Elk River

Winter Steelheading Moves into Full Swing. Many Rivers will peak from late January through February.

Winter Steelheading Moves into Full Swing.  Many Rivers will peak from late January through February.

The aerial displays and burning runs these fish can provide can be absolutely mind boggling. We had 1 fish take to the air no less than ten times. At times the fish was 5 feet in the air with multiple somersaults!

Late season Fishing on the Elk & Sixes Rivers in Southern Oregon Provided Great Sport for Salmon and Steelhead Enthusiasts

Late season Fishing on the Elk & Sixes Rivers in Southern Oregon Provided Great Sport for Salmon and Steelhead Enthusiasts

Even chrome-bright Chinook laden with sea lice were still cooperating into the 1st week of January

The Oregon South Coast Rivers Produce Nice Catches When River Levels Cooperate

The Oregon South Coast Rivers Produce Nice Catches When River Levels Cooperate

Pat & Julia are all smiles with a portion of their limit from last Saturday's South-coast fishing excursion

Elk & Sixes River Chinook Fishing - Crankin' in the Big Boys

Elk & Sixes River  Chinook Fishing   -  Crankin' in the Big Boys

Fishing was great on the Elk & Sixes Rivers for a couple weeks or more while we had enough water in the rivers to invite the returning salmon and to float drift boats. While Seattle and Portland have been hammered with rain, recent storms have somehow missed Port Orford causing me to have to reschedule this weeks' trips due to low water levels in the rivers. Bring on the Rain!

With rainfall and consequent rising rivers, our Elk-Sixes fishing for big Chinook has been anything but disappointing

With rainfall and consequent rising rivers, our Elk-Sixes fishing for big Chinook has been anything but disappointing

Hank can certainly attest to the size and power of these late-run fish!

Most of our Coastal Rivers now have Winter Steelhead on Tap

Most of our Coastal Rivers now have Winter Steelhead on Tap

As we sadly say goodbye to our Fall-Winter Chinook Season, we happlily transition into our Winter Steelhead Season.

Roaring Fork Guide Service wishes you All the Best in 2015!