Palix River

Palix River from HWY 101

Located in Pacific County, WA


Palix River Fishing:

The Palix river originates in Willapa Hills and Drains out into Willipa Bay. Stretching approximately 14 miles the Palix river is home to several species of Salmon and Steelhead is know for great fishing. Kings and Coho run hot and heavy, plus the Steelhead are in the thick as well. For Palix river fishing access info see our Palix river fishing access map below.


Salmonid Species:


Chinook Salmon

Silver Salmon

Coho Salmon




When to Fish

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Salmon season generally opens Septemer – November and Steelhead/Trout Runs June – March .

**See Washington State fishing REGS for exact times.



Daily Limits

This fishery generally allows 6 salmon per day but only 2 may be adult fish. Steelhead 2 hatchery fish per day.

**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, and 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:

Sniper. Lot’s of room to fish this nice river. But as always eye protection recommended! Preferably Polarized.


Palix River Fishing Access:

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