ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) The water is dirty, but anglers are reporting good catches of both stocked and carryover rainbow trout from 12 to 18 inches. Water levels re still good; the water is just below the paved portion of the ramp.

BEND PINE NURSERY: (rainbow trout, bluegill, bass) Anglers may keep two fish per day.

BIKINI POND: (rainbow trout) The pond has warmed past best fishing opportunities for trout. Good opportunity will return in late summer or early fall as temperatures cool.

CENTURY POND: (rainbow trout) The pond is located ¼ mile west of the junction of USFS Road 46 (Century Drive) and USFS Road 4635.

CLEAR LAKE: (rainbow trout) No recent reports. Clear Lake is likely getting low due to irrigation withdrawals.

CRANE PRAIRIE RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, brook trout, largemouth bass, kokanee) Wild rainbow trout must be released. Only one trout longer than 20 inches per day. Cooler weather should distribute fish throughout the reservoir and increase feeding activity.

CRESCENT LAKE: (rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout and kokanee) Open to fishing all year. One lake trout per day, 24-inch minimum length.

CROOKED RIVER: (redband trout, mountain whitefish) Angling opportunities for redband trout and whitefish are improving. Recent surveys indicate the trout population has rebounded considerably from 2016. Most fish are in the 8- to 12-inch range, with the occasional larger trout. We are excited to see this popular fishery coming back.

CULTUS LAKE: (rainbow trout, lake trout) Open to fishing all year.

DAVIS LAKE: (largemouth bass, redband trout) Open to fishing all year. Restricted to fly-fishing only with barbless hooks. Catch-and-release for trout. No limits on warm-water fish.

DESCHUTES RIVER, MOUTH TO THE PELTON REGULATING DAM: (redband trout, summer steelhead, whitefish) Fall salmon fishing should be good. The pre-season forecast for fall salmon returning to the Deschutes is about 17,000 adults. September and early October will be the best time to fish. The fall salmon season closes on Oct. 31, 2017. Steelhead fishing has improved on the lower Deschutes River from Moody Rapids upstream to Sherars Bridge and should continue to be decent until mid-October. Anglers who catch a tagged hatchery steelhead with an orange anchor tag, are encouraged to report catch information to ODFW at 541-296-4628. Anglers catching a tagged wild fish should release it immediately without recording any information. Counts are at the Sherars Falls salmon and steelhead trap. The trap is only in operation from July to the end of October. Trapping has ended at Sherars Falls for the season.

LAKE BILLY CHINOOK TO BENHAM FALLS: (rainbow trout, brown trout) Open for trout all year. Fishing restricted to artificial flies and lures. No size or limits on brown trout and no harvest of bull trout. Fall is a great time to fish this section.

BENHAM FALLS UPSTREAM TO LITTLE LAVA LAKE: Wild rainbow trout must be released. Two trout per day (including brook and brown trout, kokanee and hatchery rainbow trout). Opportunities for brook trout upstream of Crane Prairie Reservoir are excellent.

DEVILS LAKE: (rainbow trout) Open to fishing all year.

EAST LAKE: (rainbow trout, brown trout, kokanee) Anglers report good fishing. Open to fishing all year. Wild rainbow trout must be released. Cooler weather should provide excellent angling opportunities, particularly for brown trout along the shoreline.

ELK LAKE: (brook trout, kokanee, cutthroat trout) Open to fishing all year. Twenty-five kokanee are allowed each day in addition to daily trout limit. No size limits on kokanee.

FALL RIVER: (rainbow trout) Anglers report good fishing. Open to fishing all year. Restricted to fly-fishing only with barbless hooks.

HAYSTACK RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, kokanee, largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill) Fishing should be good this year. The reservoir was stocked with 9,500 legal-size trout and 75 brood fish. Warm-water fish are plentiful but tend to be on the smaller side.

HOOD RIVER: (Summer steelhead) Anglers will find a few summer steelhead available in the river. Water temperatures may limit fishing opportunity, as glacial melt will limit water clarity. Angling for fall chinook in the Hood River is prohibited.

HOSMER LAKE: (brook, rainbow and cutthroat trout) Anglers report good fishing in the mornings and evenings. Open to fishing all year. Restricted to fly-fishing only with barbless hooks. Catch-and-release for all species.

KINGSLEY RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) The area around Kingsley Reservoir is closed to public access due to the Eagle Creek Fire.

LAKE BILLY CHINOOK: (bull, brown and rainbow trout, kokanee, smallmouth bass) Bull trout are concentrated in the upper end of the Metolius Arm prior to and following spawning. Harvest limited to one fish longer than 24 inches. A tribal permit is required for Metolius Arm. Opportunities for kokanee are poor. Brown trout opportunities in the upper part of the Deschutes Arm are excellent.

LAKE SIMTUSTUS: (bull trout, rainbow trout, smallmouth bass) Opportunities for 12- to 16-inch rainbow trout are good. Tribal permit required.

LAVA LAKE (BIG): (rainbow trout) Open to fishing all year. Fall fishing for large rainbow trout should be very good.

LAVA LAKE (SMALL): (rainbow trout, brook trout) Open to fishing all year.

LOST LAKE: (rainbow trout) The area around Lost Lake is closed to public access due to the Eagle Creek Fire.

METOLIUS RIVER: (redband trout, bull trout) Anglers report good fishing for bull trout. Fishing is restricted to fly-fishing only upstream of Bridge 99. Catch-and-release for trout including bull trout.

NORTH TWIN LAKE: (rainbow trout) Lake was stocked with rainbow trout last week. Open to fishing all year. Fall fishing should be excellent.

OCHOCO CREEK UPSTREAM TO OCHOCO DAM: (rainbow trout) Fishing is restricted to artificial flies and lures only; two trout per day with an 8-inch minimum length. Trout 20 inches and greater must be released unharmed.

OCHOCO RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, black crappie, smallmouth bass) Opportunities for both wild and hatchery rainbow trout continue to be very good. Average size is 12 to 16 inches. Trout are widespread throughout the reservoir. Black crappie and smallmouth bass are also available. The boat ramp is unusable now.

ODELL CREEK: (rainbow trout) Catch-and-release for trout including bull trout.

ODELL LAKE: (lake trout, kokanee, rainbow trout) Open to fishing all year. Open to fishing all year. All tributaries to Odell Lake are closed to fishing. All but bull trout must be released unharmed. Kokanee are preparing to spawn and get darker.

PAULINA LAKE: (brown trout, rainbow trout, kokanee) Open to fishing all year. Wild rainbow trout must be released. Fall angling for brown trout should be good.

PINE HOLLOW RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, largemouth bass) Lake levels are low but fishing has continued to be fairly good.

PRINEVILLE RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie) Anglers are reporting much better rainbow trout fishing than the last few years, with fish averaging 16 inches. Despite a die-off earlier this year, opportunities for black crappie continue to be excellent. The reduction in numbers will increase the growth and size of remaining fish. The Powderhouse Cove boat ramp may be unusable but the State Park ramp is good.

PRINEVILLE YOUTH FISHING POND: (rainbow trout and largemouth bass) Trout stocking will resume when the water temperature is suitable.

ROCK CREEK RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) No recent reports. Lake levels are likely dropping from irrigation withdrawals.

SHEVLIN YOUTH FISHING POND: (rainbow trout) Open to youth only (17 years and under) and disabled anglers. Limit is two fish per day.

SOUTH TWIN LAKE: (rainbow trout) Open to fishing all year. Rainbow trout fishing should be excellent.

SPARKS LAKE: (cutthroat trout) Open to fishing all year. Fly fishing only, barbless hooks are required.

SPRAGUE POND: (rainbow trout) Turn at Cow Meadow sign off USFS Road 40. Take first left at first dirt road and follow road to pond.

SUTTLE LAKE: (brown trout, kokanee) Open to fishing all year. Twenty-five kokanee are allowed each day in addition to daily trout limit. No size limits on kokanee.

TAYLOR LAKE (Wasco County): (rainbow trout, largemouth bass) Open to fishing all year. No recent reports, likely slow for trout fishing.

THREE CREEK: (rainbow trout, brook trout) Open to fishing all year. Opportunities for rainbow and brook trout are excellent.

WALTON LAKE: (rainbow trout) Angling for rainbow trout is excellent with both boat and bank anglers reporting good catches of 12- to 18-inch rainbow trout. All gear types are producing good results. Anglers are reminded no boat motors are allowed on Walton Lake.

WICKIUP RESERVOIR: (kokanee, brown trout, rainbow trout, largemouth bass) Reservoir is about one-third full. Anglers are encouraged to not disturb spawning kokanee and brown trout in the Sheep’s Bridge area. Snagging or attempting to snag a fish is unlawful.

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