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October 22, 2014

River Reports

Photo Submitted by Submitted by Mike Zavadlov
Mike Z's Guide Service
(360) 640 8109
Email: mike@mikezsguideservice.com

Coastal & SW Washington Report

October 22, 2014


No report this week


For more info call Phil Stephens, Mystical Legends Guide Service Call (206) 940-0052 or E-mail

Fishing has been pretty decent the last few days. Still a few decent kings to be had but be prepared to release up to 75%. Silvers will be on the agenda for the next couple of months. With this low water spinners and jigs for the coho and egg baits for the kings. I hate to say this but we need rain and a bunch of it wouldn't hurt. I have a couple of open seats left for October and some prime times for November (weather permitting).

Rob Sweem, R&K Guide Service
(360) 481-0612 or Email


No report this week


(253) 208-7433 
Bruce Warren
Fishing For Fun Guide Service

Well The fall rains have finally showed! In the silvers are pumping right along. One thing you have to do it this time of year Is adapt to the water conditions! The higher the water Try to find the softer edges As Silvers really like to get out of the current! As this water temperature drops Egg bake should get better and better! Definitely a fun time year to get out in the rivers as almost all if them have fish in them! But give a nod towards the cowlitz or kalama & up north the snohomish system is a good bet! The fishing will just get better as we get into november!!
Have availbility starting nov 3rd!

Todd Daniels
Tall Tails Guide Service
Cell 206-437-8766 or Email

Steelhead and King Salmon season is in Full swing over here on The Snake River. I have been catching these super feisty and aggressive fish out of Hells Canyon for the past couple of weeks now. My go to method is side drifting fresh roe, bead patterns, and yarn fly's on ultra light tackle. Great weather and good fishing has been the norm this season.

If you've never fished on a scenic federal river byway, now is your chance. I have October 16th open. Grab 3-6 guys and gals and your in. For these Snake River fishing adventures expect MULTIPLE fish to the net, accompanied by lots of laughs and smiles. Don't forget it's hunting season, so come on over for some fins, furs, and feathers.
See you on the water and FishON!!!

In Idaho it's legal to take fish out of the water for pics.

Bonner's FishON! Guide Service 
Website bonnerfishon.com
Cell 425-281-8772
Email Bonnerfishon@gmail.com



For the past two weeks we have been sticking close to home and fishing the Chehalis River.  October is always an excellent month for this fishery and this year is no exception.  We have been experimenting with different - very different spinners - and it has been paying off.  The Humptulips has been less than the A++ fishery it usually is for us in October due to the lack of rain.  Once this week's rain clears through the system and brings some fish up river - the Humptulips should be back to fishing like we're used to in October.  

Visit out booking website to schedule a Humptulips Fall Salmon Trip with Casey or one of our partner guides.  Text anytime with questions 253-389-0359  https://fishwaterswest.rezdy.com/


Casey Weigel
Waters West Guide Service

No report this week


Joe Princen Jr.
JP'S Guide Service

253 347 5300 or Joeprincenjr@gmail.com



See Salmon University for Mark's Saltwater Report


Mark Coleman - Guide/Owner, All Rivers & Saltwater Charters
www.allwashingtonfishing.com, 425-736-8920

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Olympic Pennisula Report  

October 22, 2014

Yes... that rain finally got some fresh fish in, and beauties they are! Very nice size coho right now and some decent chinook as well.

Eggs under a float have been most productive for kings while twitchin or spinners are kicking out the coho.

Keeping a little color in the water has been helping as flows are still low.

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Submitted by Mike Zavadlov
Mike Z's Guide Service
(360) 640 8109
Email: mike@mikezsguideservice.com

 No report this week


Submitted by Jake Nelson, Coastal Chrome Guide Service


Washougal River

October 22, 2014

Skagit River

October 22, 2014

No report this week


North Rivers
October 22, 2014

No report this week


Snohomish River System

October 22, 2014


No report this week


Tyler Perry - reelprosguideservice@gmail.com


Klickitat River
October 22, 2014

Silver count over Bonn.... Dam is looking soooooooo good. I would love to see you on my calendar in the next three weeks for some light rod Steelhead, Silver action

Call or email Tracy Zoller .... phone (509) 369-2366


Upper Columbia
October 22, 2014


No report this week


Hells Canyon / Clearwater River, Idaho

October 22, 2014


No report this week


Submitted by Ryan Rosenbaum



No report this week

Submitted by Ryan Pitcher
1 866 846-4240 or Email ryan@wcafish.com

North Coast Oregon

October 22, 2014


No report this week


Andy Martin
Wild Rivers Fishing Oregon and Alaska Salmon, Steelhead and Halibut Fishing www.wildriversfishing.com

Portland Area Rivers:

Willamette Valley

October 22, 2014

No report this week

Kyle Bushelman (541) 517-7536

Sandy River

October 22, 2014



Clackamas River

October 22, 2014

No report this week

Fraser River, British Columbia

October 22, 2014



Simply Amazing could be the words used to describe this weeks fishing. Sturgeon , Salmon, great clients, couldn't ask for a better week. See below for more details.

Fraser Sturgeon

Sturgeon fishing has been excellent this past week, in fact the past 3 or 4 days has been some of the best fishing of the entire season. Yesterday we landed well over 100 fish between 6 boats with high boat landing 29 sturgeon. Lots of smaller fish but also some beauties in the 6 to 8 ft range. Several baits are working well, Chum roe, stink bait and Lamprey.

Salmon Fishing

Salmon Fishing has been fair to good, some nice Coho being caught on the Stave River, Harrison and Vedder as well as Fraser. Casting spoons and spinners has worked best but fly fishing is also producing some nice fish. If your thinking about getting out, the next two to three weeks is the time to do both salmon and sturgeon combo trips.

Over the next 4 to 5 weeks we will see some of the best fishing of the season for numbers of fish, although there are still lots of big sturgeon in the river we are starting to catch all sizes including smaller sturgeon that are feeding heavily as winter is coming soon. The action can be fast and furious so lots of fun on the water. This is peak fishing so great time to get out for both salmon and sturgeon.

Here is a 10 ft 5 inch sturgeon, Kiss & Release.


To Book Your next guided adventure, call us Toll Free 1-866-771-3474

Remember to conserve your catch

Tight Lines and we will see you on the water

Vic Carrao
STS Guiding Service
604 671-FISH (3474)

Skeena Region, BC Canada
October 22, 2014



No report this week


Gill McKean, Westcoast Fishing Adventures www.westcoastfishing.ca
1-866-578-8552 toll free 1-250-615-3477 cell
Fishing is our addiction ­ Guiding is our passion
Adventure is in our blood


No report this week

Tracey John Hittel
Kitimat BC Canada
250 632-9880 hm.
250 639-4277 cell.



October 22, 2014

No report this week


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