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CENTRAL ZONE FISHING

Weekend fishing possibilities:

Trout fishing around the Crooked River continues to be excellent – search for hatches around mid-day.

Kokonee fishing on Lake Billy Chinook continues to be excellent!

New fish, steelhead, sturgeon endorsement

Beginning Jan. 1, 2014 fishermen fishing for fish, steelhead or sturgeon within the Columbia River and it is tributaries is going to be needed to possess a Columbia River Basin endorsement. Visit a map from the Basin and obtain more details.

Trout stocking is warming up

Several water physiques at lower elevations curently have been filled. The agendas for many zones happen to be published around the trout stocking page. Others is going to be published the moment they’re available.

Send us your fishing report

We’d like to learn about your recent fishing experience. Send us your personal fishing report through ODFW Fishing Reviews — the data is going to be submitted towards the local biologist who could use it to update various ODFW assets similar to this Weekly Entertainment Report.

ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: trout

No recent reviews.

BEND PINE NURSERY POND: trout

No recent reviews.

Large LAVA LAKE: rainbow trout

Closed to any or all angling until fourth Saturday in April 2014.

BIKINI POND: rainbow trout

Water-feature is freed from ice and really should provide a good chance for trout.

CRANE PRAIRIE RESERVOIR: rainbow trout, brook trout, kokanee, striped bass

Closed to any or all angling until fourth Saturday in April, 2014.

CRESCENT LAKE: rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout and kokanee

No recent reviews

CROOKED RIVER BELOW BOWMAN DAM: redband trout and mountain whitefish

Fishing continues to be good for trout, especially throughout the mid-day hatches.

Flows below Bowman Dam.

CULTUS LAKE: rainbow trout, lake trout

No recent reviews.

DAVIS LAKE: redband trout, striped bass

No recent reviews.

DESCHUTES RIVER:Mouth towards the Pelton Controlling Dam: steelhead, redband trout, whitefish

If you are searching to breath some outdoors, have casts, and search for the very first indications of spring, fishing for rainbow trout in Feb may be one of the very best occasions of the season to invest each day around the lower Deschutes. Good use of fishing are available in the Maupin area, from Macks Canyon upstream towards the Locked Gate. The greatest densities of trout come from Oak Springs upstream towards the Locked Gate.

Trout fishing closed March. 31 in the Northern boundary from the Warm Springs Reservation upstream to Pelton Controlling Dam.

Fishermen, who catch a labeled hatchery steelhead by having an orange anchor tag, are urged to report catch information to ODFW at 541-296-4628. Fishermen catching a labeled wild seafood should release it immediately without recording any information.

Fishermen can look into the trap the times of year catch at Sherars Falls being an indicator of seafood movement in the centre Deschutes at: http://world wide web.dfw.condition.or.us/seafood/seafood_counts/sherars_falls/index.asp.

Lake Billy Chinook to Bend: rainbow trout, brown trout

No recent reviews. Fishing could be fair once the water isn’t high. Fishermen will discover better access downstream of Lower Bridge. Remains open year-round however, gear is fixed to artificial flies and fishing lures only.

EAST LAKE: rainbow trout, brown trout, Atlantic fish, kokanee

Closed to any or all angling until fourth Saturday in April 2014.

FALL RIVER: rainbow trout

Based on climate conditions, good quality mid-day hatches happen to be reported. Limited to flyfishing just with barbless hooks. Fall River underneath the falls closed in the finish of September.

HAYSTACK RESERVOIR: rainbow trout, brown trout, kokanee, striped bass, black crappie, bluegill

Free airline finish from the reservoir has some thin ice. The relaxation from the reservoir is ice-free. Seafood ought to be most mixed up in late mid-day because the water gets warm.

HOOD RIVER: summer time steelhead, winter steelhead, spring Chinook

A couple of early winter run steelhead are entering the Hood. These seafood are usually chromers. Try fishing in mid-mid-day once the daily water temps are peaking.

HOSMER LAKE: Atlantic fish, brook trout, rainbow trout, cutthroat

Rainbow and cutthroat trout are actually obtainable in Hosmer. Fishermen are confirming good action on. These species are for sale to harvest.

LAKE BILLY CHINOOK: bull trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, kokanee, smallmouth bass

Fishing for bull trout was slow but fishing for kokanee was excellent.

Fishermen are reminded you will find small amounts of spring Chinook and summer time steelhead in Lake Billy Chinook included in the reintroduction effort. Please release these seafood unscathed.

LAKE SIMTUSTUS: bull trout, rainbow trout, smallmouth bass

The reservoir has become available to fishing all year round. Fishermen will require both a tribal fishing license along with a fishing license from ODFW. The reservoir is filled yearly with 30,000 rainbow trout and it has a good, self-keeping population of smallmouth bass.

LITTLE LAVA LAKE: rainbow trout, brook trout

No recent reviews.

LOST LAKE: rainbow trout, brown trout

Lake is frozen.

METOLIUS RIVER: redband trout, bull trout

Winter fishing is generally best on mild days once the temperature reaches over the high 40s.

The Metolius River upstream of Allingham Bridge is closed to any or all angling until 4th Saturday in May.

NORTH TWIN: rainbow trout

No recent reviews.

OCHOCO CREEK UPSTREAM TO OCHOCO DAM: rainbow trout

Angling is fixed to artificial flies and fishing lures 3 trout each day by having an 8-inch minimum length. Trout over 20 inches are thought steelhead and should be launched unscathed.

OCHOCO RESERVOIR: rainbow trout

The trout could be more active because the water warms up and also the grown ups prepare to spawn.

ODELL LAKE: kokanee, lake trout, rainbow trout

Closed to any or all angling until fourth Saturday in April 2014.

PAULINA LAKE: brown trout, rainbow trout, kokanee

Closed to any or all angling until fourth Saturday in April 2014.

PINE HOLLOW RESERVOIR: rainbow trout

Ice may be an problem.

PRINEVILLE RESERVOIR: rainbow trout and striped bass

Fishing continues to be fair for trout as much as 18 inches long.

PRINEVILLE YOUTH FISHING POND: rainbow trout and striped bass

Water-feature is open and then any holdover seafood from last season ought to be pretty active.

ROCK CREEK RESERVOIR: rainbow trout

Ice may be an problem.

SHEVLIN YOUTH FISHING POND: rainbow trout

No recent reviews.

SOUTH TWIN LAKE: Rainbow trout

Closed to any or all angling until fourth Saturday in April 2014.

SUTTLE LAKE: brown trout, kokanee

Fishing for kokanee continues to be fair while fishing for Brown trout has continued to be consistent.

TAYLOR LAKE: rainbow trout and striped bass

The ice is finished and water temps are warming. This will result in the trout more active and provide good chance to trap some winter trout.

WALTON LAKE: rainbow trout

No recent reviews.

WICKIUP RESERVOIR: rainbow trout, brown trout, kokanee, striped bass.

Closed to any or all angling until fourth Saturday in April 2014.

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