Featured Fishing Resorts and Lodges in Washington
The Salish Sea is one of the world's largest and biologically rich inland seas and guests of The Resort at Port Ludlow can try their hand at sport fishing or crabbing from these bountiful waters. Reel in an enormous halibut or salmon and have a trophy to take home with your. Guided tours of Puget Sound offer stunning views, or your can try whale...
Stocked yearly and home of four winter net pens, Waitts Lake is an anglers' favorite, harboring over 30,000 catchable trout and very little traffic. In fact, it held the state rainbow trout record for over 50 years. Boats, bait and tackle are available right onsite at Silver Beach Resort, making it the perfect spot for your Washington fishing...
Just a few steps from your door you can fish for rainbow and cutthroat trout in Lake Quinault. Visit the area streams for salmon and steelhead. Sturgeon can be found in some areas and there are several guide services; just ask the resort for help choosing. Plus the Pacific Ocean is only an hour away!
During high tide, bring your own boat and launch it off the beach of Robin Hood Village. During low tide, you'll have to go one mile to the Mason County boat ramp. There's plenty of fishing to do! Drop your crab pots, angle in early summer/late fall for salmon or troll for sea-run cutthroat trout!
The South isn't the only dreamy fly-fishing destination in this nation. Escape to Leavenworth, Washington for some of the best fly fishing you'll encounter on Lake Wenatchee or Fish Lake. Napatoc Lodging options are all situated on this idyllic fly fishing location so you can get a taste of true fly fishing perfection.
At Lochaerie Resort you can enjoy a peaceful fishing retreat for the whole family. Stay in one of their cozy lakeside cabins and spend the day out on Lake Quinault. The lake is teeming with trout for you to catch! Or, head to the Quinault River for some of the finest fly fishing waters in the area!
The only marina on the west side of Orcas Island provides access to 750 dock spaces at West Beach Resort. You can catch the tastiest blue and black rockfish, and the freshest lingcod and salmon, right in front of the resort. A fish smokehouse, bait and tackle are on site with charters available.
Fishing enthusiasts are sure to have an unforgettable trip at this Washington destination! Cast your line for salmon or Pacific halibut while fishing the open water. There are many charter fishing businesses near Boardwalk on the Water, so it's easy to get to where the fish are biting.
If fishing for all four seasons is what you want, you'll get on Lake Chelan. Enjoy the summer sun basking down your back as you reel in your dinner during the warmer months, or cozy up around a small hole for some winter ice fishing! The fishing here is great no matter what time of year!
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