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North Coast

Bodega Bay (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-10-01 20:48:27

Salmon bite picked up earlier in the week along Tenmile Beach. Still some life in the season. Rock cod bite continues to be excellent.

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Crescent City (salt water river)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:31:20

Salmon are moving through the Smith. Ocean conditions have been too rough and more wind is in the forecast. (707) 464-1650

 

Previous Report: 2014-10-15 21:25:35   Previous Report: 2014-10-08 19:17:52   Previous Report: 2014-10-01 20:48:50   Previous Report: 2014-09-24 16:33:12   Previous Report: 2014-09-17 19:32:20  

Eel River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:36:41

River below Fulmor road is open to catch-and-release fishing. Barbless hooks only. White/silver streamers are productive. Some use jigs. Fishing is closed above that. Grundmans Sporting Goods (707) 764-5744

Previous Report: 2014-03-19 20:39:34   Previous Report: 2014-03-12 20:24:31   Previous Report: 2014-03-05 21:04:57   Previous Report: 2014-02-26 16:04:54   Previous Report: 2014-02-12 16:50:45  

Eureka (salt water river)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:31:42

Big rain forecasted for this week. All the rivers should be open for the weekend. Ocean action has been slow. If boats can get out, rock fishing is good. Halibut has been slow. (707) 826-7201

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Fort Bragg (fresh water open)
Updated 2014-10-15 21:27:28

The wait is on for crab season (Nov. 1). Boats haven’t been out for salmon. Some fish the shoreline for rock cod. (707) 964-3710

Previous Report: 2014-09-17 19:33:33   Previous Report: 2014-09-10 18:00:45   Previous Report: 2014-09-03 22:03:37   Previous Report: 2014-08-27 20:42:55   Previous Report: 2014-08-20 21:51:38  

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 2014-10-22 20:32:21

Guided Salmon/steelhead trips result in 30 to 50 fish days. Salmon must be released. Steelhead fishing will continue to gain momentum.

 (530) 598-0530  http://www.fishingtheklamath.com

Previous Report: 2014-10-15 21:28:17   Previous Report: 2014-10-08 19:19:09   Previous Report: 2014-10-01 20:50:56   Previous Report: 2014-09-17 19:34:31   Previous Report: 2013-09-25 16:48:37  

Klamath River (Upper) (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:33:56

Guide Scott Caldwell’s clients are catching and releasing 20 salmon per day. On Tuesday they hooked 15 in the first two hours. Guide Scott Caldwell (530) 905-0758
Previous Report: 2014-10-15 21:28:42   Previous Report: 2014-10-08 19:19:44   Previous Report: 2014-10-01 20:51:18   Previous Report: 2014-09-24 16:34:28   Previous Report: 2014-09-17 19:35:11  

Mad River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-03-12 20:24:57

River is high but dropping fast. There’s a shot at fishing this weekend. (707) 826-7201

Previous Report: 2014-03-05 21:05:48   Previous Report: 2014-02-26 16:05:24   Previous Report: 2014-02-19 21:38:00   Previous Report: 2014-02-12 16:52:27   Previous Report: 2014-02-05 20:55:17  

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 2014-10-22 20:35:58

The smith river Is looking great, says guide Mike Coopman. Wednesday's trip resulted in 20 hookups, mostly jacks with a few large adults. With a major rain event in the forecast for the next few days. there is promise for  great conditions next week.

Mike Coopman (707) 465-1367

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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

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Van Duzen River (fresh water river)
Updated 2014-10-22 20:37:06

River is closed.  Grundman’s Sporting Goods (707) 764-5744

 

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