Northwest Drifters

Come on out and enjoy a fully guided sport fishing trip down one of many coastal streams this fall. Northwest Drifters is currently booking trips September-December. Join Captain Joshua, an experienced and fully licensed guide, who’ll do his best to help you catch the best Salmon you’ve ever landed.

Fish aboard a 17’ drift boat, made by Clackacraft. This boat has enough room for 3 guests to join. She provides a safe and comfortable ride, which is the only thing you need on the River. Since you’ll be fishing on a beautiful quiet river, there’s no need for complicated electronics. The simpler the better.

There are several fishing spots you can visit, some of them being the Humptulips, Satsop, Wynoochee, Kalama, and the Bogachiel River. You’ll mostly go after Salmon species like Chinook, Coho, and Chum, but you can also catch Steelhead Trout. Spinning, jigging, and drift fishing are the main techniques you’ll use to catch your daily trophies.

Kids under 18 years old are welcome to join, but they have to be under parent supervision. You can release the catch or keep it, in which case the captain will clean it for you free of charge.

Your rods, reels, lures, and live bait are included in the price. You only need to purchase your fishing license and prepare some snacks and drinks.

Join Northern Drifters for an amazing Salmon hunt this fall!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Salmon Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Dec 31
    price breakdown
    You'll be targeting King, Coho, and Chum Salmon anytime from September through the end of the year. All you need to bring is lunch and your fishing license. Book on time, as the fishing season is limited!

About the Captain

Joshua Carlton
Montesano, Washington, United States
ID & License verified
1 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2019
I have been fishing since about fifth grade. Ever since it has become a very healthy addiction. I absolutely love helping and teaching people how to catch Salmon and Steelhead.

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Targeted Species

Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Salmon (Chinook) Salmon (Chinook)
Salmon (Chum) Salmon (Chum)
Salmon (Coho) Salmon (Coho)

Boat Specs

Clackacraft (Drift boat) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 2HP None engine.

17 ft
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Drift Fishing


Life Jackets
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

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John R.
Dartmouth, ENG

Full day with Capt Josh Carlton

VERIFIED   September 17, 2019
Josh is an excellent drift boat captain. I came all the way from the UK to fish with Josh & I’m very glad I did....
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