Tag Archives: Klamath River

Huge Salmon returns expected on Klamath/Sac in 2012

From the San Francisco Chronicle…. The council’s experts said there are 820,000 chinook in the ocean now preparing to return to the Sacramento River system to lay eggs next fall. Another 1.6 million chinook from the Klamath River are out … Continue reading

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2011-2012 California North Coast Winter Steelhead

The winter steelhead season is upon us and if we had any water right now, we would be experiencing some great early winter steelheading. The rains we had around Thanksgiving brought in our first push of winter chrome and fishing … Continue reading

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Steelhead in the State of Jefferson

In 1941 Port Orford mayor, Gilbert Gable announced the intention of Oregon counties Curry, Josephine, Jackson, and Klamath would join California counties of Del Norte, Siskiyou, and Modoc to form a new proposed state called Jefferson. Jefferson would have been … Continue reading

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Fall is coming to a close…

The past few days gave us the first decent snow of the year in the hills around the Trinity River. Water temps are dropping and the fall colors are fading fast. All indications that fall here in Northern California is … Continue reading

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Klamath Dam Removal Legislation

Here’s some more news on the Klamath Dam removal front. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Congressman Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, jointly introduced the Klamath Basin Economic Restoration Act in the Senate and House today. The legislation would implement a plan, … Continue reading

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River Etiquette or lack thereof this fall

Fall steelheading on the Klamath and Trinity Rivers seems to bring out the best in morons. What amazes me is how little respect some people have for other anglers. I have seen it all this season from boats floating right … Continue reading

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Trinity-Klamath Report

Klamath: Fishing is fair with many more half pounders than adult being caught. Fish are spread throughout the system from the mouth all the way up to I5. Best fishing has been from Orleans to Happy Camp swinging small wet … Continue reading

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