North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast October 11th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast October 11th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report – Although it’s peak season, it’s ho-hum fishing for most north coast anglers. It’s what biologists expected and given the history in recent years, this is exactly what I had expected, challenging fishing after a fair September on many of these systems. Starting with Tillamook, fishing remains challenging with few guides…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast October 4th, 2019

North Coast Fishing Report – Fishing on the north coast is going about as expected. Chinook are entering nearly all North Coast systems, just not in great numbers. This is really how it went last year as well. For the Tillamook system, early returning strains of Trask and Tillamook River fish enter the bay from…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast October 19th, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report – Tillamook’s 2nd half is underway, and it remains a hit or miss prospect for Chinook in the region. After a good streak with Pro Trolls and spinners, action has tapered, but Pro Trolls remain the king (much to my own dismay…). This weather could be a game changer however. Most…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast October 13th, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report – Although Tillamook has largely disappointed this season, with the new Pro-Troll fad coming into play, action has been good for those employing the technique. No matter if you’re fishing deep or shallow, Pro-Trolls are taking fish, largely using small 3.5 or size 5 spinners trailing them. Most recently, action has…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast September 22nd, 2017 B

North Coast Fishing Report – Even following the much needed (and anticipated) rain freshet, Chinook fishing in Tillamook remains sub-par compared to year’s past. To further complicate the fishing, eel grass and seaweed continues to foul gear and keeps anglers from effectively fishing, at least for herring trollers. Spinner trollers in the upper bay have…

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