Montana Fish Report

Best Action is At The Lower End

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Fishing The North Coast

by Kenny Priest

The Chetco opened to salmon fishing last Tuesday but quickly blew out reports Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. He said, “After cresting at 12,000 cfs, flows dropped below 5,000 cfs on Friday and were down to 2,200 cfs on Sunday. Overall, fishing has been slow, but a few nice kings are being caught. The best action is on the lower end.

The Elk is now low and clear, while the Sixes is low but fishable. The Sixes has been fishing the best of the Southern Oregon rivers.”

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Nor Cal Fish Reports Reports
for Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Elk River: Flows Are High But Mostly Fishable
Chetco River: Better Conditions Expected This Weekend
Smith River: Flows Hit Nearly 12,000 CFS on Wednesday
Mad River: Mad River Conditions
Eel River: Eel River Conditions
Van Duzen River: Van Duzen Conditions
Eel River - South Fork: South Fork Eel Conditions