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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

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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