Lewis River

The Beauty of the Lewis River

Located in Lewis County, WA


Lewis River Fishing:

The Lewis River is part of the Columbia River system and is prime time when it comes to Salmon and Steelhead fishing. The Lewis riRivers often in the top ten for Steelhead production and is an excellent salmon fishery as well. The Lewis River is by far one of the best fisheries in the state. For Lewis River fishing access see our Lewis 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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Early Salmon Season Runs from January to April Fall August to December. Steelhead Year Round

**See Washington State fishing REGS for exact times.



Daily Limits

This fishery generally allows 6 Salmon per day but only 1-2 adult fish may be retained. 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.



Lewis River Water levels


USGS Water-data graph for site 14220500


Lewis River Discharge Rate


USGS Water-data graph for site 14220500


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