Located in Northern California
Klamath River Fishing:
The Klamath river drains the Cascade mountain region and empties out into the Pacific ocean. Approximately 263 miles in length the Klamath runs through both Oregon and California and is the second largest river system in California next to the Sacramento River system. The Klamath is well known for its upper tier Salmon and Steelhead fishing, renowned for large Chinook, and ample Steelhead.
Although the Klamath is primarily known for the Spring and fall Chinook runs, the Klamath also has healthy runs of Steelhead brewing up the river around the same time. After the Chinook run begins to dwindle Coho and Chum start to work they’re way up this river system but are not as sought after. We at the Lunker’s Guide consider the Klamath river to be in the top 5 Salmon and steelhead fishing destinations in California and is by far well worth the trip. For Klamath river, fishing access see our Klamath river fishing access maps below.
When to Fish
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The Klamath river virtually offers fishing opportunities year round except for conservation closures.
**See California fishing REGS for exact times.
This fishery generally allows 2 salmon or 2 steelhead per day.
**See California State fishing REGS for details.
Flys, Spinners, Spoons, Corky and Yarn, jigs.
Herring, Sandshrimp, Salmon Eggs.
Klamath River Water levels
Klamath River Discharge Rate
Klamath River Water Levels are provided by the United States Geological Survey data system.
Klamath River Fishing Access:
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