OR Aquatic Inventories Project

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During the 1990s, the ODFW undertook a comprehensive program of stream surveys designed to establish the distribution of the principal fish species in the state, including trout and salmon.  While these surveys are old, one would expect them to still … Read More

OR Use Designation Maps

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In Oregon, as in many other states, some of the best information for wild trout anglers originates in the water quality world. In the early-2000s, Oregon adopted surface water classifications based on “designated” uses.  The sensible idea behind such classifications … Read More


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Oregon has some of the best trout habitat in the United States, and is home to many native species. Along the coast, native Coastal Cutthroat and rainbow trout reside in streams which also see sea-run steelhead migrate both summer and … Read More