Access is difficult due to snow

North Fork Sprague River - (Lake County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Access is difficult due to snow. Fishing not recommended at this time. Flows are high for fishing at 54 cfs. Open year-round. Water temperatures have decreased. Catch rates are very low but redband trout are recolonizing the burned area. Fish density is increasing very slowly due to the Bootleg Fire but redband trout have been the first to recolonize the areas near the 3411 Rd bridge crossing.

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OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for 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
Salmon River: Steelhead are starting to push up and throughout the system
Siletz River: Winter steelhead are movingup in the Siletz River
Siuslaw River: Winter steelhead are showing up on the Siuslaw River
Trask River: The Trask is going to remain low and clear this week
Wilson River: Winter steelhead fishing slowed on the Wilson this week
Yaquina River: Fishing has been challenging the past few weeks but it’s starting to pick up
Ben Irving Reservoir: Anglers may have some success on warmer afternoons fishing for bluegill or bass
Chetco River: Chetco is Low and Clear
Cooper Creek Reservoir: Trout fishing may be good on warmer days
Diamond Lake: There have been recent reports of folks fishing on the ice and catching fish
Elk River: Elk River is Low and Clear
Fish Lake : Anglers have been doing very well ice fishing at Fish Lake in the last few week
Lake Marie: Lake Marie has slowed after a productive early winter
Lake Selmac: Fishing for trout should be good as temperatures have cooled
Lemolo Lake: Trout fishing typically slows during the winter but can be good when conditions allow
Lost Creek Lake: Lost Creek Lake Report
Rogue River- Lower: Fishing pressure has slowed as flows have dropped
Rogue River - Middle: Current flow is around 1,400 cfs and temperature in the low-40s F
Sixes River: Steelhead are scattered through the river
Smith River: The Smith is getting low and clear
Umpqua River: Fish are slowing down with the cold
North Umpqua River: Anglers a still catching steelhead, but the numbers are getting lower
South Umpqua River : Still been seeing a fair number of hatchery steelhead being caught
Winchuck River: Fishing pressure has been very light
Ana Reservoir: Fishing with bait from the bank in January has been good for trout
Ana River: Ana River Report
Duncan Reservoir: Duncan Reservoir is Slowly filling up
Fourmile Lake: Snow is blocking access into Fourmile Lake
Upper Klamath Lake: The lake is 2.6 feet below full pool and 58 percent full
Klamath River - Upper - OR: Klamath River Report
Krumbo Reservoir: Krumbo Reservoir Report
Lake Of The Woods: Ice fishing has been slow to good depending on the day
Lost River: The Lost River is likely frozen
Pole Creek Reservoir: Pole Creek Reservoir Update

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