Humboldt Currents Winter 2017

Casey Allen Humboldt Currents

I must start with a notable catch on the Smith River. River guide, Mike Coopman, who is no stranger to big fish, guided his angler, Joanne, to a monster steelhead pushing 28 pounds. The huge fish was 42” long with …

2017 Preseason Groundfish Report

Tom Marking Groundfish, Halibut

The wind is howling outside, the waves are big, we’ve received over 40” of rain to date, the rivers are at monitor stage, (when are the herring going to run?); and our thoughts are tuning to what lies ahead for …

2016 Klamath Fall Run Returns Hit Historic Low

Bob Smith Salmon

North Coast anglers will be bracing for bad news as we begin to enter into the salmon harvest regulatory process for 2017. After multiple years of drought, the 2016 Klamath Fall Chinook adult returns hit historic lows, recording the lowest …

Humboldt Currents Fall 2016

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The cover photo on this issue is actually from 2010 when Bert Colbert obtained his Hydra Sports, later to be named Bankers Hours. The eucalyptus trees north of the Coast Guard station are always a great backdrop for photographs. Congratulations …