Green Peter Lake - Quartsville Rd, Sweet Home, OR 97329 - Rated 4.6 based on 30 Reviews "Best place in Oregon to go camping and see Bigfoot! There is a bonus limit of 25 fish that includes both kokanee and other salmon, which is in addition to the bags allowed for other species. Green Peter Reservoir has a decent fishery for stocked rainbow trout and a growing number of smallmouth bass, among other species.. The good news is this 55 acre lake and its fishery of stocked brook trout are up to the task and continue to offer good..." Square Lake, "If you have a high clearance vehicle capable of withstanding a very rough fireroad, you can drive all the way to Meadow Lake. If you need fishing tackle, or are looking for a fishing guide or fishing charter please visit Tackle, Guides, Charters If you ask me, I think there are a few too many trout in here..." View Lake, "Square Lake is fished hard by a lot of anglers. Green Peter Lake, Oregon fishing report, rainbow trout fly fishing forecast, fishing season updates, fly shop and fishing guides, and fly-fishing weather. Green Peter Lake Fishing Reports Recently shared catches and fishing spots. Green Peter Lake : Could you tell me if you rent fishing boats, their cost per day on Greenpeter Lake, and if you rent cabins too? It sports two boat ramps near a campground that offers 39 roomy sites for tent or trailer. Anglers who are proficient at jigging can put a lot of fish in the boat quickly. "It's probably some release of either warm water or gas. Green Peter Reservoir is open all year long for angling, but check ODFW’s Sport Fishing Regulations (Willamette Zone) for season information on the reservoir’s tributaries and drainages. Usually the best color at any given time is the one where the display peg at the local tackle shop is empty, so stock up with a variety of colors because kokanee change their minds by the minute some days. All fishing techniques will catch the fair brook and cutthroat trout that live here...." Wasco Lake, "Ariel stocked every other year by the ODFW this 7 acre lake has a lot of 8-12 inch trout, but no trophies. The drive out to Sweet Home and then out to Green Peter is beautiful. I usually have luck on Texas rig..." Asbahr Lake, "I recently moved to Lebanon (Oregon) and I am an avid angler looking around to find places to take my fiancé camping and fishing. The peninsula is at the eastern end of Green Peter Lake about 12 miles northeast of Sweet Home. In the fall and winter months, juvenile kokanee are available but are not as cooperative in biting as during warmer months. Brighter lure colors, especially pink and orange, produce most consistently here, but the other shades work better at various times. Now you'll know where catches are being recorded in the general area, and you can plan your Green Peter Dam is a concrete gravity dam impounding the Middle Santiam River in Linn County in the U.S. state of Oregon.It was completed in 1967 to generate hydroelectricity, prevent flood damage, provide irrigation, and improve water quality downstream.Water released by the dam is regulated by the Foster Dam 7 miles (11 km) down the river. USGS 14186100 GREEN PETER LAKE NEAR FOSTER, OR. (For more about Green Peter’s overall fishing options, go to Fishing at Green Peter Reservoir.). Green Peter and Quartzville Creek, a tributary to the reservoir, are stocked with rainbow trout in the spring and early summer. Going for kokes. Directions: From Sweet Home, 10 … Bank fishing for kokanee is nearly impossible in most places around Green Peter, but many anglers try their luck jigging from “Fisherman’s Bridge” over the Whitcomb Creek arm or from booms in front of the dam. For downrigging, dodgers create a movement of the terminal tackle that kokanee prefer over the action provided by flashers. Green Peter Lake is a reservoir in Oregon and has an elevation of 1014 feet. Rising water temperatures drive kokanee to deeper, cooler water. In the heat of summer, downriggers are almost a necessity to troll for kokanee holding deep. Watch Queue Queue Says Terry E. Saunders I love this place green peter is sooo much fun I've experienced a lot more there than I ever had the people are warm hearted and I … You may need to work a little harder. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below. Check out our. Conditions : Green Peter Reservoir: Smallmouth bass for the most part go dormant in the winter. Jigging and trolling are the most effective methods of catching fish. If unable to reach the fish, add some weight in front of the flashers. PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION. But this large reservoir within an easy drive of the Willamette Valley primarily is best known as western Oregon’s premier kokanee fishing lake. Detroit Lake. Other dodgers that are very popular are from Vance’s Tackle and SEP’S Pro Fishing. Thank's,Terry. If neither of those spots produces, head for open water, where often you will find willing biters suspended at different depths according to water conditions. The Green Peter Dam and Reservoir provides flood control, irrigation, power generation, recreation and improved navigation downstream. 3.3K likes. Report suspicious activities, give out thanks to the public for their hard work and find out about new changes. You drive through expansive green farm lands, past cute farm houses and then into the trees on a windy road out to the reservoir. Don’t miss Northwest fishing news! The reservoir is used for hydropower, recreation, flood risk management, water quality, irrigation, and as a fish and wildlife habitat. For further information about Foster and Green Peter Reservoirs, you can call our office at (541) 967-3917. Green Peter 04-21-12 Early Season Fishing Posted on Apr 22 by kokaneekid So I’ve been waiting for a nice day to hit the lake to do some early season kokanee fishing. The reservoir is approximately 10 miles (16 km) long and has a surface area of approximately 3,720 acres (1,510 ha) when full. Green Peter Reservoir is a reservoir created by Green Peter Dam on the Middle Santiam River 11 miles northeast of Sweet Home, Oregon, United States. Please verify details before you go and visit the COVID-19 Resources page for more information.. Green Peter has two hydropower generating units capable of producing a total of 80 megawatts. HookandBullet.com, a Montlake Media brand. Earlier in the year, anglers can reach kokanee without downriggers by “long lining,” using a set of Luhr Jensen Ford Fenders, Cowbells or any multiple-bladed lake trolls. If not, you will have to hike the last 1/4..." Meadow Lake. When it comes to terminal tackle, Walker said the options are nearly endless. Green Peter Reservoir has a decent fishery for stocked rainbow trout and a growing number of smallmouth bass, among other species. Green Peter can be challenging as the water levels, temperatures and turbidity change frequently. It definitely appears to be geothermal. In late September and early October, the kokanee begin to show spawning colors and lose some scales while preparing to make their spawning voyages into Tally Creek and other drainages. The most popular ramp is Thistle Creek, which is generally usable all year, even when the reservoir is drawn down in the fall. | Read more Apple Stores. Help us keep the Quartzville area open! It is used for flood control and power generation in addition to recreation. Fishing Tips, Tactics, How-To info: At Green Peter, bank angling is available at the south end of the dam, at Thistle Creek boat ramp, off the Whitcomb bridge and other sites. While it does supports good fishing for several species including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and rainbow trout, Green Peter Reservoir is known mostly as a kokanee salmon lake. Trolling is by far the most popular method of fishing for kokanee at Green Peter. Uncle Larry’s Lures, Rocky Mountain Tackle’s Assassin and the old standby, a Mack’s Wedding Ring, are all good spinners for Green Peter. But this large reservoir within an easy drive of the Willamette Valley primarily is best known as western Oregon’s premier kokanee fishing lake. "Green Peter is in proximity to several hot springs," Petersen said. GREEN PETER LAKE Lovers. When you purchase our Lake Maps App, you get all the great marine chart app features like fishing spots, along with Green Peter Lake lake depth map. Green Peter Lake in Oregon. Water is Burr Cold and The action started around seven pm, Caught and released six from ten inches..." Big Cliff Reservoir, "Wasco Lake is is 20 acres, 20 acres deep. Gibb’s Minnow and Buzz Bomb are among the most popular jigs at Green Peter. Once the spring rolls around, look for them near ledges and drop-offs as well as near underwater structure such as submerged logs. Green Peter is fed by the Middle Fork Santiam River and creeks including Quartzville, Whitcomb and Tally. There are also largemouth and smallmouth bass. Shasta Tackle produces a sling blade dodger that is very versatile and can be shaped to exaggerate its swing and enhance the lure’s action. Green Peter is located at about 1,000 feet in elevation in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains above Sweet Home, east of Albany and Corvallis. The area near Whitcomb Island is popular and generally produces fish. R&K Spinners, a small Oregon company, produces handmade spinners and hootchies that are dynamite at Green Peter, especially trolled slowly behind a Size 3 Shasta Tackle UV dodger. Available data for this site . 3 Star Fatty Day! Kokanee fishing is good from late May through late September, with July and August usually being the most productive months. There are two main launching areas at Green Peter. Drove out to quartzville creek and..." Quartzville Creek, "Put my pontoon in at run down boat ramp, have to carry boat to water. Offering the best quality Green Peter boat rentals, jet ski rental, waverunners, boat tours, water sport activities and lessons, flyboarding and water toy rentals at this beautiful lake. Green Peter Lake. Robert Williams. Detroit Reservoir has a smaller kokanee fishery but gets planted with landlocked chinook salmon. Whitcomb Creek Park has a campground and launch facility that is usable most of the summer, until water levels become too low. He has been active with Kokanee Power of Oregon and also fishes for kokanee in several Central Oregon lakes, including Crescent, Paulina and Odell. Green Peter and Quartzville Creek, a tributary to the reservoir, are stocked with rainbow trout in the spring and early summer. See the Green Peter Lake website for additional information. At 3700-acres, Green Peter Lake is home to boating, swimming, water-skiing and especially fishing. For other western Oregon kokanee fishing options, see: Best Kokanee Fishing in Oregon (Outside Central Oregon), ODFW trout stocking scheduleODFW weekly recreation report and regulation updatesODFW annual fishing regulationsNational Weather Service forecasts. All rights reserved. It is a concrete structure with a gated spillway that was completed with Foster Dam in 1968 at a cost of $82.3 million. Located in the beautiful Willamette Valley on the Middle Santiam River, Green Peter Lake provides boating, swimming and picnicking opportunities. The fire was originally estimated at 15 acres. The reservoir is used for hydropower, recreation, flood risk management, water quality, irrigation, and as a fish and wildlife habitat. The fishing maps app include HD lake depth contours, along with advanced features found in Fish Finder / Gps Chart Plotter systems, turning your device into a … Most trollers tip lure hooks with bait, often white shoe-peg corn and some Pro-Cure scent. Starting about June, look for kokanee on the shoulders of Green Peter’s points, where the fish often hold. spots are just not active so we built our Hot Spots feature to show you where the fish are biting in the area of Anglers often try to stay over of a school of kokanee while using both horizontal and vertical jigging methods, with the horizontal approach usually the most effective. Green Peter Dam, a Corp of Engineers project, impounds Green Peter Lake on the Middle Santiam River, near Sweet Home, Oregon, in the Cascades Range. Most kokanee here run about 12-13 inches. !!!" Green Peter offers an excellent kokanee and landlocked chinook salmon fishery, with a 25 kokanee limit. Plan your fishing trip for early morning to avoid the heat and added boat traffic. One easy thing to try is trolling in an “S” pattern; the boat turns alter the depth and speed of the lure, often triggering strikes. Walker’s rule of thumb: If marking fish on the finder but not getting strikes while fishing among them in 15 to 20 minutes, it is time for a change. said the school’s vice president for student services and interim provost of the Lake Worth campus Peter Barbatis. The Green Peter Dam and Lake provides flood control, irrigation, power generation, recreation and improved navigation downstream. If you are unfamiliar with the lake, hunt for willing biters by watching other anglers and noting their locations when they net fish. 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