Mad River - Arcata, CA

River Information

Fish Species: Chinook Salmon, Steelhead



Latest Photos

Five year-old Hazel Sloan was excited to say the least after landing this nice hatchery steelhead over the weekend on the Mad River. According to her dad Justin, pictured left, the steelhead was close to nine pounds and was 28.5 inches long.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Justin Sloan
1-16-2020
Photo Credit: Courtesy of NCGASA
1-7-2020
Photo Credit: Courtesy of NCGASA
1-3-2020
Photo Credit: Courtesy of NCGASA
1-3-2020

Latest Fish Reports

Date Report Author
12-2-2021 Closed to fishing as of Thursday, Dec. 2
Closed to fishing as of Thursday, Dec. 2. ... more »
Kenny Priest
11-24-2021 The Mad is green and fishable
The Mad is green and fishable, but still... more »
Kenny Priest
11-19-2021 The Mad saw a slight bump in flows
The Mad saw a slight bump in flows... more »
Kenny Priest
11-12-2021 The Mad was off color all week
The Mad was off color all week after... more »
Kenny Priest
11-4-2021 The Mad was off color all week
The Mad was off color all week and... more »
Kenny Priest

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