Rogue River- Upper Fish Report for 12-14-2022
The release from Lost Creek Reservoir is in the 1,048 cfs vicinity
Rogue River- Upper - Medford, OR (Jackson County)
by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
The release from Lost Creek Reservoir is in the 1,048 cfs vicinity. Dodge Bridge is around 1,200 cfs but may drop as there is little rain in the forecast.
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 were collected at Cole Rivers Hatchery last week bringing the season total to2,988.
Coho swim-ins at Cole Rivers Hatchery slowed a bit last week but they are still coming, bringing the season total to 1,484. Pulling plugs or twitching jigs are both good tactics when low and cold. 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 salmon redds.
For up-to-date river levels, check all the USGS Rogue gauges here.
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reportsfor Wednesday, December 14th, 2022
Clackamas River: Currently the river is on a hard drop and will soon be low and clear
Sandy River: Coho continue to trickle through the Sandy
Santiam River ( North Fork) : Flows will be in good shape this week with the expected dry weather
Santiam River (South Fork): Dry conditions expected this week these flows should remain consistent
Walter Wirth Lake: Stocked around Thanksgiving
Alsea River: Winter steelhead are starting to show up in the Alsea
Kilchis River: Should be some steelhead in the system alread
Miami River: Miami River Report
Necanicum River: Should be plenty of fish around
Nehalem River: Nehalem River fishing report
Nehalem River- North Fork: Winter steelhead fishing has been fair to good
Nestucca River: The Nestucca blew out last weekend but has dropped into prime shap
Siletz River: Winter steelhead are starting to show up in the Siletz River
Siuslaw River: Siuslaw River Report
Trask River: It’s early for the Trask and winter steelhead
Wilson River: The Wilson got high and muddy last weekend but dropped back into shape quickly
Emigrant Reservoir: Emigrant remains at 3 percent full
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Howard Prairie has started to fill with recent rain and snow
Rogue River - Middle: Current flow is around 1,400 cfs
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reportsfor Monday, December 12th, 2022
Green Peter Reservoir: The water level in this reservoir has dropped down to winter low storage levels
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