Wishkah River at the mouth in Aberdeen , WA

Wishkah River at the mouth in Aberdeen , WA

Located in Grays Harbor county, WA


Wishkah River Fishing:

The Wishkah river is home for several species of Salmon and Steelhead and is one of the great fishing areas in Grays Harbor county.  Surprisingly not allot of anglers hit this treasure, because there’s not allot of info out there about the Wishkah River. Tons of fish that run this body of water every year offering some great salmon and steelhead opportunities. For Wishkah river fishing access information see our Wishkah river fishing access map below.


Salmonid Species:

Silver Salmon

Coho (Silver Salmon)


Steelhead (Sea Run Rainbow Trout)


When to Fish

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Salmon season generally runs from September through January. Steelhead season runs from June through February.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for exact times.



Daily Limits

Daily limit 6 Salmon per day, up to 2 adults may be retained. Release Chinook and Chum. Steelhead up to 2 hatchery Steelhead 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 good old worms.


Salmon Eggs, and Sand Shrimp.


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


Combat Fishing Rating:

Hand to Hand. Eye protection recommended!

Wishkah River Fishing Access:

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