Snake Zone Fishing
|The Snake River from Idaho along Hells Canyon Reservoir.
-Photo by Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives-
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We’d love to hear about your recent fishing experience. Send us your own fishing report through ODFW Fishing Reports -- the information will be forwarded to the local biologist who may use it to update various ODFW resources such as the Weekly Recreation Report.
BROWNLEE RESERVOIR: crappie, bass, perch, catfish, bluegill, trout
Call the Idaho Power Company’s recording at 1-800-422-3143 to get information on access at recreational sites. | Reservoir level information
OXBOW RESERVOIR: trout, crappie, bass, catfish
HELLS CANYON RESERVOIR: trout, crappie, bass, catfish
Approximately 300 steelhead have been released into the reservoir from the Hells Canyon Dam Trap. Anglers are reminded that neither a steelhead harvest card nor Columbia Basin Endorsement are needed to catch these fish in Hells Canyon Reservoir. The daily bag limit is three hatchery trout.
SNAKE RIVER below HELLS CANYON RESERVOIR: trout, steelhead, salmon, bass
Steelhead fishing is in full swing and anglers are finding success throughout the Oregon section and have been doing very well below Hells Canyon Dam.
Only barbless hooks may be used on this stretch of the Snake River while fishing for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon, and anglers should consult the 2015 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations for other rules that may apply.
Updated information on flow levels
SNAKE RIVER (above Brownlee Reservoir): channel catfish, flathead catfish, smallmouth bass
No recent Reports.
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