Skagit County lakes and rivers fishing access

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Skagit County has numerous fishing opportunities throughout the many rivers, lakes and streams open to fishing. From Whidbey Island saltwater fishing and famous Pass Lake to the upper flows of the Skagit River and Sauk River, Skagit County offers great fishing opportunities. The Skagit River, the San Juan Islands, the Cascade and Sauk Rivers, fly fishing on Pass lake and more are all easily accessible and open at different times throughout the year. In Mt. Vernon and Sedro Woolley there are popular public fishing access spots along the Skagit River and Samish River. Skagit county offers steelhead fishing, salmon fishing, trout fishing, bass fishing, saltwater opportunities and more!

Scroll down see a list of fishing lakes and rivers for Skagit County.

The Skagit River and it’s main tributaries, the Sauk, Cascade, and Baker rivers in Skagit County see good returns of salmon and steelhead.  With seasons open almost throughout the entire year, the Skagit River system provides steady angling opportunity.

Skagit Rivers

Baker River
Cascade River
Skagit River
Samish River
Sauk River
Suiattle River

Skagit Lakes  

Beaver Lake
Big Lake
Campbell Lake
Clear Lake  
Lake Cavanaugh
Day Lake  
Erie Lake  
Granite Lakes
Heart Lake
Lake McMurray
Pass Lake
Shannon Lake
Sixteen Lake
Whistle Lake

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Many of the fishing lakes in Skagit County are stocked periodically throughout the year with catchable size trout. Several lakes, such as  Lake Campbell near Anacortes include Triploid trout, or large hybrid trout in the 1-1.5 pound range.
Link to the WDFW stocking report.

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Link to WDFW Stocking report 2010 PDF:Click Here
Link to the WDFW Triploid Trout information. Click Here

Disclaimer: The information presented on this page and the subsequent lakes and rivers pages of is intended as informational only and is not guaranteed in any way. The information is deemed accurate, but not guaranteed. Anyone choosing to use the following information is urged to read the rules and regulations laid forth by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife before fishing to avoid a potential ticket. works to keep the information presented up to date and accurate, however fishing rules and regulations are subject to change at any time so does not guarantee the information in any way.

One thought on “Skagit County lakes and rivers fishing access”
  1. There is a lake outside of Concrete, WA called Everett Lake on Shannon Lake Road. Is Everett lake a registered lake and is fishing allowed ??

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