The Tucannon River

The Tucannon River

Located in Columbia/Garfield County, WA


Tucannon River Fishing:

The Tucannon river is well known for Brown trout and Steelhead. Lots of fish in this river and best of all there isn’t to much competition for them. The mouth of the river originates at the confluence with the Snake river and can be fished all the way up past the hatchery. Most anglers fish just below the hatchery for the healthy runs of Steelhead that come up the river every year.


Salmonid Species:


Steelhead (Sea Run Rainbow Trout)


When to Fish

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The Tucannon river is open to Steelhead fishing pretty much year round, The season begins in June and runs until the end of March.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for exact times.



Daily Limits

This fishery generally allows 3 hatchery Steelhead per day, no minimum size.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for details.



Preferred Fishing Tackle:

One single point barbless hooks requires. Flys, Corky,  yarn, and beads, Jigs or spinners,






Tackle Tips:


Top Recommendation for this location is fly fishing or drifting a jig under a bobber, or eggs. next possibly next a corky and yarn or beads and spinners.


Combat Fishing Rating:

No mans land. Eye protection still recommended!


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