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45° 16' 28.722" N, 123° 49' 36.2388" W

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Fishing Report
January 23, 2015

NESTUCCA RIVER AND THREE RIVERS: steelhead 

Winter steelhead fishing has been good. Water is high at this time but should be in good shape through the latter half of the week and weekend. More fish, both hatchery and wild, are entering the system. Fish are being caught on a variety of techniques depending on the conditions. 

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Fishing Report
January 15, 2015

ALSEA RIVER: steelhead 

The winter steelhead fishery has produced fair to good results recently. This week should be productive in the mid to lower reaches of the river while flows are low and river temperatures are warming. 

BIG CREEK, GNAT CREEK, NF KLASKANINE: steelhead 

Fishing for winter steelhead has been good. Use lighter gear as flows are down at this time. Good numbers of fish are still available. 

KILCHIS RIVER: steelhead 

Winter steelhead fishing should be fair to good. The river is low and clear at this time, but forecasted rains should improve conditions and bring more fish in. Scale down your gear in the clear flows. 

NECANICUM RIVER: steelhead 

Winter steelhead fishing should be fair to good. Fish are spread through the system, although the lower river may produce best until the next rain comes. Adjust your gear to the conditions, and move around to find fish. Boaters should use caution as woody debris can impede passage.  

    North Coast Steelhead  - Oregon Fish and Wildlife- 

NEHALEM RIVER AND NORTH FORK: steelhead 

Winter steelhead are being caught in the north fork up to the hatchery. Fishing has been very good lately. Drift fishing, bobber and jig, or spinners have all produced some fish. Some fish are available in the mainstem Nehalem River basin also. Look for fishing to get better in this area as the winter goes on. 

NESTUCCA RIVER AND THREE RIVERS: steelhead 

Winter steelhead fishing has been good. More fish, both hatchery and wild, are entering the system. Fishing conditions are good mid-week, with more rain coming. Fish are being caught on a variety of techniques depending on the conditions. 

SALMON RIVER: steelhead 

Winter steelhead fishing is starting to pick up in many coastal basins. The Salmon River is now open to harvest of wild winter steelhead (Jan 1 – March 31). Anglers are advised to read the new regulations as there are harvest restrictions and new deadlines in effect. 

SILETZ RIVER: steelhead 

Steelhead fishing is slow to fair but should start to pick up in the coming weeks. Fish can be found throughout the river for both bank and boat anglers. River conditions should be good through the weekend. 

SIUSLAW RIVER: steelhead 

The winter steelhead fishery is producing fish in both the Siuslaw and Lake Creek. The next few weeks should see a good push of fish. River conditions should remain good through the weekend. Typical steelhead angling tactics apply. 

TILLAMOOK BAY: sturgeon 

Catch-and-release fishing for sturgeon should be fair to good. Fish the channel edges on the outgoing tides and move often until you find fish. Sand shrimp on the bottom is a good bet. 

TRASK RIVER: steelhead 

Winter steelhead fishing has been good. The catch is a mixture of hatchery and wild fish. Fish are spread out, with some fish available in the north and south forks. Drift fishing and bobber and jig are good bets, with boaters also scoring fish side drifting. 

WILSON RIVER: steelhead 

Winter steelhead are available in increasing numbers. Fish has been good generally over the last couple weeks. Look for fish to be spread out throughout the river. Bobber and jig or spinners/spoons are good options in the upper river. Drift fishing, side drifting, bobber doggin, or plugs have been producing fish for anglers in the lower river. 

YAQUINA RIVER: steelhead The winter steelhead fishery is fair to good in the Big Elk. River conditions should remain in good condition through the week. Anglers are advised to watch for private property. Typical steelhead angling tactics apply but the Big Elk is bed rock dominated and does have a lot of snags. 

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