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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.

 Central Zone Updates

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Updated June 20, 2017


Deschutes River (downstream of Moody Rapids)

  • June 16-Dec. 31: 1 steelhead allowed in the adult salmonid daily limit, except closed to angling Sept. 1-30.

Hood River

  • Open for hatchery spring Chinook from April 15 to June 30; from the mouth to the mainstem confluence with the East Fork, and the West Fork from the confluence with the mainstem upstream to the angling deadline 200 feet downstream of Punchbowl Falls.
  • Catch limit is one adult hatchery Chinook salmon per day, and five hatchery jack salmon per day.
  • All salmon that have not been adipose fin-clipped must be released unharmed.

All other limits and restrictions remain unchanged from those listed in the 2017 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations for the Hood River.

Wickiup Reservoir

  • Regulations for Wickiup Reservoir remain those printed in the 2017 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations.

For more information contact your local ODFW office:

  • Bend (541) 388-6363
  • The Dalles (541) 296-4628
  • Prineville (541) 447-5111

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