Chetco River - Brookings, OR (Curry County)

by Kenny Priest

“The Chetco fished well over the weekend, with good catches on the lower end as well as in the Forest Service section,” said Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. “The cold weather to begin this week seems to slow the bite, especially on Tuesday when only a handful of fish were caught. There are fish around, but they are sluggish because of the freezing weather. The river also is beginning to get low and clear.”

The Rogue River fished well early last week and then after a slow period, took off again on Monday, according to Martin. “Just a few guides are sitting on anchor and running plugs, but they are catching limits or near limits. Bank anglers plunking Spin-N-Glos also are doing well. The Elk and Sixes are on the low side, but there are steelhead around. Some guides are doing better with plugs than bait. The rivers likely will be pretty low for drift boats by the weekend,” added Martin.

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Nor Cal Fish Reports Reports
for Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Chetco River: Chetco/Elk/Sixes
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Eel River: Eel Starting to Turn
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Nor Cal Fish Reports Reports
for Thursday, January 24th, 2019

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Chetco River: Chetco Waters
Elk River: Elk Fishable
Sixes River: Sixes by Thursday
Rogue River Lower: Rogue River Runs Rogue
Smith River: Smith River Fishing Well
Eel River: Eel River Rushing
Eel River - South Fork: South Fork Hopeful
Van Duzen River: Van Duzen on the Drop
Mad River: Mad River Slowly Dropping
Trinity River - Upper: Trinity Shapes Up
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