Lewis River: What happens when the rains come and the river levels rise? Fish have a tendacy to pour into the river and that is what happened here on the Lewis River. Catch rates have defiantly increased by throwing hardware a twitching jigs. More Coho than Kings being caught.
Cowlitz River: Lot’s of wild Kings being caught and released, still a few coho but the numbers are defiantly low. A few Steelhead being caught as well side drifting roe Cured with Zilla Bait.
Columbia River: The rains have caused the lower Columbia to get real dirty and has defiantly killed the Bite. There are still a few Kings being caught one the troll at Mouth of Lewis River and the Mouth of Cowlitz.
Chehalis System: There has been a rule change on select tributaries of the Chehalis so please check the emergency rules update on WDFW website.
Humptullips River: open from Rinevans Bar to Hwy 101, open for hatchery coho and Kings Nov 7. Many wild coho in the system with a mix of hatchery coho to be caught.Still a few kings as well. Float and eggs as well as hardware is the choice of method.
Wishka: Great sleeper fishery but access is limited, Casting Blue Fox spinners in size 3.4.5 is the method of choice.
Wynochee: Still CLOSED
Satsop River: Open from the confluence of the west and east fork up the east fork to Schaffer bridge. The east fork of the Satsop is a small branch of the Satsop where the hatcheries are. This fishery has a bunch of coho in it with a mix of wild and hatchery but u can only retain Hatchery Coho and Kings. The choice we use Float and eggs/ Twitching jigs.
Skookumchuck River: Open but check the regs for retention
Newakum River: open as well but check the regs for retention. remember this system has minimal acces to the river.