Steelhead fly fishing around Seattle and greater Washington
Seattle is undoubtedly surrounded by more, quality steelhead water than any other location on earth, to the point where nearly every month of the year, we have steelhead in a river awaiting your fly.
Our preferred and only method to pursue steelhead is on a swung fly. Not because we are elitist, want to tell you how to fish or because we want to divide the ranks of steelhead anglers.
It is simply the way we love to fish for them ourselves, therefore we wear our passion on our shirt sleeves while guiding you to them. We also feel very strongly that by teaching anglers to swing for steelhead, they learn the following:
Line Management Skills
Improved Water Reading Skills
Additional Casting Skills and Applications
We believe guiding is more than just taking you to a fish, it is an all day lesson in becoming the most proficient fly angler you can be.
Here are the rivers we know and guide well for steelhead, broken down by region and season.
Puget Sound Rivers
Skykomish River -- June through February (April Occasionally)
Snoqualmie River --
June through February (April Occasionally)
Green River -- June through February (April Occasionally)
Stillaguamish River -- June through February (April Occasionally)
Skagit and Sauk Rivers -- December through February (April Occasionally)
Olympic Peninsula -- click for more info
Hoh River -- June through mid April
Sol Duc River -- June through April
Bogachiel River -- June through April
Eastern Washington Rivers
Wenatchee River -- September through December
Methow River -- September through December
Klickitat River -- June through November
Columbia River Tributaries and Others
Cowlitz River -- All Year
Kalama River -- All Year
Grande Ronde River -- September through early November
Toutle River -- June through March
Satsop River -- June through March
Here are a few words from our clients' regarding the efforts and personalities of our staff -- Testimonials
Emerald Water Anglers, LLC is a fully licensed and insured guide
service in the state of Washington with all of our guides CPR and First Aid certified.
In our clients' words...
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