Northern California steelhead fishing guide.

This fishing report is courtesy of Northern California steelhead fishing guide Dave Jacobs.

Better rains have returned to the North Coast bringing many coastal rivers flows up attracting fresh run steelhead.  The Chetco River has been fishing good this past week but now has come up over 7000 cfs making plunking this weekends top choice.  Over on the Smith, flows have come up enough to plunk late the week and looks like flows will stay up through the weekend.  Pictured today is John Adams from Hilmar Ca. with a nice Chetco River steelhead caught with Dave Jacobs Professional Guide Service recently.  January and February are top months to target north coast steelhead as reported by steelhead fishing guide Dave Jacobs.  We are offering fully guided steelhead trips daily on both the Chetco River in Oregon and the Smith River in California.

About The Author

Dave Jacobs

Professional Guide Dave Jacobs is licensed to operate in both California and Oregon. Dave Jacobs is a licensed guide with The California Department of Fish and Wildlife as well as a current licensed Oregon guide registered with The Oregon State Marine Board. Guide Dave Jacobs is also licensed to operate in the Rogue/Siskiyou National Forest on the upper Chetco River in Oregon, licensed to operate in the Six Rivers National Forest on The Smith River, Klamath River, Trinity River and South Fork Trinity River. Guide Dave Jacobs is also licensed with the Bureau of Land Management to operate on the upper Trinity River from Lewiston California downriver to Grays Falls on the Trinity River. Guide Dave Jacobs also holds a Merchant Mariner Credential with The U.S. Coast Guard and is certified in both CPR and First Aid. We are an equal opportunity provider.