Chetco River - Brookings, OR

River Information

Fish Species: Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Cutthroat Trout, Steelhead



Latest Photos

Craig Nakata of Sacramento holds a limit of steelhead he caught Feb. 13 on the Chetco River with guide Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. He also donated a wild steelhead to the hatchery brood stock program.
2-16-2023
1-12-2022
Randy Reese of Springfield, Ore., holds a salmon caught Nov. 1 on the Chetco River while fishing with guide Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. He was using a 5.0 MagLip.
11-4-2021
Craig Nunley of Caldwell, Idaho, holds a steelhead he caught and released Dec. 27 while fishing the Upper Chetco River with guide Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. The steelhead hit a bead and roe.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Wild Rivers Fishing.
1-2-2020

Chetco River Whoppers

Species Weight Date Report
Chinook Salmon 49 lbs. 13 oz. 10-14-2017 View Report
Chinook Salmon 20 lbs. 9-17-2016 View Report
Steelhead 19 lbs. 1-09-2018 View Report
Steelhead 15 lbs. 1-31-2017 View Report
Steelhead 11 lbs. 1-06-2018 View Report

Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
7-3-2024 Chetco River Updates
Cutthroat trout are scattered throughout the river. The... more »
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
6-12-2024 Cutthroat trout are scattered throughout the river
Even though the ocean has been very windy,... more »
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
6-5-2024 Cutthroat trout are scattered throughout the river
Cutthroat trout are scattered throughout the river. The... more »
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
5-29-2024 Cutthroat trout are scattered throughout the river
Cutthroat trout are scattered throughout the river. The... more »
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
5-22-2024 The river reopened to trout fishing on May 22
The river reopened to trout fishing on May... more »
OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

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