Snohomish River

Snohomish River at Lowell Park in Everett, WA

Located in Snohomish County, WA


Snohomish River Fishing:

The Snohomish River is one of the main salmon and steelhead fishing areas in the Puget Sound region. Being fed by both the Skykomish, and Snoqualmie. The Snohomish is part of an upper tier Salmon and Steelhead fishery. Simply put, Some fo the best fishing in Washington State is right here. For Snohomish River, fishing access see map below.


Salmonid Species:

Silver Salmon

Coho (Silver Salmon)


Pink (Humpy Salmon)


Chum (Dog Salmon)


Steelhead (Sea Run Rainbow Trout)


When to Fish

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Trout is open June through Jan and Salmon opens in September and closes in December.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for exact times.


Daily Limits

Trout and Steelhead are generally 2 per day and Salmon 3-4 per day depending on the season.

**See Washington State fishing REGS for details.


Preferred Fishing Tackle:

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


Salmon Eggs, Sand Shrimp and Worms.


Salmon Eggs, Sand Shrimp


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!



Snohomish River Water levels


USGS Water-data graph for site 12150800


Snohomish River Discharge Rate


USGS Water-data graph for site 12150800



Snohomish River Water Levels are provided by the United States Geological Survey data system.


Snohomish River Fishing Access:

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