Alsea River Fish Report for 3-1-2023
NF Alsea fishery is open and steady with fishing conditions
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 steady with fishing conditions. This fishery has been fair over the last week. The Alsea will river level has come up over the past few days and is going to continue to climb throughout the week going into the weekend. Road conditions are still hazardous but passable along the lower portion of the river.
The later returning wild broodstock hatchery fish are being caught in the NF Alsea. Boat and bank fishing has been fair over the past week. Wild and hatchery steelhead have been caught and conditions have remained steady but challenging. With the colder temperatures still coming into the weekend fishing opportunities will likely remain the same.
Trout fishing will reopen on May 22.
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reportsfor Wednesday, March 1st
Wallowa River: When water levels have come up a bit from winter lows
Quartzville Creek: Flows are in relatively good shape for winter, about 240 cfs
Santiam River ( North Fork) : River is currently running around 1,530 cfs at the gauge in Mehama
Santiam River (South Fork): Currently flows are around 1,400 cfs at the Waterloo gauge
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reportsfor Monday, February 27th
: Offshore longleader gear fishery bag limit increases to 15 fish per day beginning March 1
: Longleader gear fishery bag limit increasing to 15 fish per day beginning March 1
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