Meet Your Guide - Eli Rico



Based in the Seattle area and owner of Hot Shot Fishing Guide Service, Eli Rico is one of the most well-rounded Washington Salmon Steelhead fishing guides in the Pacific Northwest. Throughout the year he fishes for Salmon, Steelhead, walleye, Trout, bass and sturgeon on fisheries ranging from the Olympic Peninsula to the tributaries of the Columbia River to Potholes Reservoir. Eli guides more than 300 days a year. He fishes Salmon and Steelhead on the Snohomish / Skykomish River system, the Quillayute River system and Olympic Peninsula (including the Hoh, Sol Duc, Bogachiel, Queets and mainstem Queets rivers), the Columbia River systems (including tributary fisheries like the Cowlitz, Klickitat, Wind and Yakima rivers) and the Chehalis River system. He also fishes Trout and Salmon in Lake Sammamish and Lake Washington; walleye, sturgeon and smallmouth bass on the middle Columbia River. Eli is commonly featured on the Northwest Wild Country Radio, Fishing & Hunting News, Game and Fish and Salmon, Trout & Steelheader

Eli Rico -  Guides more than 300 days a year. He fishes on the Columbia and its tributaries, Snohomish River system, the Quillayute River system and isolated Olympic Peninsula Rivers...Cowlitz River Fishing Guide trips too! - in short all areas of the Northwest wherever the Steelhead fishing is HOT!  We offer jetsled or drift boat Steelhead fishing trips and  Steelhead Vacations!  Olympic Peninsula Fishing!