Good steelheading was available on the lower ends of numerous coastal rivers and streams just prior to recent rains. As rivers drop subsequent to those rains, there should be some new arrivals, and there should be fish spread throughout the systems. TIME TO GO FISHING!


Again, I am very sorry to have had to cancel so many Fall Salmon trips due to the untimely driftboat loss during peak season.  While on the way home from a fishing trip, an on-coming driver on his cell phone, came at me head-on, damaging the truck and totalling the boat and trailer.  As soon as I have a suitable replacement boat registered with the Marine Board, I will head on down to the Elk, Sixes, and Chetco Rivers to finish up the Fall/Winter Chinook Season.  Lets also hope that January, February, and March will provide us some solid Winter Steelhead action.  We have rain in the prediction which should bring another nice batch of salmon into our southern Oregon rivers.  Crabbing in Coos Bay and on the lower Coquille at Bandon remains strong.

Lots of Great Memories were engraved aboard "Pearl"

Lots of Great Memories were engraved aboard "Pearl"

Still Plenty of Fall Color to Enjoy

Colors of Fall

Our late-arriving Fall season is affording us additional time to get out and appreciate the vivid colors of Autum.  Make it a point to head out and enjoy the season!