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North Santiam Watershed Council

Fishing Update for the North Santiam River

Based on video mon­i­tor­ing (through mid-Novem­ber) at Upper and Low­er Ben­nett dams near Stay­ton, approx­i­mate­ly 5,200 sum­mer steel­head moved into the upper North San­ti­am this sea­son. That’s about 20 per­cent of the near­ly 25,000 sum­mer steel­head that passed the Willamette Falls this.  year Coho sea­son on the North San­ti­am from Stay­ton up to Big Cliff […]

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Oregon’s Sturgeon Bag Limit Reduced to One Fish

Under new rules adopt­ed by the Fish and Wildlife Com­mis­sion, Ore­gon’s stur­geon bag lim­it will be reduced to one fish per year begin­ning in 2013. The new rule cov­ers all Ore­gon waters includ­ing the North San­ti­am, all oth­er inland rivers, bays and estu­ar­ies.  The rul­ing super­sedes a two fish annu­al bag lim­it set last Sep­tem­ber as […]

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2013 Winter Steelhead Guide and Fishing Regulations

The Ore­gon Depart­ment of Fish and Wildlife updat­ed the sport fish­ing reg­u­la­tions and Win­ter Steel­head Guide for 2013  today. 2013 Sport Fish­ing Reg­u­la­tions The  Willamette Zone Sport Fish­ing Reg­u­la­tions for 2013 on the ODFW web­site do not appear to have changed.  Print­ed ver­sions should be avail­able at ODFW offices and from license sales agents by […]

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Find out where hatchery trout are released in the North Santiam Watershed

The Ore­gon Depart­ment of Fish and Wildlife stocks hatch­ery reared trout at many loca­tions in the North San­ti­am Canyon. Click on any of the fish icons shown on the fol­low­ing map to learn a lit­tle more about the loca­tions that receive hatch­ery trout. View ODFW trout stock­ing sites in a larg­er map

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Visit the Marion Forks Fish Hatchery

You can learn how the Ore­gon Depart­ment of Fish and Wildlife raise Chi­nook salmon and rain­bow trout at the Mar­i­on Forks Fish Hatch­ery. There’s also a large pond where vis­i­tors can feed adult rain­bow trout. The best time to vis­it is May through Octo­ber. There is camp­ing near­by in a U.S. For­est Ser­vice camp­grounds, but […]

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