David Mallahan is our guide on the Olympic Peninsula rivers in Forks. David’s passion is fishing and his knowledge of our Northwest Rivers is immense. He is a safe experienced boat handler and his people skills are good. His goal each day is to keep you safe and comfortable and help you catch limits or near limits of the fish of your choice every. David has the ability and the time on the water to know which river to take you to and how to help you successfully catch the fish you are after on a given day. He started guiding career there in 2005. The fishing on the Peninsula is done out of a top of the line 17 foot heated drift boat. Through the years he has expanded and now guides all of the northwest waters in Washington.
Starting in mid- November hatchery steelhead start entering the Bogachiel and Hoh Rivers and peaks in mid December. Starting in late December wild steelhead start showing up in the Sol Doc, Hoh, Bogachiel and Calawah Rivers. For the angler who prefers catch & release steelhead fishing the new year brings in the native fish into these world class rivers. These are hard fighting fish , a challenge for any angler to land. The average fish is eight to fifteen pounds in January, February and early March. During this time period you have a chance at a real trophy steelhead.
Forks area rivers are known as capital of the world for giant steelhead. If you have dreamed of catching a steelhead upwards of twenty or thirty pounds, this is the fishery for you. This is a fishery you must try! Call 360-880-0409.