Humboldt’s Fishing Report 12/26/2015
Smith – The major weather front has finally passed through Humboldt County and will give anglers a great shot at fishing the Smith river this weekend. Water levels are still high but plenty fishable, as the water levels recede in the next few days fishing on the Smith should really turn on.
Trinity – The Trinity river still has too much water to provide anglers with ideal conditions. The snow is melting and causing a lot of water to enter the river system, essentially blowing out the rivers for the next several days. Once it clears fishing should steady again.
Eel/South Fork – The Eel and South Fork rivers should drop to fishable levels around the 1st of January but the conditions are currently too muddy for anglers to give it a shot.
Mad – The Mad river should be the last of the Humboldt County river systems to clear up. With high flows and regular overflow from Ruth lake, we expect the Mad river to be blown out until at least next weekend.
Mattole – The Mattole river is set to open January 1st from 200 yards above the mouth to Stansbury Creek with barbless hooks required.
Low Flow Closure Hotline: (707)-822-3164
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM- 236 PM PST SAT DEC 26 2015 TONIGHT S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WAVES NW 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 4 FT. SUN S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES S 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS...AND W 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN. SUN NIGHT NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES W 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. MON N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WAVES W 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS. MON NIGHT N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WAVES W 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. TUE NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES NW 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. WED NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES W 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. THU E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES W 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
Soupfin Shark and Spiny Dogfish
Pacific Sanddab and Other Flatfish