Fishing reports for the Chetco River can be viewed online from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, HumboldtFish.com and USAFishing.com. Reports are also found in printed and online versions of local newspapers, including the Bandon Western World in St. Coos Bay, Oregon, and the Redding Record Searchlight in Redding, California. The available fishing reports vary in how often they are updated and the level of information provided.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife includes regular updates of fishing conditions on the Chetco River in the reports filed for the southwest section of the state. The Chetco River report includes current river conditions as well as future trends that may affect fishing.
HumboldtFish.com posts fishing reports on all of the fisheries in Humbolt County, California, including the Chetco River. Reports cover a variety of species, such as salmon, rainbow trout and steelhead. USAFishing.com has regular reports from area fishing guides, detailing recent catch results. The site also provides links to the U.S. Geological Survey current water flow charts and the California Department of Transportation's road conditions report.
The Bandon Western World has regular reports of catches by local fishermen included in its fishing report. The Redding Record Searchlight provides fishing conditions and catch reports for the Chetco River in both Oregon and California, including photos of caught fish.