Category Archives: Washington Salmon Fishing

2015 Washington Coastal Salmon Season Set

Pacific Fisheries Management Council Announces 2015 Washington Coast Sport Salmon Fishing Season A mark-selective Chinook season north of Cape Falcon begins May 30 off the Columbia River and Westport, and May 16 off La Push and Neah Bay. This fishery … Continue reading

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King Kandy Salmon Fishing Lures – Hot New Colors for a Hot New Lure

The 2014 fishing season brought about the introduction of the hottest new lure of the year – the King Kandy Plugs.¬† Invented by Dave Sanford of Sequim, WA who also invented Dungeness Stingers and the increasingly popular rotators, this plug … Continue reading

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Eastern Bank Salmon Fishing Map

Winter blackmouth fishing in Area 6 ends April 10th, giving everyone more than two weeks of prime fishing. Many of the area’s hatchery salmon have now grown past the 22-inch minimum size requirement and increased keep rates shown at Washington … Continue reading

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How to Fish Diamond Point Inside Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay’s Bounty of Blackmouth at Diamond Point¬† “Click to Enlarge Map” Many of the hardcore blackmouth anglers don’t bother fishing flood tides at Protection Island or inside Discovery Bay. They say the Ebb tide produces best, which I won’t … Continue reading

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Protection Island Salmon Fishing Map For Ebb Tide

How to Fish Protection Island During An Outgoing Tide Ask any regular at Protection Island and they will tell you an outgoing (ebb) tide is best for catching blackmouth salmon. Some of the anglers I know say the ebb tide … Continue reading

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Protection Island Winter Blackmouth Fishing Map & Techniques

Winter blackmouth fishing can be a challenge, especially if you don’t know the area. After moving to Sequim two years ago I began the fun task of learning new waters, specifically the Protection Island area. This great area is close … Continue reading

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Strait of Juan de Fuca Spring Blackmouth Salmon Fishing

Today we fished Protection Island, trolling with 15 pound downrigger balls hugging the bottom where the bait hovered. Yesterday I released a nice wild feeder Chinook that still had an adipose fin. Today, at the top of the high tide, … Continue reading

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