Green River

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.

USGS Water-data graph for Green River

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.

USGS Water-data graph for Puyallup River

Snoqualmie River

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.

USGS Water-data graph for Snoqualmie River

Skykomish River

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.

USGS Water-data graph for Skykomish River

Skagit River

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.

USGS Water-data graph for Wynoochee River