Category Archives: Washington Salmon Fishing

Former WDFW Fisheries Manager Says I’m Highly Misinformed. Sorry, I won’t Drink The WDFW Kool Aid

Response by Pat Pattillo, retired WDFW Salmon Resource Manager Policy Lead. About wild salmon and hatchery reform. I think this view (My last post) is highly misinformed, but may be prevalent within the sport fishing community. While I support expanded … Continue reading

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Our Chinook Salmon Fisheries Policy Is Salmon Racist & Wild Centric

Wild Chinook salmon versus hatchery origin fish continues to be a hot, hugely expensive and contested topic. In one corner you’ll find a bunch of “wild only” proponents. In the other corner you’ll find sports anglers like me that believe … Continue reading

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Puget Sound Angler’s President Ron Garner Explains His Views About Gill Net Ban SB 5617

Dear Senators Saloman, Van De Wege, Washington State Senators, and Representatives, RE: Senate Bill 5617-unintended consequences. I am reaching out to you today to make sure you understand what you are signing on SB 5617. As President of the largest … Continue reading

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Partridge Bank Salmon Fishing Map

Partridge Bank is a popular spot and easily accessed from Port Townsend, Keystone on Whidbey Island or John Wayne Marina in Sequim. The bank will produce fish throughout the area but my experience is limited to the areas in yellow. … Continue reading

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Dallas Bank Salmon Fishing Map

Few anglers troll Dallas Bank for blackmouth during winter months, but they should. While countless anglers drive past this productive area blackmouth are left behind, in an area rich with bait. During incoming tides the east side of the bank … Continue reading

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The Winter Hole Salmon Fishing Map

The Winter Hole not surprisingly is a great place to fish Winter blackmouth. This spot is an outgoing current location. Anglers troll, jig and mooch. The dark blue circle on the chart is the center of the area. When they … Continue reading

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Dungeness Spit Salmon Fishing Map

Dungeness Spit offers a long troll with little to no competition. As far as I know only a few anglers fish this area. If more anglers fished here more blackmouth would be caught. This is a great place to troll … Continue reading

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