Steelhead fishery management
Steelhead, the Washington State fish, is an icon of the Pacific Northwest and has been a source
of important cultural and economic benefits throughout the region’s history. WDFW is committed to supporting steelhead recovery through robust steelhead management, guided by our Statewide Steelhead Management Plan. To learn more about steelhead fishery management for various rivers or regions, please use the links below.
More details about the geographic range, where to fish for, and the ongoing conservation of steelhead is available on our Steelhead Web page.
Coastal Steelhead Management
Learn more about what goes into coastal steelhead management and conservation.