Green Peter Reservoir Fish Report for 11-10-2022
The water level in this reservoir is slowly beginning to drop
Green Peter Reservoir - Sweet, OR (Linn County)
by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
The water level in this reservoir is slowly beginning to drop. Thistle Creek boat ramp is still usable. Fishing this time of year can be slow but rewarding for those anglers who like to have the lake and its panoramic views practically to themselves. Trout can be active year-round, but anglers may want to troll and retrieve a little slower than normal. For the latest information on water levels at Green Peter Reservoir check with the Army Corps of Engineers’ website for more information.
This large reservoir gets stocked annually with 20,000 hatchery trout. Look for them in cooler, deeper water and around ledges, drop-offs, and underwater structure.
Smallmouth bass also like to hang out near underwater structure and tend to be found in shallower water. Also look for them near rocky outcrops. Recent fishing reports are that the bass fishing is good with fish weighing in around 5 lbs being caught.
Kokanee anglers may keep up to 25 fish per day in addition to the 5-trout bag limit. Best times for catching them is April through July, but anglers may fish year-round.
Best bet for anglers without a boat is to drive to the top of the reservoir where Quartzville Creek enters the reservoir. Large trout will sometimes forage where the river brings in food swept down from upstream.
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