Columbia Cove boat launch

Beautiful boat access with plenty of parking. This area also plays host to the Brewster Salmon Derby, the biggest event in Brewster. The Derby's mission is to provide a family oriented fishing event that highlights recreation and promotes tourism, for the city of Brewster and the surrounding community by utilizing the upper Columbia salmon fishery.

Witt Fishing


In addition to the Brewster Salmon Derby, you can fish for Steelhead and Salmon when in season and there are several great walleye fishing holes nearby. One of the best kept secrets is bass fishing at the mouth of the Okanogan River. It's been said that we have the best fishing for bass in the State.

Estimated Fishing Seasons
Chinook Salmon: July 1st - Oct 1st
Sockeye Salmon: July 1st - August 31st
Steelhead: September 1st - March 1st
Sturgeon: Year Round
Walleye:  Year Round
Triploid Trout: Year Round
Bass: February 1st - November 31st



A wide variety of water sports is available along the Columbia: Paddle boarding, water skiing, tubing, swimming and more. Brewster is located on the between the Chief Joseph and Azwell Dams. There is approximately 20 miles of open water between the two for fishing, boating, wind surfing, wave running and just plain relaxing.