Low Water Has Kept Steelhead Fishing From Taking Off

Chetco River - Brookings, OR (Curry County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Low water has kept winter steelhead fishing from taking off, but rains expected this weekend should help. A few bright Chinook are still around, but most are pretty close to spawning.

Anglers will want to take note of temporary regulations (see Regulation Update section above) before heading out. The big change this year is that anglers can no longer fish once they have retained a single adult hatchery or wild Chinook. Anglers can still keep 5 hatchery or wild Chinook jacks a day.

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