What fish are in the Alsea River?

What fish are in the Alsea River?

The Alsea River offers great fishing opportunity during varying times of the year for Chinook and Coho salmon, winter Steelhead and cutthroat trout. These four species of fish all belong to the salmonid family.

Where can I fish in Alsea River?

The Alsea’s two main forks head in the Coast Range above the town of Alsea, southwest of Corvallis. The best chinook salmon fishing is in the lower section, including a long tidewater and down into Alsea Bay at Waldport, about 15 miles south of Newport.

How is the fishing in Alsea Bay?

Fishing with bait sweetened Spin–N–Glos, spinners, spinner bait combinations, bait wrapped Flatfish lures, wobblers or bait while anchored above the deeper holes during an outgoing tide are also productive methods for catching Chinook salmon in the Alsea River.

Where can I fish for steelhead on the Alsea River?

Guide Jon Payne says drift boaters working the mainstem should try floating either from launches at Mill Creek to Campbell or from Campbell to Salmonberry. These two stretches have good steelhead fishing without as many hazards as other parts of the river that more seasoned anglers like Payne will fish.

Can you swim in Alsea River?

Accented by plenty of swimming holes, the Alsea River is relatively safe for swimming in the summer; thanks to its warmer water and slow current. Like other coastal Oregon rivers, the water heats up quickly to comfort temperatures for refreshing dips.

Can you kayak the Alsea River?

With easy access to the ocean, the bay and the vast woodlands of the Siuslaw National Forest, Waldport makes an ideal base for outdoor recreation year-round. Slide a kayak into the bay to explore the Alsea River Water Trail, a 10-mile route along the Alsea River, Drift Creek and Lint Slough.

What kind of fish are in Fall Creek Oregon?

Above Fall Creek Lake, the creek is heavily stocked with rainbow trout as far upstream as Gold Creek. Salmon, steelhead (sea-going rainbow trout), and salmon also frequent the creek downstream of the dam impounding the lake.

Where is the Alsea River?

The Alsea River flows 48.5 miles (78.1 km) from Alsea, an unincorporated community in the coastal mountains of the U.S. state of Oregon, to the Pacific Ocean near the city of Waldport….

Alsea River
• location Lane County, Oregon
• coordinates 44°22′34″N 123°36′09″W
• elevation 278 ft (85 m)
Mouth Alsea Bay, Pacific Ocean

Where can you swim on the Alsea River?

Alsea River Swimming at Tidewater One of the best swimming, tubing, and sunbathing spots is located between milepost 12 and 13 on Highway 34, about 12.9 miles east of Waldport. A short easy trail from the roadside turnout will take you to the river.

Where can I kayak in Willamette Valley?

  • Cascadia Expeditions. River Rafting & Tubing • Stand Up Paddleboarding.
  • Portland Kayak Company – Day Tours. Kayaking & Canoeing.
  • Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe. Kayaking & Canoeing.
  • Adventures Without Limits. River Rafting & Tubing • Climbing Tours.
  • Oregon Paddle Sports.
  • Upstream Adventures.
  • Troll City Boathouse.

Are there fish in the Willamette River?

You’ll find Chinook and Coho salmon, various kinds of trout including Steelhead, rainbow, and cutthroat, sturgeon, smallmouth and largemouth bass, crappie, walleye, catfish, and American shad when fishing the Willamette River.

Where are the best steelhead fishing in Oregon?

The Nestucca River, Three Rivers and Wilson River are still the best chances for summer steelhead on the North Coast, although fishing has been slow. 7/7/21. The Nehalem River gets a run of early Fall Chinook often referred to as “summer Chinook” and those fish should be showing up in the bay this month.

Where are the best salmon fishing in Oregon?

Siltcoos, Tahkenitch, Mercer, Woahink, and Munsel all provide good warmwater fishing through the spring/summer/fall months. There are still spring Chinook in the some of the North Coast Rivers. Fishing for most salmon, steelhead and trout species is slow right now due to the elevated water temperatures making fish lethargic.

Is the north coast of Oregon closed to fishing?

ATTENTION: North Coast Rivers and streams are currently closed to fishing from 2 p.m. to one hour before sunrise to protect fish from mortality associated with increased water temperatures. The Siletz River has summer steelhead and spring Chinook starting to show up but the fishing continues to be slow.

Are there any emergency fishing regulations in Oregon?

ODFW has implemented emergency fishing regulations throughout the state to help protect fish during hot, dry weather. Be sure to check the “Regulation updates” section at the top of each fishing zone for the latest. Cutthroat trout in Oregon’s coastal rivers and streams is a popular summer fishery.