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Freshwater fishing blog.


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


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


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 ...



Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/3/2017 Reports River Reports:  WINTER STORM WARNING from 3/3/2017 Friday to 3/6/2017 Monday 10:00 am River flow conditions and fishing were good for the Chetco, and Smith towards the beginning of the week. The upper Trinity River has also provided more opportunities for fishing . Most coastal rives […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/3/2017


CDFW-2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities Commercial and sport anglers have received unwelcome news on the predicted return of Chinook salmon this year to California waters. State and federal fishery scientists presented updates on the numbers of spawning Chinook and the expected abundance for the upcoming fishing season […]

CDFW-2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities 3/1/2017


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 2/24/2017 Reports River Reports:  River flow conditions have been poor for the Chetco and Smith at the beginning of the week and not so favorable for other coastal rivers as usual. Most coastal river flows are high with poor clarity. Although rain is in the forecast, flows are predicted to […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 2/24/2017



Provided by CDFW Northern Region Total in-river run and hatchery returns in 2016 were the lowest since comprehensive basin-wide estimates began in 1978. Escapement to natural spawning grounds was the second lowest on record. 2016 Klamath Basin Megatable

Klamath Hatchery Returns in 2016 Lowest Since Estimates began in ...