A local river with fisheries for trout, chum and coho salmon, and hatchery steelhead. Flaming Geyser Park is the most popular area to fish with good access.
Puyallup & Carbon Rivers
A combat fishery exists on the lower river along River Rd. for the Chums, Kings, Coho, odd-year Pink Salmon and the occasional steelhead. The upper river has trout and salmon opportunities when open.
Below Snoqualmie Falls, a fishery exists for hatchery steelhead, salmon, and sea-run cutthroat. Above the falls, a fun trout fishery exists for small Westslope cutthroat trout that are eager to take dry flies.
A popular salmon and steelhead fishery close to Seattle. Once fabled for its wild winter steelhead, now primarily a fishery for hatchery Summer and Winter steelhead. Contains a good chum salmon run. Most fly fishing occurs from the town of Monroe upstream to the Reiter hatchery ponds above the town of Gold Bar.
Once the most famous winter steelhead river in Washington, now closed to most steelhead fishing. A popular pink salmon river in odd years. The Skagit River is also one of the only places in the state of Washington where you can target Dolly Varden/Bull Trout. Swinging flies with white streamers is a productive method of fishing for bull trout.