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North Umpqua River

ROSEBURG, Ore .– A $27.6 million claim for recovery of damages was filed today in the Douglas County Circuit Court against the Winchester Water Control District (WWCD) and associated contractors for the loss of at least 550,000 juvenile Pacific lamprey during the WWCD’s recent repairs to Winchester Dam. The number of lamprey killed as a result of […]

ROSEBURG, Ore – All angling on the North Umpqua River and its tributaries is closed at 12:01 a.m. July 31 through Nov. 30, 2023. Low numbers of returning wild summer steelhead prompted state fishery managers to enact the angling closure from the mouth to the marker below Soda Springs Dam. ODFW biologists project the run […]

ROSEBURG, Ore – Hatchery summer steelhead smolts were released today from Rock Creek Hatchery into the North Umpqua River per a court order issued this week by the Marion County Circuit Court. Petitioners Douglas County, Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby, Inc., and Scott Worsley (a fishing guide) filed for a preliminary injunction seeking to prevent from […]