Owyhee Reservoir - Vale, OR

Lake Information

Surface Area:13900 acres
Maximum Depth:117 ft.
Capacity:1122000 acre ft.
Elevation:2670 ft.
Fish Species: Channel Catfish, Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Smallmouth Bass, Brown Bullhead, Yellow Perch




Latest Fish Plants

Plant DateSpeciesSourceTotal Pounds
7-05-2021Rainbow TroutODFW 
6-10-2019Rainbow TroutODFW 
6-15-2018Rainbow TroutODFW 


Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
8-24-2022 Owyhee Reservoir Fishing Report
Crappie can be found suspending in deeper water... more »
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
6-23-2022 Owyhee Reservoir Fishing Report
Reservoir temperatures are 65°F in the lower reservoir... more »
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
3-30-2022 Trolling for trout in the lower reservoir may be productive
No recent reports. Trolling for trout in the... more »
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
1-27-2022 Anglers may have some success targeting redband trout and crappie this winter
No recent reports. Snow-capped ridges overlooking the reservoir... more »
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
12-17-2021 Anglers may have some success targeting redband trout and crappie this winter
No recent reports. Snow-capped ridges overlooking the reservoir... more »
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

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