SW Oregon Fishing Report for April 12th, 2019

SW Oregon Fishing Report for April 12th, 2019

From Pete Heley at PeteHeley.com The Charleston ODFW office showed me how to access the trout stocking schedule. I had been going to the home page, selecting “FISH DIVISION and then selecting “FISHING RESOURCES” and then clicking on the “TROUT STOCKING” ICON. This method no longer redirects you to the trout stocking schedule. After a…

SW Oregon Fishing Reports for January 12th, 2018

From ODF&W, Weekend fishing opportunities: With steelhead rivers vacillating between low and clear, and high and muddy, anglers may want hit Garrison Lake for some trout fishing. Winter steelhead should pick up on the Coos and Coquille rivers once we get some significant rain. Winter steelhead fishing has been good on the Umpqua. Anglers have…

Central and South Coast Fishing Reports December 1, 2017

(ODF&W) Sport Groundfish, Inside 40-Fathom Line: Anglers may no longer catch and retain lingcod (except by spear), any species of rockfish, cabezon, greenling, or other bottomfish (aka groundfish) species, except flatfish species (other than Pacific halibut) inside of the 40-fathom regulatory line. Lingcod may be taken by spear only (with no change to the bag…

Central and South Coast Fishing Reports Sept 22nd, 2017

From TGF’s friend Pete Heley (PeteHeley.com) The big news this past week was the implementation, as of Monday, October 18th, of a complete closure on bottomfishing along the Oregon coast. A similar closure went into effect in 2004, but that closure allowed anglers to target bottomfish while fishing from shore. In another recent year, Oregon’s…