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Skagit River Fishing Reports

By: Jakefish
Posted: 6/23/2019
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/23/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fished both Saturday 6/22 and Sunday 6/23 for Skagit sockeye in Mt. Vernon from our boat. Followed the great tips in this thread from several years ago (thanks Steelheading360). http://www.northwest...
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By: Jakefish
Posted: 5/27/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I fished three weekends of this year's special spring chinook opening. Tried plunking with spin-n-glows with roe and plugs. Didn't hook a thing, didn't see any caught. Heard of a few caught over th...
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Posted: 4/19/2019
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Our group had the opportunity to fish the mighty Skagit river and a certain very distinct tributary of it for a few days earlier this week before the big spring rains came and knocked it out shape. Th...
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Posted: 11/12/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/11/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Set a goal this season to fish with my uncle and glad I did. We started the morning off with a dime bright 10# hen. Fishing slowed once the sun came out. Around mid morning we moved down river to some...
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By: BigBadBri
Posted: 10/7/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Weekends are not like they used to be. Seems like I have to sneak out during the week to do the things I used to save for weekend fun. Then on the weekend I have to do a bunch of things I don’t want t...
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By: BigBadBri
Posted: 10/5/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
A good nights sleep has not alleviated my addiction. Wife - work. Kids -clothes, food, bus. Dog - walk, food, pet/scratch. Ok all clear, hope I don’t lose my job - DOWN TO THE RIVER! Same mental argu...
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By: BigBadBri
Posted: 10/4/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/4/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I don’t know what it is about this years coho run that has me so worked up. MUST CATCH FISH. Limited time engagement. It was tough to wait out the tribal net days. I did get out way upriver for a bit ...
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By: BigBadBri
Posted: 10/1/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Some folks might not give a 4 rating for a 2 coho day, but after a 3 week slump... a two fish limit MAKES MY DAY! With the river shutdown the next two days it is THAT MUCH SWEETER! Somehow survived ...
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By: BigBadBri
Posted: 9/20/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/20/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Man o man I tied into a brute today! Had some time this morning, went to the closest hole to the house. One of the creek tailouts, top has big rocks, bottom end is soft and slow. Worked the whole str...
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Posted: 9/16/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Skagit River up in Sedro. Got my limit using Brad's Wigglers.
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By: BigBadBri
Posted: 9/13/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/13/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Tried east of SW, headed out during break in rain. Got the fever, can’t shake it. Rainbow and a cutthroat came out to wack a #4 vibrax! Kind of a big target for that little rainbow!? Just enough silve...
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By: Papahj
Posted: 9/4/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/4/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Launched from the Burlington boat launch around 9am and hit several spots along the river. I had 1 take down well either a fish hit my rig or I was looking at my pole so long I imagined a bite! I did ...
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By: BigBadBri
Posted: 9/4/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/4/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Long time lurker... first time reporter! I was itching to get on the Skagit but was tied up for Labor Day weekend. FUN! Family weekend at Lake Wenatchee, but I knew fish were sneaking by back home. M...
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By: dj2loud
Posted: 7/9/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went up to the river today, hooked at least 15 or more chinook but sure s hell didn't land a 1....... Brad's #4 and 1/0 are not penetrating or getting a good hookset... Even had 3 of them break at th...
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Posted: 6/26/2017
Species: Dolly Varden
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/25/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Started out at daylight and fished till 9ish. The dolly are biting good, had a good morning . Had lot of bites lost several and caught some nice ones to.
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By: Jakefish
Posted: 6/25/2017
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the Skagit at first light both Saturday and Sunday. Using live sand shrimp behind a spin-n-glo (my lucky one is chrome with pink tiger stripes and pink wings) we plunked on a popular bar with ...
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Posted: 6/19/2017
Species: Dolly Varden
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/18/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing near concrete . caught 3 on a spoon. Kept one for dinner.
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Posted: 1/7/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/7/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went to the frozen north today to try and scare up some chrome. Fishing with Pnemonia? A guy can only be kept indoors for so long. It is cold and there's a foot of snow up there, the creeks are ...
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Posted: 12/22/2016
Species: Other
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/21/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Headed to the lower skagit river. Chasing steel but ended up having a wonderful day with dollys. Went to the basics except for the set up a 5-6 fly rod with a ultralight spinning reel 6 pound mono. P...
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Posted: 11/19/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Good day on the river. 101/2 and 14 #. Brass spoon and Blue Fox spinner.
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By: Hdawg314
Posted: 11/5/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/5/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Went fishing today at the concrete launch from a sled. It was raining hard, the river was way up and not many fish in the river had to work hard. Heard from some friends that they got three below the...
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By: Nuke_27
Posted: 10/4/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Fished upriver of the Conway boat launch. Tried vibrax with silver blade and orange body - nothing. A pink jig managed to illicit a bite from an aggressive trout. My son was using a pink / blue plu...
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Posted: 10/2/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/1/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well me and a friend fished up in marblemount for coho Saturday from about 630am to 1030am. Tried the upper skagit and the cascade. 1 king was caught and released by us and we only saw 1 coho landed a...
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By: Mrs.Kris
Posted: 10/1/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/1/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Fished the Skagit today by foot for the second time today for coho. Tried everything from jigs in deep pools to plugs in shallow fast water. Finally got hit on the brads wiggler in pink and purple. Af...
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By: Dave M
Posted: 7/8/2016
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/8/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Found out why there are so few reports for the Skagit, nothing biting. Started at the Gardner boat launch, my son had one legit bite and that was it for the day. Headed back to the soccer fields which...
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