Getting Started For Winter Steelhead

Nestucca River - Pacific, OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

The Nestucca is just getting started for winter steelhead with a few early hatchery fish showing up. Numbers will still be low, but the rains predicted for this weekend should get fish moving, and once the river starts dropping there should be opportunity. The lower river is probably the best bet.

Three Rivers should be getting some hatchery steelhead back, and with decent rain and high water predicted for this weekend; it could be a good bet.

Chinook on the Nestucca should be winding down as most of the salmon are actively spawning, or spawned out. There is usually a late push of fresh Chinook into the Nestucca in December, but numbers will be low, and they tend to move through the fishery quickl

More Reports

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

Applegate Reservoir: Reservoir is 1% Full
Chetco River: Low Water Has Kept Steelhead Fishing From Taking Off
Elk River: Low Water Has Kept Most Anglers at Home
Emigrant Reservoir: Barely A Puddle
Fish Lake : Fish Lake Report
Galesville Reservoir: Galesville Reservoir Report
Garrison Lake: Good Time to Fish At The Lake
Howard Prairie Reservoir: Some Patches of Ice, But For The Most Part Very Fishable
Hyatt Lake: Hyatt Lake Report
Lake Selmac: Trout Should Still Be Available
Lost Creek Reservoir: Lost Creek Reservoir Fishing Report
Medco Pond: Medco Pond Fishing Report
Rogue River- Lower: Low Water Has Kept Most Anglers at Home
Rogue River - Middle: Middle Rogue Fishing Report
Rogue River- Upper: Upper Rogue River Report
Sixes River: Sixes River Report
Umpqua River: Umpqua River Report
Necanicum River: Steelhead Fishing Was Slow Last Week
Nehalem River: Nehalem River Report

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