Chetco Numbers

Chetco River - Brookings, OR (Curry County)

by Kenny Priest

The Chetco has its biggest numbers of steelhead so far this season spread throughout the river, reports Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. He said, “The past few days most guides are getting two to six steelhead a day, with a mix of fresh wild and hatchery fish and spawned out fish heading back toward the ocean. The river dropped to fishable levels on Monday and was in prime shape Tuesday after being blown out for a week. Expect a crowd this weekend because of the derby,” added Martin.

“After a week of high water, the lower Rogue was fishable again Monday,” said Martin. “Plunkers are catching good numbers of steelhead on Spin-N-Glows, while jet boaters also are starting to catch fish again. Conditions should be prime all week.”

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for Thursday, January 31st

Chetco River: Chetco/Elk/Sixes
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Eel River: Eel Starting to Turn
Eel River - South Fork: Eel River South Fork Looking Up
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