Seattle’s Marine Area 10 portion of Puget Sound opens for salmon fishing on June 1 this year! We should start catching Resident Coho, followed by Chinook, Pinks and Ocean-range Coho.
Your Guide to the Washington 2023 Salmon Fishing Seasons – Marine Areas
Easy to use guide to Washington’s 2023 Saltwater Salmon Fishing Seasons.
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Fishing Report for Seattle & Washington State – May 2023
May is one of my all time favorite months to fish around Seattle and Washington State! Halibut, Lingcod, Salmon, Shrimping, Trout, Bass and more to fish for this month.
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Mid-April Fishing Report – Seattle & Washington State 2023
Great fishing options abound this April in Seattle and the rest of Washington State! Get in on some great Salmon, Halibut, Lingcod, Steelhead and Trout Fishing!
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A Simple Guide to Washington’s 2023 Halibut Seasons
Kicking off Washington’s 2023 Halibut Seasons with a quick guide to all the marine area hot spots and openers.
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A Simple Guide to the 2023 Shrimping Seasons in Washington
Spot Shrimp season dates have been announced for Washington’s Puget Sound, Hood Canal, San Juan Islands and Strait of Juan de Fuca. This is a quick resource guide to help you get to know the 2023 seasons.
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Seattle and Washington State Fishing Report – March 2023
March 2023 is going to be a good one! We have saltwater fisheries all up and down the Washington Coast opening up, Steelhead fisheries on the Olympic Peninsula, North Puget Sound and Southwest Washington, local Kokanee and Trout, and a Columbia River Spring Chinook fishery that is about to explode in popularity once the first …
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Squidding in Puget Sound, Washington
Seattle’s Puget Sound is bountiful with fishing choices, and although Salmon seems to overshadow all the rest, one event that draws out legions of locals is the annual squid migrations. Depending on the time of year and what the report is, squidding around here can be a boat or pier affair, both during the day …
Lingcod Fishing in Puget Sound, Washington
Lingcod are the apex predator of Puget Sound’s reefs. These large and aggressive fish are a popular fishing opportunity during the Spring.
Seattle Salmon Fishing Report – August 2022
If you can’t tell from all my recent posts and reports, I absolutely live for salmon fishing in Puget Sound during the summer months. The early alarm clock wake-up is welcomed on every day I get to push out of the slip or boat ramp and cruise out to the fishing grounds. If you are …
Seattle and Washington State Fishing Report – August 2022
August is all about Salmon fishing in Puget Sound and the rest of Washington State. Every corner of the state has a robust and happening salmon fishery going on right now. On top of that, crabbing has been good, lake anglers are cooling off in the evenings with some pretty incredible Largemouth Bass action, and …
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Seattle and Washington State Fishing Report – July 2022
If you are a Washington Salmon fisher, this is your summer! Across the state, all areas open to salmon fishing are seeing historically high catch rates, Chinook quotas being caught fast, and anglers buzzing around to their favorite fishing haunts, making the summer of 2022 one to remember. Most anglers haven’t seen fishing this good …
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2022 Puget Sound Summer Dungeness Crabbing Season
2022 Puget Sound Crab Season Announced! One of the great highlights during our Puget Sound summer is the Dungeness Crab feast. Whether you are dropping pots as a bonus catch on your way out to the fishing grounds, or spending the day with family to work crabbing gear, the haul of fresh crab is a …
Seattle and Washington State Fishing Report – June 2022
I needed to cast a wide net to capture even half the great fishing opportunities we have in Washington State this month. Every corner of the state is brimming with fisheries that are worth your time. I want to thank all the great charter captains and guides that shared their reports with us. Have a …
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Our 2022 Puget Sound Spot Shrimp Experience
For the past few weeks, I’ve been amped for the Puget Sound Spot Shrimp Opener. Those millions of delicious jumbo prawns have had an entire year, un-harassed by the barrage of dropping pots, and ripe for the picking. As any die-hard Shrimper will, I spent the early part of the spring scheming and over-thinking how …
Washington’s 2022 Saltwater Salmon Fishing Seasons
Washington’s 2022 Saltwater Salmon Fishing Seasons by Marine Area
Washington’s 2022 Spot Shrimp Season begins May 25
Shrimping is a big deal here in Washington State. Our largest and most sought after is the Spot Shrimp draw quite a crowd when the season opens! Each marine area has specific dates and times we can soak pots, so be very educated on when those times are and get it on your calendar! We …
Seattle Lingcod Trip – May 7
Last weekend was opening day for Puget Sound Lingcod, and we had such a great time fishing that another trip needed to happen. (Opening Day Post). I’m learning more and more about marine forecasts. One thing I’ve learned is that if the weather forecast is in that “gray area” between pleasant and choppy, half the …
Seattle and Washington State Fishing Report – May 2022
The month of May is so jam packed with fishing options in Washington State it’s tough to not go overboard with a report, but I did it anyways. Every corner of the state is boiling with fishing opportunity. Well enough of an intro, I want to give a huge thanks for all the guides, charter …
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Opening Day Report – Puget Sound Lingcod 2022
I was giddy with anticipation for today. I was only out twice on Puget Sound all winter, one for crabbing and one for Blackmouth fishing. Sad I know, however those were both great trips. I was more than amped to plan a trip with a few friends for the opener. The 2022 May 1 Lingcod …