Willamette Valley Native Fish

Willamette Valley has a large assortment of fish, and offers endless excitement for fisherman not only because of the variety of fish, but also the population of certain native fish. Below are some of the native fish, some of which you can expect to find while fishing in Willamette Valley.

Chinook salmon

Steelhead / Rainbow trout

Coastal cutthroat trout


Northern pikeminnow



Redside shiner

Speckled dace

Largescale sucker

Threespine stickleback

Reticulate sculpin

Prickly sculpin

Oregon chub

Sand roller

Brook lamprey and Pacific lamprey