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Cowlitz River Fishing a year around fishery; also a large tributary of the Columbia River and an ultimate Washington State fishing river. Tributaries of the Cowlitz River is a vast region including the slopes of Mount Rainier, Mount Adams, and Mount St. Helens. The Cowlitz River provides year around fishing with some really exceptional months.

The Cowlitz River has great runs of Spring Chinook Salmon, Fall Chinook Salmon, Coho / Silver Salmon, Winter Steelhead and Summer Steelhead. Cowlitz River Fishing gives people 12 months of fishing, with high probability of hooking into fresh Winter Steelhead, Summer Steelhead or a Fall Chinook Salmon, Spring Chinook Salmon and Coho Salmon.

Winter Steelhead usually starts around the 1st week in December, fishing for Winter Steelhead into March. I will transition from Cowlitz River Winter Steelhead fishing to Columbia River Spring Chinook Salmon Fishing. Columbia River Fishing for Spring Chinook Salmon starts Mid-March and will continue into the beginning of June. The beginning of June is when I start Cowlitz River Fishing for Summer Steelhead.

Summer Steelhead on the Cowlitz River starts around the beginning of June and fishing for Summer Steelhead into August. Once August hits I start thing about Buoy 10 Salmon Fishing / Astoria Salmon Fishing, which I transition from Cowlitz River Fishing for Summer Steelhead to Columbia River Fishing for Chinook Salmon & Coho Salmon at Astoria / Buoy 10.

Cowlitz River for Spring Chinook Salmon starts around the beginning of April and are targeted into June. The Cowlitz River allows anglers to have an opportunity at catching Spring Chinook Salmon and Spring Steelhead at the same time.

Fall Chinook Salmon and Coho Salmon start trickling into the Cowlitz River system in August, but most won’t start Cowlitz River Fishing until the first or second week in September when Buoy 10 Salmon Fishing has slowed down or when you are not able retain of Fall Chinook Salmon Below Tongue Point. Cowlitz River Fishing for Fall Chinook Salmon & Coho Salmon will continue into November.


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