Skagit River Fishing Report

Skagit River

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Orvis

by Orvis Company

There may be a smattering of summer steelhead. Look for bull trout in the riffles and tailouts.

Water flow: 4640 cfs

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 45 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: all day

Best stretch: Above Concrete

Best access point: Pull outs on Hwy 20 or South Skagit Highway or boat launches

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:


Fish species: Steelhead

Fishing season: Nov 1-Apr 31

Nearest airport: Arlington Regional Airport

Recommended fly fishing leader6 Foot Leader

Recommended fly fishing tippet0X Tippet

Best fly fishing rod14' 8 Weight Fly Rod

Best floating fly lineLong-belly Easy-Cast Spey Fly Line

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