North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast January 20th, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report – Steelheaders didn’t have much opportunity to show off their skills this week. Between dangerous traveling conditions, super-cool temperatures that keeps fish less than motivated, and now, swollen rivers with all the recent rainfall and snowmelt, opportunities were slim. We’ll spend more time talking about what lies ahead after the river…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast- March 25th, 2016

North Coast Fishing Report – Still coming off of high water, anglers put in a good effort over the weekend, with many yielding positive results on Sunday and Monday. Action continued good for much of the early part of the week and reports of multiple opportunities were still coming by Wednesday. Some of the best…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast March 4th, 2016

North Coast Fishing Report – A recent rise in district river levels has put the Wilson and Nestucca systems out of order. Prior to the river rise, crowds were oddly sparse and fishing was fair to good. Must be some springers being caught in the valley? Weekend anglers produced fair results on many north coast…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast February 26th – March 3rd, 2016

North Coast Fishing Report – Following another rain freshet on the north coast, steelheaders found favorable fishing conditions on Sunday. Surprisingly however, the action did not last long. It seems this year, north coast rivers are fishing best in higher water conditions. On the Wilson, as previously mentioned, Sunday produced fair to good results for…

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North Coast Fishing Report February 19th, 2016

North Coast Fishing Report – Steelhead anglers on the north coast continue to find consistent success in what many consider the shoulder season. Although steelhead success has not seemed to slow during any point of the season, we should start to see a stronger influx of late season wild and quality broodstock fish, especially on…

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North Coast Fishing Report

North Coast Fishing Report – These are the times we’ve been waiting for! Steelheaders early this week rejoiced in the recent rain freshet; a characteristic that’s been unusually absent this month and all season actually. Needless-to-say, the action has been all that one could have hoped for. The big north coast two, the Nestucca and Wilson…

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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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Mainstem Nehalem has finally become a good option

North Coast Fishing Report – Steelhead anglers have been challenged lately by low and clear flows. Most boat anglers are now targeting larger systems as fish are hunkered down in deeper, darker, broken surfaced pockets. Following the last rain freshet over a week ago now, catches were quite impressive on some of the smaller streams…

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Good Success for Steelhead

[it-exchange-member-content membership_ids=”194,72″] North Coast Fishing Report – Steelheaders have had an impressive start to the season. It’s what many theorized after a banner wild and hatchery coho return this fall. Late last week, before the high water, steelheaders on the Wilson River were reporting double digit opportunities. What is most impressive, is the high quality…

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