Fiesty Coho can really put up a Tussle

Fiesty Coho can really put up a Tussle

This happy angler enjoyed some powerful runs from a large Silver Salmon that responded to the flash of a spinner.

Big & Bright - Works Just Right

Big & Bright  -  Works Just Right

You never know exactly what might latch on. Jamie tied into a big bruiser of a Coho while trolling the "Plug-Cut" in mid-October with RFGS on the Lower Siuslaw

Exciting Fall Chinook Fishing Peaks on Numerous Systems

Exciting Fall Chinook Fishing Peaks on Numerous Systems

Ed and Cliff had quite a day recently while drifting the very scenic Siletz River. Both bait and plugs seemed to produced equally well. The intermittent downpours didn't phase the boys at all and in fact, Cliff maintained that his stylish pink rainpants somehow influenced their great success.

Nice Fish! (Just hope it's not bigger than mine)

Nice Fish!  (Just hope it's not bigger than mine)

As Matt congratulates his brother Thomas on an excellent catch, there could just possibly be a touch of unspoken concern that Thomas' fish may outweigh Matt's beauty by a pound or two. In the end however, all was good as the boys went 4 for 5 on Chinook and even enjoyed some late afternoon fall sunshine on Wednesday's drift down the Siuslaw.

Fall Chinook Fishing is in Full Swing!

Fall Chinook Fishing is in Full Swing!

In the photo, Matt Mulbry admires a hard-fighting Siuslaw Salmon

Umpqua River Smallmouth Bass - Fantastic Family Fun!

Umpqua River Smallmouth Bass - Fantastic Family Fun!

Late Summer is now peak season for Smallmouth Bass on the Umpqua River. If ya want to get kids hooked on fishing, it's hard to beat Umpqua Smallmouth fishing. The action is often non-stop and gear and technique are all pretty simple. The water is very warm (mid 70s) so swimming makes for a great short break.