Swift Reservoir is located twenty-eight miles northeast of Woodland, on the south side of Forest Road 90. A public boat launch at Swift Forest Camp, managed by PacifiCorp, has two concrete ramps. There is a fee to launch on weekends. When the reservoir is drawn down, the water level drops below the end of the launch. Call PacifiCorp at (800) 547-1501 for reservoir level information.
During April and May fish tend to congregate near the dam and around streams entering the reservoir. By June, trout should be dispersed throughout the reservoir. Landlocked salmon rules apply with a 15" maximum size on salmon.
Selective gear rules are in effect in the upper portion of the reservoir; check the regulation pamphlet for boundaries.
Shore access is limited.
All bull trout and Dolly Varden must be released.
Two-pole fishing is NOT allowed
Shoreline access: Good
shore access is available along the campground and below Eagle Cliff Bridge.
Acreage: 4585.40 ac.
Elevation: 1012 ft.
Center: 46.054388, -122.110115
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