Guided Main Umpqua River Fishing Trips

Salmon, Steelhead & Bass

Main Umpqua River Coho Salmon Fishing

This fish, a very prized salmon species know to anglers of all kinds is also known as a “silver”. My first time fishing for coho salmon on the main Umpqua I caught more silvers than I ever thought I would. Silvers are hard biters and love to attack plugs or spinners in the water making for a super aggressive takedown and fun fight. Guiding for coho salmon is always exciting to me because there are so many chances to catch a coho salmon on the main Umpqua. Fishing for silvers on a guided fishing adventure with NK Fishing Guides will ensure lots of fishing excitement on one of the best rivers in Oregon.
Main Umpqua coho salmon fishing season- September to Late October.

Main Umpqua River Steelhead Fishing

The main stem of the Umpqua River system is a very unique river to fish. At the right water level, this part of the Umpqua can be one of the best places to fish for winter steelhead. The main stem flows along mostly remote or low populated areas leaving a person with a true feeling of being outdoors on a guided fishing adventure. If peace and quiet are what you are wanting on your fishing trip, the main stem of the Umpqua would suit you perfectly. With more areas to fish than the North and South Umpqua’s, you will be around fewer people on the water and also a ton of fish! This part of the river triples your chances of catching winter steelhead because the fish have to run up the main before splitting off to either of the stems. It is like fishing three rivers all at once. Generally fishing this river happens earlier in the season because the water levels have to be perfect and with too much rain or snow those levels increase tremendously.
Main Umpqua Winter Steelhead Season- Late November to February.

Main Umpqua River Bass Fishing

There is no better fishing adventure for the whole family than bass fishing on the main Umpqua river. Using ultra light action tackle and spinning rod and reels allows for super easy fishing for all levels of anglers. A day on the main Umpqua fishing for bass is one of the best fishing trips for all ages. Every cast that is made will bring in an aggressive bite or reeling in a good sized small mouth bass. Catching more smallmouth bass than you can keep track of makes for a full day of fishing and endless smiles for everyone!
Main Umpqua bass fishing season- May to Late July.