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Where to Go Fly Fishing in Washington in September

Skagit River Pink Salmon Fly Fishing

I can't believe it is already September but the weather is changing quick and everyone's favorite time of year for fishing is here. 

September is a great month for fly fishing opportunities for anglers from the greater Seattle and Everett area.  It seems like just about everything fishes well in September and October but the big news is loads of pink salmon arriving and lots of coho on their heels.

Pink Salmon

Now is the time to go.  Fish them in the salt.  Fish them in the river.  Either way, there are lots of fish this year and it will end soon so hit it quickly.  

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Where to Go Fly Fishing in Washington in the Month of June

Banks Lake Largemouth Bass Fly Fishing

June is here and fly fishing in the Seattle area has plenty to offer this month.  Here is a fishing report and some ideas on where you may want to spend some time with your fly rods in the Seattle and general Washington area. 

If we can help with equipment, other location ideas, flies, or anything else to get you out on the water, swing by the shop or give us a call.

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Where to Go Fly Fishing in Washington in the Month of May

Lenice Lake Rainbow Trout - Washington Fly FishingFly fishing in the state of Washington is full of opportunities all year long and May is no exception. With the cold, windy April we've had this year, warmer May days are certainly something most of us are looking forward to and the fish probably are as well. Here is a list of places to consider if you’re looking for good fly fishing trips in and around the state of Washington.

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Where to Go Fly Fishing in Washington in April

Fly Fishing in Washington State - Report for April 2019Here in the NW Washington and Seattle area, April is an exciting time for fly fishing opportunities.  April promises warmer weather and more active fish so put away the lawn mower and hit the water because this April has a ton of great fly fishing options for all kinds of species of fish. 

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Where to Go Fly Fishing in Washington in August

Yakima River Rainbow - Jordan Rae PhotoThe sun is out in beautiful Seattle and it is time to soak up every minute of outdoor time we can get.  Fly fishing opportunities abound for anglers living in the northwest Washington area and August is no exception.  Here’s a look at some places we think are good fly fishing trips to consider this month.

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Where to Go Fly Fishing in Washington in March

UPDATED:  Feb. 28, 2022

Pass Lake Brown Trout - Fly Fishing Washington StateIt looks like the rain is back as we end February and look ahead to where to go fly fishing in March.  I suppose this rain is a good thing given the very low rivers we experienced in much of February.  Our winter steelhead opportunities are down to a few choices in Washington, like the Cowlitz.  The Olympic Peninsula rivers close as of tomorrow (March 1st) to protect wild steelhead on a year where that is hard to argue... although, I do wish they would...

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Where to Go Fly Fishing in Washington in October

Michael Bennett - Pacific Fly Fishers - Coho - Silver Salmon Fly FishingOctober’s cool mornings and shorter days are certainly upon us.  Great fly fishing in Washington continues in the month of October.  For us anglers in the Seattle/Everett area of Washington, fly fishing opportunities peak for many different species.  Here is a look at some of the popular October fly fishing options and some ideas for places to go wet a line.

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Where to Go Fly Fishing in Washington in February

Skykomish River Steelhead Fly FishingFebruary in Seattle and the state of Washington usually means a slight reduction in rain, spring flowers begin to poke their heads out of the ground, and the infamous February Fake-out... meaning there is almost always a week or two of nice, sunny weather that makes it feel like summer is right around the corner even though it isn't.  The fishing, however, does perk up in February and it is a great month for a number of fly fishing excursions.  Here are a few to think about for your February fly fishing calendar.  

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How to Tie The Mega Craw - Crayfish Bass Fly

How to Tie Bennett's Mega Craw Crayfish Bass FlyIn this article, Michael Bennett shows step-by-step instructions and the pattern recipe for tying the Mega Craw crayfish bass fly.  Also, Michael highlights the fly lines and techniques used to fish his most productive pattern for big smallmouth and largemouth bass.

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Where to Go Fly Fishing in Washington in the Month of July

Skykomish River Summer SteelheadHere is your July fishing report and some ideas for fly fishing the greater Seattle area during the month of July!

Summer has arrived in the greater Seattle area.  July is another great month to get out and enjoy some fly fishing in Washington.  Here is a list of some great fly fishing ideas and a fishing report for fly fishing anglers headquartered in or visiting the Western Washington region.

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