NESTUCCA RIVER FISHING
Nestucca River Fishing is a great fishery near Tillamook Bay. The Nestucca River Fishing is almost a year around fishery; Fall Salmon and both Winter Steelhead and Summer Steelhead. This River is a little farther drive from Portland Oregon then the Wilson River, but the Nestucca River holds its own.
Guided winter Steelhead fishing on the Nestucca River starts mid-November and will continue to fish into April. Spring is when you will see a transition from Winter Steelhead to early summer Steelhead on the Nestucca. Summer Steelhead will continue into the Nestucca River though the summer months and into early fall.
Guided fishing trips on the Nestucca River Fishing offers both fall Chinook salmon and spring Chinook salmon. Fall Salmon Fishing starts the end of September and will fish into November. The Nestucca River is know for producing large Fall Chinook Salmon, like the Trask River. This makes Nestucca River Chinook fishing trips very popular. The Nestucca River also gets a hatchery run of Spring Chinook salmon, this is not a popular fishery due to the size of run.
Spring Chinook Salmon starts Mid-May and will fish into July. The Nestucca River spring Chinook fishery is great because you can also target Steelhead at the same time.
Both Salmon and Steelhead fishing on the Nestucca River is very hands-on. Casting, bouncing, mending lines, feeling the bite and setting the hook is part of fishing the Nestucca River. The Nestucca River is a Drift Boat River, done out of STS Guide Service 18’ Clackamax Clackacraft Drift Boat.