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Skykomish River Fishing Reports

Posted: 5/26/2019
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/25/2019
Hot Spots: 0
So I decided to write a report to share my thoughts on the new opening date on the skykomish set by the wdfw. By the way this wasn't just my opinion but many others shared my frustration out on the ri...
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Posted: 2/9/2019
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/4/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We had been spending some time before the winter storms this week fishing the upper Skykomish river between Gold Bar and Sultan without much luck as it seems the native run of winter steelhead has not...
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By: makscoot
Posted: 10/16/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/16/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Drifted from Ben Howard to Lewis street from 2-7pm. the river showed little signs of life. ran spoons and plugs hoping to dug one up. Not a single hit until after 6 when we hooked a WILD coho that...
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Posted: 9/24/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Tried several spots on the river, bank fishing. No luck with lures, drifting, plunking, used everything in the tackle box practically. Got one strike the whole day with eggs but no hook set. Will giv...
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Posted: 9/21/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Spent the morning below the 522 bridge at Lord Hill in Monroe. There was a lot of surface activity, Silvers jumping everywhere but no one was hooking up. I tried the usual, dick nite, Blue Fox and eve...
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Posted: 8/14/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Late post. Decided to wait for this one as this place already has a lot of pressure. Arrived at the river at 4 am on opening day. Hiked down to the spot i wanted to fish and waited for first light. Se...
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Posted: 7/9/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
This was our 4th trip out in the drift boat we caught 1 nice steelhead on eggs June 1st but haven't touched a fish since then fishing has been very slow have hardly seen any fish taken. Talked to a fe...
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By: MPM
Posted: 6/6/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well, I was debating whether to post a report of Skykomish steelhead fishing, but I figured I'd go ahead since I've benefited so much from others' reports. I fished the opener on 6/1. The Reiter...
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Posted: 12/28/2017
Species: Other
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/23/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went out to enjoy , it very crowded and packed. People were wading in waters and spooking fish. Too much combat fishing so I decided to move around to peaceful spots. Just got lucky on the day and mad...
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By: alhazayin
Posted: 12/26/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished from 8:00 to 1:00 at Reiter Ponds. Not a single bite. It was very crowded early on, but it thinned out as the day progressed. It was super windy with really big gusts every few minutes, which m...
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Posted: 11/18/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/18/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Lanched the Drift boat from Ben Howard @ 7a.m. Fished all day. to Monroe. Got a 8 lb Hatchery buck @ 2:45 p.m. STICK and STAY.....MAK'EM PAY!!!!!
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By: rappuhd
Posted: 11/12/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/12/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished out of my new to me sled from about 8-3. Fished using all different types of gear. Had two chum on and several small trout. Seemed very sterile and did not see even that many chum spawning. Riv...
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Posted: 10/15/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
No bites between 7 people from sunrise until 11am Zombie/near dead pinks all over. Wish I would have found this site before we went fishing there today! The search for my first salmon in this r...
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Posted: 10/9/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/7/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went out last Friday after work and at dark Saturday morning. Tried pretty much everything but bait. Mostly scouting and talking with some fellow friendly fisherman. Hit multiple spots from Goldbar to...
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Posted: 10/7/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Got to fish and catch up on life with my friend gringo pescador, had been too long since we last got out together. We decided a river float would be fun, and the Sky was the choice. My wife JoAnn g...
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Posted: 10/7/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/7/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished eggs out the drift boat of above Reformatory hole at first light. Then moved down. No much happening. Went to New launch in Snohomish at noon and pulled plugs about a half mile up river until...
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Posted: 10/6/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Was on the Lower Sky in 2 spots around Monroe this morning. Nothing hardly moving in the water except a few zombie Pinks. Fished 6:45am to 9:00am and didn't get much of any action. Nothing signifi...
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By: makscoot
Posted: 9/13/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/13/2017
Hot Spots: 0
back to Taulco, didn't catch anything, they are not biting yet. I fair amount of fish still moving though, they seem to be getting smaller based on the rolling fish.
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By: makscoot
Posted: 9/12/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/12/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Tualco again today. Still a few fish moving through, not large schools. My girl floated jigs. I twitched jigs and drifted corkies. one bit on the float but came off.. a few hook ups on the...
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By: makscoot
Posted: 9/9/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Tuaco Report , Tried early morning to if they were biting any better. Didn't get any bites. Started drifting corkies w/shrimp scent. Nothing. Switched to Dick nights, nothing. Finally tried twitc...
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Posted: 9/9/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the sultan area this morning real early. Decided to hike into a spot and try some plunking which I do maybe once a year since it typically pretty boring. Anyways seen it working in past weeks. Got...
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By: bfin58
Posted: 9/9/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
No sign of rollers or any activity under the 203 bridge today. Has anyone had success for pinks in the Centennial/Borlin Park area this year?
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Posted: 9/4/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/2/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Thought i'd try my luck this weekend at catching my first Salmon. From what i've read, Pink Salmon are a great place to start for a beginner such as myself. I received lots of helpful tips from frie...
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By: JamesK
Posted: 9/4/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This is my fifth trial and finally got one and missed some. Fish are jumping but they are not quite biting ... Realization of subtle pull was key of the day. The river is almost still water. We need r...
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Posted: 8/31/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/30/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Arrived at about 4:30 pm and there were about 6-8 other folks fishing down river of where I had been. Most looked to be focused on a deeper pocket of water that there just wasn't enough room for anot...
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