There's few rivers like it on the West Coast.
Extra large chinook salmon are not anomalies for this beautiful relatively small river. Last week saw a 65-pound record king salmon and three 45 to 50 pounders caught in a single day.
Earlier this season over a dozen 45 to 50 pounders were reportedly caught. See also "Chetco living up to it reputation as world-class
Please help us protect the Wild and Scenic Chetco River from proposals to mine nearly half its length for gold.