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Guide To The Best Fishing Lakes In Oregon

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Top places to fish for bass, catfish, crappie and more in OR.

Crescent Lake, Davis Lake, Detroit Lake, Diamond Lake, Lake Billy Chinook, Odell Lake, Upper Klamath Lake and Wickiup Reservoir are the most popular places for fishing in Oregon, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species. In winter, many of these waters freeze over allowing for good ice fishing.

  • Agency Lake
  • Brownlee Reservoir
  • Crane Prairie Reservoir
  • Crescent Lake
  • Davis Lake
  • Detroit Lake
  • Diamond Lake
  • Fern Ridge Reservoir
  • Green Peter Lake
  • Lake Billy Chinook
  • Odell Lake
  • Prineville Reservoir
  • Siltcoos Lake
  • Upper Klamath Lake
  • Wickiup Reservoir

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Brownlee Reservoir, Davis Lake, Fern Ridge Reservoir, Green Peter Lake, Lake Billy Chinook, Prineville Reservoir,Siltcoos Lake, The Columbia River and Wickiup Reservoir are considered the best options for largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass. More...


The Columbia River, The Tualatin River, Snake River and Brownlee Reservoir are good choices for channel, white or flathead catfish. More...


Brownlee Reservoir, Fern Ridge Reservoir, Henry Hagg Lake and Prineville Reservoir are the most popular for black and white crappie. More...

Sunfish, Perch & Panfish

Agency Lake, Brownlee Reservoir, Fern Ridge Reservoir and Upper Klamath Lake are the most popular of the larger lakes to fish for bluegill, perch and other sunfish. More...


The Columbia River is considered the top water for walleye fishing. More...


Many streams and small lakes across the state are loaded with trout. Of the larger lakes, Crane Prairie Reservoir, Crescent Lake, Davis Lake, Detroit Lake, Diamond Lake, Green Peter Lake, Odell Lake, Prineville Reservoir, Siltcoos Lake, Upper Klamath Lake and Wickiup Reservoir are among the favorites for anglers pursuing rainbow, cutthroat, brook, brown, golden, lake trout and steelhead. More...

Striped Bass

The Columbia River, and other rivers in the state, are the best options for striped bass and hybrid striped bass. More...


Rivers, big and small across the state offer excellent salmon fishing. For salmon fishing in the larger lakes, try your luck at Green Peter Lake, Lake Billy Chinook, Odell Lake, Siltcoos Lake, Upper Klamath Lake and Wickiup Reservoir are the most popular for chinook, chum, coho and kokanee salmon fishing. More...

Visit the Oregon fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and destinations in the state. Visit the Oregon map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in OR at many of the most popular destinations in the state.


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