STEELHEAD START TO SHOW

In a year of often dismal P.R. regarding West Coast Salmon, steelhead fishing on the McKenzie River, the South Santiam and Middle Fork Willamette may be a bright spot in the clouds.

Time to start transitioning from winter to summer steelhead

Lots of policy and regulation changes coming this season.........................will they improve the fishery?

Time To Fish!! & A Sad Farewell to Steelheaders West

Oregon's midcoast rivers are finally coming into ideal drift-fishing levels.  After a lengthy wait for high waters to recede due to appreciable snow and rainfall, our coastal waters should be in excellent condition by mid week.

Lots of cool water in summer means more fish to the net

Lots of cool water in summer means more fish to the net

Heavy Winter Snows Mean Great Summer Flows

Lots of recent snow in Oregon's Cascade Mountains will hopefully mean excellent summer river levels for all river users.