Anglers, be mindful of high temperatures when fishing this weekend

By on Friday, August 12th, 2022 in More Top Stories Northeastern Oregon News

NORTHEAST OREGON – Anglers are reminded that with continued hot temperatures in the forecast, fish will also feel the heat.  Give them a break by remembering these five tips for fishing when water temperatures are high.

1. Fish places where water stays cooler

2. Seek cool water refuges

3. Fish during the coolest parts of the day

4. Land fish quickly, keep them in the water

5. Check before you go

 More in depth information on these tips can be found at 

If you plan to head out for some weekend fishing this weekend, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reminds you to “know before you go.” 

“Check the zone reports to get the latest updates on water conditions, run updates, boat launch availability and access – wildfires this year and last have closed access to some locations. Oh, and there be a few recent reports of angler success as well.”