Next Week Should Be Prime For The Chetco

Chetco River - Brookings, OR (Curry County)

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Fishing The North Coast

by Kenny Priest

The Chetco has been too high for drift boats for more than two weeks, but will finally drop back into shape by the end of the weekend reports Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing. “Plunkers were doing well before it blew out, so expect fishing to be good river- wide as it drops,” said Martin. “Next week should be prime. The Chetco reached 20,000 cfs on Sunday, its highest level since the April 2019 flood.”

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