Trout fishing has been good on the Wallowa River this winter

Wallowa River - Wallowa , OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Trout fishing has been good on the Wallowa River this winter with some anglers catching rainbows as large as 19 inches. Mountain whitefish can also provide some fun fishing opportunities. Drifting flies or casting spinners are effective ways to catch trout in this river.

Recently steelhead fishing has been very slow on the Wallowa River. However, fishing will probably get better as the season progresses and more fish make their way upriver. Drifting jigs under bobbers can be an effective way of catching steelhead in the Wallowa River.

Anglers are reminded that wild steelhead and bull trout cannot be harvested and must be released.

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