Deschutes River summer steelhead ecology
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Deschutes River summer steelhead ecology July 1, 1969 - December 1, 1970 by James Lawrence Fessler

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Published by Oregon State Game Commission, Research Division in [Corvallis, Or.?] .
Written in English


  • Steelhead (Fish) -- Ecology -- Oregon -- Deschutes River.

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Statementprepared by J.L. Fessler.
SeriesProgress memorandum, fisheries -- no. 4.
ContributionsOregon. State Game Commission. Research Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination27 leaves :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15563874M

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Summer Steelhead in the Deschutes River. Adult summer steelhead begin entering the Deschutes River in June and the peak of the run is typically in September. Most of the fish from June to August can be found between the mouth of the Deschutes at river mile 0 to Sherars Falls at river mile Population structure and genetic characteristics of summer steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in the Deschutes River Basin, Oregon United States Fish & Wildlife Service Abernathy Fish Technology Center Report Final Report January Prepared by Denise K. . Summer steelhead. The Deschutes supports a healthy population of summer steelhead. Adults return after either one or two years in the ocean from July through October. Deschutes steelhead hold through the summer and fall in the main river where they provide abundant angling opportunity. Deschutes River Fly Fishing Guides know a river in Eastern Oregon doubles down for Summer Steelhead and Trout! Drive southeast from Portland Oregon down Highway 26 across Mt. Hood to Warm Springs Indian Reservation and that’s where the Lower Section fun begins.

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The first steelhead start entering the mouth of the Deschutes in the beginning of July. Fishable numbers are present in the lower sections (Below Macks Canyon) of the river by late July and early August. By September fish are spread throughout the entire miles of river. Aho, R. and J. Fessler. Deschutes summer steelhead ecology Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Research t no.: FR Note: Job titles: 1) Determine factors limiting the efficiency of hatchery production of Deschutes summer steelhead. 2) Population characteristics and life history aspects of Deschutes summer steelhead. Oregon’s rugged, rumbling, muscular mile-long Lower Deschutes River has no rival in that it uniquely combines a world-class trout fishery with a superb summer-steelhead fishery. The fish, which arrive between midsummer and late autumn, and readily rise to flies swung on floating lines, are perhaps the only force of nature that can make ardent fly anglers forget about all those wild trout. Best Season for Deschutes River Steelhead. The Deschutes begins to see fishable numbers of steelhead in the lower 10 miles of river around the beginning of July. Historically by the third weekend in July there are good numbers of steelhead spread throughout segment 4 (from the mouth upstream to Mack’s Canyon, about 23 miles).