Fishing Oregon Guide Book

by Jim Yuskavitch (Falcon Guides)
Fishing Oregon  by Jim Yuskavitch

270pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 1560447281

How does an angler know when and where to fish, how to get there, and what kind of gear will reel in the catch? The answers are all here in Fishing Oregon. Oregon offers some of the finest sport fishing in the Pacific Northwest. More than twenty species of bass, salmon, steelhead, trout, and whitefish can be found in the state's big rivers, small streams, ocean bays, and reservoirs. Oregon angler and author Jim Yuskavitch knows these waters and has collected details to help anglers fish here. This guide provides descriptions of 88 fishing hot spots in the state and answers the questions every angler asks before setting out. Whether you're planning an afternoon or a week of angling adventures, take this guide along for the trip.

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Trails from the "Fishing Oregon" Guide Book
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... Preview: A renowned western Oregon salmon and steelhead stream, the Alsea River flows over 50 miles from its headwaters in the Coast Range northwest of Eugene to the sea at Waldport. There are a dozen public ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Tidewater, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Flowing clear and cold from Ana Reservoir to Summer Lake in the Summer Lake Wildlife Area, the Ana River offers some nice angling in a desert environment for stocked rainbow trout in the 12- to 14-inc ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Summer Lake, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Although commonly referred to as the Blitzen, its true name is the Donner und Blitzen River, German for thunder and lightning. It was awarded that moniker by U.S. Army troops who crossed the river dur ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Frenchglen, OR - Fly-Fishing
... Preview: This reservoir on the Snake River is operated by Idaho Power, of Boise, and is eastern Oregon’s top warmwater fishery. In recent years, however, water withdrawals for flood control and salmon conserva ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Richland, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Located on the extreme south coast about 5 miles north of the California border, the Chetco River is a bit out of the way for most Oregon anglers. But its excellent run of hatchery winter steelhead al ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Brookings, OR - Fishing
... Preview: A lesser-known, and off-the-beaten-path Oregon trout stream, the Chewaucan River nevertheless offers fine trout angling in a forested and open meadow setting. A visit here is an aesthetically pleasing ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Paisley, OR - Fishing
... Preview: This 500-acre irrigation reservoir smack in the middle of the sagebrush flats of eastern Oregon has one redeeming factor for anglers—big rainbow trout, or at least the distinct possibility. Chickaho ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Riley, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Consistently one of Oregon’s top salmon and steelhead rivers, the Clackamas offers fishing for spring Chinook salmon, coho salmon, and both summer and winter steelhead. The Clackamas River is a tribut ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Estacada, OR - Fishing
... Preview: This 55-mile stretch of the mighty Columbia River flowing past downtown Portland’s doorstep offers plenty of excellent and varied fishing for most of the year, no matter what your “taste” in fish is. ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Portland, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Long rated one of Oregon’s top salmon and steelhead fisheries, the Coos River, along with its extensive bay and sloughs, offers anglers lots of elbow room. The fall Chinook run begins in July or Augus ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
North Bend, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Formed by the confluence of its forks at Myrtle Point, the Coquille River snakes its way about 35 miles through Coast Range forest and farms to its ocean outlet at the city of Bandon. Chinook salmon ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Coquille, OR - Fishing
... Preview: One of the famed lakes along the Cascade Lakes Highway, Crane Prairie Reservoir is nearly 5 square miles in size and formed by a dam on the upper Deschutes River. A trophy trout fishery, rainbows aver ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Bend, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Although Crescent Lake holds a variety of trout species, kokanee and lake trout are what bring anglers here. In a scenic mountain setting in the Deschutes National Forest, Crescent Lake is just over 4 ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Crescent Lake, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Flowing out of the Ochoco Mountains east of Prineville for more than 100 miles before joining Lake Billy Chinook near Madras, the Crooked River has risen to prominence in recent years as a prime Centr ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Prineville, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Big lake trout are the primary draw for anglers at this 790-acre lake nestled at 4,668 feet in the central Cascade Mountains. Cultus Lake averages about 80 feet deep, dropping to 211 feet at its deepe ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Bend, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Three thousand-acre Davis Lake was formed when a lava flow blocked Odell Creek several thousand years ago. It’s a large but shallow body of water deep in the central Cascade Mountains, 25 feet deep at ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Crescent, OR - Fishing
... Preview: These two small lakes (50 and 35 acres, respectively) are popular destinations for anglers from the high-desert city of Burns. But they also attract fly fishers from other parts of the state, as they ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Burns, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Originally intended as a water storage and flood control reservoir when it went into operation in 1953, Detroit Lake has since became one of western Oregon’s most popular recreational reservoirs. Form ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Detroit, OR - Fishing
... Preview: This 3,200-acre jewel of a lake is surrounded by a forest of conifers in the Cascade Mountains at an elevation of 5,183 feet. A very popular recreational area, Diamond Lake has traditionally been one ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Diamond Lake, OR - Fishing
... Preview: Located in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument south of Bend, East Lake, along with nearby Paulina Lake, has been extremely popular with anglers for decades. Occupying part of the Newberry Caldera ... From the guidebook "Fishing Oregon"
Bend, OR - Fishing