Idaho Fish Report

Owyhee Reservoir Fishing Report

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Crappie can be found suspending in deeper water and schooling in smaller groups. The persistent angler can locate them and catch enough for a meal. 

No recent reports on bass fishing but there are some very nice largemouth out there.  Smallmouth bass will likely be slightly deeper.

Anglers targeting bass may catch some with yellow tags near the dorsal fin. ODFW is studying bass movement, condition and angler harvest of bass larger than 12 inches. The tags have a four-digit number and can be reported by phone or on Anglers releasing tagged bass should leave the tag in the fish. Bass fishing should be picking up as well.

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