Southwest Zone Region Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


Region Exceptions

Tiger trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only

Crappie

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open all year in lakes

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Catfish

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open all year in lakes

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Shad

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Bluegill

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open all year in lakes

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Largemouth bass

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
Open In Lakes All Year No more than 1 over 15 inches in length.

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Trout

Dates:
All year
Size:
shorter than 16 inches
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
Special:
Anglers may not continue to angle for jack salmon or trout after retaining limit of adult salmon or steelhead
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
In Lakes Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater, May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Salmon under 15 inches are considered trout, except coho salmon, which are always considered salmon regardless of size.
Size:
8 inch minimum length, Only 1 trout over 20 inches

Dates:
In Streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
Including tidewaters and bays Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater, May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Salmon under 15 inches are considered trout, except coho salmon, which are always considered salmon regardless of size. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are considered steelhead in streams.
Size:
8 inch minimum length, Only 1 trout over 20 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
All landlocked salmon are considered trout.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mainstem and tributaries upstream of Applegate Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
East and West forks, and all tributaries upstream of Reeder Dam. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are not considered steelhead.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
in the mainstem and tributaries upstream from Emigrant Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
above the lower crossing of Forest Service Road 2030.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Upstream to North Fork

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Soda Springs Dam to Slide Creek Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 trout over 20 inches
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam upstream to Lost Creek Dam (brook and brown trout not included in bag limit). no steelhead present all rainbow trout are considered trout.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and release only and artificial flies and lures only

Dates:
Mar 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Includes Tributaries upstream of Cobleigh Road Bridge

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and release only and artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Middle Creek Bridge

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and release only and artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Mainstem above Middle Creek Bridge and all Cow Creek tributaries

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and release only and artificial flies and lures only
Special:
upstream to Bridge 10

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Use of bait allowed only in tidewater
Special:
Tributaries and mainstem above Bridge 10
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Soda Springs Dam to Slide Creek Dam

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and release only and artificial flies and lures only, use of bait allowed
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Sisters Creek Open for trout upstream to Sisters Creek Artificial flies and lures only, use of bait allowed only from mouth upstream to Spencer Creek

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Use of bait allowed only in tidewater
Special:
Tributaries and Mainstem above Sisters Creek
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Tributaries

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Use of bait Allowed
Special:
From the visible tips of the jetties upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Use of bait allowed only in tidewater
Special:
Tributaries of the Mainstem upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 trout over 20 inches
Special:
Salmon under 15 inches are considered trout, except coho salmon, which are always considered salmon regardless of size
Size:
8 inch minimum length

Crayfish

Dates:
All year
License:
No license needed
Bag Limit:
100
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
All streams are open to crayfish harvest including streams listed as closed under Exceptions.

Chub

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Bass

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Middle Creek Bridge
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Mainstem above Middle Creek Bridge and all Cow Creek tributaries
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Special:
Includes Outlet
Size:
15 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Bridge 10
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Special:
Tributaries and mainstem above Bridge 10
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Sisters Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Tributaries and Mainstem above Sisters Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
Tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
From the visible tips of the jetties upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Method:
Use of bait allowed only in tidewater
Special:
Tributaries of the Mainstem upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Size:
No limit

Sucker

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Carp

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Salmon

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
All landlocked salmon are considered trout.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
All landlocked salmon are considered trout.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
All landlocked salmon are considered trout.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Anglers may not continue to angle for jack salmon or trout after retaining limit of adult salmon or steelhead
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Brown trout

Dates:
In Streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Including tidewaters and bays Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater, May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Salmon under 15 inches are considered trout, except coho salmon, which are always considered salmon regardless of size. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are considered steelhead in streams. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions.

Cutthroat trout

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Catch and Release Only, Use of Bait Allowed
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls No angling from a floating device upstream from Lone Rock slide put in (BLM recreational site).

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Watercraft Restrictions, Additional Gear Restrictions, See Special
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam No angling from a floating device No added weights or attachments (including strike indicators) to line, leader or fly, except non-fly monofilament lines may have a bobber or similar device attached. Any type of rod or reel permitted.

Rainbow trout

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mainstem and tributaries upstream of Applegate Dam not considered steelhead
Size:
over 16 inches

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
East and West forks, and all tributaries upstream of Reeder Dam. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are not considered steelhead.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
Rainbow trout over 16 inches are not considered steelhead.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only.
Special:
Rainbow trout over 16 inches are not considered steelhead.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Special:
includes tributaries Rainbow trout over 16 inches are not considered steelhead.

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Catch and Release Only, Use of Bait Allowed
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls No angling from a floating device upstream from Lone Rock slide put in (BLM recreational site).

Dates:
May 22 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Watercraft Restrictions, Additional Gear Restrictions, See Special
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam No angling from a floating device No added weights or attachments (including strike indicators) to line, leader or fly, except non-fly monofilament lines may have a bobber or similar device attached. Any type of rod or reel permitted.

Nongame fish

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Yellow perch

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open all year in lakes

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Umpqua pikeminnow

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Chinook salmon

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
From the visible tips of jetties upstream to head of tide or other landmarks including: Kentuck Slough, upstream to tide gate; Larson Slough upstream to Sullivan Creek; North Slough upstream to tide gate; Palouse Creek to Elliot Forest Boundary; Catching Slough to Sumner Rd Bridge; Isthmus Slough; Coal Bank and Davis sloughs to their tidegates; Shinglehouse Slough; and Pony Slough to Newmark Ave.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to head of tide at Dellwood.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Nook Creek Wild Chinook may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Nook Creek Wild Chinook may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jul 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Bald Mtn. Creek. Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Bald Mtn. Creek. Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to bridge located at MP 1.5 on Floras Cr. Road. Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to bridge located at MP 1.5 on Floras Cr. Road. Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies.

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 adult Chinook per day 5 per year
Special:
Upstream to North Fork upstream to Mateer Bridge

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to East Fork

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to East Fork

Dates:
Aug 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Bridge 10 upstream to Johnson Creek.

Dates:
Feb 1 - Jun 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, use of bait Allowed
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls No angling from a floating device upstream from Lone Rock slide put in (BLM recreational site). (Umpqua Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit Applies).

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Special:
upstream to Deep Creek 1 adult Chinook per day, 5 per year.

Dates:
Jun 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp: upstream to Hog Creek boat ramp. Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
Jun 1 - Sep 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp: from Hog Creek boat ramp upstream to Fishers Ferry boat ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp: from Hog Creek boat ramp upstream to Fishers Ferry boat ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
Jul 1 - Aug 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam: Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp to Dodge Bridge Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
Sep 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam:Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp to Dodge Bridge. Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
Aug 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam: Dodge Bridge to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies.

Dates:
Aug 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Sisters Creek: upstream to Spencer Creek

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
upstream to Middle Fork

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
upstream to Middle Fork

Dates:
Feb 1 - Jun 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
From the visible tips of the jetties upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence (Umpqua Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies).

Dates:
Jul 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Special:
From the visible tips of the jetties upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
upstream to Wheeler Creek. Wild Chinook may be harvested, 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit No angling from a floating device

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Pink salmon

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Steelhead

Dates:
All year
Size:
longer than 16 inches
License:
Angling License

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Bald Mtn. Creek; wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Bald Mtn. Creek; wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Upstream to North Fork Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/ steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Deep Creek 1 adult Chinook per day, 5 per year.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Deep Creek 1 adult Chinook per day, 5 per year.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to South Fork Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies.Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to South Fork Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies.Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
upstream to Wheeler Creek wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit No angling from a floating device

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Special:
upstream to Wheeler Creek wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit No angling from a floating device

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
In the Coos, Coquille, Tenmile, and their tributaries, open for steelhead angling, one additional hatchery steelhead may be retained per day for a total aggregate of 3 adult fish harvested daily from Jan 1 - Apr 30 and Dec 1-31 only. There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Smallmouth bass

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
Open In Lakes All Year No more than 1 over 15 inches in length.

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches may be harvested
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5, only 1 bass over 15 inches
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits

Eulachon smelt

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Closed
Special:
Unless specifically authorized under emergency rules, it is unlawful to take or attempt to take Eulachon smelt in inland waters, including bays, rivers, estuaries, and streams.

Brook trout

Dates:
In Streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Including tidewaters and bays Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater, May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Salmon under 15 inches are considered trout, except coho salmon, which are always considered salmon regardless of size. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are considered steelhead in streams. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions.

Bullfrog

Dates:
All year
Bag Limit:
no bag limit
License:
No license needed

Coho salmon

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream from Hilltop Bridge. One wild adult coho salmon and one wild jack coho salmon per day and five adult wild coho salmon per year (Wild Coho Aggregate Bag Limit applies).

Walleye

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open all year in lakes

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Sturgeon

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Closed to Retention, Only one single-pointed barbless hook
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in Streams including tidewaters and bays All sturgeon must be immediately released unharmed into the water. Sturgeon over 54 inches in fork length cannot be removed totally or in part from the water.

Dates:
Streams: (including tidewaters and bays): Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons.
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release only, Only one single-point barbless hook may be used
Special:
Closed to the retention of white sturgeon and green sturgeon. All sturgeon must be immediately released unharmed into the water. Sturgeon over 54 inches in fork length cannot be removed totally or in part from the water. Only one single-point barbless hook may be used for sturgeon. Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed.

Sockeye salmon

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Striped bass

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2 per 24 consecutive hours
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Size:
24 inch minimum length

Sculpin

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays unless noted under named waterway
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Sunfish

Dates:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open during trout, salmon or steelhead seasons in streams including tidewaters and bays

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
No limit
Special:
Open all year in lakes

Dates:
All year in Lakes
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Size:
No Minimum Length

Hatchery chinook

Dates:
Jan 1 - May 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Jun 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam: Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp to Dodge Bridge Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Jul 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam: Dodge Bridge to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Landlocked

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Salmon
Special:
All landlocked salmon are considered trout.

Hatchery trout

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Special:
No angling from a floating device.

Dates:
Mar 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, use of bait Allowed
Species:
Trout
Special:
No angling from a floating device.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Trout
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Species:
Trout
Special:
Upstream to Applegate Dam<All tributaries Closed except for Glade Creek

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Possession Limit:
2 daily bag limits
Species:
Trout
Special:
Upstream to Applegate Dam<All tributaries Closed except for Glade Creek

Hatchery

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Species:
Salmon
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Species:
Coho Salmon
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks

Hatchery coho

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Coho Salmon
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Coho Salmon
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Coho Salmon
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31 Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Coho Salmon
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Coho Salmon
Special:
From the visible tips of the jetties upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence

Dates:
Dec 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Coho Salmon
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Coho Salmon
Special:
Mainstem

Jack

License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1
Species:
Wild Coho Salmon
Special:
Daily bag limit of one wild coho salmon and one wild coho jack per day. No more than 5 wild adult coho salmon may be harvested per year in the Northwest and Southwest Zones with open wild coho salmon fisheries. All 5 may be harvested from Siltcoos Lake, Tahkenitch Lake, and/or Tenmile Lakes or as part of the aggregate with other open wild coho salmon fisheries in the Northwest and Southwest streams and lakes. Wild coho salmon seasons are determined annually, prior to September; please check www.odfw.com for information on wild coho seasons.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Salmon
Special:
Anglers may not continue to angle for jack salmon or trout after retaining limit of adult salmon or steelhead

Wild

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Use of bait Allowed, catch and release only
Species:
Rainbow Trout
Special:
Upstream to Applegate Dam No angling from a floating device

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, catch and release only, Watercraft Restrictions
Species:
cutthroat trout
Special:
Upstream to Applegate Dam No angling from a floating device

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and release only and artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Rainbow Trout
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and release only and artificial flies and lures only
Species:
cutthroat trout
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Rainbow Trout
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31 Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
cutthroat trout
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31 Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Rainbow Trout
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Catch and Release Only, Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
cutthroat trout
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
upstream to Nook Creek Wild Chinook may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
upstream to Nook Creek Wild Chinook may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to Bald Mtn. Creek; wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to Bald Mtn. Creek; wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Upstream to North Fork Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/ steelhead bag limit.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction from Klondike Creek upstream to Pomeroy Dam 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch limit.
Size:
over 24 inches

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction from Klondike Creek upstream to Pomeroy Dam 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch limit.
Size:
over 24 inches

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to Deep Creek 1 adult Chinook per day, 5 per year.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to Deep Creek 1 adult Chinook per day, 5 per year.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp: upstream to Hog Creek boat ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.
Size:
at least 24 inches in length

Dates:
Feb 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp: from Hog Creek boat ramp upstream to Fishers Ferry boat ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.
Size:
at least 24 inches in length

Dates:
Feb 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream. 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit.
Size:
at least 24 inches in length

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to South Fork Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies.Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to South Fork Wild Chinook Aggregate Bag Limit applies.Wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Species:
Coho Salmon
Special:
upstream from Hilltop Bridge. One wild adult coho salmon and one wild jack coho salmon per day and five adult wild coho salmon per year (Wild Coho Aggregate Bag Limit applies).

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to Wheeler Creek wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit No angling from a floating device

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to Wheeler Creek wild steelhead may be harvested; 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit No angling from a floating device

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
upstream to Wheeler Creek. Wild Chinook may be harvested, 1 per day and 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead bag limit No angling from a floating device

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
In the aggregate: 2 adult salmon or steelhead, 20 per year
Method:
Closed unless noted under named water in Southwest Zone
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
There is no annual limit on hatchery salmon or hatchery steelhead as long as the appropriate number of Hatchery Harvest Tags have been purchased to record the catch See exceptions to the Chinook salmon catch limit under Sixes, Elk, Pistol, Chetco and Winchuck rivers and Floras and Hunter creeks. Pink salmon, sockeye salmon and hatchery coho salmon may be retained as part of the adult and jack salmon daily bag limit in all waters that are currently open to angling for Chinook salmon or steelhead. Hatchery releases of coho salmon occur in the Rogue River and South Umpqua River Only hatchery steelhead may be kept, except as noted under Exceptions for the mainstem Illinois, Chetco, Elk, Pistol, Rogue, Sixes and Winchuck rivers and Hunter and Euchre creeks Where allowed, no more than a total of 1 per day and 5 per year wild steelhead may be taken per year zonewide.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2 per day, 10 per year
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
No more than 2 wild adult Chinook per day and 10 per year may be harvested in aggregate from the Mainstem Umpqua River and the North Umpqua River. Of these 10 wild adult Chinook no more than 5 may be harvested from the Mainstem Umpqua River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
2 per day, 10 per year
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
No more than 2 wild adult Chinook per day and 10 per year may be harvested in aggregate from the Mainstem Umpqua River and the North Umpqua River. Of these 10 wild adult Chinook no more than 5 may be harvested from the Mainstem Umpqua River

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day, 10 per year
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
No more than 1 adult wild Chinook salmon per day and 10 per year may be harvested in aggregate from waters of the Floras/ New River, Sixes River, Elk River, and the Elk River Ocean Terminal Area.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day, 10 per year
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
No more than 1 adult wild Chinook salmon per day and 10 per year may be harvested in aggregate from waters of the Floras/ New River, Sixes River, Elk River, and the Elk River Ocean Terminal Area.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day, 10 per year
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
No more than 1 adult wild Chinook salmon per day and 10 per year may be harvested in aggregate from waters of the Floras/ New River, Sixes River, Elk River, and the Elk River Ocean Terminal Area.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day, 10 per year
Species:
Chinook salmon
Special:
No more than 1 adult wild Chinook salmon per day and 10 per year may be harvested in aggregate from waters of the Floras/ New River, Sixes River, Elk River, and the Elk River Ocean Terminal Area.

Freshwater

Dates:
All year
Method:
Harvest Prohibited
Species:
Mussels
Special:
It is illegal to harvest or possess any freshwater mussels or clams.

Dates:
All year
Method:
Harvest Prohibited
Species:
clams
Special:
It is illegal to harvest or possess any freshwater mussels or clams.

Hatchery steelhead

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the visible tips of jetties upstream to head of tide or other landmarks including: Kentuck Slough, upstream to tide gate; Larson Slough upstream to Sullivan Creek; North Slough upstream to tide gate; Palouse Creek to Elliot Forest Boundary; Catching Slough to Sumner Rd Bridge; Isthmus Slough; Coal Bank and Davis sloughs to their tidegates; Shinglehouse Slough; and Pony Slough to Newmark Ave.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
No limit
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Open all year for hatchery steelhead from mouth to Johnson Creek.
Size:
No limit

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31 Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from mouth to Spencer Creek.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to head of tide at Dellwood

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream from Hilltop Bridge.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
From the visible tips of the jetties upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
No angling from a floating device.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Dec 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Middle Creek Bridge

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Middle Creek Bridge

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to marker at the lower end of Brewster Gorge.

Dates:
Dec 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to marker at the lower end of Brewster Gorge.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Artificial flies and lures only
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to Cherry Creek.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to Cherry Creek.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from Johnson Creek to Bridge 10.

Dates:
Dec 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from Johnson Creek to Bridge 10.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Sisters Creek: from Spencer Creek to Sisters Creek.

Dates:
Dec 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Sisters Creek: from Spencer Creek to Sisters Creek.

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to USFS boundary near Powers

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to USFS boundary near Powers

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
Dec 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
upstream to concrete bridge 1/2 mile below Burnt Creek.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Method:
Use of bait Allowed
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
Upstream to Applegate Dam<All tributaries Closed except for Glade Creek

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from head of tide at Dellwood to concrete bridge near Tioga Creek.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Species:
Steelhead
Special:
from head of tide at Dellwood to concrete bridge near Tioga Creek.

Hatchery rainbow

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Rainbow Trout
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Rainbow Trout
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
Jan 1 - Mar 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Rainbow Trout
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
May 22 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
5
Method:
Watercraft Restrictions, Use of bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Species:
Rainbow Trout
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Adult

License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1, no more than 5 per year
Species:
Wild Coho Salmon
Special:
Daily bag limit of one wild coho salmon and one wild coho jack per day. No more than 5 wild adult coho salmon may be harvested per year in the Northwest and Southwest Zones with open wild coho salmon fisheries. All 5 may be harvested from Siltcoos Lake, Tahkenitch Lake, and/or Tenmile Lakes or as part of the aggregate with other open wild coho salmon fisheries in the Northwest and Southwest streams and lakes. Wild coho salmon seasons are determined annually, prior to September; please check www.odfw.com for information on wild coho seasons.

No added weights or attachments (including strike indicators) to line, leader or fly, except non-fly monofilament lines may have a bobber or similar device attached

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam

Closed to all angling except as noted under exceptions

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
tributaries below Lost Creek Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
tributaries below Applegate Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
above Pomeroy Dam

Any type of rod or reel permitted

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam

Closed to two rod angling for all species

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream from Hilltop Bridge. Closed to two rod angling for all speciesduring coho season.

Catch and release only, fly fishing only, barbless hooks required

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam upstream to Lost Creek Dam

Use of bait allowed only in tidewater

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Tributaries and mainstem above Bridge 10

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Tributaries and Mainstem above Sisters Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Tributaries of the Mainstem upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence

Closed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Upstream to North Fork All Tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Rock Creek and tributaries.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Closed to angling from Rainie Falls to 400 feet downstream (RM 66). Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31 Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Closed to angling from Gold Hill boat ramp (RM 121) upstream to Gold Hill municipal water intake Use of bait allowed, except restricted to artificial flies and lures from Foster Creek upstream to Whiskey Creek Sep 1 to Oct 31 Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam Closed to all angling from Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam downstream to ODFW markers located downstream from the fish ladder entrance at the Hatchery (RM 157)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam Closed to all angling in the Cole Rivers Hatchery outflow channel to confluence with the main river channel.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
to angling upstream of Jackson Creek Bridge

Dates:
Apr 1 - Oct 31
License:
Angling License

Watercraft restrictions, use of bait allowed, anti-snagging gear restriction

Dates:
Mar 1 - Jul 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls No angling from a floating device upstream from Lone Rock slide put in (BLM recreational site). Any attached weight may be not more than 36 inches above the lowermost hook. from Lone Rock boat launch to markers (painted lines) upstream of Rock Creek.

Use of bait allowed, watercraft restrictions

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Upstream to Applegate Dam No angling from a floating device

Use of bait allowed

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam Upstream of Slide Creek Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Upstream of Slide Creek Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
From the visible tips of the jetties upstream to the North and South Umpqua confluence

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam upstream to Lost Creek Dam (brook and brown trout not included in bag limit). no steelhead present all rainbow trout are considered trout.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
East and West forks, and all tributaries upstream of Reeder Dam. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are not considered steelhead.

Watercraft restrictions

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls No angling from a floating device upstream from Lone Rock slide put in (BLM recreational site)

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam No angling from a floating device

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
No angling from a floating device.

Artificial flies and lures only, use of bait allowed

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Sisters Creek Open for trout upstream to Sisters Creek Artificial flies and lures only, use of bait allowed only from mouth upstream to Spencer Creek

Artificial flies and lures only.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Youth angling or oregon disabled hunting and fishing permit holders only

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
From the visible tips of jetties upstream to head of tide or other landmarks including: Kentuck Slough, upstream to tide gate; Larson Slough upstream to Sullivan Creek; North Slough upstream to tide gate; Palouse Creek to Elliot Forest Boundary; Catching Slough to Sumner Rd Bridge; Isthmus Slough; Coal Bank and Davis sloughs to their tidegates; Shinglehouse Slough; and Pony Slough to Newmark Ave. Isthmus Slough from MP 3 on Hwy 42 upstream open to youth anglers (age 17 and under) and Oregon Disabled Hunting and Fishing Permit holders

Single barbless artificial fly only, watercraft restrictions, additional gear restrictions, see special

Dates:
Jan 1 - Jun 30
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam No angling from a floating device No added weights or attachments (including strike indicators) to line, leader or fly, except non-fly monofilament lines may have a bobber or similar device attached. Any type of rod or reel permitted.

Dates:
Oct 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam No angling from a floating device No added weights or attachments (including strike indicators) to line, leader or fly, except non-fly monofilament lines may have a bobber or similar device attached. Any type of rod or reel permitted.

Single, barbless, unweighted, artificial fly only, watercraft restrictions, additional gear restrictions, see special

Dates:
Jul 1 - Sep 30
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam No angling from a floating device No added weights or attachments (including strike indicators) to line, leader or fly, except non-fly monofilament lines may have a bobber or similar device attached. Any type of rod or reel permitted.

Artificial flies and lures only

Dates:
all year in Streams above tidewater
License:
Angling License
Special:
streams above tidewater for all species See exceptions for use of bait in Rogue, Applegate and Umpqua river basins.

Dates:
In Streams including tidewaters and bays
License:
Angling License
Special:
Including tidewaters and bays Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures in streams above tidewater, May 22 - Aug 31. See Exceptions where use of bait is allowed. Salmon under 15 inches are considered trout, except coho salmon, which are always considered salmon regardless of size. Rainbow trout over 16 inches are considered steelhead in streams. No limit on size or number of brook or brown trout in streams unless noted under Exceptions.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Includes Tributaries Upstream of Cobleigh Road Bridge

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem above Middle Creek Bridge and all Cow Creek tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Soda Springs Dam to Slide Creek Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Tributaries

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Bridge 10 use of bait allowed only from mouth upstream to Johnson Creek.

Dates:
Nov 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam: from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to boat ramp at Shady Cove Park. Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
May 22 - Sep 15
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Middle Creek Bridge

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls

Anti-snagging gear restrictions

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
From the visible tips of jetties upstream to head of tide or other landmarks including: Kentuck Slough, upstream to tide gate; Larson Slough upstream to Sullivan Creek; North Slough upstream to tide gate; Palouse Creek to Elliot Forest Boundary; Catching Slough to Sumner Rd Bridge; Isthmus Slough; Coal Bank and Davis sloughs to their tidegates; Shinglehouse Slough; and Pony Slough to Newmark Ave. Leader length must be between 18 and 36 inches.

Gear restrictions

Dates:
Sep 1 - Nov 30
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream to Nook Creek Angling restricted to fly angling (must include a strike indicator) or salmon bobber angling from RM 2.2 upstream to Nook Creek. Bobber angling gear must include a bobber and a leader no longer than 36 inches in length. The leader below the bobber or strike indicator must remain suspended in the water column and not resting on the bottom. Any weight may be no more than 36 inches from the hook when suspended vertically.

Dates:
Sep 1 - Nov 3
License:
Angling License
Bag Limit:
1 per day and 5 per year
Special:
upstream to Wheeler Creek. Gear Restriction: angling is restricted to fly angling (must include a strike indicator) or bobber angling. Bobber angling gear must include a bobber and a leader no longer than 36 inches in length. The leader below the bobber or strike indicator must remain suspended in the water column and not resting on the bottom. Any weight may be no more than 36 inches from the hook when suspended vertically No Angling from a Floating Device

Closed to all angling

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Upstream to Applegate Dam<All tributaries Closed except for Glade Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Upstream to Applegate Dam from ODFW markers, located 1,500 feet downstream from Applegate Dam, upstream to the Dam.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
All Tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Closed 200 feet upstream and downstream of falls above MP 21 near Dora.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Ferry Creek) Includes Tributaries above Fillmore Street bridge near mouth

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
(Coquille Basin) Includes Tributaries above Fillmore Street bridge near mouth

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction from mouth of Fall Creek to 400 feet upstream of Illinois Falls

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem up to Pomeroy Dam near Cave Junction All Tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem and tributaries upstream of Pomeroy Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Closed to angling 200 feet upstream and downstream of LaVerne Falls.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls from Old Hwy 99 bridge to 200 feet upstream of Winchester Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mouth to Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls between markers (painted lines) upstream of Rock Creek to fly area boundary at Deadline Falls

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam downstream of Soda Spring Dam to marker near power plant enclosure

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Fly Area Boundary at Deadline Falls upstream to Soda Springs Dam Soda Springs Dam to Slide Creek Dam

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
above USFS boundary near Powers to Coquille River Falls.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
All tributaries closed above USFS boundary near Powers to Coquille River Falls.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Tributaries Jackson Creek

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Tributaries All tributaries above Jackson Creek Bridge closed to all angling.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
includes tributaries

Dates:
May 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Middle Creek Bridge

Dates:
Sep 16 - Nov 30
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Middle Creek Bridge

Dates:
Sep 16 - Nov 30
License:
Angling License
Special:
upstream from Myrtle Creek.

Dates:
All year
License:
Angling License
Special:
Closed to angling below Loon Lake.

Dates:
Apr 1 - July 31
License:
Angling License
When Hour:
8 pm to one half hour before sunrise
Special:
Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp Upstream to Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam:from ODFW markers located downstream from fish ladder entrance at Cole Rivers Hatchery to Hwy 62 bridge at McGregor Park upstream to boat ramp at Shady Cove Park. Use of bait allowed in the Rogue except restricted to artificial flies Sep 1 to Oct 31 from Fishers Ferry Boat Ramp upstream to markers below Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam. No added weights or attachments except a bubble or similar floating device attached to the line during this period. Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction: Any attached weight may be no more than six feet above the lowermost hook. No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole Rivers Hatchery Dam to markers located 1200 feet downstream.

Dates:
May 1 - May 21
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem

Dates:
Sep 16 - Nov 30
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem

Bait allowed

Dates:
Dec 1 - Dec 31
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Middle Creek Bridge

Dates:
Jan 1 - Apr 30
License:
Angling License
Special:
Mainstem upstream to Middle Creek Bridge

Use of bait allowed in bays and tidewaters

Dates:
All year
Special:
The Southwest Zone is all waters draining directly to the Pacific Ocean from the Umpqua River south to the Oregon-California border, and including, the Umpqua River drainage; and those portions of Klamath River drainage in Jackson County. Regulations for marine fish, marine shellfish and marine invertebrates are listed under the Marine Zone
License:
Angling License

Angling license

Dates:
All year
Special:
The Southwest Zone is all waters draining directly to the Pacific Ocean from the Umpqua River south to the Oregon-California border, and including, the Umpqua River drainage; and those portions of Klamath River drainage in Jackson County. Regulations for marine fish, marine shellfish and marine invertebrates are listed under the Marine Zone

Dates:
All year
Special:
Closed in all tributaries and in the canal connecting the North and South Lakes.

Activities Available

Fresh Water Fishing
Salt Water Sport Fishing

Methods Available

Barbless Hook
Closed To All Angling Except As Noted Under Exceptions
Catch And Release Only, Use Of Bait Allowed
Unlawful
No More Than One Single Point Barbless Hook May Be Used.
Gig
Use Of Bait Allowed Only In Tidewater
On Any Vessel
Snagging, Unlawful
Use Of Bait Allowed, Watercraft Restrictions
Angling, Hand, Bow And Arrow, Crossbow, Spear, Spear Gun, Gaff And Snag Hook
Prohibited
Youth Angling Or Oregon Disabled Hunting And Fishing Permit Holders Only
Hand, Baited Lines (no Hooks Allowed), Net, Rings And Traps
Hook Gap
Watercraft Restrictions, Use Of Bait Allowed
Bow And Arrow
Bait
Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Closed To All Angling
No Added Weights Or Attachments (including Strike Indicators) To Line, Leader Or Fly, Except Non-fly Monofilament Lines May Have A Bobber Or Similar Device Attached
Watercraft Restrictions, Use Of Bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Use Of Bait Allowed
Rings
Dip Net
Net
Watercraft Restrictions, Use Of Bait Allowed, Catch And Release Only
Watercraft Restrictions, Use Of Bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restriction
Snag Hook
Chumming, Unlawful
Angling
Single-point Hooks Larger Than 1-inch Gap And Multiple Point Hooks Larger Than 9/16 Inch Gap Are Prohibited. All Weight, If Not Part Of Conventional Lure, Must Be Attached On The Fishing Line Between The Lure And The End Of The Rod. With Hooks Larger Than 5/8 Inch Gap Or Multiple Point Hook, Weight Must Be Attached 18 Inches Or More Above The Uppermost Hook.
Use Of Bait Allowed, Catch And Release Only, Watercraft Restrictions
Angling, Hand, Bow And Arrow, Spear, Spear Gun, Gaff And Snag, Hook And Herring Jig.
Single, Barbless, Unweighted, Artificial Fly Only, Watercraft Restrictions, Additional Gear Restrictions, See Special
Fly-Fishing
Attractor
Spear
Bobber
Bank Angling
Illegal To Harvest Or Possess
Harvest Prohibited
Spear Gun
On Land
Artificial Fly
Anti-Snagging
Using Gurdies, Winches Or Reels Affixed To A Boat To Land Fish, Unlawful
Catch And Release Only, Fly Fishing Only, Barbless Hooks Required
Hand-held Landing Net
Catch And Release Only, Closed To Retention, Only One Single-pointed Barbless Hook
Closed
Leader
Catch And Release Only And Artificial Flies And Lures Only, Use Of Bait Allowed
Hand
Chumming
Snagging
Baited Lines (no Hooks Allowed)
Catch And Release Only
Bobber Fishing
Crossbow
Single Barbless Artificial Fly Only, Watercraft Restrictions, Additional Gear Restrictions, See Special
Use Of Bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Gaff
Metal Core Line
Artificial Flies And Lures Only.
Catch And Release Only, Use Of Bait Allowed, Anti-Snagging Gear Restrictions
Hook
Artificial Flies And Lures Only, Use Of Bait Allowed
No More Than Two Hooks May Be Used.
Using Drones/unmanned Vehicles When Angling Or To Aid In Angling, Unlawful
Use Of Bait Allowed In Bays And Tidewaters
Any Type Of Rod Or Reel Permitted
Closed To Two Rod Angling For All Species
Catch And Release Only, Only One Single-point Barbless Hook May Be Used
Watercraft Restrictions, Catch And Release Only, Use Of Bait Allowed
Catch And Release Only And Artificial Flies And Lures Only
Catch And Release Only, Artificial Flies And Lures Only
Lure
Watercraft Restrictions
Closed Unless Noted Under Named Water In Southwest Zone
Codes For Tags
Catch And Release Only, Watercraft Restrictions, Additional Gear Restrictions, See Special
Traps
Angling, Hand, Bow And Arrow, Spear, Gig, Spear Gun, Dip Net
Artificial Flies And Lures Only
Strike Indicator
Herring Jig
Gear Restrictions
Bait Allowed
Bait Fishing

State-wide Species Available

Abalone
Alvord Chub
Bass
Bluegill
Borax Lake Chub
Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Bullfrog
Bull Trout
Cabezon
California Roach
Caribe
Carp
Catfish
Catlow Tui Chub
Chinook Salmon
Chub
Chum Salmon
Clams
Coho Salmon
Crappie
Crayfish
Cutthroat Trout
Eulachon Smelt
Flatfish
Flounder
Foskett Springs Speckled Dace
Game Fish
Goose Lake Lamprey
Goose Lake Sucker
Goose Lake Tui Chub
Grass Carp
Grayling
Greenling
Halibut
Hybrid Bass
Jenny Creek Sucker
Klamath Basin Lamprey
Klamath Lamprey
Lahontan Redside Shiner
Largemouth Bass
Leopard Shark
Lingcod
Lost River Sucker
Malheur Mottled Sculpin
Margined Sculpin
Miller Lake Lamprey
Millicoma Dace
Modoc Sucker
Mullet
Mussels
Nongame Fish
Nongame Marine Fish
Northern Pikeminnow
Off-Shore Pelagic Species
Offshore Pelagic
Oregon Chub
Oregon Chub Of Hutton Spring
Oregon Lakes Tui Chub
Pacific Halibut
Pacific Lamprey
Perch
Pink Salmon
Piranha
Pit-Klamath Lamprey
Pit Sculpin
Rainbow Trout
River Lamprey
Rockfish
Salmon
Sculpin
Shad
Sheldon Tui Chub
Shellfish
Short Nose Sucker
Skates
Smallmouth Bass
Smelt
Sockeye Salmon
Sole
Soupfin Shark
Spiny Dogfish
Steelhead
Striped Bass
Sturgeon
Sucker
Suckers
Summer Lake Basin Tui Chub
Sunfish
Tahoe Sucker
Tiger Trout
Trout
Umpqua Pikeminnow
Walking Catfish
Walleye
Warner Basin Tui Chub
Warner Sucker
Western Brook Lamprey
Whitefish
White Sturgeon
Wild
Wild Chinook Salmon
Wild Coho Salmon
Yellow Perch

General Regulations

Always check your state's official documentation. See our list of state regulations.