The river dropped into driftable shape Sunday

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

by Kenny Priest

During Saturday’s highwater, plunkers did well, with some getting multiple hookups. The river dropped into driftable shape Sunday and the handful of boats drifting the Forks to Ruby did well, averaging two to three fresh steelhead. Monday the bite slowed slightly, with boats getting anywhere from zero to four opportunities. The river is clearing and dropping quickly, but should be in good shape the rest of the week.

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for Friday, January 14th

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Eel River: The Eel is dropping slowly
Eel River - South Fork: The South Fork is dropping into shape
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