Rogue River- Upper Fish Report for 10-12-2022
Artificial fly season is in place through Oct. 31
Rogue River- Upper - Medford, OR (Jackson County)
by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
Reservoir releases have dropped to their typical October levels. The release from Lost Creek Reservoir should stay in the 830 cfs vicinity for the foreseeable future. Dodge Bridge is around 1200 cfs.
Chinook fishing is closed in the upper Rogue, and the artificial fly season is in place through Oct. 31. Fishing is restricted to artificial flies with no added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device.
Hatchery summer steelhead are available. As of Oct. 4, 43 new summer steelhead had been collected at Cole Rivers Hatchery, bringing the season total to 2,561.
The first coho of the year arrived at Cole Rivers Hatchery, with more fish likely available in November. Only adipose-clipped coho may be harvested.
Trout fishing is also open in the Rogue with a daily bag limit of 5 adipose fin-clipped (hatchery) trout. Anglers are encouraged to harvest they hatchery trout. Wild trout must be immediately released unharmed.
Anglers are asked to avoid wading and fishing near spawning spring Chinook salmon.
For up-to-date river levels, check all the USGS Rogue gauges here.
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reportsfor Wednesday, October 12th, 2022
Campbell Reservoir: There are likely no fish in the reservoir
Upper Klamath Lake: Upper Klamath Lake Report
Klamath River - Upper - OR: Klamath River Report
Lake Of The Woods: Fishing for yellow perch remains a good bet
Sprague River: Best fishing is near the town of Beatty
Williamson River: The river is exceedingly clear and flows are low
Wood River: Fishing for brown trout and redband trout should be good this week
Agate Lake: Agate remains at 13 percent full at the end of irrigation season
Coos River: The wild coho season in the Coos Basin closes on Oct. 15
Coquille River: Anglers have been catching striped bass in the lower Coquille River
Emigrant Reservoir: Emigrant remains at 4 percent full at the end of irrigation season
Fish Lake : Fish Lake is filling with the input of various springs and is now at 21 percent full
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