Umpqua River, North Fork

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GAGE
TIME
FT/CFS
℉/Turb
GRAPHS
5 pm
4.67/48
7 30 year
5 pm
2.43/28
63.0
7 30 year
5 pm
2.46/282
7 30 year
5 pm
5.04/905
53.1
7 30 year
N. Umpqua
Wright Creek
4 pm
2.41/619000 ⇑
7 30 year

Steelhead


► Remember, no weighted flies.

► As more rain falls, many of the steelhead will head for spawning tributaries, but there should still be fish in the river and they will be more active once some rain falls.

► Use traditional tactics and standard summer steelhead swinging flies.

► A little cooler weather combined with some rain should turn the fish on.

► At the beginning of September, your best fishing will be in the early morning (all days) and evening (when it's not hot). But as the sun gets lower, the canyon will be more shaded and you can fish for more of the day.

► If you are new to this river, or you just want to learn to fish it better, consider hiring a guide. The North Umpqua's structure makes it a tricky river to learn how to fish. Guides are almost always a benefit, on any water, but they are particularly so on the North Umpqua.
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