Fishing in Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park protects over 75 miles of Pacific Coast, 600 lakes, and 4,000 miles of rivers and streams that support some of the most extensive runs of wild salmon, trout, and char remaining in the Pacific Northwest.
current fishing and shellfish regulations and check bulletin boards for locally posted regulation changes.
March 26, 2020 Emergency Regulation Change - Temporary Recreational Fishing Closure: Olympic National Park, in coordination with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), is temporarily closing recreational fishing parkwide. This closure is in response to the Stay Home, Stay Safe Proclamation 20-25 and Proclamation 20-05 issued by the Governor of the State of Washington to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The closure is effective immediately and will last until further notice.
Emergency Regulation Change: Beginning November 16, 2019, reduce the daily limit of hatchery salmon from two to one adult in the Queets and Salmon River systems within Olympic National Park to protect wild coho run.
Last updated: March 26, 2020