Clearwater River at the Mouth.

Clearwater River at the Mouth.

Located in Jefferson County WA


Clearwater River Fishing:

This little river dumps out into the Queets river and is home to several species of Salmon and Steelhead. This little hidden gem is hardly even known by anyone other than locals but look out, the tribes hit this baby hot and heavy. When the fish are running, expect company.


Salmonid Species:


Chinook Salmon

Silver Salmon

Coho Salmon




When to Fish

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Salmon season on the Clearwater river generally runs from September to November.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for exact times.



Daily Limits

Daily limits are generally 6 salmon per day but only 2 adult salmon allowed per day. Steelhead 2 per day. see wild steelhead retention rules.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for details.



Preferred Fishing Tackle:

One single point barbless hook. Corky and yarn, Jigs or spinners,



Sand shrimp, and salmon eggs.



Sand shrimp and salmon eggs!


Tackle Tips:
Top Recommendation for this location is plunking or drifting sand shrimp or eggs. next possibly a steelhead jig, or corky and yarn and lastly spinners.


Combat Fishing Rating:

Hand to Hand. Eye protection recommended!


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