Featured Rivers and Streams

Powder River

Powder River

 

 Setting: Small river below Mason Dam (Phillips Reservoir) in ponderosa pine setting.
Scenery: On-site views of riparian meadows and pine forests. 
Fishing area: 2 miles on National Forest System lands  
Vehicle/Fishing Access: Street vehicles or high clearance vehicles
Fish Species: Rainbow trout
Fishing Methods: Fly, Spin, Bait
Angling Season: Summer, Fall
Nearby Developed Recreation Sites: Mason Dam Picnic Area, Powder River Trailhead

 

Snake River

Steelhead fish on a stringer laying in water - submitted by J.Privett

 

Setting: Wild and Scenic River located below Hells Canyon Dam with rugged awesome landscape of Snake River canyon; wildlife- Rocky mountain sheep, elk, bald eagles; historic structures. 
Fishing area: 70 miles
Vehicle/Fishing Access: Street vehicles and high clearance vehicles to some limited locations. Main access by commercial power or float boat or with reservations for private power or floatboat.
Fish Species: Rainbow trout, Steelhead, White sturgeon (catch & release), smallmouth bass, crappies, channel catfish
Fishing Methods: Fly, Spin, Bait
Angling Season: Year-round

State boating rules:  The Oregon State Marine Board has administrative rules for boaters on the Snake River.
Nearby Developed Recreation Sites: Pittsburg Landing Boat LaunchPittsburg Landing Campground, Hells Canyon Creek Boat Launch, Dug Bar Boat Launch

 

Eagle Creek

Eagle Creek

 

Setting: Spectacular riparian views along this wild and scenic river with periodic views of Eagle Cap Wilderness.
Fishing area: 29 miles (wild, scenic and recreational river) 
Vehicle/Fishing Access: street vehicles or high clearance vehicles
Fish Species: Rainbow trout
Fishing Methods: Fly, Spin, Bait
Angling Season: Summer, Fall
Nearby Developed Recreation Sites: Eagle Forks Campground, Tamarack Campground, Two Color Campground, Boulder Park Campground





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