Hoh River Report

Hoh River - WA

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Orvis

by Orvis Company

Washington is re-opening recreational fishing as of June to residents and non-residents. Hoh River is closed as of June 6th thru September 15th to protect wild summer Chinook. Quilayute River and it's tributaries are open to fishing.

Water flow: Summer 1200 cfs +/- : Winter 2500 cfs +/-

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: All day

Best stretch: Oxbow to G&L

Best access point: Oxbow Campground or Allens Bar

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:


Fish species: Steelhead, Salmon and Sea Run Cutthroat

Fishing season: Hoh:Sep 16-Apr 15 Bogachiel & Calawah First Sat Jun-Apr 30, Sol Duc:Year-Round

Nearest airport: Seatle Tacoma International Airport

Recommended fly fishing leaderPolyLeader

Recommended fly fishing tippet0X Tippet

Best fly fishing rod11' 8 Weight Fly Rod

Best floating fly lineSwitch Fly Line

Best sinking fly lineColdwater Intermediate

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