat I should be pretty good for bass
Rogue River- Lower: Boat anglers are catching a mix of fall Chinook and coho in the estuary
Rogue River - Middle: The bulk of Chinook seem to be below the Grants Pass are
Rogue River- Upper (Above Lost Creek): Reservoir releases have dropped to their typical September levels
Tenmile Lakes: Tenmile Lakes Fishing Report
Umpqua River: Chinook fishing has been moderate this summer
North Umpqua River: Summer steelhead fishing will pick up with recent rains
South Umpqua River : Closed Through November 30th
Necanicum River: Fall Chinook will start to show up in the Necanicum River
Nehalem River: Fall Chinook fishing has slowed on Nehalem Bay
Nestucca River: Fall Chinook fishing is picking up a little in Nestucca Bay
Salmon River: Fall Chinook fishing is starting to pick up on the Salmon River
Siletz River: Fall Chinook fishing continues to be good on the Siletz
Siltcoos Lake: Warmwater fishing for bass and panfish is still good
Wilson River: Summer steelhead are still available to catch in the Wilson River

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