When can I fish the Rogue with roe???

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Phil_Bud

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From what I have read, you can now fish with lures and still flys above where gold ray dam used to be. Correct me if Im wrong.
Also when and where is ROE allowed on the ROGUE???
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Gee I thought my link to the regs would be good enough, guess not.......

Rogue River (Curry/Josephine/
Jackson Co.):

1. Mainstem upstream to Hog Creek
boat landing, including tidewater
Trout Regulations:
• Open for trout Jan. 1-March 31 and May 22-Dec. 31.
• 5 adipose fin-clipped rainbow trout per day, 8-inch minimum length.
• Nonadipose fin-clipped rainbow and cutthroat trout must be released unharmed.
Salmon Regulations:
• Open for Chinook salmon: Jan. 1-May 31 per Zone Regulations except closed to
harvest of nonadipose fin-clipped Chinook salmon; and June 1-Dec. 31 per Zone
Regulations.
• Open for adipose fin-clipped coho salmon as per Zone Regulations.
Steelhead Regulations:
• Open for adipose fin-clipped steelhead entire year.
• Jan. 1-April 30 nonadipose fin-clipped steelhead at least 24 inches in length may be
kept; 1 per day, 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch limit.
Special Gear Restrictions and Closures:
• Use of bait allowed in mainstem Rogue River except from Foster Creek upstream to
Whiskey Creek, where all angling is restricted to artificial flies and lures Sept. 1 to
Oct. 31.
• In addition to the hook and weight regulations on page 8, any attached weight may be
no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.
• Closed to all angling from Rainie Falls downstream 400 feet (Rivermile 66).

2. Hog Creek boat landing to Gold Ray
Dam
Trout Regulations:
• Open for trout Jan. 1-March 31 and May 22-Dec. 31.
• 5 adipose fin-clipped rainbow trout per day, 8-inch minimum length.
• Nonadipose fin-clipped rainbow and cutthroat trout must be released unharmed.
Salmon Regulations:
• Open for Chinook salmon:
1. Jan. 1-May 31 per Zone Regulations except closed to harvest of nonadipose finclipped
Chinook salmon.
2. June 1-Sept. 30 per Zone Regulations.
3. Closed for Chinook salmon Oct. 1-Dec. 31.
• Open for adipose fin-clipped coho salmon as per Zone Regulations.
Steelhead Regulations:
• Open for adipose fin-clipped steelhead entire year.
• Feb. 1-April 30 nonadipose fin-clipped steelhead at least 24 inches in length may be
kept; 1 per day, 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch limit.
Special Gear Restrictions and Closures:
• Use of bait allowed in mainstem Rogue River.
• In addition to the hook and weight regulations on page 8, any attached weight may be
no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.

2. Hog Creek boat landing to Gold Ray
Dam
• Closed to all angling from the Gold Hill municipal water intake downstream to Gold Hill
boat landing (Rivermile 121).
• Closed to all angling from Gold Ray Dam downstream to markers located downstream
from lowest fishway entrance (Rivermile 126).

3. From Gold Ray Dam to Cole Rivers
Hatchery Diversion Dam
Trout Regulations
• Open for trout Jan. 1-March 31 and May 22-Dec. 31.
• 5 adipose fin-clipped rainbow trout per day, 8-inch minimum length.
• Nonadipose fin-clipped rainbow and cutthroat trout must be released unharmed.
Salmon Regulations
• Open for Chinook salmon:

1. Gold Ray Dam to Dodge Bridge Jan. 1-June 30 per Zone Regulations except
closed to harvest of nonadipose fin-clipped Chinook salmon and July 1-Aug. 31 per
Zone Regulations.
a) Closed for Chinook salmon Sept. 1-Dec. 31.

2. Dodge Bridge to Cole Rivers Hatchery Diversion Dam Jan. 1 to July 31 per Zone
Regulations except closed to harvest of nonadipose fin-clipped Chinook salmon.
a) Closed for Chinook salmon Aug. 1-Dec. 31.
• Open for adipose fin-clipped coho salmon as per Zone Regulations.
Steelhead Regulations
• Open for adipose fin-clipped steelhead entire year.
• Feb. 1-April 30 nonadipose fin-clipped steelhead at least 24 inches in length may be
kept; 1 per day, 5 per year, as part of daily or annual salmon/steelhead catch limit.
Special Gear Restrictions and Closures
• Use of bait allowed in mainstem Rogue except:

1. Gold Ray Reservoir (not including the reservoir) upstream to markers located
downstream from Cole Rivers Hatchery Diversion Dam, this area is restricted to
artificial flies from Sept. 1-Oct. 31 (see definition page 6) and any type of rod and
reel permitted but no metal core lines and no added weights or attachments except
a bubble or similar floating device may be used Sept. 1-Oct. 31.

2. Gold Ray Reservoir (not including the reservoir) upstream to boat ramp at Shady
Cove Park, restricted to artificial flies and lures, Nov. 1-Dec. 31.
• In addition to the hook and weight regulations on page 8, any attached weight may be
no more than six feet above the lowermost hook.
• No angling from a floating device from deadline markers located downstream of Cole
Rivers Hatchery Diversion Dam to markers located 1,200 feet downstream.
• Closed to all angling from 7:00 p.m. to one hour before sunrise from April 1-July 31
from ODFW markers located downstream from fish ladder entrance at Cole Rivers
Hatchery to Hwy 62 bridge at McGregor Park.
• Closed to all angling from Cole Rivers Hatchery Diversion Dam downstream to the
ODFW markers located downstream from the fish ladder entrance at the Hatchery
(Rivermile 157).
• Closed to all angling in the Cole Rivers Hatchery outflow channel to confluence with
main river channel.

4. Tributaries (not listed) downstream
from Cole Rivers Hatchery
• Closed, except as noted under Special Regulations for Applegate River, Illinois River,
Lobster Creek, Ashland Creek, Emigrant Creek, and Big Butte and Little Butte Creeks.

5. Hatchery Diversion Dam upstream to
Lost Creek Dam
• Open entire year, catch and release only.
• Restricted to fly angling with barbless hooks (see fly angling definition, page 6).

6. Mainstem and tributaries above Lost
Creek Dam
• Open April 24-Oct. 31, 5 trout per day, 8-inch minimum length.
• No limit on the size or number of brook trout taken in addition to catch limits for other
trout species.
• Use of bait allowed.
• Steelhead not present. Rainbow trout are always considered trout regardless of size.
 
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It's always best to check the regs yourself rather than to trust what someone tells you on the internet. It's your ticket and not theres, and I have seen a lot of mis-imformation given out before.

Gee I thought my link to the regs would be good enough, guess not.......

2. Gold Ray Reservoir (not including the reservoir) upstream to boat ramp at Shady
Cove Park, restricted to artificial flies and lures, Nov. 1-Dec. 31.
 
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