Should Be Plunkable By Wednesday

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

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by Kenny Priest

The Smith has been blown out the past few days but should be plunkable by Wednesday, according to guide Mike Coopman. “It’s still going to be on the high side the next few days but we should be back to side-drifting on Friday,” said Coopman. “Prior to the latest rise, fishing hadn’t been that great. The top guides were getting a handful of hookups per trip. The fish we’ve been catching, however, are all nice ones. They’re averaging a solid 10 to 12 pounds.”

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