Fishing for Hatchery Chinook Salmon Has Been Slow

Coquille River - Coquille, OR (Coos County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

The temporary regulation allowing the use of spears and spear guns to harvest smallmouth bass in the Coquille River system will end after Oct. 31. Fishing for smallmouth bass after Oct. 31 will remain open in areas of the river that are open to salmon or steelhead fishing.

Temporary wild fall Chinook regulations are in effect starting Aug. 1 for salmon anglers fishing in the Coquille Basin. The entire Coquille Basin is closed to retention of adult wild Chinook Aug 1 – Dec 31. Anglers may harvest hatchery Chinook but must fish downstream of Hwy 101 bridge or can angle from the bank in Randolph Slough between sign markers located at the West and East ends of the slough.  

Fishing for hatchery Chinook salmon has been slow.  

Trout fishing in streams and rivers is open through Oct. 31

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OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

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