Plenty of fishing opportunities in June
Some of the most popular fishing opportunities are available for anglers in the coming weeks, including trout in hundreds of rivers, crab in south Puget Sound, chinook in the Columbia River and salmon in ocean waters along the coast.
- June 7 – Trout fishing opens in hundreds of rivers across the state.
- June 14 – Traditional recreational ocean salmon fisheries for chinook and hatchery coho get under way in marine areas 1-4.
- June 16 – Fishing for summer chinook and sockeye salmon opens on the Columbia River from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to Priest Rapids Dam.
July 3 – Crab fisheries open in most areas of Puget Sound, including the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
For a comprehensive, updated regional Washington fishing report, go to Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife at http://wdfw.wa.gov/weekender/