Monthly Archives: March 2016


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/25/2016 Reports Salmon/Steelhead Smith – The Smith is in prime shape at the moment and remains the best option for Anglers wanting to land an end of the season Steelhead. Eel/South Fork – The main stem of the Eel river is too high and muddy to […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/25/2016


Recreational Ocean Salmon Season to Open South of Horse Mountain on April 2 California’s recreational salmon season will open in ocean waters on Saturday, April 2, 2016, from Horse Mountain (40° 05’ 00” N. latitude) south to the U.S./Mexico border. The daily bag limit is two Chinook per day and […]

Recreational Ocean Salmon Season to Open South of Horse Mountain ...


Recreational Dungeness Crab Fishery Open South of Sonoma 3/21/2016 Closure of the recreational Dungeness crab fishery south of the Mendocino/Sonoma county line has been lifted, and opening of the commercial Dungeness crab fishery – delayed since November – is set for March 26 in the same region. Recent test results […]

Recreational Dungeness Crab Fishery Open South of Sonoma 3/21/2016



Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/18/2016 Reports Salmon/Steelhead Smith – The Smith river provides the best conditions for anglers pursuing Steelhead in Humboldt County. Reports have been of mixed success with a few fresh fish being caught but mostly spawned out fish making their way back down. Eel/South Fork – Both […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/18/2016


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/11/2016 Reports Salmon/Steelhead Smith – The Smith cleared briefly on Wednesday but with the current rain forecast it is not expected to be fishable until next week. The Smith should be the first of the Humboldt County river systems to clear. Trinity -The Trinity river is […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/11/2016




Agencies Grapple with Poor 2016 Salmon Forecasts 3/4/2016 At the annual salmon informational meeting held in Santa Rosa today, state and federal fishery scientists presented updates on the numbers of spawning salmon, and the expected abundance for the upcoming fishing season. Forecasts suggest there are 299,600 adult Sacramento River fall […]

Agencies Grapple with Poor 2016 Salmon Forecasts 3/4/2016


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/4/2016 Reports Salmon/Steelhead Smith – The Smith water levels are prime today after Wednesdays rainfall. The influx of water should move the fish around and potentially bring some fresh fish into the river system. Trinity -Fishing has slowed down on the Trinity. The water is decent […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/4/2016