Newaukum River at Stan Hall Park.

Newaukum River at Stan Hall Park.

Located in Lewis County, WA


Newaukum River Fishing:

The Newaukum river is one of the upper tier Steelhead and Salmon fisheries in the state. Located in Lewis County the Newaukum originates in the Newaukum Prairie and drains out into the Chehalis River. The Newaukum offers many great spots for both salmon and steelhead fishing, for Newaukum river fishing access information check out the map below.



Salmonid Species:


Chinook Salmon

Silver Salmon

Coho Salmon




When to Fish

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Fishing for Salmon on the Newaukum is generally open October through February. Steelhead from June through March.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for exact times.


Daily Limits

This fishery generally allows 6 Salmon per day, with a 2-3 adult fish limit depending on the time of the season. Steelhead only 2 a day is allowed as part of the daily trout limit.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for details.


Preferred Fishing Tackle:

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



Sand Shrimp, Salmon Eggs, Worms.



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:

Intermediate. Not to heavily stacked but Eye protection still recommended preferably polarized!


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