Eel River Conditions

Eel River - Fortuna, CA

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Fishing The North Coast

by Kenny Priest

As of Wednesday afternoon, the main Eel peaked at roughly 14,000 cfs. More rain is on the way, which is predicted to push the flows to 25,000 cfs by early Monday morning. This will be the biggest rise of the season, and should bring in plenty of fresh steelhead. However, it will be blown out for quite a while, it typically needs 10 days to a couple weeks of dry weather before it turns green.

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