You can fish for king, silver, and blackmouth salmon almost year-round. Many charter-fishing guides will be happy to take you out for salmon fishing, plus crabbing and shrimping.
The cold clear waters of Seattle NorthCountry’s wild, scenic rivers are also home to trophy-size trout and salmon. The Stillaguamish River and Skykomish River offer choice steelhead fishing nearly year-round, although October, November and December are prime times.
Local mountains hold hundreds of lakes and streams where trout fishing can be found for those who like to hike and explore. Rainbow trout are stocked in Blackman's and Panther Lakes, located a few miles from the town of Snohomish. There is fair fishing for rainbows and cutthroat in Spada Lake, a 750-acre lake created by a dam on the Sultan River.