North Coast Fishing Report March 2nd, 2018

North Coast Fishing Report – Steelheaders working the north coast rivers had another consistent week of fishing. Guides that put in full day trips found 3 to 4 fish per day as reported by pro guide Chris Vertopoulos (503-349-1377). Chris was on the Wilson for a few days earlier this week and reported some nice…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast February 23rd, 2018

Sorry for the late posting people! North Coast Fishing Report – Steelheaders have had a decent week on Tillamook area systems. The Wilson and Nestucca continue to be primary targets this time of year for obvious reasons, the broodstock steelhead program. Although foul weather kept hoards of anglers from fishing last week, Wilson River anglers…

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North Coast Fishing Report February 16th, 2018

North Coast Fishing Report – Although not quite the week we had the previous week, action on the big 3 was fairly consistent this week. The Wilson, Nestucca and Siletz Rivers produced some fair catches for consistently dropping river conditions. Starting with the Wilson, maybe the slowest of the three, the Wilson did produce fair…

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North Coast Fishing Report February 2nd, 2018

North Coast Fishing Report – It’s been a see-saw of a week for north coast anglers and for the most part, only smaller systems fished fair for much of it. Reports from the Wilson on Wednesday and Thursday were good however, it seems a small influx of fish has arrived. Smaller streams have been reliably…

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North Coast Fishing Report January 26th, 2018

North Coast Fishing Report – Most north coast systems have been out the last few days, especially streams where anglers are more likely to target the quality broodstock steelhead that are now coming into their prime time. That would be the Wilson and Nestucca systems. So, let’s start with those. It was a mediocre week…

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North Coast Fishing Report January 18th, 2018

North Coast Fishing Report – Despite good water conditions on many north coast streams this week, catches were less than impressive. Predictably, it was “a few” kinda week. “A few” early run fish were caught, “a few” fresh ones, “a few” spawned out ones, and “a few” broodstock fish were caught on the Wilson and…

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North Coast Fishing Reports January 11th, 2018

North Coast Fishing Report – A somber week on most north coast systems. With early run steelhead in the spawning phase, what few that returned that is, there is a clear gap between now and when healthier returns of later returning broodstock fish come back. That gap was evident this week on most north coast…

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North Coast Fishing Reports and Forecast December 22nd, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report – It hasn’t been a great early season on the north coast. Reports of continued struggling by avid anglers are coming in, full day floats on rivers that should be peaking right now, but are failing to produce even a bite. One floater reported doing a drift from the hatchery to…

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North Coast Fishing Report December 15th, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report –Reports of steelhead are coming with more frequency from north coast steelheaders. It should come as no surprise that more fish are finding their way to the banks right now, as peak season is upon us for fresh-run fish. With the low, clear rivers, anglers are having to work a bit…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast April 14th, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report – Steelhead season is starting to wind down on the north coast. Steelheaders are starting to refocus their efforts to the Willamette Valley, where spring Chinook is on the improve. Steelheaders are ending the season on a high note however. Fishing has been consistently fair, as we taper into spawning season.…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast April 7th, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report – Finally a good week of water conditions for north coast steelhead anglers. Effort was strong, given the slow start to spring Chinook season in the valley, and the persistently poor water conditions most steelheaders had to put up with on the north coast. Steelheaders made up for it this week,…

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North Coast Fishing Report March 31st, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report – It’s the same story we’ve been telling all season. Steelheaders on the north coast continue to be plagued by high water events. For many reasons, this has been a sub-par year for even the most experienced fishermen on the north coast. A series of three rain events over-ran opportunity this…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast March 23rd, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report – Steelheaders have had a hard go of it this season. High water has hampered effort and success, but anglers did get out for some good opportunity and catches this week, even on the bigger systems such as the Wilson and Trask Rivers. The Nestucca remained a bit high for productive…

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North Coast Fishing Report and Forecast March 17th, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report – High water kept most guides and anglers off of the larger systems this week but the Kilchis River fished fairly well for anglers over the weekend and early in the week. There weren’t many reports coming in, and the few that did report left much to be desired. Another surge…

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North Coast Fishing Report March 10th, 2017

North Coast Fishing Report – It’s definitely been a high water week on the north coast. Anglers that would anxiously be fishing on the larger systems harboring hatchery broodstock fish this time of year were too high for productive fishing for much of the week. That put the pressure on smaller systems like the Kilchis, where…

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