Fishing Wells Dam

Located 10 miles from Chelan Washington and 10 miles from Pateros Washington

Species targeted in this area include Chinook Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Steelhead, Sturgeon, Walleye and Bass.

Areas fished include Columbia River, Okanogan River, Methow River

COLUMBIA RIVER fishing dates: (dates are estimated)

Chinook Salmon: July 1st through Oct 1st

Sockeye Salmon: July 1st through August 31st

Steelhead: September 1st through March 1st

Sturgeon: January 1st through December 31st

Walleye:  January 1st through December 31st

Bass: Small mouth & Largemouth February 1st- November 31st

Columbia River Fish counts

Chinook Adult 8; Chinook Jack 3; Steelhead 5

Chinook Adult 1843; Chinook Jack 240; Steelhead 3031; Wild Steelhead 716; Shad 123; Sockeye 12; Lamprey 308; Coho Adult 63; Coho Jack 16

Chinook Adult 538; Chinook Jack 58; Steelhead 688; Wild Steelhead 232; Lamprey 106; Coho Adult 1; Coho Jack 1

Chinook Adult 314; Chinook Jack 29; Steelhead 163; Wild Steelhead 69; Sockeye 1; Lamprey 84; Coho Adult 1

Chinook Adult 599; Chinook Jack 30; Steelhead 120; Wild Steelhead 51; Shad 217; Sockeye 2; Lamprey 25; Coho Adult 2; Coho Jack 1