Sandy River (Multnomah/Clack. Co.):
1. Mainstem and tributaries upstream
to ODFW markers at the mouth of
• Open for adipose fin-clipped steelhead entire year.
• Open for adipose fin-clipped Chinook salmon Feb. 1-Oct. 31.
• Open for adipose fin-clipped coho salmon entire year.
• Closed within 200 feet of Chinook salmon spawning areas located in Oxbow Park
where posted by ODFW markers Sept. 16-Nov. 15.
• No angling from a floating device upstream from a point that is 200 feet below the
Oxbow Park boat ramp.
• Use of bait allowed.
2. Mainstem and tributaries upstream
from ODFW markers at the mouth of
Salmon River, including the Salmon
• Open for adipose fin-clipped steelhead and non-adipose fin-clipped steelhead harvest
the entire year.
• Angling restricted to artificial flies and lures with a single point hook no larger than 1/2
inch gap (size 1) and multiple point hook no larger than 3/8 inch gap (size 4).
• No limit on size or number of brook trout taken. Catch limits on other trout species do
not apply to brook trout.
Santiam River (Marion Co.):
• Open for adipose fin-clipped steelhead
So if you are worried about wild Steedhead then let the ODFW know that these types of actions won’t be tolerated. I think it is to get back at the NFS about the lawsuit they slapped them with last year. That just me and I might just be reading into it but it seems to be odd none the less.