Trinity River Fishing


Peak of the salmon runs have made it through Willow Creek
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, NOVEMBER 20, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The Willow Creek Weir has been removed and it looks like the peak of the salmon runs have made it through Willow Creek. The Winter Run Chinook salmon peaked out during Julian Week 40 - 41 at 713 & 217 while the Coho salmon peaked out during Julian Week 40 at 326. The steelhead are just now peaking out at...
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Fishing is Getting Hot on The Trinity
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, NOVEMBER 13, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Correction: Last week I wrote that “Peral Harbor” was Nov. 7th please forgive me but it happened on December 7. 1941. I was thinking of my birthday coming up. Yes, I will become another year older very soon. I’m not going to say when or how much because many of you will not believe anyone can fish that long. I have...
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Fish Movement in Willow Creek
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, NOVEMBER 7, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Today is Nov. 7,2022, on Nov 7, 1941 the United States of America was attacked at Peral Harbor, Hawaii. As President Roosevelt stated “a day of infamy”. I was a young boy listening to that speech on the radio in our living room in Los Angeles. My Dad had called us in from playing football in the front yard to...
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Trinity River Closes to Adult Salmon Jacks Only
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, OCTOBER 24, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The Upper Trinity has reached the salmon Quota Limit as of Friday October 21,2022. This means you can only harvest jack Chinook salmon under 23 inches. You may continue to fish for steelhead, Brown Trout and jack salmon (No Coho salmon) above the Cedar Flat Bridge at Hwy 299 up to the Old Lewiston Bridge. Below the Hawkins Bar Bridge...
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Winter Water Flows Equals Hard Fishing
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, OCTOBER 17, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Winter water releases start today at 4:00pm; Flows drop to 300cfs. This is going to make fishing in the upper river a bit hard for the time being. Rain is going to be the main factor for fishing in the upper river as 300cfs releases means it is going to be rafts only for the short time. Drift boats will...
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It Looks Like The Fall Run of Chinook Salmon Are Starting To Show Up
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, OCTOBER 9, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The Willow Creek weir has started to count some Fall Run Chinook salmon. What with the fires, heat and change of water flows it looks like the salmon are starting to show up. It seems like a later run to me but the warm water could be a cause for the fish to slow down waiting for cooler waters. A...
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