COWLITZ: The action remains good to very good, with the best fishing upstream from the Interstate 5 bridge. Anglers are primarily catching coho between the hatcheries and steelhead at the trout hatchery.
KLICKITAT: The best fishing has been on the lower river, where anglers were averaging 1.5 coho per rod when including fish that were released.
LEWIS: Bank anglers on the North Fork are catching a few coho and steelhead, while boat anglers are still catching fall chinook. Action on the mainstem remains slow.
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OLYMPIC COAST: The rivers are blown out. The Hoh, according to the stream gauge at U.S. Highway 101, jumped from about 2,700 cubic feet per second Monday to almost 29,000 cfs by Tuesday morning. When river levels recede, there should be good numbers of hatchery steelhead.
PERRY: The creek continues to produce good catches of chum salmon.
SKYKOMISH: The steelhead fishing in the Reiter Ponds area has been fair to good. Anglers are hoping the run is a bit late this year because the action has been slow up until now.
TILTON: During the past week, Tacoma Power employees released 878 adult coho into the river at Gust Backstrom Park in Morton.
YAKIMA: The river has been fishing well, with most people nymphing. Fish the seams where the water is moving at a walking pace, with your nymphs 2-4 feet deep and running under an indicator. Smaller flies — around size 18 brassies, WD 40s, zebra midges and pheasant tails — seem to be working well.
AMERICAN: Although the fish are a bit dark, people are still catching kokanee as well as some large rainbow trout. Trolling with spinnerbaits has been effective.
OFFUT: The action has been on the slow side, in part because so few people have been fishing the lake.
RIFFE: People fishing at the Mossyrock Dam fishing area are landing limits of landlocked coho. Anglers are using worms or shrimp, or a combination, fished about 5 feet below the surface. The same setups also have been producing catches of rainbow trout.
RUFUS WOODS: Anglers willing to make the drive are being rewarded with good catches of rainbow trout. Trolling in the upper part of the reservoir with chartreuse plugs or casting crawfish imitations has been effective.
SOUTH SOUND: The salmon fishing in the waters off Olympia and Tacoma has been very slow overall. Orcas in the area and the weather have kept the action very slow. Jigging for squid off local docks has been very good, and should be for the next three week or so. Fish on the tidal changes that create smaller currents.