last of the Fall Chinook
will be coming through the Elk River in January. Winter
Steelhead are in full swing on most of our southern
Oregon rivers with a 20 lb. fish not unusual in any of the rivers.
Sturgeon are also
on the feed through February in the Umpqua River bay. In March the
Stripers begin to
will be winding down as the Summer
Steelhead just begin. The Shad
fishing derby starts in May and runs through June with these scrappy
fish averaging 3 to 5 lbs, and lots of 20 to 50 fish days. Striped
Bass and Sturgeon
start feeding in May and are in full swing by June. Spring
Chinook and Smallmouth
Bass are starting in May.
will finish up in July with a late feed in September. Summer
Steelhead and Smallmouth
Bass are in full swing. The Fall
Chinook will start in the bays in August in be in
the rivers by Septmeber. The Coho
will start in August and be in full swing by the end of September.
Fall Chinook and
are running strong. There is a late run of Summer
Steelhead known as the Fall
Steelhead by some fishmen that can be great with
10 fish days not uncommon. The Smallmouth
Bass are finishing up for the year in October
and some early Winter Steelhead
begin to show up in December.