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Washington State Fishing

Washington Fishing Charter

Washington Fishing

The beautiful state of Washington is located in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located south of British Columbia, Canada, north of Oregon and west of Idaho.

The state was carved out of the western part of the Washington Territory which had been ceded by Britain in 1846 by the Oregon Treaty as settlement of the Oregon Boundary Dispute and was admitted to the Union as the forty-second state in 1889.

Washington has a long history of both commercial and recreational fishing and continues to do so today. It is a popular angling destination with the steelhead trout as its state fish.

Picking out a Washington fishing charter or guide should help your odds of reeling in the prize-winner, and allow you to enjoy yourself on your angling excursion.

Fishermen currently in or visiting the state of Washington have a clear advantage when it comes to angling. They get to use the rivers, streams and lakes within the area; but in addition, they get to enjoy deep-sea and coastal fishing thanks to the state’s proximity to the Pacific Ocean.

Local Washington fishing guides provide their experience and knowledge of regional fishing locations to get you to where they’re biting. They typically work more in-land and with individuals with some supplies of their own, so confer with your guide to be certain.

For ocean ventures and larger groups, Washington fishing charters are an ideal choice. Charters supply you with not only the watercraft but also the tools depending on exactly where you’re going to fish and what you would like to catch. There are a variety and abundance of fish to catch in Washington inland and in the ocean. Here are just  some of the plentiful catch:

Largemouth Bass

Pacific Halibut

Black Crappie

Steelhead Trout

Yellow Perch

Chinook Salmon


Coho Salmon

There are a lot of places to find great fish inland as well as on the coast and the deep-sea. You may want to check out a few of these locations:

Admiralty Bay, Alkali Lake, Big Twin Lake, Campbell Lake, Dabob Bay, Deep Harbor, Halfmoon Lake, Limerick Lake, Little Cavanaugh Lake, Mad River, Nile Lake, Oyster Bay, Samish River, San Juan Islands, Tilton Island, Useless Bay, Valhalla Lake, Wilderness Lake and many many more.