Located in Clatsop County, OR
Necanicum River Fishing:
The Necanicum river in known for excellent salmon and steehead fishing during the fall and winter months. With Fall chinok and Coho and runs of hatchery and wild steelhead during the winter months.
Chinook are among a favorite among local anglers on the Necanicum river. With Chinook entering the river in late October and peaking in November with numbers still available into December.
Fall Coho enter the river in August and offer decent opportunities in September and October. Be aware coho are in limited numbers for hatchery fish and all wild coho must be released.
Necanicum River Steelhead
Necanicum river steelhead enter the river in mid November and peak in December and January but remain consistent all the way through March .
When to Fish
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The Necanicum is generally open for chinook salmon August – December and steelhead January – March and May – December.
**See Oregon State Department of Fish and Wildlife REGS for exact times.
This fishery generally allows 2 fin clipped adult salmon and up to 5 jack salmon per day. Also 2 fin clipped steelhead allowed per day,
**See Oregon State Department of Fish and Wildlife REGS for details.
Barbless hooks are required when fishing for salmon or steelhead on most rivers in Oregon.
Sandshrimp and Roe
Combat Fishing Rating:
Hand to Hand. Eye protection recommended in the hot spots!
Necanicum River Fishing Access:
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