Skagit River Salmon Fishing 2022

The Skagit River is Puget Sound’s most important resource as it dumps 80% of the freshwater that flows into the Puget Sound annually. The Skagit originates in the iconic and beautiful North Cascades being met by many important tributaries as it winds its way along highway 20 westward until it meets the saltwater estuary of Skagit Bay.

All five species of pacific salmon return to the Skagit River making it the only river in the Puget Sound and one of very few in Washington State which can make such a claim.

This blog article attempts to concentrate in one place the angling opportunity, fishing regulations and hatchery data to make your research and trip planning to the Skagit River as simple as possible.

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WDFW News Release: Sockeye fishing expands on much of the Columbia River as returns exceed expectations

June 30, 2022
Contact: Fish Program, 360-902-2700
Public Affairs contact: Ben Anderson, 360-902-0045

Sockeye fishing expands on much of the Columbia River as returns exceed expectations

Additional summer Chinook opportunity also scheduled

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