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Welcome to Nestucca River Outfitters (NRO), The Original Nestucca Valley Sporting Goods!

We are open from 6:00 A.M. until 4 P.M. ( Springer season  6.00AM to 6:00 PM ) seven days a week and we are located 20 minutes South of Tillamook at the junction of Hwy.101 and Hwy. 22  in the town of Hebo, Oregon.  Our location is central to all of the local bays and coastal rivers in Tillamook County and the surrounding area which includes Tillamook Bay, Nestucca bay, Nestucca River, Little Nestucca River , Trask, Kilchis, Siletz, Wilson,  Miami and Tillamook  rivers where some of Oregon's finest Chinook (King) salmon and steelhead fishing takes place.  We offer guided drift boat fishing trips utilizing fly fishing or bait and tackle techniques on all our local rivers daily with the top guides in the area.  We are able to accommodate large groups of 8 or more anglers with advance notice. We also offer guided half day Crabbing or sight seeing trips.  There are  a number of lakes in the area that are stocked with trout year round that make for fun fishing for kids and adults alike.






                             1st Fall Chinook Pic 



                                               BIG FALL  CHINOOK


                                 Get your Nestucca hat to join in before you get your 1st fish

                                                     Sign in sheet and rules in the shop


    10/23/14 Here we go! The Nestucca River topped out at 6.35 feet early last night. We didn't reach the projected 6.75' but there was more than enough water to get the job done. That is start moving the dark salmon up stream and bringing  the bright salmon in. The river has been dropping fast, now at 5.97 and it will continue to drop through the day unless we have an un foreseen weather vent. Last night the river was dirty due to the quick rise. It is still dark outside this morning so I can't tell you what it looks like this morning. My best guess is that it will be off color and start to clear up this afternoon. My instincts tell me that the hatchery at Cedar Creek on three Rivers is loaded with Chinooks this morning. Those fish can be caught in high of color water primarily because they are stuck there. Yesterday afternoon, at the hatchery hole, the bite was on and the Salmon were hitting eggs while pretty much ignoring shrimp. Salmon sometimes can be picky and they may bite something different today but yesterday it was eggs. As for the Nestucca I look for tomorrow to be a bust out day with lots of boaters.

10/22/2014 Hello again! yes I know I haven't been active with the reports, but that is about to change as we slip into the river fishing season and information becomes more important. Just To proffer an explanation, both Laurie and I work seven days a week. Until this summer we both worked 12-13 hour days. As we get older that has become increasingly more difficult. this past summer we worked out a system where by we both cut our hours to 10 a day. Of coarse loosing 2-3 hours a day makes it more difficult to accomplish everything we should. So when it wasn't that important, things like the updated fishing reports suffer. There you have it.

   Now for the report:  So far we didn't get the heavy rains and winds that were predicted for yesterday afternoon and last night. At this time 9:45 AM the Nestucca river continues to drop, last night it was at 4.45, this morning it is at 4.39 and still dropping . We have a handful of fishermen and boaters that were not scared off by the predictions, and they for the most part are having the river to themselves today. It looks like we will get the rain, but just how much and when remains questionable. Once we do get them and if the river does get to 6 feet or better, it will be game on as soon as the river turns and starts to drop. So far what fishermen have been catching is mostly dark salmon that were  holding in tidewater. Those fish moved out of tidewater more than a week ago with the rains we had then. Tidewater since has been dead! I keep hearing "Oh Salmon season must be over cause tidewater is dead" Nothing could be further from the truth. November is always the best month on the river. The reason is because most of the salmon run is still out in the ocean, they are waiting for the heavy rains about to come. Once the river starts flushing fresh water to the ocean, rest  assured the bright Chinooks will come and in good numbers.

   Afternoon update 4:00 PM: The rains have come in earnest, the Nestucca is now on the rise and starting to turn brown. By morning I don't think it will be fishable. Interestingly enough, Many salmon have shot up into Three Rivers at the hatchery and fishing their has been producing fish. Even in off color water you can catch salmon there because they are trapped. No where to go, just sitting in the pool, makes them easy targets.


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                          Deli IS OPEN!! 

We have the Season passes for Cloverdale now here in the store. Good
through October 15th 2014 season ($25.00 Season $4.00 day)
This fee goes to keeping the access of this boat launch open as this is a
private access.
                           Updated photo of remodeled Shop




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