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The winter steelhead season on the southern Oregon coast is our favorite season hands down. Our veteran steelheaders live for it. It is the big game hunting of the spey fisherman. Chasing steelhead is our passion. Chasing winter steelhead within a stone’s throw of the ocean adds a whole other element to the pursuit of these awesome fish. While the Lower Rogue is our featured destination, we also fish the Elk, Sixes, Chetco, Smith, and others that will go unnamed. From the big water of the Rogue to the intimate setting of our smaller rivers like the Elk, we are able to provide an amazing experience on several venues. Most of our clients, once they get the winter steelhead bug, rebook this trip every year.

We use several tactics targeting these fish. In the lower reaches of these rivers, we are fishing traveling lanes. As the fish move upriver, we are able to fish more classic holding water. Winter steelhead are larger than their summer cousins, averaging 8 pounds. Plenty are caught each season in the mid-teens. Our coastal season runs January and February.

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We offer 4-day, 3-night camps on the Lower Klamath River in July and August of each year. The fishing, instruction, and food are legendary! 4 guests with 2 guides in each camp.
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