ODFW stocking schedule

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Is it time for ODFW to get back to a stocking schedule?
 
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Here is the post from the ODFW:

Where’s the stocking schedule?

Our plans to begin posting the trout stocking schedule again have been scrambled by this summer's wildfires in the state. Several state-owned hatcheries were damaged in the fires, and thousands of fish were lost or released early.

It will take us a while to re-figure the current schedule to reflect these changes to hatchery production. We hope to have a 2021 schedule posted sometime in March.

In the meantime, any early season stocking will be noted in the weekly Recreation Report. As will lots of additional fishing opportunities that may not rely on on-going trout stocking in order to offer good fishing opportunity.
 
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There were a few lakes, ponds and canals around Springfield/Eugene that were supposed to get their first plants of the year this week. But unfortunately residual complications from last fall's fires have thrown a wrench into those plans, as well as plans to get the stocking schedule back up.

But by Valentine's Day a few of the mid-coast lakes around Florence will have had visits from the trout truck. Cleawox, Dune, Alder, Munsel, Big Creek Reservoir and Thissel. A bit of a drive if you're in Portland like me, but so is everything else in winter!
 
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But by Valentine's Day a few of the mid-coast lakes around Florence will have had visits from the trout truck. Cleawox, Dune, Alder, Munsel, Big Creek Reservoir and Thissel. A bit of a drive if you're in Portland like me, but so is everything else in winter!
How did you find that information?
 
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Some early season trout stocking has begun in the Willamette Valley. Check the waterbody updates for locations.
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Any word on Alton baker anywhere? Not sure which side they will stock either.
 
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Looks like it got stocked this week although I’m not sure which side either.
 
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Hello, anyone know if Hagg Lake has been visited by a stocking truck lately?

Thanks in advance. I am waiting im(patiently) for the ocean to calm down.

Seeing some facebook posts of ling cod and sea bass caught off of Pacific City has me quite jealous, lol.
 
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Hello, anyone know if Hagg Lake has been visited by a stocking truck lately?

Thanks in advance. I am waiting im(patiently) for the ocean to calm down.

Seeing some facebook posts of ling cod and sea bass caught off of Pacific City has me quite jealous, lol.
No visits yet, but a ton of fish destined for other lakes got diverted there in the fall after the fires. I’d imagine fishing for holdovers is decent right now. They’ll be less likely to take bait after this long in the lake but flies or lures should do the trick.
 
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Some waterbodies in the NW, Willamette and SW zones were stocked with trout prior to last weekend’s Free Fishing Weekend. With terrible weather and few anglers on the water, most of those fish are still around to catch. Look for updates in the zone reports.
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