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Skykomish River Re-opens in select areas for game fish

  Skykomish River (near Reiter Ponds) re-open for fishing Action: Re-opens portions of the Skykomish River around Reiter Ponds and the Wallace River to fishing for trout (steelhead) and gamefish. Effective dates and times: Jan. 26 through Feb. 15, 2017. Species affected: Trout and gamefish. Locations: Skykomish River: From 1,500 feet upstream to 1,000 feet downstream

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Two prime areas of the Skykomish close to sport fishing

  Skykomish near Reiter Ponds and Wallace River to close to fishing Action: Close part of Wallace and Skykomish rivers to fishing. Effective date: Fishing to close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 through Feb. 15, 2017. Species affected: All species. Locations: Wallace River: From the railroad trestle (downstream of Hwy 2 bridge)

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Skykomish River Fishing Report 09/23/2016

09/23/2016 – John Snyder – Fishing The Skykomish   Opens a portion of the upper Skykomish for hatchery steelhead fishing Action: Opens the portion of the Skykomish River from Gold Bar/Big Eddy access (Hwy. 2 Bridge) to confluence of the North and South Forks to fishing for trout (steelhead) and gamefish. Effective dates and times:

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Skykomish River Fishing Report Jan 1, 2015

01/31/2015   2015 Skykomish River Fishing Report:   The Skykomish Steelhead run is still going and Reiter ponds trap numbers are pretty good.  The lower portion of the Skykomish river closes today 1/31/2015, but from Gold Bar/Big Eddy Access (Hwy. Bridge) to confluence of North and South forks will remain open until Feb 15th. With only two

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Skykomish River Fishing Report May 7, 2015

05/07/2015   2015 Skykomish River Fishing Report:   Skykomish River hatchery Chinook fishery will not open June 1 Action: Close the Skykomish River to the retention of hatchery chinook salmon. Effective date: June 1 through July 31, 2015. Species affected: Hatchery chinook salmon. Location: The Skykomish River from the mouth upstream to the mouth of

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Skykomish River Fishing Report Feb 15, 2015

02/15/2015   2015 Skykomish River Fishing Report:   WDFW Fishing Rule Change   Skykomish River Closes to all Sport Fishing The Skykomish area (844) From Gold Bar/Big Eddy (HWY 2 Bridge) to the Confluence of North and South Forks. Closes to all Sport Fishing at the end of the day 2/15/2015. The Skykomish should open

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Skykomish River Fishing Report Dec 17, 2014

 12/17/2014   2014 Skykomish River Fishing Report:   The Skykomish is getting some pretty decent numbers of Steelhead coming up the river right now. Spoke with my guy at the hatchery and he said that this is the Steelhead run is at it’s peak right now which traditionally runs into January. I would definitely recommend to hitting the

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