North coast creel surveys

Historical data for fish caught on river systems along the northern Washington coast, based on interviews with boat and bank anglers.

Important information

New regulations for coastal rivers: see Coastal Steelhead Management webpage, emergency rules, or use the Fish Washington mobile app

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For Olympic National Park fishing regulations, please visit their website or call 360-565-3000.

For information on treaty tribal fisheries, the list of agreed fisheries (LOAF), and fisheries co-management, visit this WDFW webpage.

River levels and weather information:

For 2022 and newer creel survey data covering the entire season, visit the past-season surveys archive page. For full-season data prior to 2022, visit: 20212020 | 20192018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014

Please note that the data provided has not yet undergone Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures and may be subject to revision. The preliminary values provided are only a sample of fishing effort and have not been used to calculate full estimates of catch and angler hours. We advise against making any critical decisions based solely on this preliminary data, as its accuracy and completeness cannot be guaranteed until it has undergone our rigorous QA/QC procedures. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we work to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data.

To view and download the source data for this table visit the WDFW Creel Summary Counts dataset on

Latest in-season creel surveys

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Water body
Offset Year Date River Catch Area Code # Anglers Interviewed # Anglers Using a Boat Species Wild Released Wild Harvested Hatchery Released Hatchery Harvested Other Fish Released Other Fish Harvested Hours Fished