Kings, Coho And Steelhead All Available
According to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, chinook are spread throughout the lower river. Boat anglers side drifting or back bouncing eggs have been doing well. The estuary has been slow. Coho salmon are just starting to show in the bay and lower river.
Summer steelhead and half-pounder fishing has slowed down in the lower river. Most anglers are fly fishing or casting spinners. The best spots to target steelhead are the tail out or head of pools.
Anglers fishing the middle Rogue up to Gold Hill are catching fall chinook. Best fall chinook baits include roe and Kwikfish with sardine wraps. Some anglers are back trolling Brads Wee Wigglers and Rebel Crawfish.
Summer steelhead are passing through the area. All non-adipose fin-clipped steelhead must be released unharmed. Anglers can have success casting flies, drifting night crawlers, or casting spinners like a Panther Martin with a black body and gold blade.
Summer steelhead and trout anglers are doing well on the upper Rogue. Angling upstream of Fishers Ferry boat ramp is restricted to artificial flies until Nov 1. Anglers should try egg flies or stoneflies with nymph droppers and fish on or near the bottom.Back To Reports