The release from Lost Creek Reservoir is in the 770 cfs vicinity

Rogue River- Upper - Medford, OR (Jackson County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Reservoir releases have dropped to their typical November levels. The release from Lost Creek Reservoir is in the 770 cfs vicinity but will likely gain water from tributaries as rains continue. Dodge Bridge is around 1,200 cfs. 

Chinook fishing is closed in the upper Rogue. Artificial flies and lures only between Fishers Ferry and Shady Cove boat ramp Nov. 1-Dec. 31.

Hatchery summer steelhead are available. A few new summer steelhead had been collected at Cole Rivers Hatchery during the week of Nov 1, bringing the season total to 2,588.

A few more coho have arrived at Cole Rivers Hatchery, bringing the season total to 9. 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.

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