Jan 05,2007 00:00
ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: Opportunities for 12-14 inch rainbow trout are fair. Illegally introduced bullhead have had a negative impact on trout angling. Recent snows may limit access. Contact Ochoco National Forest @ 541-416-6500.
CLEAR LAKE: Clear Lake, located about 20 miles west of Maupin, has been stocked with keeper trout and should offer good angling opportunity.
COLUMBIA RIVER FROM BONNEVILLE RESERVOIR TO JOHN DAY DAM: Bass fishing has been good in the main Columbia and backwaters. Anglers are reporting good catch rates of nice bass in shallow water with artificial baits of various types.
CRESCENT LAKE: No boat ramps are accessible due to snow; however individuals with float tubes and pontoon craft are reportedly having good success angling for brown trout.
CROOKED RIVER BELOW BOWMAN DAM: Opportunities for 8-16 inch rainbow trout are fair to good. Repairs and improvements being conducted on Bowman Dam ar4e scheduled to be completed by the end of this week. Flows should be gradually increased each day until 200-250 CFS is reached by the end of the weekend. Flows will remain at this level through the holiday period. Once fish adjust to the new flows opportunities for both trout and whitefish should be excellent.
FALL RIVER: Reports of some folks having good success and some folks struggling with an overall report of fair angling over the past week. Please note that the reach of Fall River below the main falls is closed. The reach of river above the falls is open all year
FROG LAKE: Frog Lake, located about 20 miles west of Maupin, has been stocked with keeper trout and should offer good angling opportunity.
KINGSLEY RESERVOIR: Kingsley Reservoir, located west of Hood River, has recently been stocked with keeper and trophy trout and should offer good angling opportunity.
LAURANCE LAKE: Laurance Lake, located near Parkdale, has recently been stocked with keeper trout and should offer good angling opportunity.