Category Archives: North Umpqua River Fishing Reports

The Biology of Harvest – Wild Steelheaders United

By Nick Chambers for Wild Steelheaders United Steelhead anglers probably have disagreed with aspects of sport fishing management since the dawn of fishing regulations. In recent years, however, one area of disagreement has come into sharp focus: sport harvest of … Continue reading

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Emergency Angling Closure of the North Umpqua River

From Native Fish Society The North Umpqua River will be closed to all angling from August 10, 2021 through December 1, 2021 due to low numbers of Summer Steelhead and extreme environmental conditions in the North Umpqua River. Although a … Continue reading

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Bed Head Steelhead Muddler Fly Tying Video

Today Alex ties for us his favorite steelhead muddler in a pink, red, and claret colorway. A versatile framework, this fly can be tied in any combination of colors with many different materials. The muddler is a tried and true … Continue reading

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River Democracy Act – Wyden and Merkley Introduce Legislation to Protect 4,700 Miles of Oregon Rivers

River Democracy Act introduced after years-long public process led by Wyden allowing Oregonians to submit their favorite rivers and streams to be considered for inclusion in legislation. Senators say ‘River Democracy Act’ will be a boon for rural jobs and … Continue reading

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The Future Management of our Salmonid Fisheries – OP ED

From Native Fish Society – In an Op-Ed published last month in the News-Review and reprinted on our website, retired fisheries biologist and wild fish advocate Jeffrey Dose discussed the current state of Pacific Northwest fisheries management and called for … Continue reading

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Saving Steamboat Inn -Go Fund Me

Steamboat Inn was in the middle of the Archie Creek Fire that started September 8th, 2020. The devastation from the mega fire to the area is astounding. While our buildings survived, our three water systems (Inn, Campwater Houses, and Hideaway … Continue reading

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Archie Creek Fire – North Umpqua River

From OregonLive.com WWII vet married 77 years forced to evacuate twice, says beloved wife most important: ‘I have the treasure with me’ The fate of Frank and Jeanne Moore’s home near Idleyld Park remained unknown Wednesday afternoon. Also uncertain were … Continue reading

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“Voices from the Umpqua” Take Action and Help Protect the North Umpqua

Voices from the Umpqua from Cascadia Wildlands on Vimeo. From Cascadia Wildlands The Bureau of Land Management in western Oregon is sure feeling emboldened under the Trump administration and its clearcut-focused, new forest plan. This is on full display on … Continue reading

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ODFW Fishing Regulations and Your Input

Dear Oregon Anglers, I would like to gather ideas for positive, conservation-oriented regulation changes needed for wild fish and start working them through ODFW’s staff process starting early in 2021. I would be grateful if anglers would share any rule … Continue reading

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Emergency fishing restrictions now in effect for Umpqua River

From ODFW: Thursday, August 1, 2019 Emergency fishing restrictions now in effect for Umpqua River ROSEBURG, Ore. – Effective immediately, an emergency regulation protects wild summer steelhead and early returning fall chinook on the mainstem Umpqua River. Scottsburg Bridge (Hwy. … Continue reading

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HELP CELEBRATE FRANK AND JEANNE MOORE – The Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary

From Uncage the Soul Video Production Frank and Jeanne Moore Bench Installation This handcrafted, custom bench will be built and permanently installed along the edge of Steamboat Creek to celebrate and commemorate the recent successful passage of the public lands … Continue reading

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Trout Unlimited applauds Senate passage of Natural Resources Management Act

Trout Unlimited applauds Senate passage of Natural Resources Management Act Package includes two bills that will permanently protect vital salmon and steelhead habitat and fishing opportunities in Oregon From Trout Unlimited (February 12, 2019) COTTAGE GROVE, Ore.–Trout Unlimited and the … Continue reading

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Oregon Wildlands Act Needs Your Help

As you’re reading this, we’re closing in on the end of the 2018 lame duck session of the US Congress. The lame duck session of Congress is that period following an election, but before newly elected legislators assume their roles … Continue reading

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Oregon needs temperature-based fishing regulations – August 2018

From: The Native Fish Society Across Oregon, we are all feeling the effects of hot summer weather. We seek out cool air, take a dip in our local waters, and find refuge to avoid the summer heat. For many rivers, … Continue reading

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Emergency North Umpqua River Closure Begins Monday August 6th, 2018

From ODFW Anglers: 2 p.m. emergency angling closure for North Umpqua River begins Monday Closure affects fly water area through September 30. Thursday, August 2, 2018 ROSEBURG, Ore – Beginning Monday, August 6, angling the North Umpqua River fly area … Continue reading

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