Main Eel is in Perfect Shape

Eel River - Fortuna, CA

Tyler Bishop, of Eureka, holds a nice steelhead caught Monday on the Eel River.
Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of Alan’s Guide Service

by Kenny Priest
3-4-2021
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Running at 2,900 cubic feet per second as of Thursday, the main Eel is in perfect shape. Boats drifting roe or beads are getting one to four fish per trip. There’s a mix of fresh steelhead and some downers are starting to show up. Windy conditions are predicted for both Thursday and Friday. Rain is forecast to hit Friday evening, which will blow the river out for the weekend. Flows are forecast to reach 6,000 cfs by Sunday morning


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