Salmon River Fish Report for 2-1-2023
Steelhead are starting to push up and throughout the system
Salmon River - Otis, OR
by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
Winter steelhead are in the Salmon River. Steelhead are starting to push up and throughout the system but fishing is still poor to slow because of the consistent cold temperatures and low flows.
January-March is the typical peak for winter steelhead in the Salmon River. Fishing should pick up in the next few weeks as the flows come back up.
Trout fishing in streams will reopen on May 22.
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reportsfor Wednesday, February 1st
Hood River: Some anglers have been out steelhead fishing, but no reports of fish caught yet
Lake Billy Chinook: Anglers report good winter kokanee and bull trout fishing
Detroit Reservoir: Currently the water level is back down at its lowest level to maximize flood storage
Santiam River ( North Fork) : River is currently running around 1,440 cfs at the gauge in Mehama
Alsea River: The popular NF Alsea fishery is open and improving
Kilchis River: The Kilchis is low and clear
Miami River: Miami will be very low and clear again this week
Necanicum River: The Necanicum will remain very low and clear this week
Nehalem River- North Fork: Fishing on the North Fork Nehalem has remained slow this week
Two rod validation allowed in the Willamette River starting March 1 below the Falls, April 16 aboveWillamette River
CLACKAMAS, Ore.—Anglers with the validation will be able to use two rods in the Willamette River this year for hatchery...... Read More
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