Jeff Head Chinook July 27

Jul 27, 14 Jeff Head Chinook July 27

Posted by in Salmon Fishing, Trending

We worked hard all morning at Point No Point, worked our gear along the outside of the moochers right at the Point and westbound towards Skunk Bay, but didn’t really see much happening. We tagged a beautiful Wild Chinook and released it, but nothing for the fish box. On the way back in we spotted a really fishy looking tide...

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Puget Sound Chinook Fishing Report July 16

Jul 16, 14 Puget Sound Chinook Fishing Report July 16

Posted by in Salmon Fishing, Trending

Today was the first day to catch and keep Chinook Salmon in Puget Sound, what an exciting day! We had a pretty thrilling day on the water, we moved around to a few of my favorite spots and found a little action. There was an incoming tide in the morning with the tide change happening right at 8am. We cruised up to the lighthouse at...

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Seattle Salmon Fishing Report July 14

Jul 14, 14 Seattle Salmon Fishing Report July 14

Posted by in Salmon Fishing

Although the large returns of ocean Chinook and Coho wait until mid-summer to return to the Puget Sound, there is a healthy number of resident Coho and Chinook swimming around Possession Bar, Kingston and Jeff Head. There are always a few mature Chinook that return from their open-ocean feeding frenzy a little early and will be...

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Seattle Crabbing Report July 5

Jul 09, 14 Seattle Crabbing Report July 5

Posted by in Dungeness Crab, Trending

As the locals say, our Seattle summer always officially begins on July 5, because it always rains on the Fourth. For us Puget Sounders, its our way of poking fun at the misfortune we all have when it comes to the weather; April showers brings May…. Showers, then we enjoy a little June gloom, but the day after we get rained...

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Puget Sound Dungeness Crab Season 2014

Jun 19, 14 Puget Sound Dungeness Crab Season 2014

Posted by in Dungeness Crab, Trending

The sweet taste of freshly caught Dungeness Crab is one of the uniquely Northwest experiences that help define our region. And guess what? The Puget Sound Crab Season is going to open here on July 3. Puget Sound is Seattle’s summer playground, it is where thousands of us go to, or yearn to be, when we wish to escape the grind that...

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June 2014 Fishing Report

Hello Everyone! We’ve just wrapped up a very successful spring fishing season, many folks managed to catch a few Rainbow Trout at their favorite local lake, land that Barndoor Halibut out in the Pacific Ocean, haul in a few limits of Spot Shrimp from the Hood Canal, and many more enjoyed great fishing across the Great Pacific...

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Washington Summer Steelhead Fishing 2014

May 28, 14 Washington Summer Steelhead Fishing 2014

Posted by in Steelhead Fishing

This year’s summer fishing season should give folks plenty of opportunities to catch Summer Run Steelhead in every corner of Washington State. Returns for 2014 summer-runs look very strong, and I anticipate that it will be a great season. Washington state is such a unique place, with a drastic range of environs, from the pine...

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Possession Bar Lingcod Report May 22

May 22, 14 Possession Bar Lingcod Report May 22

Posted by in Lingcod Fishing

Today I helped out Captain Randy with Northwest Fishing Charters on a Lingcod trip. We had phenomenal weather and great fishing at Possession Bar. I have never fished with Randy before, and was excited to finally get the opportunity. He has been running a charter business on Puget Sound longer than I have been fishing, so I was...

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Washington Lingcod Seasons 2014

May 04, 14 Washington Lingcod Seasons 2014

Posted by in Lingcod Fishing

Lingcod are one of Washington State’s most popular bottom fish, and almost every marine area offers a fishing season for these voracious predators. They are prized for their aggressive hunting habits, their willingness to strike a variety of lures and bait, and their delicious filets. Washington has such diverse marine areas, each...

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Saturday’s Spot Shrimp Challenge

May 03, 14 Saturday’s Spot Shrimp Challenge

Posted by in Spot Shrimp

Old Mother Nature just couldn’t seem to make up her mind this week. Thursday’s Lingcod adventure transpired under beautiful blue skies on a calm Puget Sound. Saturday’s Shrimp escapade was a little different. I accepted a last-minute (like 6am the morning of) invite to meet up with my buddies Brian and Al. Blurry-eyed, I jumped out...

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May 1 Lingcod

May 01, 14 May 1 Lingcod

Posted by in Lingcod Fishing

Yesterday was the first of May, which signals the beginning of 45 glorious days of fishing for Lingcod in Puget Sound. Most of you will agree that during this time of year, we all have way too much we need to accomplish and not enough hours in the day. Home and garden projects, family time, work, etcetera. On top of the normal...

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Spring Salmon Report

Apr 15, 14 Spring Salmon Report

Posted by in Salmon Fishing

Columbia River Finale The mighty Columbia cranked out a lot of spring chinook this past week! Monday, 4/14/14 was the last fishing day under the current rules but it will list likely reopen in May after run size updates. Keep an eye on that! Puget Sound & San Juan Islands Update Until then, the Puget Sound has been producing...

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