High Water Steel

Klamath River - Middle

Steelhead, Steelhead, Steelhead
Egg gorging fish...
Photo Credit: Pro Guide Mario Gomez

by Mario Gomez

The fish were biting in the mud today. We fished on a rising river and once I made the baits big and bright enough we got bit. The fish have moved off of the salmon beds and can now be found in there winter retreats. Big bright yarn balls is what they wanted today and that's what we gave to them. We saw about a dozen half pounders and 3 nice adult steelhead on the beautiful klamath river. We picked up our first winter fish today and saw a coho get a long distance release. Winter steelhead season will be upon us soon and I can't wait, if you want to hear the drag peel you better book your trip soon I'm filling up fast. Book It

Mario Gomez is a Northern California and Southern Oregon professional fishing guide that chases salmon, trout, and steelhead on the most productive rivers in the Northwest. Pro guide Mario Gomez has spent his entire life fishing the Klamath River, but also follows the circuit and targets the California and Oregon coastal streams each year. If you are interested in fishing the Klamath River, Smith River, Chetco River, Umpqua River and Rogue River click on the website and book your trip today. To learn more about Mario visit Ironhead Guide Service, you can also find him on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, or call him anytime @ (530) 598-0530.

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