SW Washington- Steelheaders fishing district streams are having much better luck this year than last. In all cases, early returning hatchery fish are at least double of last year’s return. The Cowlitz is especially fruitful but the Kalama, Washougal and Lewis are also options.
Anglers should be aware of modified fishing regulations that began January 1st.
Quality rainbow trout continue to be planted in district lakes. Go to the WDF&W website to see what locations offer the best chance for these nice winter fish.