Steelhead fishing has improved slightly on the Chetco

Chetco River - Brookings, OR (Curry County)

by Kenny Priest

“Steelhead fishing has improved slightly on the Chetco with dropping flows, but was still in the slow side the first half of this week,” said Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. “Conditions are nearing prime levels, which should lead to better catch rates by the weekend. Further north, steelhead fishing has busted wide-open on the Umpqua, and is decent on the smaller rivers in Coos and Curry counties. Plunkers also reported good catches on the lower Rogue early this week.”

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