Fishing in Oregon

Where To Go Fishing In Oregon – Learn More About The Top 10 Best Fishing Spots!

Even though it’s still winter, the good news is that there’s plenty of places to go fishing in Oregon where the fish are biting and you can have a great time fishing.

In this article, we will list the 10 best fishing spots in Oregon and provide you with tips on how to have a great experience fishing in the state of Oregon.

Necanicum River

This river enters the ocean at Seaside, where a healthy dose of hatchery fish arrives in early winter, with wild ones that follow later in the season.

Deschutes River

The lower 100 miles of this river are some of the country’s best trout streams.

Diamond Lake

This high-country lake, just east of Roseburg, is an ideal destination for fat rainbow trout.

Eagle Creek

If you’re in the Portland area, this is the spot for you. Here you can find winter steelhead and coho salmon in the early fall.

John Day River

Smallmouth bass fishing (what this place is known for) is available between March and October.

McKenzie River

One of the state’s best sources of trout, both wild and stocked, as well as chinook salmon during the spring and summertime steelhead.

Multnomah Channel

This is a popular fishery on the lower Willamette River for springtime chinook salmon.

Nestucca River

This river, which enters the ocean at Pacific City, is a nice source for chinook salmon during the spring and fall seasons and steelhead during winter and summer.

Umpqua River

The best time of year for steelhead fishing on the mainstream of this river is spring and early summer, while the fish are moving through the water.

Williamson River

Love rainbow trout? This spot north of Klamath Falls is a great source for them.

These are some of our favorite places to take in a day of fishing. But you probably have some spots that are real hidden gems.


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