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Trinity River Fishing Report

written by
E. B. Duggan, phone: 530-629-3554,
email: yen2fish@netzero.net
website: www.MyOutdoorBuddy.com

Good Fish’en and Good Luck but remember:
“Keep your tip up with a tight line lands fish.”

  • We are now entering winter and still fishing
    We now entering into winter weather type of fishing as the weather has turned into some freezing mornings with some snow on the mountain tops. Winter steelhead are now starting to show up in the Trinity River with a nice mix of half-pounders and some small adults. The half- pounders help keep up the action …

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  • Happy Thanksgiving and have a good Turkey Day
    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 …

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  • Fishing is getting hot on the Trinity
    Correction: Last week I wrote that “Pearl 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 …

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  • Fish Movement in Willow Creek
     Today is Nov. 7th,2022. On Nov 7, 1941 the United States of America was attacked at Pearl 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 …

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  • Finally the fires are contained
     Finally the fires are contained as fire crews are now doing mop-up action. The problem, because fire crews are doing mop-up operations most of the public fishing accesses around Willow Creek are closed to public access. Big Rock, Kimtu, South Fork, Hiel-Din Trail, Salyer Bridge Trail and Hawkins Bar accesses are all closed to the …

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  • Fires are still burning!
    The fires are still burning but the containment lines are holding so far. Because of the steep terrain the management team is letting the interior burn and that is why we have so much smoke. The Campbell Ridge and Ammon fires are contained at this time and are not moving just the interior is burning …

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  • It is smoky in Willow Creek!
    It has been smoky off and on here in Willow Creek due to the Fires, Six Rivers Lightening Complex. The fires around Willow Creek have made internet a problem due to heavy smoke at times. I was not able to get internet last week due to the heavy smoke and am having some problems making …

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  • Smoke, Smoke those fish!
    It has been very smoky here due to the Fires, Six Rivers Lightening Complex. The fire in Willow Creek is not bad as it is across the river. The Friday Ridge fire is a bit of trouble as is the fire above the Golf Course. When you add the two together then add an inversion …

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