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Puyallup River Fishing Reports

Posted: 8/18/2019
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Bit of a late report, we fished opening day on Thursday, with relatively light crowds where we were at. Giving this 5 stars because, even though it's the Puke, it's not every day your 10 yr old get...
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Posted: 10/5/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I rated a four because it's always a blessing to come home with a chrome hen. I knew rain was coming, glad I stuck it out. Tight lines
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Posted: 9/29/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/29/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing was tough, just when I thought the river was clearing up, it got muddier. Switched to longer leader and ended the morning pitching spinner, hoped for the hook up. Nada. Also noticed not many j...
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Posted: 9/29/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/29/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Hooked 2 landed 1 my dad hooked 2 landed none cousin did the same.
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Posted: 9/26/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/26/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Wow, last week we caught all silvers, this time it was all chinook. Early morning, my buddy kept his (as shown) I put mine back. Little on the dark side for me. But man, good fights on 8 lb test mono....
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Posted: 9/21/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Pitching roe, was there at dawn me and my buddy left at 9 with fish. Released nice chinook.
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By: 502300
Posted: 9/19/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had previously put in 10 hours this year, Saturday night first cast new spot fish on, pops off moments after. My little brother lands a nice clipped coho. We keep fishing, I catch a nice 3.5lb clipp...
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By: ARC253
Posted: 9/17/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Was fishing the Puyallup last Friday where it meets the White. Saw two solo guys fishing the White a hundred yards or so up from the confluence. My buddies and I let them know they were fishing closed...
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Posted: 9/14/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/14/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I whent fishing around 2:45 pm today caut several larg king salmon. caught the first one on the second cast!
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/10/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So on Saturday I decided to go with my buddy Allen out to the Puyallup River and check out the fishing. When we arrived we positioned ourselves just above a couple of guys on the river and we fished w...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 8/22/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
"1 - Tough Fishing - No Fish" I'm beginning to think Austin is right when he says "There are no Fish in this River!" We did bring home a bag of garbage that we collected from the river bank. Ple...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 8/18/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Another day on the Puyallup River, this time with Austin and Uncle Ricky. We mainly fished the high tide with many different combinations of lures and such i.e. corkies, spinners, jigs and a spoon or ...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 8/16/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/16/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I hit the Puyallup river today with my buddy Austin and we fished it pretty darn hard for a good part of the day. We saw a fair number of fish roll and what I think was a jack salmon that jumped, but ...
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By: kadofish
Posted: 12/26/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
No hookups....but I did get a juvenile bald eagle to swoop down on my fly as I was stripping it back in. Those birds are impressive. Fish and Game was there...first time I've been checked this year....
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By: kadofish
Posted: 12/25/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Freezing cold but no wind. Lots of guys with gear....no hookups that I saw. Water was running pretty fast. Fished the Carbon earlier in the morning and it was significantly higher. Also no hookups...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/16/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I was back on the Puyallup river yesterday with my buddy Austin and we fished the river pretty hard for most of the day but couldn't hook up with a fish. It has become obvious that the river needs rai...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/8/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/8/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Yep I spent the entire day on the Puyallup today and it was tough fishing indeed! At first I stuck to corkies & yarn for the first part of the day and then I opened up the tackle box on em with no luc...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/7/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Another day on the Puyallup River and I had a blast with my buddy Austin. I thought we had staked out the prime spot on the upper river (and it was). On my 5th cast of the morning I hooked into a mon...
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By: 502300
Posted: 9/2/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/2/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Woke up late. Got on the water around 9:45 took me awile to find a spot. Started fishing no fish and it stayed that way. Saw no rollers no movement. Saw one guy who had a fish. So i left at around 11....
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Posted: 9/2/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/2/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Slow slow slow Fished from 6am to 10am at the secret "matt" spot. Only managed one pink for three of us. Luck was with Me today. Saw 5 or 6 caught today.
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/1/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/31/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I was back at the Puyallup river yesterday and again we fished pretty high up the river to avoid the combat fishing further down. We saw many fish surface and roll and I had one nice bite, but I lost ...
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Posted: 9/1/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Took My boy out to new spot on the river. He hooked 6 landed his 2 pinks. His first and second salmon ever. Fishing was much slower today. People catching but not like Thursday. The fish are there j...
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By: 502300
Posted: 9/1/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
No fish. Slow day saw 8ish roll. Was on the river for about 3 hours. Brings it up to 33 hours I think. Tired of no fish. Probably will try tomorrow. :)
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By: 502300
Posted: 8/31/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/31/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Hmmmm.… Well was on the river for 6 hours today. no luck. I saw 5 people catch fish including a nice 7ish pound chinook hen. ( which was released unharmed). But no fish for me. I had one fish on. I w...
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By: 502300
Posted: 8/31/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/31/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the river for 3 hours today. Nothing. Saw 5 other fish caught. Didn't hook into anything either not sure what was up today. Will probably try it again tomorrow. This outting brings it up to 33 hou...
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