Wickiup Reservoir, OR

Near the dam

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Outing Information

Start/End Time
6:55am to 2:00pm
Best Fishing Time
7:00am to 11:00am
Water Temp
Water Clarity
Clear - 5'+ visibility
Water Level
Kelvin Kempfer


Fish Caught


Caught Avg Size Pattern Optional Fields
1 16" Green/Pearl Luhr-Jensen Cripple Herring
1 16"
Total: 1 fish Top Patterns: Luhr-Jensen Cripple Herring (1)


Sunny X
Mostly Sunny X
None X X
Very Light - <5 knots X X
Air Temp High/Low
58.0°F / 27.0°F
Wind Direction
Weather Front
Today followed a cold front.
30.30 steady
Moon Phase
74% Full (Waxing gibbous)

Other Patterns Tried

  • Green/Pearl Luhr-Jensen Cripple Herring


No hatch information for this outing.

Insect Seining

No seining information for this outing.

Fishing Partners

Bret and Ali Michalski


No waypoints were saved with this outing.


Early to bed, Early to rise, Fish all day, and make-up lies. This saying frequent me through out the day. After a failed attempt to fish the day before, back to the lake the following day. The second day of the opener was a much better day compared to the previous day. The wind remained calm and I was able to stay out on the water for as long as I wanted to. This does not happen very often on Wickiup. Typically, you can fish to about noon and the wind normally chases you off. If only the fish would have cooperated.
The first fish was on after five minutes of jigging. That one got away. The second fish about 20 minutes later. That one landed in the live well. As for me, that was the last one to make it to the well. About an hour passed before I lost the third one and nothing but light hits after that one. In all, Bret, Ali, and I put three fish in the live well. I think the total lost was three. Trollers seemed to have the better luck with kokanee. There were more of them than there were people jigging.
In addition to the surrounding view, I saw a flock of white-fronted geese fly over, a loon on the water, a bald eagle, and an osprey.