Smith River steelhead fishing guide Dave Jacobs January 25, 2017 Recent Catches Smith River steelhead fishing guide. The time for steelhead fishing on the North coast and Southern Oregon is here! The big rains have stopped and both the Smith River near Crescent City California and the Chetco River near Brookings Oregon are both dropping and have cleared for fishing! The time to book a steelhead fishing trip is now as this week, weekend and next week are clear and sunny with the latest forecast. We are here and have many qualified local steelhead fishing guides to get you on the rivers as reported by Smith River steelhead fishing guide Dave Jacobs. The Smith and Chetco Rivers host a average steelhead size in the 8 to 10 pound class with double digit steelhead 12 to 18 pounds a real possibility here. With all of the high water this Fall and Winter on both rivers, both are clearing very fast. The Smith River has already dropped into very good fishable shape this week and the Chetco is just a couple of days behind. You can call guide Dave Jacobs direct to book your trip at 1 (530) 646-9110 now. You can also get more current fishing reports for Northern California here as well.