Idaho Fish Report

Fishing for catfish has been good on the reservoir


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
8-18-2022
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Brownlee Reservoir is 23 ft below full pool. All boat ramps are useable except for Spring Recreation Boat Ramp. Follow the links below to get up-to-date information on access along Brownlee Reservoir.

Call the Idaho Power Company’s recording at 1-800-422-3143 to get information on access at recreational sites. | Reservoir level information

Crappie fishing has been slow on Brownlee Reservoir, but some fish are being caught especially at night. Bass anglers continue to be successful. Perch fishing is slow but look for schools of perch this time of year. Fishing for catfish has been good on the reservoir. Many catfish are in shallow water and can be caught with bait suspended under a bobber.





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OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Thursday, August 18th
ODFW Recreation Report
Anthony Lake: Fishing at Anthony Lake may be a bit slower than previous years
Balm Creek Reservoir: Earlier this year, Balm Creek Reservoir was stocked with fingerling trou
Phillips Reservoir: The reservoir only filled to about ¼ full before beginning to drain again
Pilcher Reservoir: Pilcher Reservoir still has a decent amount of water
Thief Valley Reservoir: The reservoir is currently only 33 percent full
Unity Reservoir: Unity Reservoir has been dropping throughout the summer and is about 1/2 full
Wolf Creek Reservoir: Continues to have a decent amount of water in it
Ben Irving Reservoir: Bass fishing is has been good at Ben Irving
Coos River: Best fishing is typically near slack tides
Coquille River: Smallmouth bass fishing has been decent
Elk River: Cutthroat fishing has slowed as water temperatures have increased
Floras Lake: Trout fishing has slowed down
Galesville Reservoir: Fish are likely seeking cooler water in deeper parts of the lake
Garrison Lake: The lake is getting pretty weedy, but boat anglers are still having success
Rogue River- Lower: Fall Chinook fishing has been good in the estuary
Rogue River - Middle: Fall Chinook have started entering the lower river
Rogue River- Upper: The summer steelhead run has been very good this year
North Umpqua River: Summer steelhead fishing is slowing with warmer temperatures
Winchuck River: Cutthroat are scattered throughout the river
Nestucca River: Summer steelhead fishing continues to be fair
Detroit Reservoir: Trout fishing also has been good
Crane Prairie Reservoir: Anglers report fair fishing Crane Prairie
Crooked River: Crooked River Updates
Fall River: The Fall River has been fishing well
Paulina Lake: Anglers are reporting good kokanee fishing
Wickiup Reservoir: The reservoir is very low at 15 percent

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