Located in Lewis/Thurston County, WA
Skookumchuck River Fishing:
The Skookumchuck river is one of the best steelhead fisheries in the state, known for big fish with the average steely weighing in at about 10lbs. The Coho run pretty well on this river as well and the state allows decent bag limits for Coho. Skookumchuck river fishing access is ample and offers several nice spots to plunk in. See our map below for exact skookumchuck river fishing access points.
When to Fish
To view a chart that indicates when the salmon run this body of water become a member of Lunkersguide.com Today!!!!
Salmon season on the Skookumchuck generally runs from October through Feb and Steelhead June through April.
**See Washington State fishing REGS for exact times.
This fishery generally allows daily limit of 6 Salmon per day with 2-3 adults allowed depending on the time of the season. Steelhead 2 per day.
**See Washington State fishing REGS for details.
Preferred Fishing Tackle:
One single point barbless hook. Corky and yarn, Jigs or spinners,
Salmon Eggs, Sand Shrimp, and Worms.
Skookumchuck River Fishing Access:
Lunker Location Fishing maps are only available to Lunkersguide.com members. Sign up today and get access to all of our Salmon and Steelhead fishing location maps and to our free Lunker Alerts SMS/Text message fishing Alerts system which covers over 37 rivers in Washington. With a Lunker’s guide membership you’ll be well on your way to catching more lunkers!