Chetco River fishing guides Dave Jacobs November 15, 2016 Recent Catches Chetco River fishing guides. Find Chetco River fishing guides at redding.com today. Chetco River fishing guide Dave Jacobs recently returned from another successful salmon fishing trip on Oregon’s Chetco River in early November. The Brookings Oregon based river has seen some very good salmon fishing days with welcomed early rains. These wet weather patterns have ushered in many large king salmon like the 31.5 pound king pictured here with guide Dave Jacobs. Chetco River salmon fishing guide Dave Jacobs is available for both salmon and steelhead fishing trips now through March. Chetco River steelhead fishing guides. The best Chetco River steelhead fishing guides will be available December through March. Some top choices for steelhead fishing this season are the Chetco, Smith, Trinity, Klamath and Eel Rivers. Peak fishing times are January and February.