Sauk River, Washington Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Sauk River, Washington Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
I would fish the Skagit rather than the Sauk. Check the regs for targetable fish
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Sauk River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 4350 cfs

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: all day

Best stretch: Above confluence with Skagit

Best access point: Pull outs along Hwy 530

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:


Fish species: Bull Trout

Fishing season: June 1 - January 31 closed

Nearest airport: Arlington Regional Airport

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Sauk River Description

The Sauk is a the major tributary of the Skagit and joins the Skagit below Rockport. It is a wild and scenic river and, as such, is undammed. Fluctuations from rain, snow and glacier melt are common with a mean flow between 3500-4000 cfs. It is a wide river with ample gravel bars and road access.

The Sauk is a prime wild winter steelhead stream from March through April. The fish are chrome bright ...

Techniques & Tips

Swing the riffles and heads of pools

7-Day Forecast

Bull trout are in the Sauk with very little hatchery steelhead if any at all. Fish dropping water

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