Skagit River, Washington Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Skagit River, WA
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Skagit River, Washington Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
There may be a smattering of summer steelhead. Look for bull trout in the riffles and tailouts.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Skagit River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 4320 cfs

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 45 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: all day

Best stretch: Above Concrete

Best access point: Pull outs on Hwy 20 or South Skagit Highway or boat launches

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Steelhead

Fishing season: Nov 1-Apr 31

Nearest airport: Arlington Regional Airport

Person Fishing in a stream

Skagit River Description

The Skagit River is the major north Puget Sound winter steelhead river located 2-3 hours north of Seattle. It is a prime winter steelhead river with fish over 20 pounds the quest. There is also a coho salmon fishery in October, a chum salmon run in November as well as pink salmon every odd-numbered year.

Hatchery fish enter the river in November and are followed by late wild fish March through ...

Techniques & Tips

Swing large streamers on sink tip lines

7-Day Forecast

It's the summer doldrums, fish elsewhere and the river is rising and falling with snowmelt from the Sauk and Baker

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