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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-18-2011, 10:45 AM Thread Starter
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Planning on visiting CA from the East Coast the entire Holiday season, starting middle of this week. One of the places planned is Redwood forest. While searching (web) for accommodation, I was like 'wowed', this also looks like prime steelhead country showed it to wife and she could not believe how every vacation coincides with a fishing trip/hole.

My ask is
(i) Where do you recommend staying/lodging with the family around the redwood forest area for 2 days/nights?
(ii) Is it possible for me to get out half a day fishing? If yes, where?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-18-2011, 11:24 AM
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Most of the north coast rivers are suffering from lack of rain. Several are
closed. Parallel to US 101 is the wonderful "Avenue of the Giants" which
gives one many access points to the Eel River. The South Fork is still
closed; but further to the north you can fish the main stem. Lots of small
towns along this route. You don't find near as many inns and such
anymore. In the town of Rio Dell, there is a hardware store on your left
driving north. The owner is a great source of fishing info.
You should google "Eureka Times-Standard" and scroll down to find
Kenny Priest's "Fishing the North Coast." He updates (weekly) the
fishing conditions and which rivers are open/closed.
December is usually a very wet month for the north coast. Here in San
Diego, we're above average rainfall for the season - almost 5 " - which is more than much of the north coast. Go figure.
Steelheaders are still doing fairly well on the Trinity; but, that's a day's drive
from 101.
Best to you,
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