North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast August 21st – 27th, 2015

North Coast Fishing Report – All is relatively quiet on the North Coast front. With the ocean coho salmon season closed and district rivers and below summer time levels, it’s a pretty bleak situation for most fisheries in the area. Of course the one exception is the Nehalem Bay summer Chinook fishery. Summer Chinook action…

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North Coast Fishing Report

With Steelheaders a bit grumpy that proper winter water conditions haven’t materialized, only the staunchest of Steelheaders are hitting the river systems, that would include guides. Those that are after them are finding fair to good success! It’s certainly some of the most challenging fishing conditions that we’ve witnessed in recent history. The north coast…

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Fair Results in the Northwest

North Coast Fishing Report – Interest in north coast steelheading continues to be put on hold for most of the recreational fleet but guides continue to run their trips under less than ideal conditions. For guides that remain aggressive in their pursuit of fresh biters, action remains relatively good however. Pods of fish continue to…

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Weekend river levels are expected to level out

North Coast Fishing Report – Despite low flows, we are in peak season for north coast steelhead. Persistent low flows is keeping action far from explosive but persistent driftboaters are yielding consistent catches on a fairly daily basis. Pro guide Chris Vertopoulos (503-349-1377) reported on back to back days on the Nestucca River this week.…

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Larger streams will be the focus

North Coast Fishing Report – Coming off of the previous week’s rain freshet, north coast rivers fished fairly well last weekend and even a bit before. Troops went out in droves, given the early season success most had witnessed with fair catches coming from all the expected favorites. With only the Nestucca and Wilson left…

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