Catfish fishing has been good in the upper end of Hells Canyon Reservoir

Hells Canyon Reservoir

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Catfish fishing has been good in the upper end of Hells Canyon Reservoir with some nice channel catfish caught that can be as large as 20 inches or more. There are also a variety of other warmwater fish available in both reservoirs.

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OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, June 12th

Fourmile Lake: The lake is currently 55 percent full
Gerber Reservoir: The reservoir is 38 percent full
Upper Klamath Lake: Redband trout have begun to move to water quality refuge in good numbers this week
Klamath River - Upper - OR: Klamath River Fishing Report
Lake Of The Woods: Fishing for rainbow trout should be fair from shore and boat
Lost River: Fishing bait for brown bullhead is your best bet
Sprague River: The river is slightly tannin colored but at a great flow for fishing
North Fork Sprague River: The black drake mayfly hatch is slowing
South Fork Sprague River: The river is still high but fishable
Thief Valley Reservoir: Rainbow trout have been stocked and are available to anglers
Williamson River: Williamson River Report
Wood River: The river is brown due to runoff on Sun Creek and Annie Creek
Chetco River: Cutthroat trout are scattered throughout the river
Diamond Lake: Anglers did well this last weekend catching some nice rainbows in the 15-inch range
Galesville Reservoir: Water levels are high
Garrison Lake: The lake has been very windy so fishing has been tough
Rogue River- Lower: River fishing has slowed, but anglers are picking the occasional Chinook
Rogue River - Middle: Flow in Grants Pass is about 3,090 cfs with a water temperature of around 61F
Rogue River- Upper: A very strong early season total of almost 6,000 hatchery spring Chinook have made it into the hatchery
Rogue River- Upper (Above Lost Creek): The Rogue above Lost Creek is open for fishing and with flows dropping fishing has been good
Nestucca River: Spring Chinook fishing picked up in the Nestucca last week
Siletz River: The Siletz is starting to see its first summers and springers being caught!‌
Trask River: Trask River spring Chinook fishing picked up last week
Wilson River: Trout fishing should be fair to good throughout the river
Detroit Reservoir: Detroit Reservoir is full and all boat ramps are currently in the water
EE Wilson Angling Pond: A few trout are still getting caught
Foster Reservoir: The reservoir is now completely full and will be in good shape throughout the summer
Green Peter Reservoir: The water level in Green Peter is just about full and should be in fairly good shape
Santiam River ( North Fork) : The river is currently running at around 1,830 cfs at the gauge in Mehama
Santiam River (South Fork): Flows are currently around 900 cfs
Crane Prairie Reservoir: The reservoir 87 percent full
Crescent Lake: Recent reports of good fishing for large brown and lake trout
Crooked River: The Crooked continues to fish well
East Lake: Anglers report fair trout fishing
Haystack Reservoir: Haystack is currently at 85 percent full
Hosmer Lake: Recent reports of good fishing for brook, cutthroat and rainbow trout
Ochoco Reservoir: The reservoir is 94 percent full
Prinevile Reservoir: Prineville Reservoir at 96 percent full
Wickiup Reservoir: The reservoir is 62 percent full
Imnaha River: Trout and whitefish can be caught in the Imnaha River throughout the summer
Wallowa Lake : Fishing for kokanee has started to slow although anglers are still catching some fish
Wallowa River: In June, stoneflies start to emerge providing some exciting dry fly fishing
Brownlee Reservoir: Bass fishing has been good