Elochoman River

Photo of the Elochoman River

Located in Wahkiakum County, WA


Elochoman River Fishing:

Elochoman river in Wahkiakum county is tributary of the Columbia River system. This little river is a steelhead and salmon fishers dream offering Summer and winter run steelhead and fall Chinook and Coho. IF you looking for a good time fishing get you pole and head to Elochoman river. For Elochoman river fishing access info see our Elochoman river fishing access map below.


Salmonid Species:


Chinook (King Salmon)

Silver Salmon

Coho (Silver Salmon)


Steelhead (Sea Run Rainbow Trout)


When to Fish

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On the Elochoman river Salmon and Steelhead season are pretty much year round. Salmon season starts in June and Runs till December and Steelehad from June to March.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for exact times.



Daily Limits

This fishery generally allows 6 Salmon per day but only 2 adults may be retained. Steelhead 2 hatchery fish per day allowed.

**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:

Muster up! Anglers are In formation about 6-10 feet apart . Eye protection recommended!

Elochoman River Fishing Access:

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