Located in Coos County, OR
Coos River Fishing:
The Chinook angling on the Coos river has basically the same timing the Coquille River. Chinook starts in late July. The Coos River has an early run of spring Chinook with decent numbers staying in the lower tidal territories through July and mid August.
In late August and early September the Chinook begin to head up river and a few week later the coho begin to arrive. The run generally starts to improve through August and peaks in September but salmon can be in the river until mid November.
Winter Steelhead fishing on the Coos river is also a big draw northwest anglers. The Coos like the Coquille is known for big fish decent runs of both wild and hatchery fish. The Winter Steelhead fishing action usually fires up in December and peaks in January. After January the run begins to taper and rise but finally dies off in March.
When to Fish
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Open for Chinook salmon and adipose fin-clipped steelhead all year.
**See Oregon fishing REGS for exact times.
This fishery generally allows 2 Adult salmon or 2 steelhead per day or a combintion on one each. 5 jacks per day and certain times of the year 1 additional fin clipped steelhead is allowed.
**See Oregon fishing REGS for details.
Single point barbless hooks required, Spinners, Spoons and Jigs.
Roe, Shrimp, or Herring in the tidal areas.
Salmon egg or shrimp.
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