The river is low and clear

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

by Kenny Priest

The late-fall run of salmon is just about over on the Smith. Rain is needed to bring in the last of the salmon and to kickstart the steelhead run. Flows were down to 1,560 cfs on Wednesday and the river is low and clear. Roe under a float or back-bouncing the deeper holes are your best bet until we get some significant rainfall.

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for Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

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Van Duzen River: Will be low and clear until the next rain
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