Best Fishing in Oregon
Trout Fishing in Oregon
Photo courtesy of Shelter Cove Resort
Oregon has many great types of fishing, but when it comes down to it, more anglers spend more days chasing trout than any other fish.
Oregon is blessed with terrific fishing for native rainbow, cutthroat and bull trout. Introduced species such as brown, lake and brook trout thrive here.
What follows are links that take you to some of Oregon’s best trout fisheries. Check this page often, as we are in the process of covering more great trout-fishing opportunities.
Stocked trout: Find the major stocked waters in all 36 Oregon counties by starting with this map.
Detailed information about rainbow trout fishing in select* waters:
- Davis Lake (Fly Fishing)
- Lower Deschutes River (Fly Fishing the Salmonfly Hatch)
- Diamond Lake
- East Lake
- Henry Hagg Lake
- Miller Lake
- North Fork Reservoir
- Odell Lake
- Pine Hollow Reservoir
- Upper Klamath and Agency Lakes (Fly Fishing)
- Wallowa Lake
*Find more trout fishing close to home here.
Detailed information about brown trout fishing in select waters:
Detailed information about lake trout (mackinaw) fishing in select waters:
Trout anglers also may be interested in:
For month-by-month ideas of when and where steelhead and other types of fishing are best, see our Oregon Fishing Calendar.
For current regulations, consult the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s annual regulations booklet or website.