The Smith Has Been Fishing Really Well this Week

Smith River - Smith River, CA (Del Norte County)

Kara Engelke of Cloverdale holds her first-ever steelhead, which she caught on a recent trip down the Smith River. Despite all of the rain, the Smith has remained fishable and is still kicking out a good number of fresh winter steelhead.

by Kenny Priest

The Smith has been fishing really well this week reports guide Mike Coopman. He said, “There’s still plenty of fresh fishing coming in. The boat pressure has been light, the few that are out every day are getting three to five hookups per day. It’s been cold in the morning, making the afternoon drifts much more productive.”

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