Sam Baird

Sam Baird has owned/operated Slammin’ Salmon Guide service since 2011. Born and raised in Central Washington he’s spent a lifetime chasing many species of fish in the region. He’s been featured in the Wenatchee World and on air with KKRV Country Radio.

Baird targets Spring Chinook on the Icicle and Wenatchee Rivers, summer run Chinook/sockeye on the Upper Columbia, sockeye on Lake Wenatchee and fall kings in the Columbia River.

When the kokanee bite is on you can find him trolling for kokanee and lake trout on Lake Chelan, long before switching to winter steelhead on the Wenatchee and Columbia Rivers. Baird also chases trout in the greater Wenatchee area. In fact, he ice fishes for perch and trout on Moses Lake and Fish Lake, while focusing on trout specifically at Rufus Woods, Banks Lake, Jameson Lake, Quincy Lake, Burke Lake and Lake Roosevelt, among many others.

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