Current flow is around 1,600 cfs and temperature in the low-40s F

Rogue River - Middle - Grants Pass, OR (Josephine County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Current flow is around 1,600 cfs and temperature in the low-40s F.

Summer steelhead are still being caught, but many of these fish will be pushing up into tributaries soon. Trout fishing is open with a 5 fish daily bag limit for adipose fin-clipped (hatchery) trout. Non-adipose fin-clipped trout and steelhead must be immediately released unharmed.

Winter steelhead are being caught throughout the middle Rogue. With flows holding somewhat steady, side drifting, lures, or flies are all effective. Dial back brightness and size of presentation as water levels drop and clear.

Wild winter steelhead over 24 inches may be harvested upstream of Hog Creek boat ramp starting February 1 (1 per day, 3 per season). Please check out MyODFW for info on new validation and harvest tag requirements in the Rogue and South Coast Rivers.

Current flow, temp and turbidity conditions for the Rogue can be found at the USGS stream gauges here, or checking the City of Grants Pass water page’s river data here.

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