: ELK RIVER: Frequent storms are keeping the river flows and water color in near perfect condition. Chinook salmon are spread throughout the river, with a few steelhead moving in daily. Anglers can call Elk River Hatchery information line (541) 332-0405 for river height and color. The river fishes best at 5 feet and dropping.
Reported by: Oregon D.F.W
Lures & Spinners
About: -Elk River: October through January. The Elk River is 50 miles long with 10 miles of good King Salmon
fishing water for late season. The
Elk River is a wonderful small stream with
more King salmon holding water and holes per mile than any other stream in
Oregon. Kings on the Elk River average about 30-pounds, with fish to 50-pounds.