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The North Umpqua is well known for steelhead fly-fishing and for the challenge it delivers to whitewater rafters. It is easy to reach, beautiful to watch, and exciting to experience.

The returning steelhead are particularly dependent on Steamboat Creek and its tributaries for spawning grounds. For this reason, Steamboat Creek has been closed to fishing since 1932.

The North Umpqua is designated as a state Scenic Waterway from Mt Thielsen Wilderness boundary to Lemolo Reservoir (6 miles) and Soda Springs Dam powerhouse to Rock Creek (34 miles).

Many more Fishing adventures await in Oregon.

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