Fish Sniffer Digital Edition Issue 3622 Oct. 13-27, 2017 - Page 26

24 FRESHWATER Oct. 13 - 27, 2017 VOL.36 • ISS. 22 FRESHWATER REPORTS: adipose fin-clipped hatchery coho. Salmon anglers are having the best luck SHASTA/WHISKEYTOWN LAKES STAMPEDE RESERVOIR CONTINUED FROM PG 21 cont. Epic Kokanee Salmon Fishing Kokanee Salmon Season Ends With Limits These anglers hit the waters of the West Delta with Captain David Hammond on Sept. 19 and hammered out limits of stripers on the troll. Photo courtesy of DELTA PRO FISHING, Elk Grove. ROSEBERG - The ODFW reports that Chinook are spread throughout the lower Rogue and estuary. The Chinook fishery has been one of the best is recent years and should continue into October. Anglers are picking up a few coho trolling the bay. Coho numbers should continue to build through September. Boat and bank anglers are picking up Chinook side-drifting eggs in some of the deeper runs downstream of SOUTHERN OREGON Agness. ROUNDUP Rogue flows are dropping this week and should really improve fishing conditions for Great Salmon Fishing summer steelhead and half pounders. The Available On The Rogue And half pounder steelhead run is also doing Other South State Rivers very well. Anglers are picking up fish all through the lower river. Spinners or flies fished in the tail outs and head of pools is a good method to catch these fish. On the middle 24ft Alumaweld Jet Boat Rogue, Chinook and G-Loomis & Shimano Gear Provided summer steelhead are available. In Salmon • Trout • Stripers the Grants Pass Shad • Steelhead • Sturgeon area, Chinook Professional Guide Robert Weese since 1985. anglers should find Northern California Guide Service success using back 530-755-7196 • norcalsalmonguide.com trolled plugs, back 3615 bounced roe and/ or sand shrimp, or Northern California Guide Service bobbers with roe. Plugs wrapped with a sardine fillet or Now Booking for… a wobbler in deep holes have had Sacramento & Feather River Salmon Trips! Oregon River Trails Smallmouth • Steelhead Salmon • Trout Sturgeon Quality Trained Retrievers For Sale. 2315 Phone Bill Kremers at…(541) 754–6411 bkremers@comcast.net 29606 N.E. Pheasant, Corvalis,OR 97333 CALL NOW FOR SALE PRICES! Fish Lake Tahoe! 3204 5 hours DaiLy Trips the best luck. The best bet for summer steelhead would be on plugs or drifted night crawlers. On the Umpqua, Chinook fishing in the estuary is steady, but slow. Bank anglers in Half Moon Bay are consistently catching Chinook and a good number of hatchery coho. There have been reports of folks catching fish throughout the main. From July 1– Dec. 31, anglers can harvest two wild Chinook per day, and in combination with the other salmon/ steelhead recorded on your salmon tag, up to 20 fish total. Fin-clipped hatchery fish can be recorded on a separate hatchery harvest tag that is available. There is no limit on the number of hatchery tags that can be purchased. Daily limits still apply. Chinook salmon fishing has been decent this past week on the Coquille River with anglers catching salmon in the lower river from the Highway 101 Bridge upstream to Bear Creek. Salmon anglers are having the best luck trolling cut plug herring behind a flasher. There is no wild coh