Spring Chinook fishing continues to improve on the Nestucca

Nestucca River - Pacific, OR

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Spring Chinook fishing continues to improve on the Nestucca. Quite a few fish have returned to the hatchery and fish are throughout the fishery. Coastal Chinook can be challenging, but there appear to be fair numbers of them around. Fishing first and last light will increase the odds of success. Flows are still good for drifting from First bridge down, although the river will be dropping throughout the week. The Little Nestucca River has a hatchery spring Chinook release as well, and fish should be in that river also, up to Stella Falls.

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