Regardless of what you’re fishing for, there are a variety of resources to help you choose where to fish and that offer some how-to tips for once you get there.
Easy Angling Oregon
We’ve highlighted water bodies throughout the state with newcomers and families in mind. You’ll find dozens of fishing spots that are easy – easy to get to, easy to fish and with easy-to-understand regulations.
Spring Fishing Forecast
Published each April. Local ODFW biologists describe boat and bank access, projected water levels, recent regulation changes, best time of year to fish, where to target your efforts, and tips on gear and techniques for hundreds of rivers, streams, lakes and reservoirs throughout the state.
Trout Stocking Schedule
ODFW stocks over 7 million trout a year in ponds, lakes and reservoirs throughout the state. The stocking schedule lists where and approximately when trout will be stocked. You’ll also find directions to many of the stocking locations.
Trout stocking maps (Google maps)
Warmwater Fishing in Oregon
Each of these 10 brochures covers a different region of Oregon. All include a list of species available, a description of where and when to fish for them, and tips on how to catch them. Each brochure also lists some of the best warmwater fisheries in each region, and the amenities available at each.
Region Map | The North Coast | The South Coast | The North Willamette | The South Willamette | Klamath Lake | Central | John Day / Umatilla | Northeast | Southeast
Weekly Recreation Report
Our local biologists provide weekly updates of fishing conditions for almost 200 rivers and streams, and lakes and reservoirs throughout the state. Find out what’s biting, what’s working and what conditions are like.
Winter Steelhead Guide
Published each November. The novice steelhead angler will find this a useful overview of where and when to fish for winter steelhead. More experienced anglers will appreciate the updates on access, regulation changes and other changes that could affect fishing.
Local or regional guides