Trinity River Fishing


Chinook Salmon Season Trinity River
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

Trinity River

The 2018 Fall Chinook adult salmon quotas for the Trinity River could possibly be met by October 10 if there is not a large inflow of Fall Chinook salmon.  I say that could be a possibility, but with the low counts this past week at the Willow Creek weir I don’t think it will happen. The CDFW has been looking at the low counts and...
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Salmon Quotas Being Met on the Klamath
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

Klamath River - Upper - CA

The 2018 Fall Chinook adult salmon quotas for the Klamath Trinity River basin have been met for the Lower Klamath River from the Weitchpec Bridge down to the mouth of the Klamath River as of Wednesday Sept.12. You may still fish this area for jack Chinook salmon under 22 inches and hatchery steelhead. Normally, the Upper Klamath and Trinity Rivers have...
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Salmon fishing on the Trinity
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

Trinity River

Salmon season opened on the Trinity Saturday September 1st. The Willow Creek weir is installed and operating with a new addition- an underwater video camera. The intent is to try and capture fish going through during the hours that the weir is open for fish passage to help for a more accurate fish count in the Lower Trinity. Sunday I took a...
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Fishing Great Loss
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, AUGUST 27, 2018



On August 13 Ed Trujillo passed away. Ed fished the Trinity River for over 35 years. The group of Trinity River fishermen lost another of their Trinity fishermen. Many of the older fishermen that have fished the Trinity for years knew Ed. He knew every fishing area on the Trinity from the dam to Weitchpec, and if you were fishing...
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Yea, Highway 299 is Open!
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, AUGUST 20, 2018

Trinity River

I really love living in the country alongside the beautiful Trinity River, but it has its problems. It is not like living in the city where you can turn on the tap and water comes out. but, when you use a spring or creek for your water, sometimes animals disrupt your water supply and you have to fix it so...
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Trinity River Fishing Report: Fires & Smoke
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 30, 2018

Trinity River

It is all over the news about the fires; the Carr Fire has Hwy 299 closed and the Mendocino Complex has Hwy 20 closed; so it would be very hard to reach the Trinity River, plus, most of the upper part of the river is so smoky that you would have trouble finding your way to the river. The fires...
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