Fishing

Eureka and Trinidad Charters

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We are waiting for some mellow weather at the moment in Northern California!! This 20 to 40 mile an hour  near shore and off shore  forecast will not get us anywhere.  Fortunately we have a break in the weather starting Monday May 8th. We will be on the water and fishing for Salmon and Halibut as well. Stay tuned for our weekly report  and feel free to contact us anytime for more information.

 

“Keep It Reel”

 

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last few days of the 2022 steelhead season

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Unfortunately the 2022 winter steelhead  season seams to be coming to an end!  I wish it wasn’t so but with no rain in site, river mouths sanding in like its August or September and too much seal pressure at these shallow river mouths, it looks like its the end. Fishing the past two weeks has been hit or miss depending on the river. One day we will hook 3-5 adults and the next scratching for a bite.

At this point in time we will still be taking reservations for any steelhead opportunities left in the season, but we are turning  our sites and reservations to the ocean season that opens in May. We are taking reservations for the 2022 salmon, rockfish, lingcod, pacific halibut, California halibut and albacore tuna season. Feel free to call or send  a message for more details.

bigkahunalast few days of the 2022 steelhead season
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Its been an interesting  season so far! Early rains in October brought all the right conditions for early salmon and steelhead. Unfortunately, the rain has disappeared! That being said, if you know when to make the right moves and have that invaluable experience, you can still make some epic days happen for your clients!

We, I mean my self and some core group of guide associates have been grinding hard and making these tough days into great days. It hasn’t been easy but what’s winter steelhead fishing without a challenge?? It gets really tough when most rivers are low and clear and or closed due to low flow closures. When these conditions occur it doesn’t give many options for all types off boaters. This will create some issues when it comes to RIVER FISHING/ETIQUETTE!! It seams these days etiquette isn’t  practiced as it once was. We are all here to do the same thing!! If we work together a little more we all would be more successful and have a much greater boating/fishing experience.

I’m a little late with my fishing report, I apologize! The past week and some I have been fishing the Eel, Klamath and Trinity rivers. It has been shockingly consistent for two to five adults mixed with plenty  of half pounders and magnums. Yesterday was my first zero on the Trinity river for adult Steelhead! We had our shots but none could stay on. All of us did stay entertained throughout the day with crazy warm weather and plenty of smaller fish. It appears that the wind will calm down for the next week, which is great!! This will put me back on the Eel river. Stay tuned and,

 

Keep It Reel…

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stealhead

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The rivers are in shape and the Steelhead are bitting! Fishing with Megan and Sherry of Arcata California, we put together a great day of Steelhead fishing.

There are still some days available for fishing! Give us a call or send us an email for more information.

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Winter Steelhead

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There hasn’t been much to report this winter for Steelhead due to the high amounts of precipitation. The rivers have been consistently dirty for well over a month now!

This week there was a small window on the upper Trinity! The fishing was not red hot but, every day we had a few opportunities and boated a fish or two!

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