Fishing for trout should be good

Applegate Reservoir - Jacksonville, OR (Jackson County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Applegate reservoir level is currently at 1,909 feet, and the surface temperature has dropped to 48oF. Check up-to-date reservoir levels here, or call the Army Corps of Engineers at 800-472-2434 for flow and temperature information.‌

The reservoir near its normal wintertime level, which means the French Gulch low water ramp is the only access for trailered boats. Muddy or icy conditions may make launching a boat difficult depending on the day. Fishing for trout should be good. ‌

There is a longstanding health advisory for consumption of resident species due to elevated levels of mercury. See Oregon Health Authority consumption guidelines or the 2022 sportfishing regulations for more information.

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