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!! We still have some open dates for February and March. Give us a call or send us a message.
The rain is finally here!! The past few days has been a consistent steady rainfall. According to my local rain gage, its rained 1.5 inches and there is much more to come! There will be a lull mid week but around Thursday another storm is due to hit the North Coast.
The weather has had no effect on the fish coming into the river systems. This year the numbers and size are baffling in all the rivers I have fished. The fish are coming in all colors and sizes! The past week has and will have a everlasting effect in my memory for one of the most legendary fishing years I’ve experienced. I can’t tell you the last time the grade of fish has been so large. I feel without some of the fishing gear that Mad River Manufacturing has to offer, we would have not put together the past several epic days of fishing! Thanks MRMF staff.
Fishing hard the past week on the local rivers has been very productive! WE have had a great average in size and numbers. My biggest fish was in the mid to high teens! Getting geared up for the next fishing trip on Monday has never seemed to be so far away! My curiosity is eating away at me… I can’t wait!
For all the Steelhead junkies out there… It is game on!
P.S. Don’t forget That ”Bent Rods And Big Smiles Is Our Quest”.
I have been on the Klamath and Trinity rivers the past week! The fishing has been different every day. One day we hook one and the next day we hook six! We have caught Fall run and fresh Winter run Steelhead, to large native Brown Trout and Half Pounders. The weather forecast looks promising for the next few days! It seems that we will have enough precipitation to lift the low flow closures on all the coastal rivers. If the weather follows through with the predictions, its hard to say where I’m fishing next! There is going to be a lot of action in all the rivers no matter which one I choose. This potential fishing coming up could be one for the books with all the fish stacked up in the estuaries. Send a message or give us a call for more information!
The fishing has slowed down at the moment in Northern California,and Southern Oregon! We are waiting for more rain to bring in new fish to the river systems. Douglas and Junction city on the Trinity river still has some decent Steelhead fishing. Most of the fish are coming on small nymphs,and egg patterns! The fish are slightly lethargic due to cold temperatures.
There is some weather in the forecast due to hit the coast mid week. Its hard to say what the weather gods have in store for us! If the weather cooperates we will see more King Salmon entering the Chetco,Eel,and the Van Duzen rivers systems. Early winter run Steelhead have already shown their presence in the Mad,and Eel rivers. Most of the Steelhead are in the 3 to the 4 lb. range! The low flow closures are in effect on the Eel,Van Duzen,and Mad rivers due to limited rainfall.
My Name is Micah Woolworth, owner and operator of Rivers Edge Fishing Guide Adventures. I’ve been fishing for Salmon, Steelhead and Trout on the West Coast my whole life. The fever for fishing is something I was born with. Read more...