Idaho Fish Report

Mussel harvesting reopens coastwide in Oregon

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

NEWPORT, Ore – The Oregon Department of Agriculture and ODFW announce all mussel harvesting is now open along the entire Oregon coast. Two consecutive weeks of testing show levels of the marine toxin domoic acid are below the closure limit.

Oregon razor clam harvesting remains closed coastwide as domoic acid levels remain elevated. Razor clams are often slow to clear toxins from their tissues, especially during fall and winter.

Bay clam and crab harvesting remain open along the entire Oregon coast.

ODA continues to test for shellfish toxins twice per month as tides and weather permit. Reopening an area closed for biotoxins requires two consecutive tests with results below the closure limit.

For more information, call ODA's shellfish biotoxin safety hotline (800) 448-2474, the Food Safety Division at 503-986-4720, or visit the ODA Shellfish Biotoxin Closures webpage

Contact ODFW for recreational licenses, permits, rules, and limits.

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Foster Reservoir: The drawdown of the reservoir for winter storage capacity continues
Green Peter Reservoir: The water level in this reservoir is slowly beginning to drop
Santiam River ( North Fork) : This year’s strong coho salmon run is just about done for the year
Alsea River: Fall Chinook fishing should improve this week
Kilchis River: Kilchis River Report
Necanicum River: Fall Chinook are available in the Necanicum basin
Nehalem River- North Fork: North Fork Nehalem River Report
Nestucca River: The Nestucca should fish well for Fall Chinook this week
Salmon River: Fall Chinook fishing picked up after the big rain events
Siletz River: Fall Chinook fishing should pick up this week on the Siletz
Trask River: Trask River Fishing Report
Applegate Reservoir: Applegate Reservoir Report
Elk River: Recent rains greatly improved fishing conditions
Emigrant Reservoir: Emigrant remains at 3 percent full at the end of irrigation season
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Howard Prairie has started to fill with recent rain and snow and is at 7 percent full
Hyatt Lake: Hyatt remains at 2 percent full
Rogue River - Middle: Current flow is 1,490cfs and temperature in the mid-40s
Rogue River- Upper: The release from Lost Creek Reservoir is in the 770 cfs vicinity
Rogue River- Upper (Above Lost Creek): Trout releases are done for the year, but trout are still available
Sixes River: Recent rains greatly improved fishing conditions
Blitzen River: Winter fishing conditions are here
Campbell Reservoir: There are likely no fish in the reservoir
John C Boyle Reservoir: JC Boyle Reservoir Report
Krumbo Reservoir: Fishing has been good this fall for rainbow trout
Lake Of The Woods: Fishing for yellow perch remains a good bet
Sycan River: Fishing not recommended due to extensive drought