Photo of the Trask River

Photo of the Trask River

Located in Tillamook County, OR


Trask River Fishing:

The Trask River is one of Oregon’s true hot spots for salmon and steelhead fishing. The Trask Originates in the Tillamook forest and dumps out into Tillamook bay stretching approximately 18 miles long before it forks.  The North fork stretches for another 30 miles and the south fork another 10 miles. The three primary Salmonid species that run this body of water are Chinook, Coho, and Steelhead. Making the Trask river a major attraction for a fishing destination. For Trask, river fishing access, see our Trask river fishing access map below.



Salmonid Species:


Chinook Salmon

Silver Salmon

Coho Salmon



When to Fish

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This river is catch and release pretty much year round, but from mid August till the end of October it is open to Salmon fishing.

**See Oregon fishing REGS for exact times.


Trask River Water levels


USGS Water-data graph for site 14302480


Trask River Discharge Rate


USGS Water-data graph for site 14302480




Trask River Water Levels are provided by the United States Geological Survey data system.






Daily Limits

This fishery generally allows 2 adult salmon or steelhead per day. 5 Jack salmon per day allowed as well.

**See Oregon fishing REGS for details.



Preferred Fishing Tackle:

One single point barbless hook. Corky and yarn, Jigs or spinners.



Sand Shrimp, Salmon eggs, where allowed!


Sand Shrimp, Salmon eggs, where allowed!


Tackle Tips:
Top Recommendation for this location is plunking or drifting sand shrimp or eggs. next possibly a stealhead jig, or corky and yarn and lastly spinners.


Combat Fishing Rating:

Hand to Hand. Eye protection recommended!

Trask River Fishing Access:

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