The popular NF Alsea fishery is open and improving

Alsea River - Alsea, OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Winter steelhead are throughout the Alsea system. The popular NF Alsea fishery is open and improving. This fishery should continue to improve over the coming weeks as more fish enter the system.

The later returning wild broodstock fish are starting to be caught in the NF Alsea. Boat and bank fishing has been fair over the past week. Wild and hatchery steelhead have been caught but with the colder temperatures and dropping river levels fishing has slowed down significantly

Trout fishing will reopen on May 22.

Two rod validation allowed in the Willamette River starting March 1 below the Falls, April 16 above
Willamette River

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