Smith River Fishing Well

Smith River - Reedsport, OR (Douglas County)

by Kenny Priest

The Smith fished really well on Wednesday according to guide Mike Coopman. He said, “There were fish from the top to the bottom, and it seemed like everyone was catching a few. The boat pressure was high, but it didn’t seem to deter the fish from biting. The river was still a little high, running right around 11-feet when we started. With no rain in the forecast, the river will begin to drop and clear and the fishing will start to get a little tougher, but it should be good for at least the next few days.” Flows are predicted to be right around 9-feet on the Jed Smith gauge this weekend.

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