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Beginning Aug.1, anglers fishing for Chinook and hatchery coho and steelhead may use two rods with a two rod validation.

Areas within a 200-foot radius from the mouths of all tributaries on parts of the mainstem Umpqua River will close to all fishing beginning Saturday, July 28.


Beginning Aug. 6 through Sept. 3, the fly area on the North Umpqua River will close to all fishing from 2 p.m. to one hour before sunrise.

Recreational ocean salmon fishing closes North of Cape Falcon effective 11:59 PM on Sunday, Aug 12.

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Go Fishing in Oregon

Oregon’s year-round fishing spans the state from native redband trout in eastern deserts to rockfish and halibut in ocean waters – with lots of salmon, steelhead, trout and warmwater fishing in between. Whether your plans take you to a nearby neighborhood pond or to one of the state’s premiere fishing destinations, there will be a place for you to fish in Oregon every day of the year.

Fishing Henry Hagg lake
Additional Resources

ODFW collects salmon and steelhead harvest statistics from rivers and streams throughout the state. This data can help you pinpoint productive fisheries.

The number of fish passing over dams can be a good indicator of how many fish are in the river and how the run is progressing.

One of our favorite web resources for tying the most common fishing knots.