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Oregon Warm Water Fishing Areas With Public Access

BAKER COUNTY

Brownlee Reservoir - 14,000 acres; Hells Canyon Reservoir - 2,300 acres; Oxbow Reservoir 1,400 acres; all on Snake River. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, white crappie, yellow perch, brown bullhead, channel catfish, bluegill, pumpkinseed, flathead catfish.

Haines Pond #1 - one acre; 1/4 mile north of Haines. Largemouth bass.

Highway 203 Pond - 10 acres; 4 miles north of Baker City at junction of I-84N and Hwy 203. Largemouth bass.

Phillips Reservoir - 2,350 acres; 12 miles southwest of Baker City on Highway 7. Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, black crappie.

Thief Valley Reservoir - 700 acres; east of North Powder. Brown bullhead, black crappie, white crappie, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass.

Unity Reservoir - 926 acres; 4 miles north of Unity on Hwy 245. Black Crappie, smallmouth bass.
  

BENTON COUNTY

Adair Pond - 6 acres; Highway 99W south of Adair Village at ODFW Regional Office. Largemouth bass, redear sunfish, channel catfish.

Bonner Lake - 3 acres; from Highway 233 go west to Hoskins. From Hoskins take Summit Road west 1.3 miles. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Willamette River Sloughs - From mouth of Santiam River to Harrisburg. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie.


CLACKAMAS COUNTY

Roslyn Lake - 135 acres; north of Sandy approximately 3 miles via Ten Eyck Road. Largemouth bass.

Willamette River Sloughs - From Milwaukie to mouth of Pudding River. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie.

Wilsonville Pond - 6 acres; west of I-5 one mile south of the Wilsonville Rest Area. From Butteville Road take Boones Ferry Road north 0.5 miles. Largemouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead.


CLATSOP COUNTY

Blind Slough - 194 acres; north of Knappa Junction or Brownsmead Junction off Highway 30. Yellow perch, white crappie, largemouth bass, black crappie, yellow bullhead.

Brownsmead Slough - southeast of Brownsmead: 20 miles east of Astoria. Access via Brownsmead Junction off Hwy 30.

Burkes Lake - 6.3 acres; 1 mile west of Warrenton off Ridge Road. Largemouth bass.

Cemetary Lake - 10.3 acres; south of Warrenton at the Astoria Cemetary. Black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, warmouth, yellow perch.

Clear Lake - 8 acres; 1 mile northwest of Warrenton. Largemouth bass.

Coffenbury Lake - 50 acres; within Fort Stevens State Park - 2 miles west of Warrenton. Yellow perch, brown bullhead.

Crabapple Lake - 22 acres; with Fort Stevens State Park - 2 miles west of Warrenton. Largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Creep and Crawl Lake - 5 acres; within Fort Stevens State Park, 2 miles west of Warrenton. Bluegill.

Cullaby Lake - 200 acres; 4 miles north of Gearhart and east of Highway 101. White crappie, black crappie, yellow perch, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Gravel Pit - 4 acres; 0.5 miles east of Gearhart. Bluegill.

Grizzley Slough - off Blind Slough north of Knappa. Bluegill, largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Rilea Slough - Camp Rilea (National Guard), 3.5 miles southwest of Warrenton and west of Highway 101. Yellow perch, white crappie, largemouth bass, bluegill.

Seaside Log Ponds - 7 acres; east of Highway 101 near Seaside city limits. Yellow perch, black crappie, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Slusher Lake - 20 acres at Camp Rilea (National Guard). 3.5 miles southwest of Warrenton and west of Hwy 101. Brown bullhead, yellow perch, largemouth bass.

Smith Lake - 41 acres; 2 miles south of Warrenton and west of Highway 101. Largemouth bass, yellow perch, bluegill, white crappie, black crappie.

Sunset Lake - 107 acres; 4 miles north of Gearhart and west of Highway 101. Access via Sunset Beach Road. Yellow perch, brown bullhead, largemouth bass, black crappie.

West Lake - 32 acres; 3 miles north of Gearhart and west of Highway 101. Brown bullhead, largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Westport Slough - 233 acres; north of Highway 30, near Westport, 10 miles west of Clatskanie. White crappie, largemouth bass, yellow perch, bluegill.

Wildace Lake - 1 mile southwest of Warrenton off Ridge Road. Largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, warmouth bass.


COLUMBIA COUNTY

Beaver Slough Complex - northeast of Clatskanie. White crappie, yellow perch, black crappie, largemouth bass.

Clatskanie Slough - north of Clatskanie off Highway 30. White crappie, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, bluegill, largemouth bass, black crappie.

Columbia River - mainstem. Walleye, largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Crim's Island Slough - 6 miles northeast of Clatskanie. White crappie, black crappie.

Deer Island Slough - 68 acres; northwest of Columbia City off Highway 30 at Reichold Chemical. (Access only at south end). White crappie, brown bullhead, yellow bullhead, largemouth bass, bluegill, yellow perch.

Dibblee's Slough - 18 acres; Dibblee Point northwest of Rainer. White crappie, black crappie, brown bullhead, yellow bullhead, largemouth bass.

Dike Slough - access by boat from Wallace Slough on the Columbia River north of Clatskanie. Largemouth bass, black crappie, white crappie.

Goat Island Slough - 55 acres; northwest of Columbia City off Highway 30 at Reichold Chemical. (Access at south end only). White crappie, brown bullhead, yellow bullhead, largemouth bass, bluegill, yellow perch.

Magruder Slough - off Westport Slough. Located north of Hwy 30, three miles east of Westport. Yellow bullhead, bluegill, black crappie.

Mayger Slough - 3 miles northwest of Downing, east of Crim's Island. White crappie, black crappie.

Prescott Slough - 9 acres, along Highway 30 at Prescott Junction. West of Trojan Nuclear Power Plant. White crappie, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, yellow perch, bluegill, black crappie, warmouth, yellow bullhead.

Recreation Lake - 27 acres; along Highway 30 at Trojan Nuclear Power Plant. White crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, yellow perch.

Reichold Chemical Discharge Canal - 1 acre; (Access and species same as Deer Island Slough).

Rinearson Slough - north of Highway 30, northwest of Rainer. White crappie, largemouth bass, yellow bullhead, bluegill.

Sandy Island Slough - north of Goble. Black crappie.

Santosh Slough - off Multnomah Channel north of Scappoose, approximately 2.7 miles beyond Columbia County Airport via Dike Road off Highway 30. Black crappie, white crappie, yellow perch, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Sauvie Island lakes and sloughs - 2,500 acres; northwest of Portland and east of Highway 30. White crappie, black crappie, largemouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead, yellow perch.

Scappoose Bay - 600 acres; south end of the city of St. Helens, off Multnomah Channel. Brown bullhead, white crappie, black crappie, yellow perch, largemouth bass.

Vernonia Lake - 45 acres; southeast part of Vernonia off Hwy 47. Bluegill, yellow perch, largemouth bass.
Westport Slough - 233 acres; north of Highway 30 near Westport, 10 miles west of Clatskanie. White crappie, largemouth bass, yellow perch, bluegill.

 

COOS COUNTY

Beale Lake - 12 acres; south of Lakeside and west of Highway 101. Bluegill, yellow perch, largemouth bass, warmouth.

Bluebill Lake - 35 acres; within National Dunes Recreation Area north of North Bend. Largemouth bass. However, the population has likely declined because the lake dried up several times in the 1990's

Bradley Lake - 14 acres; 3 miles south of Bandon. Brown bullhead.

Coquille River - the tidal portion from Riverton upstream to Myrtle Point. Brown bullhead, largemouth bass, striped bass.

Eel Lake - 350 acres; 13 miles north of Coos Bay on Highway 101, one mile north of Lakeside. Largemouth bass, black crappie.

Empire Lakes (Upper & Lower) - 45 acres; within Empire District of Coos Bay. Largemouth bass, yellow perch, brown bullhead, bluegill, black crappie.

Horsfall Lake - 250 acres; within National Dunes Recreation Area, north of North Bend. Yellow perch, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Johnson Mill Pond 2 miles south of Coquille. Largemouth bass.

Jordan Lake - 10 acres; within National Dunes Recreation Area north of North Bend. Yellow perch, Largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Powers Pond - 30 acres; at Powers. Brown bullhead, largemouth bass, crappie.

Rock Creek Pond - 5 acres; 3 miles east of Remote on Highway 42. Brown bullhead, largemouth bass, bluegill.

Saunders Lake - 57 acres; 8 miles north of North Bend. Bluegill, largemouth bass, yellow perch, warmouth.

Snag Lake - 30 acres; west of Hauser. Largemouth bass, yellow perch, brown bullhead.

Tenmile Lakes (North & South) - 1,700 acres; at Lakeside, 12 miles north of Coos Bay. Bluegill, brown bullhead, largemouth bass, striped bass/white bass hybrids, black crappie, yellow perch.

 

CROOK COUNTY

Ochoco Ponds - 3 acres; 5 miles east of Prineville on Highway 26. Just below Ochoco Dam. Largemouth bass, bluegill.

Prineville Reservoir - 3,000 acres; 17 miles south of Prineville on Highway 27 to Bowman Dam or Juniper Canyon Road to the State Park. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, brown bullhead.

 

CURRY COUNTY

Floras Lake - 260 acres; near Langlois, west of Highway 101. Largemouth bass.

Garrison Lake - 160 acres; in Port Orford, west of Highway 101. Largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Libby Pond - 10 acres; 7 miles up the Rogue River from Hwy 101. Brown bullhead.


DESCHUTES COUNTY

Crane Prairie Reservoir - 4,960 acres; southwest of Bend 46 miles via Century Drive (Highway 46). Largemouth bass.

Fireman's Pond - 1 acre; 1/4 mile east of Highway 97, south end of Redmond city limits. Restricted by city of Redmond to kids and handicapped. Largemouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead.

Reynolds Pond - 5 acres; 1.25 miles southeast of Alfalfa off Dodd's Road. Largemouth bass, redear sunfish.


DOUGLAS COUNTY

Ben Irving Reservoir (Berry Creek Reservoir) - south from Roseburg on I-5 to Highway 42, to Tenmile County Road 141 - 5 miles to reservoir. Largemouth bass, black crappie.

Canyonville Pond - 10 acres; 1 mile east of Canyonville. Black crappie, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Cooper Creek Reservoir - 160 acres; 2 miles east of Sutherlin. Black crappie, largemouth bass, bluegill.
Elbow Lake - 12 acres; north of Reedsport, west of Highway 101. Largemouth bass, bluegill, yellow perch.

Fords Mill Pond - 100 acres; on Highway 138, 1 mile west of its junction with Highway 99. Bullhead catfish, bluegill, yellow perch, black crappie, largemouth bass.

Galesville Reservoir - 630 acres; 10 miles east of I-5 at Azalea exit. Largemouth bass, bluegill, smallmouth bass, black crappie, brown bullhead, pumpkinseed.

Loon Lake - 269 acres; east of Reedsport, south of Highway 38, up Mill Creek. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, white crappie.

Marie Lake - 18 acres; 3 miles south of Reedsport on Highway 101. Yellow perch, largemouth bass.

Plat I Reservoir - 140 acres; east of Sutherlin on Plat I Road. Largemouth bass, bluegill, black crappie, bullhead catfish.

Stewart Park Pond - 2 acres; within Stewart Park, Roseburg. Black crappie, largemouth bass.

Tahkenitch Lake - 1,800 acres; north of Reedsport, east of Highway 101. Largemouth bass, bluegill, yellow perch, black crappie, brown bullhead, warmouth.

Threemile Lake - 67 acres; north of Reedsport, 3 miles west of Highway 101. Yellow perch.


GILLIAM COUNTY

John Day Pool - (See Sherman County)

John Day River - from Kimberly to mouth via Highway 19, Hwy 206 and Interstate 84. Smallmouth bass, channel catfish. From Tumwater to mouth - Smallmouth bass, white crappie, brown bullhead, channel catfish.

Willow Creek Arm (John Day Pool) - 9 miles east of Arlington. Smallmouth bass, white crappie, bluegill, bullhead catfish, yellow perch, pumpkinseed.


GRANT COUNTY

Carpenter Pond - 1 acre; 1 mile west of John Day via Highway 26. Largemouth bass, bluegill.


HARNEY COUNTY

Cottonwood Creek Reservoir - 90 acres; 40 miles east of Burns and 10 miles north of Highway 20. Largemouth bass, white crappie.

Diamond Crater Lake - 2 acres; Malheur Refuge, northeast of Diamond. Largemouth bass. (Winter kills periodi- cally).

Krumbo Reservoir - 200 acres; 50 miles south of Burns on Malheur Refuge. Largemouth bass, white crappie.

Malheur River - 30 miles of river above Warm Springs Reservoir; 40 miles east of Burns near Highway 20. Smallmouth bass.

Moon Reservoir - 619 acres; 5 miles southeast of Riley, or 25 miles southwest of Burns. Largemouth bass, white crappie, yellow perch.

Warm Springs Reservoir - 4,420 acres; south of Drewsey. Large- mouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead, yellow perch, channel catfish.


HOOD RIVER COUNTY

Bonneville Pool - 20,400 acres; on Columbia River behind Bonne- ville Dam (Hood River and Wasco Counties). Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, yellow perch, pumpkinseed, sturgeon, walleye.

Button Pond, Government Cove, Hood River Pond No. 1, Hood River Pond No. 2, Iris Lake, Kolberg Lake, Lindsey Pond, Line Pond, Viento Lake, Wyeth Lake - total 174 acres; adjacent to Highway 30 (84N). Largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, white crappie, yellow perch, pumpkinseed.


JACKSON COUNTY

Agate Reservoir - 239 acres; east of White City off Highway 140. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie, bluegill.
Applegate Reservoir - 988 acres; south of Ruch off Applegate River Road. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, brown bullhead.

Emigrant Reservoir - 878 acres; southeast of Ashland off Hwy 66. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, brown bullhead, bluegill, black crappie.
Gold Ray Forebay - 80 acres; northwest of Central Point off Highway 99. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, white crappie, black crappie, bluegill.

Hoover Ponds - 20 acres; east of White City off Highway 140. Largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead.

Howard Prairie Reservoir - 2,070 acres; east of Ashland off Dead Indian Road. Brown bullhead, (Primarily a trout fishery).

Hyatt Lake - 957 acres; east of Ashland off Highway 66. Largemouth bass.

Jackson County Expo. Ponds - 20 acres; near Central Point off Interstate 5. Largemouth bass, bluegill, black crappie, brown bullhead.

Keene Creek Reservoir - 10 acres; east of Ashland off Highway 66. Pumpkinseed, brown bullhead.

Kenneth Denman Wildlife Management Area Ponds - 152 acres; near White City off Agate Road. Largemouth bass, black crappie, brown bullhead, bluegill.

Little Hyatt Lake - 13 acres; east of Ashland off Highway 66. Brown bullhead, black crappie.

Lost Creek Reservoir - 3,428 acres; northeast of Shady Cove off Highway 62. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie.
Medco Pond - 25 acres; south of Prospect off the Prospect - Butte Falls Highway. Largemouth bass, black crappie.

Squaw Lakes - 60 acres; south of Ruch off Applegate River Road. Brown bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass.

Willow Lake - 345 acres; southeast of Butte Falls off Forest Road 30. Largemouth bass, black crappie.


JEFFERSON COUNTY

Haystack Reservoir - 240 acres; 8 miles south of Madras and 2 miles east of Highway 97. Black crappie, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead.

Lake Billy Chinook (Round Butte Reservoir) - 4,000 acres; 9 miles southwest of Madras on the Deschutes River. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass. (Primarily a kokanee and trout fishery).

Lake Simtustus (Pelton Reservoir) - 540 acres; 7 miles west of Madras on the Deschutes River. Largemouth bass. (Primarily a trout fishery).


JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Flanagan Slough - 14 acres; west of Grants Pass off Riverbanks Road. Brown bullhead, largemouth bass.

Josephine County Sportsman's Park Pond - 5 acres; north of Merlin off Highway 99. Largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead.

Lake Selmac - 148 acres; east of Selma off Deer Creek Road. Largemouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead, black crappie.


KLAMATH COUNTY

Aspen Lake - 500 acres; west of Klamath Falls. Brown bullhead.

Bumphead Reservoir - 50 acres; southeast of Lorella (T40S, R14E, S31) on rough dirt road. White crappie, largemouth bass.

Campbell Reservoir - 200 acres; 7 miles northeast of Bly off Road 34. Largemouth bass. (Public access on east end of reservoir).

Devil Lake - 85 acres; 10 miles southeast of Bly on Fishhole Creek Road. Yellow perch, brown bullhead, largemouth bass.

Gerber Reservoir - 3,830 acres; 50 miles east of Klamath Falls, 12 miles northeast of Lorella off Gerber Road. White crappie, black crappie, yellow perch, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, pumpkinseed.

J.C. Boyle Reservoir - 450 acres; 15 miles west of Klamath Falls on Highway 66. White crappie, brown bullhead, largemouth bass, Sacramento perch, pumpkinseed.

Klamath Lake - 80,000 acres; Klamath Falls. Yellow perch, brown bullhead. Fishery mainly in Rocky Point area, north of Highway 140.
Lake of the Woods - 1,113 acres; 32 miles northwest of Klamath Falls off Highway 140. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Malone Reservoir - 20 acres; on Lost river at south end of Langell Valley near the state line, 20 miles southeast of Bonanza. White crappie, Sacramento perch, brown bullhead, largemouth bass.

Obenchain Reservoir - 40 acres; 10 miles northeast of Bly off Road 335. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Round Valley Reservoir - 150 acres; 23 miles south of Bly on Round Valley Road. Pumpkinseed, yellow perch, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Upper Midway Reservoir - 40 acres; 22 miles south of Bly, 3 miles east of CCC Road. Largemouth bass.

Willow Valley Reservoir - 200 acres; 15 miles southeast of Lorella, via East Langell Valley Road and Willow Valley Road. White crappie, largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill.

Wilson Reservoir - 200 acres; on Lost River 8 miles southeast of Klamath Falls on Crystal Springs Road. Yellow perch, Sacramento perch, black crappie, white crappie, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, pumkinseed sunfish.


LAKE COUNTY

Ana Reservoir - 58 acres; 75 miles northwest of Lakeview near Summer Lake. White-striped hybrid bass.

Big Swamp Lake - 34 acres; west of Lakeview via Highway 140 and south of Quartz Mountain. Brown bullhead.

Cottonwood Reservoir - 900 acres; 12 miles northwest of Lakeview, north of Highway 140. Smallmouth bass.

Crump Lake - 3,200 acres; 35 miles east of Lakeview via Highway 140 near Adel. Brown bullhead, white crappie, large-
mouth bass, black crappie.

Dog Lake - 300 acres; 20 miles southwest of Lakeview, south of Highway 140. Largemouth bass, yellow perch, white crappie, black crappie, bluegill, pumpkinseed, brown bullhead.

Drews Reservoir - 1,978 acres; 15 miles west of Lakeview, south of Highway 140. Yellow perch, white crappie, black crappie, pumpkinseed, channel catfish, brown bullhead.

Hart Lake - 8,000 acres; 35 miles east of Lakeview, via Highway 140 near Plush. Brown bullhead, white crappie, black crappie, largemouth bass.

Priday Reservoir - 130 acres; 30 miles east of Lakeview, via Highway 140 near Adel. White crappie.

Taft Miller Reservoir - 115 acres; 20 miles northeast of Hart Mountain Antelope Refuge Headquarters. White crappie, largemouth bass.


LANE COUNTY - COASTAL

Carter Lake - 28 acres; south of Florence, west of Highway 101. Largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Clear Lake - 149 acres; north of Florence, east of Highway 101. Largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Cleawox Lake - 82 acres; south of Florence, west of Highway 101 at Honeyman State Park. Largemouth bass, yellow perch, black crappie, brown bullhead, bluegill.

Collard Lake - 31 acres; north of Florence, east of Highway 101. Largemouth bass, yellow perch, bluegill, brown bull-
head.

Mercer Lake - 341 acres; north of Florence, east of Highway 101. Yellow Perch, largemouth bass, black crappie, brown bullhead.

Munsel Lake - 93 acres; north of Florence, east of Highway 101. Yellow perch, largemouth bass, bluegill, brown bull-
head.

Siltcoos Lake - 3,500 acres; south of Florence, east of Hwy 101. Black crappie, brown bullhead, yellow perch, bluegill, largemouth bass.

Sutton Lake - 101 acres; north of Florence, east of Highway 101. Yellow perch, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, blue-
gill.

Woahink Lake - 787 acres; south of Florence, east of Highway 101 at Honeyman State Park. Yellow perch, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, bluegill.


LANE COUNTY - INLAND

Ayers Pond - 33 acres; Junction of Ayers Road and North Delta Highway in Eugene. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass.
Cottage Grove Ponds (6) - 15 acres; east of Cottage Grove on Row River Road near truck scales. Largemouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead.

Cottage Grove Reservoir - 1,150 acres; 6 miles south of Cottage Grove on London Road. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Creswell Ponds (4) - 20 acres; east side of I-5 freeway at Creswell. Largemouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead.

Delta Ponds - 200 acres; along Delta Highway in Eugene near Valley River Center. Bluegill, largemouth bass, white crappie, brown bullhead.

Dexter Reservoir - 1,000 acres; at Lowell, east of Eugene on Highway 58. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, white crappie.
Dorena Reservoir - 1,840 acres; 7 miles east of Cottage Grove on Row River Road. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Eugene Rest Area and Junction City Ponds (7) - 13 acres; between Junction City and Eugene, west side of Highway 99W. Largemouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead.

Fern Ridge Ponds - 5 acres; just below Fern Ridge Dam west of Eugene. White crappie, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Fern Ridge Reservoir - 9,000 acres; adjacent to Highway 126, 10 miles west of Eugene. White crappie, brown bullhead, largemouth bass, bluegill.

Hills Creek Reservoir - 2,735 acres; 5 miles southeast of Oakridge on M. Fk. Willamette River. Brown bullhead, white crappie, largemouth bass.

Long Tom River - from Fern Ridge Dam 25 miles to Willamette River. White crappie, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Lookout Point Reservoir - 4,200 acres; north side of Highway 58 about 20 miles southeast of Eugene. Largemouth bass, white crappie, brown bullhead.

Triangle Lake - 293 acres; 40 miles east of Florence on Hwy 36. Largemouth bass, bluegill, yellow perch, brown bullhead, pumpkinseed.

Willamette River sloughs - between Eugene and Corvallis (Lane, Linn, and Benton Counties). Largemouth bass, white crappie, brown bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, warmouth, channel catfish.


LINCOLN COUNTY

Big Creek Reservoir No.1 - 20 acres; on Big Creek Road northeast of Newport. Brown bullhead.

Big Creek Reservoir No.2 - 17 acres; on Big Creek Road northeast of Newport. Brown bullhead, largemouth bass.

Devils Lake - 680 acres; at Lincoln City on Highway 101. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, yellow perch, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill.

Eckman Lake - 45 acres; 3 miles east of Waldport on Highway 34. Brown bullhead, largemouth bass.

Olalla Reservoir - 100 acres; 4 miles north of Toledo. Brown bullhead, largemouth bass, bluegill.


LINN COUNTY

Bond Butte Pond - 35 acres; east of I-5 Freeway at Bond Butte overpass, 15 miles south of Albany. Channel catfish, white crappie, largemouth bass.

Foster Reservoir - 1,200 acres; near Foster. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, bluegill.

Freeway Lakes - 10 acres; 3 miles south of Albany. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Green Peter Reservoir - 10 miles east of Sweet Home. Largemouth bass.

Jefferson Junction Borrow Pit - 5 acres; north of Albany, west of Highway 99. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, bluegill.

Timber-Linn - 11 acres; east edge of Albany. White crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, largemouth bass.

Waverly Lake - 5 acres; in Albany. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Willamette River Sloughs - from mouth of Long Tom River to mouth of the Santiam River. White Crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie.

MALHEUR COUNTY

Beckers Pond - 12 acres; Ontario City Park. Bluegill, largemouth bass, channel catfish.

Bully Creek Reservoir - 1,000 acres; 9 miles northwest of Vale. White crappie, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, yellow perch, brown bullhead.

Cow Lakes - 1,000 acres; 20 miles northwest of Jordan Valley. White Crappie, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Dunaway Pond - 1 acre; south of Nyssa. Bluegill, largemouth bass, black bullhead.

Granite Creek Reservoir - 15 acres; southeast of Riverside. Largemouth bass, bluegill. (Private - permission required).

Malheur River - lower 10 miles; near Ontario. Channel catfish.

Malheur River S. Fk. - lower 10 miles; near Riverside. Smallmouth bass.

Owyhee Reservoir - 12,740 acres; 20 miles southwest of Adrian. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, channel catfish, yellow perch, brown bullhead.

Owyhee River - lower 15 miles; 10 miles south of Nyssa. Channel catfish.

Owyhee River - 116 miles; from Owyhee Reservoir upstream to the Idaho State Line. Smallmouth bass, channel catfish.

Snake River - 76 miles; from Idaho State Line downstream to Brownlee Reservoir. Smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish.
 

MARION COUNTY

Bluegill Lake - 7 acres; Cascade Gateway Park in Salem off Hwy 22. Largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie.

Brown-Minto Island Complex - south of Salem on the Willamette River. (Borrow pits and sloughs). Largemouth bass, white crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead.

Goose Lake - 9 acres; 7 miles north of Salem. White crappie, largemouth bass.

Horseshoe Lake - 45 acres; west of St. Paul (fee charged). Largemouth bass, bluegill, white crappie, brown bull- head, channel catfish.
Mission Lake - 40 acres; Willamette Mission Street Park, 2 miles east of Wheatland ferry landing. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, black crappie.

Santiam River - From confluence with Willamette River upstream to Jefferson. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass.

St. Louis Ponds (7) - 54 acres; 2 miles west of Gervais on west side of freeway (no boats - special regulations). Black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass, redear sunfish, green sunfish.

Skookum Lake - 20 acres; 3 miles south of Newberg (fee charged). Bluegill, largemouth bass, white crappie, brown bullhead.

Walling Pond - 8 acres; 16th and McGilchrist Streets in Salem. Largemouth bass.

Walter Wirth Lake - 20 acres; Cascade Gateway Park in Salem. Largemouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead, white crappie.

Willamette River Sloughs - From Wilsonville to mouth of Santiam River. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie.

Woodburn Pond - 14 acres; east of I-5 from Woodburn north on Boones Ferry Road to Crosby Road then north on Edwin Road to pond. Largemouth bass, bluegill, black crappie, white crappie, channel catfish.


 

MORROW COUNTY

Boardman Pond - 1 acre; 1/2 mile west of Boardman, south of I-84N (exit 164). Largemouth bass, white crappie, bluegill.

John Day Pool (Lake Umatilla) - includes John Day Arm and Willow Creek Arm - 52,000 acres; on Columbia River behind John Day Dam. Smallmouth bass, channel catfish, largemouth bass, white crappie, black crappie, brown bullhead, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed, sturgeon, yellow perch.

McCormack Slough - 500 acres; 5 miles northeast of Boardman. Highway 730 to milepost 171.9. Turn north on Patterson Ferry Road, go 1.9 miles. Turn west on gravel road (0.1 miles past Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge Information Center and parking area). Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, smallmouth bass, channel catfish.

Messner Pond - 14 acres; I-84N exit 165, north 0.5 miles (1 mile east of Boardman). Largemouth bass, white crappie.
Tatone Pond - 1 acre; 2 miles west of Boardman between I-84N and Columbia River. I-84N exit 159 (Tower Road Exit). Turn north to railroad tracks. Drive east along tracks to parking lot. Walk 0.2 miles north to Tatone Pond. Brown bullhead.

Willow Creek Reservoir - 88 acres; 1 mile southeast of Heppner on Western Route Road. Largemouth bass, black crappie, white crappie, smallmouth bass, bluegill, pumpkinseed.


 

MULTNOMAH COUNTY

Benson Lake - 40 acres; Multnomah Falls. White crappie, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Blue Lake - 64 acres; 3 miles northwest of Troutdale. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie, bluegill.

Bybee Lake - 275 acres; North Portland Road, Portland. White crappie, brown bullhead, largemouth bass, bluegill, black crappie, yellow perch.

Columbia River - mainstem. Largemouth bass, walleye, yellow perch.

Columbia Slough - in north Portland between Marine Drive on north and Highway 30 on south, numerous road crossings. Black crappie, white crappie, brown bullhead, largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Delta Park Ponds - 100 acres; North Portland in West Delta Park. Brown bullhead, bluegill, largemouth bass.

Gary Island Slough - access by boat from Columbia River just east of mouth of Sandy River. Largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Government Island Slough - access by boat from Columbia River, north of Portland International Airport. Yellow perch, white crappie, black crappie, brown bullhead, yellow bullhead, bluegill.

Mirror Pond - 64 acres; Rooster Rock State Park south of Hwy 30. White crappie, brown bullhead, largemouth bass, bluegill.

Oregon Slough - (North Portland Harbor) - south of Hayden Island. Largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Rooster Rock Slough - 5 acres; north of I-84N at Rooster Rock State Park. Brown bullhead, white crappie, black crappie, largemouth bass, yellow perch.

Smith Lake - 60 acres; North Portland Road, Portland. Brown bullhead, white crappie, black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass.

Willamette River Sloughs - from Milwaukie to mouth of Willamette River. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie, channel catfish.


 

POLK COUNTY

Grossman Pond - 2 acres; Independence. From Monmouth Street take Talmadge Road south 0.6 miles. Largemouth bass, bluegill.

Mercer Reservoir - 60 acres; 10 miles west of Dallas via Ellendale Road and Boise Cascade logging road. Largemouth bass. (City of Dallas regulated).

Willamette River Sloughs - from Wheatland Ferry to mouth of Santiam River. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie.

Willamina Pond - 5 acres; in Huddleston Park, Willamina. Black crappie, brown bullhead, largemouth bass, yellow perch.


 

Sherman County

Bibby Reservoir - 16 acres; 5 miles west of Kent on Buckhollow Creek. Largemouth bass.

John Day Pool - 54,000 acres; on Columbia River behind John Day Dam (Sherman, Gilliam, Morrow, Umatilla counties). Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, white crappie, black crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, brown bullhead, sturgeon, walleye.

John Day River - River mile 95 to mouth. Smallmouth bass, channel catfish.

Rufus Slough and East Deschutes River Pond - total 27.5 acres; immediately east of mouth of Deschutes River adjacent to Interstate 84N. Largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, white crappie, yellow perch, pumpkinseed, walleye, channel catfish.

The Dalles Pool - 10,500 acres; on Columbia River behind the Dalles Dam (Sherman and Wasco Counties). Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, sturgeon, brown bullhead, channel catfish, yellow perch, pumpkinseed.


 

TILLAMOOK COUNTY

Cape Meares Lake - 65 acres; 7 miles west and north of Tillamook along Bay Ocean Road. Largemouth bass.

Crescent Lake - 7 acres; east of Manhatten Beach, 1 mile north of Rockaway. Largemouth bass.

Hebo Lake - 2.2 acres; 5 miles east of Hebo. Brown bullhead.

Lake Lytle - 70 acres; north of Rockaway. Largemouth bass, black crappie.

Marie Lake - 0.6 acres; Twin Rocks east of Highway 101. (Public access limited). Largemouth bass.

Smith Lake - 40 acres; north of Garabaldi, west of Highway 101. Largemouth bass. (Access limited to portion adjacent to Highway 101).

Spring Lake - 11 acres; north of Garabaldi, east of Highway 101. (Access limited to portion adjacent to Highway 101). Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, pumpkinseed.

Town Lake - 9 acres; 2 miles north of Woods. Largemouth bass, black crappie.


 

UMATILLA COUNTY

Barth Quarry Pond - 1 acre; I-84N exit 193. Go north 50 yards. Turn east on Whitmore Road and go 1.6 miles, then north 0.3 miles on Nolin Market Road. Largemouth bass, white crappie.

Cold Springs Reservoir - 1,550 acres (200 acres at low pool) 6 miles east of Hermiston. Highway 207 to milepost 3.5. Turn east on E. Punkin Center Rd. Go 3 miles to Cold Springs National Wildlife Refuge. (No gas powered motor boats). Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, bluegill, white crappie.

Hat Rock Pond - 5.9 acres; 9 miles east of Umatilla. Hwy 730 to milepost 192.1. Turn north into park, follow the signs. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass.

McKay Reservoir - 1,200 acres; (less than 40 acres at low pool), 6 miles south of Pendleton on Highway 395. Open March 1 to September 30. Largemouth bass, black crappie, yellow perch, brown bullhead, bluegill, channel catfish.

McNary Channel Ponds - 25 acres; 1 mile west of McNary Dam on Columbia River. Highway 730 to milepost 184.1. Turn north on Brownell Blvd (100 yards west of I-82). Cross tracks, go east 0.1 miles to McNary Wildlife Nature Area. Turn north to ponds and river. Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, white crappie, bluegill, channel catfish.
McNary Pool (Lake Wallula) - 11,640 acres; on Columbia River above McNary Dam. Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, white crappie, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, yellow perch, channel catfish, sturgeon, walleye.


 

UNION COUNTY

Catherine Creek Slough - 10 acres; east of LaGrande to Elgin. Brown bullhead, largemouth bass, white crappie, yellow perch, channel catfish, warmouth, bluegill, smallmouth bass.

Grande Ronde River - near Elgin. Largemouth bass, brown bullhead, smallmouth bass, white crappie, bluegill, yellow perch.

Grays Slough - 10 acres; lower Cove Road, 3 miles east of Conley. Black crappie, white crappie, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Morgan Lake - 65 acres; 3 miles southwest of LaGrande. Black crappie, brown bullhead.

Roulet Pond - 1 acre; east of Elgin. Brown bullhead.


 

WALLOWA COUNTY

Kinney Reservoir - 20 acres; southeast of Joseph. Brown bullhead.

WASCO COUNTY

Bikini Pond, Cliff Lake, Deschutes Pond No. 1, Deschutes Pond No. 2, Lone Pine Pond, Long Pond, McClures Lake, Miller Pond, Mosier Pond, One-mile Lake, Salisbury Slough, Sand Lake, Sand Dune Lake, Tooley Lake, Tunnel Lake, West Deschutes River Pond, Wilson Lake - total 234 acres; adjacent to I-84N. Largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, white crappie, yellow perch, pumpkinseed, walleye.

Cody Ponds No's. 1, 2, 3, 4 - two to six acres; near Rock Creek Reservoir, 6 miles west of Wamic. Largemouth bass, bluegill.

Taylor Lake - 35 acres; 2.5 miles northwest of The Dalles between I-84N and the Columbia River. Largemouth bass, black crappie, channel catfish.


 

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Dormans Pond - 8 acres; junction of Gales Creek Road and Hwy 6. Black crappie, brown bullhead, bluegill, warmouth, largemouth bass.

Henry Hagg Lake - 1,110 acres; west of Highway 47 about 5 miles south of Forest Grove. Smallmouth bass, yellow perch, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, yellow bullhead.

Tualatin River - from Scholls to mouth. Largemouth bass, bluegill, white crappie, channel catfish, brown bullhead.


 

WHEELER COUNTY

John Day River - from Kimberly to river mile 97 off Highway 19. Smallmouth bass, channel catfish.

Searcy Pond - 10 acres; 1 mile south of Kinzua via Forest Road 21. Yellow perch, brown bullhead.

Wineland Lake - 17 acres; 18 miles southeast of Fossil via Forest Road 21. Largemouth bass, bluegill, black crappie.


 

YAMHILL COUNTY

South Yamhill River - boat ramps: Kiwanis Park, McMinnville and Monroe Landing west of Whiteson. Largemouth bass, white crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead.

Willamette River Sloughs - from Newberg to Wheatland Ferry. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, brown bullhead, black crappie, channel catfish.

Withy Lake - 10 acres; 3 miles west of Amity on Amity Bellevue Road. Largemouth bass, bluegill, bullhead.

Yamhill River - from Lafayette Locks to mouth. Boat ramp at Dayton. White crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, brown bullhead.

Source:  Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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