Open all year. The reservoir is frozen. Ice thickness is unknown. Getting to the water might be challenging due to deep snow or muddy roads
Targeting yellow perch continues to be your best bet. Fish sampling by Bureau of Reclamation has showed incredible densities of yellow perch. Fishing is also slow for crappie for brown bullhead catfish. Use small hooks and bait for the perch as most are small sized with small mouths. The reservoir remains at 2 percent full. Most anglers are now fishing near the dam.
Gerber Reservoir is a large turbid reservoir. Bank access is good. Launching boats might be impossible.
Most of the reservoir is on BLM property.
ROSEBURG, Ore – ODFW asks anglers who harvest a hatchery winter steelhead to put the snout in specially marked collection......