Queets River near Forks, Washington
A gorgeous river that can be difficult to fish in spots because of the heavily forested shorelines, Queets River offers a very nice fishery that is usually overlooked due to its proximity to bigger, better known waters. This is a perfect river for anglers looking for sanctuary from crazy vacation anglers. Every winter big native steelhead work their way up the river and summer also offers a nice steelhead run along with sea run cutthroat and some salmon. Foot access is decent, but wet hacking your way through the lush forest floor. The river is very rarely clear so you are going to have to learn how to fish off color water if you fish here often. Structure is all that you would expect of a classic steelhead river. The upper portions of the river offer nice native trout and a few char in the small runs and pools.
Queets River Fishing near Forks, Washington
Write a Report
Details for Queets River
Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Stream
Lat/Long: 47.544525 -124.356026
Bodies of Water near Queets River
Local Hotel Rooms
Description for Queets River, Jefferson County, Washington
Queets River is a stream located just 28.1 miles from Forks, in Jefferson County, in the state of Washington, United States, near Queets, WA. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including chinook salmon, coho salmon, cutthroat trout and steelhead trout here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Queets River. Alternate names for this stream include Quiets River.
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.