Ice fishing has been good

Lake Of The Woods - Klamath Falls, OR (Klamath County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Ice fishing has been good. The lake is frozen but areas might be unsafe. People are ice fishing. Rain is expected this week, which might soften ice. There is an ice fishing group on Facebook and Instagram that updates the ice fishing in this area. For recent updates on fishing, you can call the resort at 1-866-201-4194.

Fishing for yellow perch is your best bet while ice fishing. The lake is dominated by stunted yellow perch. Very small bait and hooks will catch these fish. Water temperatures will be very cold and likely freezing in early mornings.

You can also visit their website to observe current conditions at the lake.  Scroll down and click on the right side video link for a live video of current conditions on the lake at the Lodge.

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
Santiam River (South Fork): Currently flows are around 6,600 cfs at the Waterloo gauge
Walter Wirth Lake: Winter steelhead are throughout the Alsea system
Kilchis River: Steelhead should be in the river, and the Kilchis is in good shape
Miami River: Steelhead should be in the river, and the Miami is in good shape
Necanicum River: The Necanicum is in good shape
Nehalem River: Nehalem River Fishing Report
Nehalem River- North Fork: The North Fork Nehalem is in prime condition
Salmon River: Winter steelhead have arrived in the Salmon River
Siuslaw River: Winter steelhead are showing up on the Siuslaw River
Trask River: The forks may fish well this week
Wilson River: The Wilson is in good shape
Applegate Reservoir: The elevation of the reservoir is rising close to the 1,909-foot mark
Chetco River: Bank anglers are picking up a few steelhead in between storms
Elk River: January is a transition month on the river
Emigrant Reservoir: Emigrant has filled to 11 percent full
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Howard Prairie has started to fill with recent rain and snow and is at 11 percent full
Illinois River: Illinois River Report
Lost Creek Lake: Lost Creek Lake Report
Rogue River- Lower: Bank anglers are picking up a few steelhead in between storms
Sixes River: A few steelhead have been picked up
Beulah Reservoir: No recent report on ice but likely enough to ice fish
Chickahominy Reservoir: Will be restocked again in 2023 if conditions improve
Gerber Reservoir: The reservoir is frozen and thickness of ice is unknown
Upper Klamath Lake: Best fishing is near the outlet and around Pelican Bay at Rocky Point
Klamath River - Upper - OR: Klamath River Fishing Report
Krumbo Reservoir: Fishing has been good this fall for rainbow trout

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