Ahtanum Creek near Union Gap, Washington
This creek might not offer the best fishing in the world, but Ahtanum Creek does have a few 6-10 inch trout in it. Not enough to warrant a whole trip, but it is worth checking out if you are in the area. Selective gear rules are in effect for the main stem, Middle, and North Forks. There are sections of the Middle and North Forks that are closed to fishing year round to protect spawning and rearing bull trout. You cannot fish for bull trout anywhere in Ahtanum Creek. Jigs tipped with soft plastics or bait, the usual flies, small crankbaits, and tiny spinners.
Ahtanum Creek Fishing near Union Gap, Washington
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Details for Ahtanum Creek
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Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Stream
Lat/Long: 46.530960 -120.473122
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Description for Ahtanum Creek, Yakima County, Washington
Ahtanum Creek is a stream located just 1.8 miles from Union Gap, in Yakima County, in the state of Washington, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including cutthroat trout, rainbow trout and whitefish here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Ahtanum Creek. Alternate names for this stream include Atanum Creek and Ahtanium Creek.
For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Washington Fish & Wildlife
Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times
chart to determine when the fish will be most active.
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