Siletz River Oregon
Fly Fishing The Siletz River Oregon
The Siletz River is about seventy miles long and drains a
large amount of the Coastal Range between Newport
and Lincoln City, Oregon.

The river has some of the best steelhead fishing on the
coast of Oregon. It has a large fall run of Chinook
Salmon as well as some of the best sea-run cutthroat
trout fishing on the Coast of Oregon.

The river also has its native cutthroat trout. This
resident cutthroat trout fishery is best in the upper parts
of the river. This makes if possible to catch something
on the fly about any time of the year.

The best steelhead fishing runs from December through
March. There's also a summer run of steelhead trout.

The fall run of Chinook Salmon occurs from September
through November. Coho Salmon runs are very good.
The Coho Salmon are mostly wild fish and must be

The Siletz River has several boat ramps but most all of
the property is private.

The season runs year-round but it is species specific so
you have to check the current regulations each year.
Steelhead fishing is great during the winter months.
Spring is the best time to catch the sea run cutthroat
There is a summer run of steelhead.
Steelhead fishing can be great during the fall season.
Chinook Salmon fishing is at its best in the Fall.

Fly Fishing Guide to the Siletz River
Fly fishing the Siletz River successfully during different
seasons requires that you use a variety of different
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Type of Stream

Chinook Salmon
Native Cutthroat Trout
Sea run Cutthroat Trout
Coho Salmon

Medium, 70 miles long

Northwest Coastal Oregon

Nearest Towns
Lincoln City

Year-round but species specific


Special Regulations
Yes, but species specific. Check the
current regulations

Non-Resident License
State of Oregon

National Weather Service

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