Rogue River Chinook Salmon Fishing Charters

Rogue River Chinook Salmon Fishing Charters

Best Chinook Salmon Fishing Charters in Rogue River

Chinook Salmon Fishing in Rogue River

Chinook Salmon
  • Size 10-50 lbs
  • Food Value Excellent
  • Game Qualities Good
  • Habitats Inshore, Lake, River, Nearshore

(Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)

When you want to experience Oregon’s freshwater fishing to the fullest, go Salmon fishing in the Rogue River! Chinook Salmon are arguably the symbol of the river’s fishing scene but it’s not the only type of Salmon you can catch  – Coho are here too! Even though you can go fishing in the Rogue River year round, you’ll find most fishing guides active during Salmon runs, which only proves how important they are for local anglers.
 
Spring-run Chinook, also known as Springers, are the main prize of the year. Their season lasts from late March–June, when they usually weigh 10–35 pounds. They have a reputation for being aggressive and catching them is surely a fun challenge. It’s best to go after them early in the morning to get a head start. 
 
The fall run starts in September when Chinook Salmon gather in the lower part of the Rogue River. These are bigger than Springers but don’t fight as hard. The best way to catch them is by drift fishing, so it’s also a great opportunity to enjoy your surroundings. In October, Coho Salmon also join the game and make a great option for a combo trip.
 
Combo adventures work best if you take a full day trip, especially if you want to add Steelhead into the mix. Short trips are great if you’re fishing with your family or simply want to learn the basics. When looking for a departure point, you’ll find great guides from Gold Beach to Grants Pass, which is where most of the fishing action happens. 
 

Rogue River Chinook Salmon Fishing Seasons

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Seasonality

Chinook Salmon fishing in Rogue River varies moderately throughout the year. High season is May and October to December. Low season is January to February. There is no closed season.
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Excellent
4.2 / 5
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What anglers said about Chinook Salmon Fishing in Rogue River

I have been fishing Southern Oregan & Northern California rivers for over 20 years and found that each day and each week can be different for size and quanity of fish. I recommend come up with a positive additude and enjoy the surroundings with friends and family.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I have been fishing Southern Oregan & Northern California rivers for over 20 years and found that each day and each week can be different for size and quanity of fish. I recommend come up with a positive additude and enjoy the surroundings with friends and family.
Stephen  H.
Stephen H. Pacifica, CA
Use Salmon King Lodge for your fishing trip. They know the river and their knowledge about the fish and what bait works best are incredible.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Use Salmon King Lodge for your fishing trip. They know the river and their knowledge about the fish and what bait works best are incredible.
Richard  M.
Richard M. United States

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