Steelhead opportunity slows as lake and pond angling increases Posted on March 31, 2022March 31, 2022 by Jeffrey Rome Now that the Chetco, Elk and Sixes are closed to steelhead, the Southern coastal opportunities are bottom fishing, surf perch, crabbing and the little coastal lakes for spring trout fishing…. all of which are good... This post is only available to Members. If you are a Member, please be sure to log in and remember to select the Remember Me option. If you want to become a member or find out more, take a look here.