ROSEBURG Anti-snagging rule imposed A new anti-snagging regulation for the North Umpqua River will become effective Friday. The rule will apply from the Lone Rock Boat Ramp upstream to the beginning of the fly fishing-only stretch of the river above Rock Creek. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife managers said the rule is meant to curb snagging of spring chinook headed upriver to spawn. Fishing gear is restricted to an artificial fly, lure or bait with a single-point hook, unless fishing with a buoyant lure with no weight added to the line or lure. Weights may not be attached below …
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