Wilson is Still Fishing Well

Wilson River - Tillamook , OR (Tillamook County)


by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
2-12-2020
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The Wilson was in prime shape early this week and is still fishing well. The pressure is heavy, but there are plenty of fish being caught. Current forecast call for significant rain on Saturday which could blow the river out for Sunday, but it may also be back in shape as early as Monday.

There are steelhead throughout the system and plenty of hatchery fish around. All of the usual techniques are working; pick the one you have confidence in and keep a line in the water.

The Wilson is one of the more popular steelhead rivers on the North coast, mostly due to a large hatchery steelhead release and the wild broodstock program. The Wilson broodstock hatchery fish are available late December through mid-April. These fish are known to be large, aggressive fighters as well as excellent table fair.

There is good drift boat access to the mid and lower river, and public land bank access on the upper river available off of Hwy 6.




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OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, February 12th

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