Steelhead fishing should pick up after the next big rain.

Coos River - Coos Bay, OR (Coos County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Boat and bank anglers (on the jetty) are reporting decent catches of black rockfish inside lower Coos Bay. Smaller jigs with a twister tail or 1-ounce jigging spoons have been working to catch rockfish. The daily bag limit for marine fish is 5. As of June 1, boat anglers are no longer able to retain China, copper and quillback rockfish. Anglers can still harvest 2 lingcod per day. 

River levels are low for many steelhead to be on the move. Steelhead fishing should pick up after the next big rain. Anglers wanting to fish the South Fork Coos River above tidewater will need an access permit from Weyerhaeuser.     

Trout fishing in streams and rivers are now closed until May 22.

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