Currently flows are around 6,600 cfs at the Waterloo gauge

Santiam River (South Fork) - Sweet Home, OR (Linn County)


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
1-4-2023
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Fishing is generally best when flows are below 3,000 cfs. Currently flows are around 6,600 cfs at the Waterloo gauge as of Jan. 4. A few late summer steelhead are all that is available for anglers at this time of year. Hatchery chinook should begin arriving in April.

Hatchery trout harvest season closes Nov. 1. Fishing with bait is only allowed between April 22 and Oct. 31. Anglers are reminded that only fin-clipped trout may be kept.




More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, January 4th

Clackamas River: Angler success is only expected to increase
Eagle Creek: Eagle Creek Fishing Report
Green Peter Reservoir: The water level is currently up about 40 feet
Sandy River: Anglers are catching winter steelhead throughout the system
Santiam River ( North Fork) : Santiam River North Fork Report

Updated adult wild spring Chinook regulations for mainstem Umpqua and North Umpqua rivers for 2023
Umpqua River

12-28-2022
ROSEBURG, Ore. – For the first time since 2019, anglers will be able to harvest adult wild spring Chinook in the...... Read More