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The Wenatchee River

Located in Chelan County, WA


Wenatchee River Fishing:

The Wenatchee river on one of the great eastern Washington Chinook fishing destinations. Other salmonoids run this river as well but retention is not allowed. For Wenatchee River Fishing access see our Wenatchee River Fishing access map below.


Salmonid Species:


Chinook (King Salmon)


When to Fish

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Salmon season generally runs from August 1st to September 30th.
**See Washington State fishing REGS for exact times.



Daily Limits

This fishery generally allows 6 Salmon per day of which only two may be adult fish.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for details.



Preferred Fishing Tackle:

One single point barbless hook required. Corky and yarn, Jigs or spinners,



Not Allowed!



Not Allowed!


Tackle Tips:
Top Recommendation for this location is drifting a corky and yarn or beads. Also Bobber and a jig or spinners.


Combat Fishing Rating:

Hand to Hand. Eye protection recommended!

Wenatchee River Fishing Access:

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