Coos River Basin Fishing Report
Coos River - Coos Bay, OR (Coos County)
by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
Anglers are catching hatchery winter steelhead in the West Fork Millicoma, East Fork Millicoma, and South Fork Coos rivers. Steelhead anglers wanting to fish the South Fork Coos River will need to purchase a Dellwood Fishing Permit from the Weyerhaeuser website.
Recreational fishing for bottomfish is open in the ocean along with bays and estuaries. The daily bag limit for marine fish is back to 5 plus 2 lingcod. Cabezon retention is closed until July 2019.
Trout fishing in streams and rivers will reopen May 22, 2019, while lakes in the basin are open year-round. Spring stocking of Coos area lakes will begin the last week of February and first week of March.
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OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reportsfor Wednesday, January 16th
Alsea River: Winter Steelhead Fishing has Been Fair
Kilchis River: Kilchis River Steelhead Report
Necanicum River: After Rain Events for the Best Action.
Nestucca River: January is a Great Month to be on the Nestucca
Siletz River: Winter Steelhead Improved this Last Week
Siuslaw River: The Siuslaw River is Dropping into Good Shape this Week
Trask River: Prime Shape by the Middle of Next Week.
Wilson River: January is a Great Month to be on the Wilson
Clackamas River: Effort on the Clackamas is Picking Up
Willamette River: Middle Fork Willamette River Fishing Report
Olallie Lake: Olallie Lake Fishing Report
Sandy River: Steelhead Fishing Appears to be Picking Up
Santiam River North Fork-2: A Few Winter Steelhead are Showing Up
Timothy Lake: Excellent Trout Fishing for Bank and Boat Anglers
Trail Bridge Reservoir: Significant Public Access Constraints
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reportsfor Saturday, January 12th
Rogue River Upper: Commission meets Jan. 18 in Salem
Columbia River: Joint workgroup of Oregon, Washington commissioners meets about Columbia River fisheries