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Nisqually River Fishing Reports

Posted: 11/1/2013
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/23/2013
Hot Spots: 0
finally getting around to adding some photos and catching up on some posts I've been procrastinating on. Nice day on the river. Lots of pinks rolling through. Here's one of the many fish caught for th...
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By: lbcatcher
Posted: 9/23/2013
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/20/2013
Hot Spots: 1
Spent a couple of hours on the Nisqually River. I did catch a Pink of decent size. However the real good information is that some of those fishing around me were catching Chinooks.
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By: Adambbur
Posted: 9/22/2013
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/21/2013
Hot Spots: 2
Went camping with my Boy Scout patrol at river bend camp ground. The 5 of us started fishing at 6:00 and fished all day. At the start of the day around 6:45 I caught a 8lb hatch king hen. But it was a...
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Posted: 9/13/2013
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/12/2013
Hot Spots: 3
Caught limits of pinks on tues night and 3 pinks and a silver on thursday. fish are in thick and biting good. pink yarn and small pink corkie. Got to see one of the rare sockeye that make it to the ri...
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By: schu7498
Posted: 9/4/2013
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/3/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Got the chance to go out on a friends luxury jet sled on the Nisqually to feed the kings. I had a couple different egg cures I wanted to try out. We started above the hatchery confluence and fished pi...
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Posted: 9/1/2013
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/1/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the Nisqually around 9AM sat and watched a few people to see where they were snagging up at. Tied up and got my line wet about noon or so. 5-6 casts and it was fish on. fought it about 2-3 minutes...
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Posted: 8/29/2013
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/29/2013
Hot Spots: 0
This is my first time reporting to this website. I have followed it from the start of this year and like the layout. Therefore, I figure I should catch some fish and make a report! Only Problem; T...
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By: KRH
Posted: 12/17/2012
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/17/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Got to the river and fished from 11 to 4 with no luck. Water was high and very muddy with only a 3” visibility. Left the train bridge area and went to a different spot. The only fish I seen caught wer...
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By: Toni
Posted: 12/15/2012
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/15/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Didn't spend to much time fishing since I was talking by the fire a lot. There was one fish on and one that was cleaned. That was it for fish in the area of the campground I was at. It was cold and r...
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By: jojo
Posted: 9/30/2012
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/29/2012
Hot Spots: 0
A buddy of mine took me out for the first time to catch Cohos with the possibility of some Kings. He delivered on both and introduced me to a new spot which is perfect for my style of fishing. Let me ...
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By: parker264
Posted: 9/27/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/16/2012
Hot Spots: 3
i was fishing at the handy cap some guy constentely caught fish.i didnt catch anything. Also Does anyone know if capital lake in Olympia is open for salmon yet?
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Posted: 9/25/2012
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/24/2012
Hot Spots: 0
First report for me, just had to share this as it is something that will last with me forever. Fished the Nisqually Monday afternoon. About a dozen trips their this year so far, with only a coup...
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Posted: 9/23/2012
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/23/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hit up the nisqually cause the puke lately has made me want to puke its been so slow, I've never caught anything out of the nisqually until today, caught about a 15-18lb king, dark as hell but owell m...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 9/16/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/16/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Showed up E fork Satsop first thing. No fish in the river yet. Water level too low. Left for the Nisqually Between the three of us in my party we landed two on eggs under a float. one boot king...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/28/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/28/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Went out on the river today and seen about 5 fish landed and 3 lost. Lots of people on the river for a tuesday, couldn't imagine what it would be like on the following weekends.. Kinda new to the area...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/18/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/18/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the Nisqually at first light and had my first king by 6:30. Caught this monster but had to let him go (too many fins)..... All in all, three of us got our limits today on kings and our arms a...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/17/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/17/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the Nasty 0530-0900..NADA..did not see a fish.did not see anyone catch a fish.
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By: Norton93
Posted: 8/14/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/14/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Very slow, lots of fish rolling off the old 99 bridge there was quite a few people there as well today. Lots of jacks and even a few bigger dark kings already? I hope in a week or so the fish will be ...
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By: fintime
Posted: 8/13/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/6/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Tried plunking at River Bend Park. Had the place to ourselves- wonder why???? They are charging $10 a head now for park access plus the fact nothing's in yet. A seal or two seen at the boat launch so ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/12/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/7/2012
Hot Spots: 0
didnt see any fish moving around or jumping. no shadows and didnt feel any bumps other than my 1/2 oz weight hitting the bottom. got bored after a couple of hours and threw on a spinner. caught a nice...
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By: Eviltwin
Posted: 1/9/2012
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/7/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Got shut out on Saturday. Saw 2 fish caught in the early AM but no joy after that. Kept plugging until noon by spots A-G.
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By: marvin
Posted: 1/2/2012
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/31/2011
Hot Spots: 0
boy my son lefd me home and went with hes best freinds and they had best day on the river it realy makes a dad happy when the boys out fish the old man
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Posted: 12/22/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/22/2011
Hot Spots: 0
I fished a little upstream from the handicap hole from approx. 7-9 am. I tried every color of corkie in the rainbow, and several colors that aren't. There was about 10 people around-- no sign of a fi...
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By: gunsafmc
Posted: 12/19/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/19/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Plenty of fish as well as idiots! Fish are hugging the bank and those that know the river are catching fish! Even with Indians netting the river fish are still being caught and they are bright! Chartr...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 12/16/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/16/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the River at 7.30 in the morning below Old Pacific Hyw.on the incomming tide.When I got there two people had fish on and it did not take long for me to be into fish also.Fish were nice and bright....
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