Best Times of the Year to Fish in Del Norte County
Each type of fishing and each area differs. For the best chances of catching your limit, check out these guides to the best times of the year for each area!
For Salmon and Steelhead Trout the best times are January – March
With special regulations you can fish for Cut-Throat Trout in Late April – November
For Chinook Salmon, the peak season is October through January
For Chinook Salmon, fish the Spring Run (May – July), the Fall Run (August – September) or the Winter Run (October – December)!
Bottom Fishing/Ocean Fishing
In May – September it’s Salmon season! Make sure to check with the local fish and game rules for exact dates.
And May – December, fish for Black Snapper, Blue Snapper, Ling Cod, Sea Trout, and Cabazon
During some seasons you can troll for albacore and salmon. Check with your guide.
From the last Saturday in November to July 30th it’s Crabbing Season in Del Norte County!