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Willamette Zone MapSport Fishing Regulation Updates - Willamette Zone

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Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for all zones. However, additional regulations may be adopted in this rule division from time to time and to the extent of any inconsistency, they supersede the printed Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations booklet.

 Willamette Zone Updates

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Revised July 16, 2015

News:

WILLAMETTE ZONE ANGLING HOUR RESTRICTIONS:

Beginning Saturday, July 18, 2015 until further notice, all waterbodies defined as ‘streams’ in the 2015 Oregon Sports Fishing Regulations will be closed to angling for trout, salmon, steelhead, and sturgeon from 2 P.M. to one hour before sunrise, daily. 

The following areas will remain open for angling for these species during normal hours under 2015 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations:

  • Mainstem South Santiam River downstream of Foster Dam,
  • Quartzville Creek,
  • North Santiam River upstream of Detroit Reservoir,
  • Breitenbush River,
  • McKenzie River and tributaries,
  • Middle Fork Willamette River downstream of Dexter Dam,
  • Middle Fork Willamette River and tributaries upstream of Lookout Point Reservoir, and
  • Alton Baker Canoe Canal.

Angling for warmwater gamefish and other fish, as defined in the regulations, remains open under normal rules.

LOWER WILLAMETTE R. DOWNSTREAM OF WILLAMETTE FALLS - including Multnomah Channel and Gilbert River

Beginning Saturday, July 18, 2015, angling for trout, salmon, steelhead, and sturgeon is prohibited at all times, including hours between one hour before sunrise and one hour after sunset

Angling for warmwater gamefish and other fish, as defined in the regulations, remains open under normal rules.

LOWER CLACKAMAS R. DOWNSTREAM OF INTERSTATE 205 BRIDGE

Beginning Saturday, July 18, 2015, angling for trout, salmon, steelhead, and sturgeon is prohibited at all times, including hours between one hour before sunrise and one hour after sunset

Angling for warmwater gamefish and other fish, as defined in the regulations, remains open under normal rules.

SANDY RIVER

  • See emergency Willamette Zone angling hour restrictions above
  • Beginning Friday, June 12 through Saturday, August 15, 2015 anglers are allowed to fish from a floating device on the mainstem Sandy River from the mouth upstream to the bridge over the Sandy River at Ten Eyck Road (a.k.a. Revenue Bridge).

SOUTH SANTIAM RIVER

  • See emergency Willamette Zone angling hour restrictions above.
  • From 200 feet above Waterloo Falls downstream to the Waterloo Rd. bridge, the following regulation is in effect:
    1. Anglers are restricted to the use of fly angling or bobber angling gears only;
    2. Bobber angling gear must include a bobber and a leader no longer than 36 inches in length;
    3. Any weight attached to the line (except the bobber) may be no more than 36 inches from the lowermost hook when suspended vertically;
    4. The leader below the bobber must remain suspended in the water column and not residing on the river bottom; and
    5. All other regulations as shown in the 2015 Oregon Sports Fishing Regulations remain in effect.

For more information contact your local ODFW office:

  • Clackamas (971) 673-6000
  • Corvallis (541) 757-4186
  • Springfield (541) 726-3515
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