...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... .REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Scattered snow showers late this morning. A slight chance of snow showers late. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. .TONIGHT...South winds to 30 knots becoming west. Snow showers likely in the evening, then snow showers likely with a slight chance of rain showers overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet. .SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest and diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet. .SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow and rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
This blog/article offers a series of links to additional information that will jumpstart your planning process. You can always use the search box option to find information you need. The best place to begin is an estimate of the steelhead run potential based on the number of smolts stocked in 2020. You can then apply the survival rate and create your “guesstimate”. As you read you will discover the number of fish to expect in each tributary.
These articles focus on the how to succeed. Beginners need basic information. Experienced anglers need information to avoid early season pitfalls. Finally for good measure, we offer encouragement to try winter angling for steelhead.
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