Green River Cowlitz

Green River at the Mouth

Located in Cowlitz County, WA


Green River Fishing:

Although the Green river in Cowlitz county isn’t know for the same acclaim as the Green River in King county. This green river is just as big a gem when it comes to Salmon and Steelhead fishing. Most know for King and Steely’s the green is sure to please in the spring and summer months.  For Green River fishing access see our green 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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Salmon season generally runs from August through November and Steelhead May through November.

**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:

Hand to Hand. Eye protection recommended!


Green River Fishing Access:

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