Up Next! Winter Steelhead on the Trinity, Smith, Eel, and Klamath Rivers

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Winter Steelhead up Next

December 4, 2018

Fall salmon and steelhead wrap up. Here on the North Coast I have wrapped up my Fall season on the Trinity and Klamath Rivers Overall it was a great season, better than expected considering the return predictions for 2018. In my opinion they were much better. Bright fish in decent numbers were not hard to come by.  I … Continue reading “Winter Steelhead up Next”

Fall Salmon Bite Is Heating Up

September 25, 2018

Fishing here on the North Coast started off with a bang for me in mid September. As we neared the end of the month fishing got a little spotty. Limits of large Kings were taken through the third week. The last week tested our skills and we worked hard to scratch out a few fish … Continue reading “Fall Salmon Bite Is Heating Up”

Winter Steelhead Wrap Up

The Winter Steelhead season came to end for me in March. It played out to be much like I had expected. The fishing was challenging in the beginning but picked up in mid season and towards the end. The Eel River was fishable through out most of the season due to lack of rain which … Continue reading “Winter Steelhead Wrap Up”

Another shot at Smith River Salmon on the horizon.

Fishing on the Smith River is tough right now due to low and clear conditions. With a bump in the river level forcasted for Thursday and Friday things could get spiced up a bit. More precipitation is forcasted for next week which could bring the Smith up to a optimum level for fishing. Keep calm, … Continue reading “Another shot at Smith River Salmon on the horizon.”

Cooler weather should heat up the fishing

I fished Sunday and Monday and fishing seemed to be about the same as the last time I was on the water. We managed to put fish in the net each day with scores between 3-5 fish per day, mainly salmon and a couple of steelhead. We had to work hard for what we did … Continue reading “Cooler weather should heat up the fishing”