I was wondering if you could tell me the best area to visit mid-July for fishing. I have two boys ages 13 and 15 that love to fish. -Tammy H.

Here are a few great options around the state to visit with good fishing for the boys:

In southern Oregon, Diamond Lake is nice and you can also visit Crater Lake.

On the central/southern Oregon Coast check out Siltcoos Lake.

On the northern Oregon Coast, Fort Stevens State Park is a great option.  It’s rich in history; there is the beach and a lake for shore fishing for bass, trout and perch.

In Central Oregon, check out Crane Prairie Reservoir or Prineville Reservoir.

July 13th, 2012

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About Ask Oregon Expert David Johnson

Ask Oregon Fishing Ambassador David Johnson has an Associate's Degree in Fisheries, has been guiding for 19 years in Oregon, Washington and Alaska, and has authored or been featured in over 100 local and national magazines. He has also been a regular guest on NW radio and television programs. A resident of Tillamook County, David also enjoys hunting, clamming, crabbing and other outdoor recreation. Find out more about David's guiding service at www.davidjohnsonfishing.com.

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