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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.

Fishing

They are also known as greenies and green snapper.

Features: These fish are olive green to dusky-brown with some light mottling towards their top sides. Their fin membranes are yellow.

Habitat: Yellowtail rockfish will usually be found in offshore waters and often suspended over deep reefs and rocky habitat to as deep as 900 feet.

Technique: Best success will be by first locating suspended schools of yellowtail rockfish in offshore areas during periods open for fishing offshore, and then working rubber tail jigs or shrimp flies through the schools.