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DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

 

DIVISION 16

SOUTHWEST ZONE

635-016-0080

Purpose and Scope

(1) The purpose of division 16 is to provide for management of sport fisheries in the Southwest Zone over which the State has jurisdiction.

(2) Division 16 incorporates by reference the 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations. Therefore, persons must consult the 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations in addition to division 11 and division 16 to determine all applicable sport fishing requirements for the Southwest Zone.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138, 496.146, 497.121 & 506.119
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.004, 496.009, 496.162 & 506.129
Hist.: FWC 82-1993, f. 12-22-93, cert. ef. 1-1-94; Renumbered from 635-014-0105 - 635-014-0460; FWC 22-1995, f. 3-7-95, cert. ef. 3-10-95; FWC 77-1995, f. 9-13-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; FWC 72-1996, f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; FWC 75-1997, f. 12-31-97, cert. ef. 1-1-98; DFW 100-1998, f. 12-23-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; DFW 96-1999, f. 12-27-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 1-2001, f. 1-25-01, cert. ef. 2-1-01; DFW 85-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-30-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 123-2001, f. 12-31-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 26-2002, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-02; DFW 130-2002, f. 11-21-02, cert. ef. 1-1-03; DFW 125-2003, f. 12-11-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 136-2005, f. 12-7-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 79-2006, f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 136-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 149-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; DFW 165-2014, f. 12-18-14, cert. ef. 1-1-15; DFW 167-2015, f. 12-29-15, cert. ef. 1-1-16

635-016-0090

Inclusions and Modifications

(1) The 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for the Southwest Zone. However, additional regulations may be adopted in this rule division from time to time and to the extent of any inconsistency, they supersede the 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations pamphlet.

(2) Brush Creek identified in the 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations exceptions is located in Curry County.

(3) Cow Creek above Middle Creek bridge and tributaries:

(a) Catch and release for trout May 22 to Sep 15, 2016;

(b) Artificial flies and lures only;

(c) No limit on size or number of bass;

(d) Closed to all angling May 1–21 and Sep 16 to Nov 30, 2016; Open for catch-and-release for trout from May 22 to September 15, 2016.

(4) Hubbard Creek and Tributaries identified in the 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations exceptions is located in Curry County.

(5) Middle Creek identified in the 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations exceptions is located in Coos County.

(6) North Fork Smith River identified in the 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations exceptions is located in Douglas County.

(a) North Fork Smith River is open for hatchery steelhead from January 1 to April 30 and December 1–31, 2016, from Johnson Creek to Bridge 10.

(b) Open all year for hatchery steelhead, in tidewater.

(7) North Umpqua River from the mouth to the fly area boundary, the Anti Snagging Gear Restriction is in place stipulating that any attached weight may be no more than 36 inches above the lower most hook. This restriction is in effect from March 1 to July 31, 2016 from Lone Rock boat launch to markers (painted lines) upstream of Rock Creek.

(8) Smith River:

(a) The mainstem Smith River is open for hatchery steelhead from January 1 to April 30 and December 1–31, 2016, from Spencer Creek to Sisters Creek.

(b) Open all year for hatchery steelhead, in tidewater.

(9) South Umpqua River use of bait is allowed.

(10) South Umpqua River Tributaries:

(a) Catch-and-release for trout allowed May 22 to September 15, 2016;

(b) Artifical flies and lures only;

(c) No limit on the size or number of bass;

(d) Closed to angling May 1–21 and September 16 to November 30, 2016;

(e) Jackson Creek is closed to all angling; and

(f) All tributaries above Jackson Creek Bridge are closed to all angling.

(11) Tenmile Creek identified in the 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations exceptions is located in Coos County.

(12) Diamond Lake:

(a) Catch-and-release only for Tiger trout beginning May 11, 2016 until further notice.

(b) All other regulations for Diamond Lake, as stated in the 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations, remain in effect.

(13) Begining August 4 through October 31 the following rules apply:

(a) In all waters of the Southwest Zone when open to angling for Chinook salmon, hatchery coho salmon or hatchery steelhead, anglers with a valid 2016 Two-Rod Angling Validation may use up to two fishing rods when fishing for Chinook salmon, hatchery coho salmon or hatchery steelhead, with the exceptions that two rods may only be used in the Umpqua River upstream to Scottsburg Bridge (Hwy 38), in the Rogue River upstream to the upstream deadline at the Ferry Hole Boat Ramp, and in the Chetco River upstream to the Harbor Water Intake.

(b) Youth anglers under 12 years of age may use two rods in these areas without purchasing the Two-Rod Angling Validation.

(c) Only a single rod may be used when angling for any other game or non game species.

(d) All other permanent rules and licensing requirements specified in the 2016 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations remain in effect.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.138, 496.146
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.162
Hist.: FWC 80-1993(Temp), f. 12-21-93, cert. ef. 1-1-94; FWC 82-1993, f. 12-22-93, cert. ef. 1-1-94; FWC 31-1994, f. 5-26-94, cert. ef. 6-20-94; FWC 79-1994(Temp), f. 10-21-94, cert. ef. 7-22-94; FWC 22-1995, f. 3-7-95, cert. ef. 3-10-95; FWC 34-1995, f. & cert. ef. 5-1-95; FWC 57-1995(Temp), f. 7-3-95, cert. ef. 7-4-95; FWC 59-1995(Temp), f. 7-24-95, cert. ef. 8-1-95; FWC 77-1995, f. 9-13-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; FWC 82-1995(Temp), f. 9-29-95, cert. ef. 10-1-95; FWC 90-1995(Temp), f. 11-29-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96; FWC 20-1996, f. & cert. ef. 4-29-96; FWC 52-1996, f. & cert. ef. 9-11-96; FWC 61-1996, f. & cert. ef. 10-9-96; FWC 72-1996, f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; FWC 73-1996(Temp), f. 12-31-96, cert. ef. 1-1-97; FWC 5-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-4-97; FWC 17-1997(Temp), f. 3-19-97, cert. ef. 4-1-97; FWC 32-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-23-97; FWC 75-1997, f. 12-31-97, cert. ef. 1-1-98; DFW 24-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-25-98 thru 9-15-98; DFW 34-1998, f. & cert. ef. 5-4-98; DFW 52-1998(Temp), f. 7-10-98, cert. ef. 7-11-98 thru 7-24-98; DFW 55-1998(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-24-98 thru 12-31-98; DFW 70-1998, f. & cert. ef. 8-28-98; DFW 100-1998, f. 12-23-98, cert. ef. 1-1-99; DFW 36-1999, f. & cert. ef. 5-20-99; DFW 96-1999, f. 12-27-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 48-2000(Temp), f. 8-14-00, cert. ef. 8-15-00 thru 12-31-00; DFW 83-2000(Temp), f. 12-28-00, cert. ef. 1-1-01 thru 1-31-01; DFW 1-2001, f. 1-25-01, cert. ef. 2-1-01; DFW 8-2001, f. & cert. ef. 3-5-01; DFW 40-2001(Temp) f. & cert. ef. 5-24-01 thru 11-20-01; DFW 42-2001(Temp), f. 5-25-01, cert. ef. 5-29-01 thru 7-31-01; DFW 70-2001, f. & cert. ef. 8-10-01; DFW 72-2001(Temp), f. 8-10-01, cert. ef. 8-16-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 90-2001(Temp), f. 9-14-01, cert. ef. 9-15-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 97-2001(Temp), f. 10-4-01, cert. ef. 11-1-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 105-2001(Temp), f. 10-26-01, cert. ef. 11-1-01 thru 12-31-01; DFW 122-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-31-01 thru 5-31-02; DFW 123-2001, f. 12-31-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 5-2002(Temp) f. 1-11-02 cert. ef. 1-12-02 thru 7-11-02; DFW 26-2002, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-02; DFW 37-2002, f. & cert. ef. 4-23-02; DFW 55-2002(Temp), f. 5-28-02, cert. ef. 7-1-02 thru 11-31-02; DFW 91-2002(Temp) f. 8-19-02, cert. ef 8-20-02 thru 11-1-02 (Suspended by DFW 101-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-3-02 thru 11-1-02); DFW 124-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-30-02 thru 12-31-02 (Suspended by DFW 125-2002(Temp), f. 11-8-02, certe. ef. 11-9-2002); DFW 130-2002, f. 11-21-02, cert. ef. 1-1-03; DFW 90-2003(Temp), f. 9-12-03 cert. ef. 9-13-03 thru 12-31-03; DFW 125-2003, f. 12-11-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 117-2004, f. 12-13-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 127-2004, f. 12-22-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 136-2005, f. 12-7-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 24-2006(Temp), f. 4-25-06, cert. ef. 5-13-06 thru 10-31-06; DFW 37-2006(Temp), f. 6-2-06, cert. ef. 6-5-06 thru 12-1-06; DFW 79-2006, f. 8-11-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 47-2007(Temp), f. 6-18-07, cert. ef. 6-21-07 thru 10-31-07; DFW 56-2007(Temp), 7-6-07, cert. ef. 8-1-07 thru 12-31-07; DFW 136-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 137-2007, f. 12-31-07, cert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 54-2008(Temp), f. 5-28-08, cert. ef. 6-1-08 thru 7-31-08; DFW 67-2008(Temp), f. 6-20-08, cert. ef. 8-1-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 138-2008(Temp), f. 10-28-08, cert. ef. 11-1-08 thru 11-30-08; DFW 140-2008(Temp), f. 11-4-08, cert. ef. 11-5-08 thru 12-31-08; DFW 156-2008, f. 12-31-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 57-2009(Temp), f. 5-27-09, cert. ef. 6-1-09 thru 7-31-09; DFW 77-2009(Temp), f. 6-29-09, cert. ef. 7-1-09 thru 7-31-09; DFW 87-2009(Temp), f. 7-31-09, cert. ef. 8-1-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 113-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-18-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 141-2009(Temp), f. 11-4-09, cert. ef. 11-7-09 thru 12-21-09; DFW 143-2009(Temp), f. 11-17-09, cert. ef. 11-19-09 thru 12-31-09; DFW 144-2009, f. 12-8-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 65-2010(Temp), f. 5-18-10, cert. ef. 5-22-10 thru 5-31-10; DFW 76-2010, f. 6-8-10, cert. ef. 8-1-10; DFW 143-2010(Temp), f. 10-8-10, cert. ef. 10-10-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 152-2010(Temp), f. 10-27-10, cert. ef. 10-30-10 thru 12-31-10; DFW 171-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 31-2011(Temp), f. 4-18-11, cert. ef. 5-1-11 thru 10-27-11; DFW 83-2011, f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11; DFW 137-2011(Temp), 9-30-11, cert. ef. 10-1-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 145-2011(Temp), f. 10-11-11, cert. ef. 10-12-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 149-2011(Temp), f. 10-20-11, cert. ef. 10-22-11 thru 12-31-11; DFW 163-2011, f. 12-27-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 62-2012, f. 6-12-12, cert. ef. 7-1-12; DFW 138-2012(Temp), f. 10-29-12, cert. ef. 10-31-12 thru 12-31-12; DFW 149-2012, f. 12-27-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 155-2012(Temp), f. 12-28-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13 thru 6-29-13; DFW 23-2013(Temp), f. 3-20-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13 thru 9-27-13; DFW 50-2013, f. 6-10-13, cert. ef. 7-1-13; DFW 124-2013(Temp), f. 10-29-13, cert. ef. 11-1-13 thru 12-31-13; DFW 137-2013, f. 12-19-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; DFW 110-2014, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-14; DFW 165-2014, f. 12-18-14, cert. ef. 1-1-15; DFW 73-2015, f. 6-22-15, cert. ef. 6-23-15; DFW 74-2015(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-23-15 thru 12-19-15; DFW 88-2015(Temp), f. 7-16-15, cert. ef. 7-18-15 thru 12-31-15; DFW 106-2015(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-13-15 thru 12-31-15; DFW 120-2015(Temp), f. 8-31-15, cert. ef. 9-1-15 thru 12-31-15; DFW 167-2015, f. 12-29-15, cert. ef. 1-1-16; DFW 24-2016(Temp), f. 3-30-16, cert. ef. 4-1-16 thru 9-27-16; DFW 48-2016(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-11-16 thru 11-6-16; DFW 102-2016(Temp), f. 8-3-16, cert. ef. 8-4-16 thru 12-31-16; DFW 105-2016, f. & cert. ef. 8-10-16

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