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North Coast

Bodega Bay (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-11-19 19:56:30

Crab/cod limits are being taken off Fort Ross. Lingcod fishing also is excellent.

Previous Report: 2014-10-01 20:48:27   Previous Report: 2014-09-17 19:31:46   Previous Report: 2014-01-08 21:14:54   Previous Report: 2013-12-19 08:56:16   Previous Report: 2013-12-04 17:07:48  

Crescent City (salt water river)
Updated 2014-12-17 16:35:10

Ocean has been too bumpy for boats to get out. (707) 464-1650

Previous Report: 2014-12-03 15:33:59   Previous Report: 2014-11-26 14:12:29   Previous Report: 2014-11-19 19:56:55   Previous Report: 2014-11-12 16:26:29   Previous Report: 2014-11-05 15:41:16  

Eel River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-12-17 16:40:02

Upper stretches may be fishable between Christmas and New Year. Main stem is out. Grundmans Sporting Goods (707) 764-5744

Previous Report: 2014-12-03 15:34:45   Previous Report: 2014-11-26 14:13:00   Previous Report: 2014-11-19 19:57:24   Previous Report: 2014-11-12 16:26:59   Previous Report: 2014-11-05 15:41:43  

Eureka (salt water river)
Updated 2014-12-17 16:41:48

Crabbers have been stuck in the harbor due to 20 foot swells. (707) 826-7201; (707) 445-1928

Previous Report: 2014-11-26 14:13:27   Previous Report: 2014-11-19 19:57:55   Previous Report: 2014-11-12 16:27:29   Previous Report: 2014-11-05 15:42:07   Previous Report: 2014-10-29 15:52:36  

Fort Bragg (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-12-17 16:42:07

Ocean calmed Monday but it is supposed to kick up mid-week. Nothing happening here until it’s safe to go out. (707) 964-3710

Previous Report: 2014-11-26 14:13:46   Previous Report: 2014-11-19 19:58:15   Previous Report: 2014-11-05 15:42:29   Previous Report: 2014-10-29 15:52:55   Previous Report: 2014-10-15 21:27:28  

Iron Gate/Copco (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-06-25 21:45:31

Yellow perch bite is on and in full swing

Previous Report: 2011-02-09 20:29:38  

Klamath River (Lower) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-10-08 19:18:49

The fishing on the lower river remains excellent. Not many jacks to be kept  but big adults provide plenty of thrills. Mike Coopman (707) 465-1367; Mike Stratman (707) 601- 8757

Previous Report: 2014-10-01 20:50:20   Previous Report: 2014-09-24 16:34:09   Previous Report: 2014-09-17 19:34:06   Previous Report: 2014-09-10 18:01:35   Previous Report: 2014-09-03 22:04:15  

Klamath River (Middle) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-12-17 16:42:33

River is high and muddy. Should be fishable by the weekend. Winter steelhead are in. (530) 598-0530  http://www.fishingtheklamath.com

Previous Report: 2014-12-03 15:37:01   Previous Report: 2014-11-26 14:14:09   Previous Report: 2014-11-13 08:25:22   Previous Report: 2014-11-05 15:43:45   Previous Report: 2014-10-29 15:54:09  

Klamath River (Upper) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-12-03 15:38:46

No slowdown here. Excellent steelhead fishing continues.

Guide Scott Caldwell (530) 905-0758

Previous Report: 2014-11-26 14:14:27   Previous Report: 2014-11-12 16:28:00   Previous Report: 2014-11-05 15:44:08   Previous Report: 2014-10-29 15:55:02   Previous Report: 2014-10-22 20:33:56  

Mad River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-12-17 16:42:57

Mad is dropping but is very muddy and unfishable. It may take more than a week for this to clear. (707) 826-7201

Previous Report: 2014-12-03 15:39:16   Previous Report: 2014-11-26 14:15:12   Previous Report: 2014-11-12 16:28:29   Previous Report: 2014-03-12 20:24:57   Previous Report: 2014-03-05 21:05:48  

Redwood Creek (fresh water river)
Updated 2012-02-15 16:52:20

Redwood Creek hasn’t had fish since January. A group of guides fished it recently and all were shutout. (707) 826-7201

Previous Report: 2012-01-11 17:05:14   Previous Report: 2011-12-21 19:07:06   Previous Report: 2011-12-14 21:19:53  

Shelter Cove (salt water open)
Updated 2013-06-20 06:20:34

Saturday and Sunday the salmon bite was wide open. Limits of quality salmon were caught. A good number were over 25 pounds, most around 12 pounds. Best bite is at the Old Man south of Shelter Cove. Rock cod are everywhere. Ling cod to 15 pounds are being caught. Lost Coast Launch and Tackle, (707) 986-7000

Previous Report: 2013-06-12 21:06:52   Previous Report: 2013-06-06 07:51:56   Previous Report: 2013-05-09 10:12:20   Previous Report: 2013-04-24 20:51:22   Previous Report: 2013-04-17 16:07:29  

Smith River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-12-17 16:43:23

Steelhead derby on Saturday netted just one fish but conditions are much better now. Figure on very good fishing during the holidays if the river stays in shape. Mike Coopman (707) 465-1367

Previous Report: 2014-12-03 15:39:47   Previous Report: 2014-11-26 14:15:56   Previous Report: 2014-11-12 16:28:54   Previous Report: 2014-11-05 15:44:41   Previous Report: 2014-10-29 15:55:44  

Trinidad (salt water river)
Updated 2012-07-11 21:08:27

Anglers are going right off the head to catch salmon in 80 feet of water. The close to shore bite has been going on since the weekends. Sea lions are an issue. Most of the salmon are in the teens but a salmon caught on Tuesday weighed more than 25 pounds. Northwind Charters (707) 616-5803,  www.northwindcharters.net

Previous Report: 2011-09-07 21:30:49   Previous Report: 2011-08-31 21:08:11   Previous Report: 2011-08-24 19:57:23   Previous Report: 2011-08-10 18:02:20   Previous Report: 2011-07-27 15:35:02  

Van Duzen River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-12-17 16:43:42

River was coming into shape early in the week but more rain Monday knocked it out again. There could be clearing between Christmas and New Years.  Grundman’s Sporting Goods (707) 764-5744

Previous Report: 2014-12-03 15:40:08   Previous Report: 2014-10-22 20:37:06   Previous Report: 2014-03-12 20:25:57   Previous Report: 2013-03-06 21:06:48   Previous Report: 2013-02-27 17:31:40  



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