Salmon, Steelhead, Sea Run Cut Throat, Halibut, & Lingcod Fishing the “The Great Northwest” on one of Washington’s beautiful Rivers or Salt Water ways! I am a local Washington Fishing Guide, USCG Licensed Captain dedicated to putting you on fish and make you a better angler.  I cater to fly fisherman and gear fisherman, whether you are a beginner or experienced fisherman, male or female, we’ll gladly set you up with a custom trip just for you and your fishing buddies.

Fish Tale Guide Service is proud to offer outstanding fishing charters on some of Washington’s most exceptional Rivers & Salt Water. When you book a trip with us there are a number of Rivers or Salt Water we fish to get you hooked up, depending on time of year, species targeted and water conditions.

Washington Rivers & Salt Water Charters, Washington Guided Fishing Trips on the following Water ways!

Olympic Peninsula Guide, Rivers in Forks, WA – Sol Duc, Calawah, Bogachiel, Clearwater & Hoh.

Washington Halibut Fishing Charters Targeted Areas – Seiku, WA

Washington Salmon Fishing Charters Targeted Areas – Seiku, WA

We fish the River or Salt Water that gives you the greatest opportunity on your Washington Guided Fishing Trip. Washington Guided Fly Fishing Trips on exceptional rivers.

Fishing Information:

Your trip will consist of a full day of fishing (7-10 hours, less if limits are caught). We will fish out of one of the following:boats11a

  • 28′ Kingfisher Coastal Express Bulk Head “Fully Heated” up to 6 anglers
  • 16’8 Hyde Drift Boat, seats 1 to 3 anglers ” Heated”
  • 14′ NRS Fishing Raft 1 – 2 anglers

All of your equipment is provided. We use only the best. All tackle and baits are provided and if you have that “lucky” rod & reel, by all means bring it.


  • Fly Fishing ~ Sage & Redington Spey Rods
  • Fly Fishing ~ Sage & Redington Singlehand Rods
  • Gloomis & Lamiglass Fishing Rods – Shimano Reels & Ambassadeur Reels
  • Quality bait and tackle are furnished for all Gear Fishing Trips.
  • Quality Flies and tackle are furnished for all Fly Fishing Trips.

Your Catch:

Daily limits vary depending on river systems and current Washington State Dept. of Fish and Wildlife regulations. Where allowed, your limit of Halibut, Lingcod, Salmon, & Steelhead can be retained. All Salmon & Steelhead cleaned and bagged for you at the end of your days fishing. All bottom fish cleaned and bagged for $3 per fish. 

Trip Check List:

  • Current Washington State Fishing License & Punch Card. (available at most sporting goods stores like Ace Hardware, Fred Meyer, or online)
  • 1 day Fishing Licenses  are sold on the boat – required for 15 and older (if you don’t have one already).
  • Warm Clothing and Hat.
  • Rain Gear is highly recommended on any trip.
  • Bring your Waterproof boots, hip boots or waders.
  • A Lunch, snack and your favorite beverage, or whatever you may want during the day’s trip.
    Cooler (if you plan on keeping any fish)
  • Sunglasses (Polarized are best)
  • Camera (optional)


  • 1 day Fishing Licenses  are sold on the boat – required for 15 and older (if you don’t have one already).
  • 15%-20% Gratuity for the Captain/Crew is customary & appreciated.
  • A small convenience fee is added to credit card transactions.
  • A deposit of 50% is required prior to all trips and is refundable, if cancelled within 30 days of the trip. This helps us re-book the trip. Trip balance due 2 weeks prior to trip. All Trips Booked within 30 days or less of departure are paid in full at the time of booking.

Washington Salmon Fishing Charters River Seasons:
King Salmon – April, May, June, July, October, November
Coho Salmon – September, October, November
Pink Salmon – August, September, October (Runs are on odd numbered years Only)

Washington Steelhead Fishing Charter Seasons:
Hatchery Winter Run Steelhead – December and January
Wild Native Steelhead – January, February, March, April
Summer Run Steelhead – June, July, August

Native Sea Run Cutthroat Fly Fishing: September & October

Washington Salmon Charter Salt Water Seasons:
King Salmon – 
June, July, August, September
Coho Salmon – 
June, July, August, September
Pink Salmon – June, July, August, September (On odd years Only)

Washington Salmon Salt Water Fishing: June thru October 2021 in Sekiu, WA

Washington Halibut Fishing Charters: May, June, August & September 2021

“Call for Availability Now Booking Halibut/Bottom Fish Trips”

Washington Charters for Bottom Fish – Lingcod, Sea Bass: May, June, July, August, & Sept 2021

Now booking: Salmon Salt Water Charters out of Sekiu, WA Now through September. Halibut Fishing Charters leaving from Sekiu, WA September 2021, call or email for availability 425-761-7526.

Also Booking: Fall Salmon River Trips on the Sol Duc River, Hoh River and Bogachiel River on the Olympic Peninsula October 1st  through November 15th, 2021.