Steelhead Fishing Blog

  • Clearwater Steelhead Fishing 3/16/15

    Anglers in the Clearwater Region experienced some of the best catch rates observed so far in the Spring 2015 Steelhead season.

  • Upper Salmon River Steelhead Fishing 3/16/15

    Steelhead fishing this past week on the upper Salmon River was relatively slow compared to previous weeks. Warm temperatures and high winds over the weekend resulted in increased river flows and poor visibility downstream of the East Fork.

  • South Fork Clearwater Steelhead 2015

    Clearwater Steelhead Fishing Report 3/13/15

    Above average weather temperatures and lots of sunshine made for a beautiful weekend for anglers in the region. Although stream flows were above normal for this time of year, catch rates were fantastic. The best catch rates were documented on the Little Salmon River at 5 hours per fish caught.

  • Clearwater Steelhead Fishing Report 3/05/15

    Above average weather temperatures and lots of sunshine made for a beautiful weekend for anglers in the region. Although stream flows were above normal for this time of year, catch rates were fantastic. The best catch rates were documented on the Little Salmon River at 5 hours per fish caught.

  • My First Steelhead!

    So big, I had to have my big sister help me land it! - Valerie on the Salmon River

  • Steelhead Fishing on Upper Salmon River 2/17/15

    This is the first upper Salmon River weekly steelhead fishing report for the spring 2015 season. Reports will be issued each Monday until the close of the season.

  • Clearwater Steelhead Fishing Report 2/17/15

    As stream flows began to decline the past week, angling effort increased and produced some great catch rates through the region on the Clearwater, Snake and Salmon Rivers.

  • Clearwater Steelhead Fishing Report 2/8/15

    Fishing conditions and catch rates on the Clearwater River downstream from Orofino were good during the week but diminished over the weekend. On Saturday, cloudy water conditions were observed and water clarity decreased as water levels began to rise.

  • Clearwater Steelhead 1/20/15

    Tuesday was the first day the Clearwater steelhead fishery was sampled this past week. The Ahsahka Check Station was visited by many happy anglers who had fished the North Fork that day. One shore angler had kept his limit of 3 steelhead and had fished for less than 3 hours.

  • Steelhead Fishing on Upper Salmon River 11/17/14

    Steelhead fishing on the upper Salmon River was effectively shut down this past week due to the below average temperatures we have been having. Slush ice has been flowing through Salmon since Tuesday of last week and as of today the ice jam is upstream of North Fork near the Bobcat access site.