Oregon Salmon Fishing
Oregon is known as one of the worlds best locations for Salmon
fishing. Anglers can find productive Oregon Salmon fishing opportunities
in progress for over 10 months of the year in Southern Oregon as timing
of individual runs and rivers vary. In general the larger the river system
(like the Rogue River) the earlier the salmon runs start in the year.
Rogue River Spring Chinook salmon fishing starts in March and small coastal rivers
like the Elk River or Sixes River may see their peak Fall
King runs in December or later.
Rogue River Salmon Fishing
Spring Chinook SalmonThe Rogue River
in Southern Oregon provides the best Spring Chinook and
Fall King fishing in Oregon. The Rogue offers some of the worlds best Spring Chinook
action. Located on the Southern Oregon Coast where the Rogue River meets the Pacific Ocean at Gold Beach Oregon.
Best dates for Spring Chinook Salmon fishing season is April thru mid June on
the Lower Rogue River at Gold Beach and June thru July on the Upper
Rogue River near Medford.
Famous Fall Chinook rivers of Southern Oregon include
Wild and Scenic rivers like the Rogue River, Chetco, Elk and
Sixes Rivers; all featuring fabulous runs of Fall Kings.
Rogue River Salmon Fishing - Gold
Beach Oregon Salmon Fishing for Fall Kings
July to October
The Rogue River supports the largest Fall King fishery on the
Oregon Coast. The Rogue Bay begins its fishery in July and is
highly productive until early October. Kings stack in the calm tidal
waters where anglers troll for 20# to 50# ocean bright Kings.
Thousands of King Salmon are netted every year and the Rogue River Bay fishery is
one of the most consistent producers of fine eating King Salmon in the
world. The Kings here are 94% Wild Stocks with no restrictions on
harvest as the Rogue's Fall Chinook runs are considered some of the
healthiest runs in the country. Limit is 2 adult King Salmon per day
per angler while Rogue River Salmon fishing at Gold Beach Oregon.
Coquille River Fall Chinook - Sept. and October
The Coquille is located at Bandon Oregon. The Coquille King Salmon fishery takes place in the very large tidal area of the lower
Coquille River. This Salmon fishery is for the most part un-crowded. All King
Salmon fishing is done by trolling the many miles of tidal area. Limit is 2
adult King Salmon per day per angler.
Coos Bay Fall Chinook - Sept. and
The Coos River Fall Chinook Salmon Fishery is located at Coos Bay on a very
large estuary. This salmon fishery is supported by what is likely the largest
hatchery program on the Oregon coast. There is a commercial airport at
Coos Bay / North Bend so angler can fly into the area and fish just a
few yards from their hotel.
Chetco River Fall Chinook - Oct. to December
The Chetco River Fall Chinook Salmon Fishery is located at Brookings Oregon
just 7 miles north of the California border. The Chetco is a
small river system which is mostly accessed by drift boat. King Salmon are big
here and the Chetco River King's are written in angling lore. Fishing
conditions are very weather related and it can be
crowded. There is a commercial airport at Crescent City Ca. only 30
Elk & Sixes River Fall Chinook Salmon - Oct. to Dec.
The Elk River and Sixes River are located just a couple of miles
north of Port Orford Oregon. Late Fall King Salmon run big and mean in these
two small coastal rivers. The salmon fishing on the Elk River is very weather
dependant. Storms can be sever and sudden, the Kings can be tough to land
and the action can be hard to believe. These salmon rivers are not for the
weather shy or timid. You may get weathered out but the combination of
challenge and reward makes these rivers a favorite with your guide.
Fish Oregon Guide Service with 30 years of experience
for Oregon Salmon
fishing and Rogue River Salmon fishing will give you and your party a pleasant
experience on Southern Oregon rivers, famous for Fall Kings and Rogue
River Spring Chinook fishing trips.