Smith river

Smith River ”The Fish Are In”

The past ten days we have had many important rain events that  help draw big pushes of fish into the Smith and Chetco rivers! Fishing with clients and my good friend Mario, we landed this nice wild buck on the Smith river. Due to recent precipitation levels, we have been fishing high water conditions. The thing that makes the Smith so special is it can flood with crazy amounts of water, rise 5′ and drop out into suitable fishing  conditions the next day. Without this river in our back yard, all the fishing guides in northern California and  southern Oregon would have half the days in a season.

So far the fish have just started to pour into the rivers roughly ten days ago. Big numbers are coming from the fisherman on the bank and the fishermen in  boats as well. Today we got blown off the water and the river came up and blew out on us by eleven am. That being said, we will be back on the water tomorrow eager to to see what comes our way. We have  availability! Don’t be shy  to text, call or email us for more info or to book your next fishing adventure.

”Keep It Reel” 

bigkahunaSmith River ”The Fish Are In”
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Get Ready for Winter Steelhead 2022!

We are getting ready for our new winter steelhead season from late December 2022, to the end of March 2023.

Focussing on the north coast rivers in northern California and the southern coastal rivers in Oregon, we will be chasing these world class fish at any and every possible opportunity.

Not much has changed for this up coming season when it comes to “Bent Rods And Big Smiles”. We do have a new arrow in the quiver we would like to share with you all!! Lost Coast Sport Fishing has acquired the wild and scenic CHETCO RIVER PERMIT. Offering the whole river from the South fork to Social Security river bar, will create a world class experience.

We hope to see you all on the river and don’t forget to….

“Keep It Reel”

MicahGet Ready for Winter Steelhead 2022!
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Fishing the Smith River yester day was a great way to end a not so excellent year. The rains have finally come to the coast!! Fish are being caught on all the North Coast and Southern Oregon rivers. Some are clearly better than others but I feel this season is going to be a fishy one, with ample days to fish.  Please come and join us for the new 2021 Steelhead season on our 21′ North River jet boat or our 17′ Willie drift boat.

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smith river

Fishing the past few days on the Smith River before it blew out was up and down. One day we only had a couple opportunities and another we had a few. We caught one spent fish, the rest were fresh chrome bright Winter Steelhead!

At this point in time we have a lot of weather coming our way! It would appear that the rivers will take some time to drop to fishable levels if they follow the river predictions. When the rivers come into shape it will be game on for Steelhead!!IMG-2529 We still have some open dates for February and March. Give us a call or send us a message.

– Micah

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Fishing in Northern California

In Northern California starting on Friday a storm came through and gave us about 1.5” – 2” inches of rain. The Smith River received the most precipitation, besides the Chetco River in Oregon! With the rain came a massive amount of chrome bright Winter Steelhead. Fishing with Don of Dons Custom  Lures and Tom Davison we put together a great day of fishing. We hooked seven fish and landed six! One of the fish was a classic 15 lb wild Smith River Steelhead!

We will turn our attention to the Klamath and Trinity river at this point in time. Both rivers are getting winter Steelhead and we are starting to book trips. Give us a call or send an email for more information.047048

MicahFishing in Northern California
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