CFF November 10th Fish-A-Long

This months Fish-A-Long will be held Saturday November 10th. It’s our annual trip to the Kilchis River fishing for Chum Salmon. This is a popular, well attended CFF trip fishing for big, strong, hard fighting Chum salmon. Early reports have confirmed this should be a banner year for Chum returns to the Tillamook areas streams.

What– Chum Salmon

Where– meet at Kilchis River Park

When– 8am Saturday the 10th of November

Equipment-7 to 10wt rods with matching reel & floating & sink tip lines with at least 100 yards of backing / 6 to 10 ft leaders tapered to 15 to 20 pound test / Bright colored flies, bright both weighted and unweighted in size 2 to 6-I’ll have extras / Long nose pliers, Chums have big sharp teeth / Waders & wading staff. The Kilchis in not a hard river to wade / Rain gear, it’s the Oregon coast / Warm, layered clothing

Directions– take highway OR- 6 to Tillamook, then head North on Hwy 101 to the Kilchis river road. Take the Kilchis river road & when you pass the gravel pit take a right over the wooden bridge well meet at the parking lot of the boat launch on the left. Instruction and extra equipment will be provided. I will be down checking on the fishing conditions Friday the 9th. Check the blog for updates before heading over.

Chum salmon are very strong and put up a stubborn battle. If you have never caught on of these 10 to 20 pound bruisers, this trip is for you! It’s usually a real fun action packed outing that shouldn’t be missed, hope to see you there! Questions, email Paul Brewer or call Lane Hoffman 503-706-7543.

CFF November Fish-A-Long

What:  November Fish-A-Long Chum salmon

Where: Kilchis River

When:  8am, November 11th

Here’s the plan: meet at the Kilchis River Park Saturday morning. We’ll gear-up, talk strategy, then hit some favorite stretches in pursuit of these hard fighting salmon Instruction will be provided for members who require it.

Equipment:

~7 to 10wt rods with matching reel & at least 100 yds of backing. I’ll have a couple of extra outfits, check with me

~floating & sink tip lines

~7 1/2 to 10ft leaders tapered to 20 to 25lbs

~flies, egg patterns & Chum flies, look up on the internet, check with our sponsor fly shops, I’ll have extra

~pliers or forceps these fish have really big teeth

~waders & wading boots & I much suggest a wading staff.

~rain coat & rain hat. It’s Oregon

~dress in layers as the temperature can really vary

~camera in waterproof bag

Directions: Take Hwy 26 west, then turning onto Hwy 6 to Tillamook. Turn right onto Hwy 101, go past the cheese factory then turn on the Kilchis river road & drive to the Kilchis River Park. Cross the wooden bridge, & we’ll meet in the parking lot. This an annual & popular CFF outing. It’s a really good chance to hook these large (8 to 20 pounds) hard fighting fish. We normally fish till 1 or 2, meet at a local watering hole for lunch before heading home. I’ll go down Friday the 10th & check the fishing conditions. If there is a problem it will be posted on the CFF blog Friday evening. Hope you can make this trip, it’s usually a blast!

Contact: Lane Hoffman; 503-706-7543 leave a message I’ll get back to you.  lanehf@comcast.net