Upper Rogue River Fly Fishing

The 15th most popular fly fishing river in Oregon.

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North of Medford near Shady Cove, the Upper Rogue River is a 30 mile stretch from Lost Creek Reservoir downstream southwest to Gold Ray Dam near Gold Hill. It is known for rainbow trout, steelhead and Chinook salmon. There are also some cutthroat trout and Coho salmon.

The best section for fly fishing on the Rogue River is above Gold Hill.

Overall, Upper Rogue River is the 15th most popular fly fishing river of all 22 fly fishing spots in Oregon.

Rogue River (OR/US)

Rogue River (OR/US)

Rogue River (OR/US)

Rogue River (OR/US)


Local Contact(s):  SNF (541) 247-6651;Oregon Tourism (800) 547-7842; Oregon Fish And Wildlife (541) 440-3353.

Recommended Book:  "50 Best Tailwaters to Fly Fish" from Wendy Gunn

Recommended Map:  "Oregon River Map" from Frank Amoto

Best Season:  May - July

Base Camp:  Morrisons Rogue River Lodge (541) 3825

Reference Source:  click here http://www.dfw.state.or.us/resources/fishing/

GPS:  42.561347, -123.583639

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  20074


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