Anglers report good kokanee, bass, and bull trout fishing

Lake Billy Chinook - Culvar, OR (Jefferson County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Anglers report good kokanee, bass, and bull trout fishing. The season for the Metolius Arm of Lake Billy Chinook is reopened March 1; tribal angling permits are required.

For the remainder of the reservoir, harvest is limited to 1 bull trout over 24 inches under the daily trout limit. Anglers can now keep 5 kokanee in addition to daily trout limit. No bag or size limits on brown trout and bass.

More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, May 3rd
Klamath River - Upper - OR: The weather is warming up and the fishing is getting good in the Klamath Basin
Fourmile Lake: Snow is blocking access into Fourmile Lake
Gerber Reservoir: The reservoir is 50 percent full.
John C Boyle Reservoir: The reservoir is ice-free
Klamath River - Upper - OR: Klamath River Fishing Report
Lake Of The Woods: The lake will probably not be stocked this week due to ice
Phillips Reservoir: Reservoir is 25 percent full
Pilcher Reservoir: Pilcher Reservoir Fishing Report
Thief Valley Reservoir: Thief Valley Reservoir is full and has been stocked with trout
Wood River: Fishing was fair on opening day
Diamond Lake: Ice still lingers on Diamond Lake
Emigrant Reservoir: Emigrant is 65 percent full and multiple boat ramps are usable now
Fish Lake : Fish Lake is at 48 percent full
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Howard Prairie is at 37 percent full
Rogue River - Middle: Current flow is around 2,900 cfs
Rogue River- Upper: The release from Lost Creek Reservoir is in the 880 cfs vicinity
Umpqua River: Fishing conditions on the mainstem Umpqua are looking good this week
Alsea River: Trout fishing will reopen on May 22
Siletz River: Winter steelhead are moving up in the Siletz River
Trask River: Trask River Report
Wilson River: Wilson River Report
Yaquina River: Yaquina River Report
Detroit Reservoir: Currently the reservoir is slowly filling
Santiam River ( North Fork) : No recent fishing reports
Santiam River (South Fork): Currently flows are around 4,600 cfs at the Waterloo gauge
Fall River: Fly-anglers continue to report good spring fishing in the Fall River
Haystack Reservoir: The reservoir is currently 53 percent full
Hood River: Winter steelhead are still in the Hood River, but fishing has started to slow down
Hosmer Lake: Restricted to fly-fishing only with barbless hooks