Steelhead Regulations


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/28/2017   Saltwater Reports Salmon Historically low numbers of fall-run and winter-run Chinook salmon have prompted the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) to drastically limit the state’s salmon fishery for 2017. The ocean salmon season north of Horse Mountain will be completely closed in 2017. […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/28/2017


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/21/2017 Reports Reports:  Historically low numbers of fall-run and winter-run Chinook salmon have prompted the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) to drastically limit the state’s salmon fishery for the remainder of 2017. In the Klamath Management Zone, which is the area between the Oregon/California border […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/21/2017


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 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


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


CDFW to Hold Public Meeting on Klamath River Sport Fishery The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites the public to attend an informational meeting to review regulatory options and receive public input for the 2016 Klamath River sport fishing seasons, area closures and bag limits. The meeting is […]

CDFW to Hold Public Meeting on Klamath River Sport Fishery ...



Anglers Reminded to Submit Steelhead, Sturgeon, Abalone and Salmon Report Card Data in January The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds anglers and divers that they are required by regulation to report or return their 2014 report cards. Information collected from sport fishing report cards provides CDFW biologists […]

Steelhead, Abalone and Salmon Report Card Due in January 01/17/2015


The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces that the Trinity River Hatchery has met its adult fall-run Chinook salmon take of 4,800 fish. Beginning Monday, Nov. 17 the Trinity River downstream of the Old Lewiston bridge to the mouth of Indian Creek is open to the take of […]

Upper Trinity River Reopens for Chinook Salmon Fishing 11/20/2014


Klamath River Chinook Quota Met for 2014   Chinook Salmon Fishing The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) projects that Klamath River anglers will have met their upper Klamath River catch quota of 702 adult fall-run Chinook salmon above the Highway 96 bridge by sundown on Friday, Oct. 10. […]

Klamath River Chinook Quota Met 10/10/2014