Trinity River Fishing


Winter is Here But Steelhead Are Not Showing in Big Numbers Yet
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, NOVEMBER 29, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Sorry about no fish report last week but I was spending some time with my family trying to obey the COVID rules and not over staying time with each family group. I thank you for understanding and hope all had a good Thanksgiving. The rain has slacked off for the time being but the cold is showing up more. Some of the mornings...
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The Rain is Doing Good Things
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, NOVEMBER 15, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Rain for this last storm came to just over two inches, not only did it do good for the river and fish but really helped with the fires. We still have more rain coming! The fires seem to be coming under control and in some instances is helping to put the fires OUT. (Thank goodness) As for the streams and...
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More Rain Coming
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, NOVEMBER 8, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The rain for last week was not as predicted, not even close. What little rain we did get was not enough to start any kind of large steelhead movement. The barometric pressure drop did help to start some movement in the upper river as fly fishing for steelhead started to get good but not great yet. The rain that was...
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Winter Type Weather is Coming
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, NOVEMBER 1, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

There is very little to no smoke from the fires now. Highway 96 in the Happy Camp area is open on a limited basis so please be careful. All areas above I-5 on the Klamath is clear with no fire danger at the present, that goes for just below I-5 on Hiway 96 down to Seiad Valley. Most all of...
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Trinity River is Really Picking Up
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, OCTOBER 18, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Sorry about last week for no report but I was up in Idaho checking things out for fishing. Lots of places to fish is all I can say. I was in the The rains, what little the were, helped the firefighters and slowed the fires progress down. In fact, it helped the firefighters gain control over some of them. The good...
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Smoke That Fish
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, SEPTEMBER 20, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The smoke is back in the valley but not as heavy as before. We had several days of nice clear weather after the rain which was very nice. The Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) released water from the Trinity Dam to cool the lower part of the Klamath river down and it has sent the message to the salmon. Water releases...
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