Fish Reports


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/14/2017 Reports Reports:  Most rivers will be closed for Steelhead except the Smith will remain open through April and Mainstem Eel River from the South Fork down river is open all year (See Regulations). The Chetco River, Redwood Creek, Mad River, South Fork Eel River, Van Duzen River […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/14/2017


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/7/2017 Reports Reports:  CAUTION HIGH SURF ADVISORY TO FRIDAY 4PM Most rivers will be closed for Steelhead fishing in April except the Smith will remain open through April and Mainstem Eel River from the mouth to South Fork Eel River is open all year (See Regulations). The Chetco […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/7/2017


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/31/2017 Reports Reports:  The sun is starting to shine after a winter of  high precipitation! Fishing conditions have been most favorable for the Smith River although fishing has been slow and the last day of the season will be April 30th. The Chetco River flow has been too high for […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/31/2017



California’s recreational salmon fishery will open in ocean waters on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from Horse Mountain (40° 05’ 00” N. latitude) south to the U.S./Mexico border. The recreational salmon fishery north of Horse Mountain will remain closed for all of 2017 due to historically low numbers of Klamath River […]

RECREATIONAL OCEAN SALMON FISHERY TO OPEN SOUTH OF HORSE MOUNTAIN ...


Pacific Fishery council: Salmon season closure is being considered Tribe: ‘Money doesn’t replace the resource that we’re going to be losing’  By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard Thursday, March 23, 2017 Both sport and commercial salmon fishing near the Klamath River could be completely closed this year as a result of […]

Klamath River Salmon Season Faces Closure Due to ‘unprecedented’ Forecast-TImes ...


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/24/2017 Help Support Your Community Resource! Donate $5.00 USDDonate $10.00 USDDonate $20.00 USDDonate $50.00 USDDonate $100.00 USDDonate $500.00 USDDonate $1,000.00 USD Reports Reports:  What a year for high precipitation and high river flow. Although this is not preferred by the angler, water will be abundant for the […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/24/2017



Fishery groups receive state project funding- Times Standard 19 Humboldt County projects receive CDFW funding By Natalya Estrada, nestrada@times- standard.com, @natedoge4412 on Twitter Friday, March 17, 2017 The California Department of Fish and Wildlife on Wednesday selected 19 Humboldt County projects to receive funding for the restoration, enhancement and protection for salmonid habitat. […]

Fishery Groups to Receive State Project Funding 3/17/2017


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/17/2017 Reports Reports:  River flow conditions and fishing were good for the Chetco, Smith and South Fork Eel River last week. The upper Trinity River has also provided more opportunities for fishing due to river conditions. The South Fork Eel River was an emerald green and nice to see some […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/17/2017


Pacific Fishery Management Council Vancouver, Washington – The Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted three public review alternatives for the 2017 salmon seasons off the West Coast of the United States. The Council will select a final alternative at their next meeting in Sacramento, California on April 6-11. Detailed information about […]

Pacific Fishery Management Council Chooses Options for 2017 Salmon Season ...