Rogue River- Upper Fish Report for 10-27-2022
Reservoir releases have dropped to their typical October levels
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 is in the 800 cfs vicinity but will likely gain water from tributaries as rains continue. . 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. No new summer steelhead had been collected at Cole Rivers Hatchery during the week of Oct 19, bringing the season total to 2,582.
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 Thursday, October 27th, 2022
Ana Reservoir: Ana Reservoir Report
Applegate Reservoir: The low water ramp at French Gulch is available and being used now
Chetco River: Salmon fishing has been good for boat anglers in the estuary
Coos River: Anglers can catch rockfish around the jetties in the lower Coos Bay
Coquille River: Most smallmouth bass are in deep pools for the winter
Elk River: Anglers are picking up a few Chinook in the lower river
Garrison Lake: Cooler weather has improved fishing conditions
Lake Selmac: Trout fishing should pick up with cooler temperatures
Rogue River- Lower: Fishing has been slow in the lower river
Rogue River - Middle: Flow remains around 1190 cfs
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