: Alsea River: The Alsea River and bay is open for Chinook salmon Aug. 1 Dec. 31. Fishing is slow but will pick up over the next several weeks. Trolling herring in the lower bay is an effective technique. Eggs and bobber or drifting eggs can be productive in the upper bay and river as the season progresses.
Reported by: Oregon D.F.W
Lures & Spinners
River is approximately 55 miles long and and enters the Pacific Ocean at
Waldport. Most people fish for fall chinook salmon and winter steelhead.
Additionally, searun cutthroat can be caught in August and September. Numerous
boat ramps allow good access to the river. (more on the