Fishing the North Coast: Storms slow solid steelhead action on Chetco, Smith rivers

first_imgNorth Coast steelhead anglers breathed a collective sigh of relief this week as the first real push of winter steelhead entered the Smith and Chetco rivers.The unusually slow start had anglers a little nervous.Were we finally seeing the effects of the drought?Were the steelhead waiting out the huge river flows? Could be a little of both, but for now, it was sure nice to see rivers full of bright steelhead again. Hopefully, once the rivers begin to recede down to fishable levels, …last_img

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