Persitance Pays Off

Persitance Pays Off

The Fall-Winter Chinook Season on the Elk & Sixes Rivers required patience and diligence. Plagued by seemingly continuous high water and "blown out" conditions, those who stuck it out, eventually scored Silver.

Success on Sixes

Success on Sixes

Jeff & Gene Calavan got a taste of the savage brutes the Elk & Sixes are known to produce every fall/winter at Port Orford Oregon.

Mining Platinum on Southwest Oregon's Elk River

Mining Platinum on Southwest Oregon's Elk River

Oregon's world renown Elk River features the state's latest arriving run of fall/winter Chinook that are big, bright and beautiful chunkers. Susan was delighted to come out on the winning side of a hard-fought battle with a gorgeous shiney football of a specimen.

Elk & Sixes Rivers are due to Rock

Elk & Sixes Rivers are due to Rock

The Elk & Sixes Rivers in Southern Oregon are are known for a late run of beautiful, big Fall Chinook. November & December are the best months to book a trip for these great fish.

A True Fish Tale (if there is such a thing)

A True Fish Tale (if there is such a thing)

Day #1 on the Siletz River we hit several big Chinook. Unfortunately, the brightest of the batch broke off before getting to the net and disappeared along with the plug. Day #2 we were drifting down river when I spot a plug floating down river about 30 feet away. I row over to the plug and as lift it out of the water I see it is connected to the jaw of a fish that was apparently eaten by a seal. The seal obviously lacked a taste for sharp hooks and hard plastic.

Big Fall Fish on the Siletz

Big Fall Fish on the Siletz

Just back from a couple trips up on the Siltez River where my Guest Jamie got to tangle with some Brutes.