Idaho Fish Report

Trout fishing is open

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Trout fishing is open. There is a 5 fish daily bag limit for adipose fin-clipped (hatchery) trout. Non-adipose fin-clipped trout must all be immediately released unharmed. All Rogue tributaries are closed unless noted in the exceptions. 

Wild steelhead retention is closed. Hatchery steelhead retention remains open. Anglers are picking up more summer steelhead and half-pounders in the middle Rogue.

Fall Chinook have started entering the lower river and are starting to be caught in the middle Rogue. 

Current flow, temp and turbidity conditions for the Rogue can be found at the USGS stream gauges here, or checking the City of Grants Pass water page’s river data here.

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