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Squidding starting?

Post by chowdan » Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:49 pm

Anyone starting their 2015 squidding yet?

I was a Lync's shop getting a license and he was saying people are reporting decent numbers at Edmonds Pier.

I also was curious about hours of piers. Is there somewhere online that states the hours of piers? Or is it pretty much based on knowing the pier and the hours. Was thinking about heading over to Edmonds to give it a shot as I've got a pretty un-eventful night ahead of me.

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by Diverdoyle » Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:17 pm

http://www.edmondswa.gov/visitor-statio ... -pier.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ... It's 24 hrs ... Most people are gearing up for pinks kinda early for squid but they can be caught all year and even during the day just gotta put in the time

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by Gonefishing » Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:37 pm

A couple years ago people were catching some in broad daylight when the coho were coming but not biting.

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by Diverdoyle » Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:34 pm

A few guys today got a few squid off dash point around eight pm and a little red octopus . they are there under docks just have to put in the time

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by obryan214 » Thu Jul 23, 2015 11:00 pm

saw my first squid of the season june 1st in the belly of my chinook. heard stories and seen internet pics of squid from the piers.

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by tnj8222 » Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:41 am

Saw some older asian couples catching squid this morning at dash point. I only saw them get two though and they were tiny.

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by Diverdoyle » Fri Jul 24, 2015 12:46 pm

yea at dash you have to work near the cleaning station some reason they that area i maybe for shelter or cuts the current down

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by tnj8222 » Fri Jul 24, 2015 12:50 pm

Thats right where she caught them.

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by Diverdoyle » Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:34 pm

anyone know if theres a person that sales jigs on the edmonds peir still ??

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by Gonefishing » Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:25 pm

Diverdoyle wrote:anyone know if theres a person that sales jigs on the edmonds peir still ??
I think I know who you are talking about - but I'm sure at this point he hasn't even shown up yet. But he will arrive around October(ish)....

The number of people squidding has been few (so far). Chinook catching... oh hell hooking into... off the Edmonds pier has been a major failure for those considering spending a day that consists of 1,001 casts from the Edmonds pier.

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by Diverdoyle » Sat Jul 25, 2015 9:25 pm

I bought two heavy punk jigs years ago from a person up north that sold jigs next to a huge generator but they was the best jigs I had for a long time and list them so was just trying to narrow down the piers I remember it was up north maybe even mukilteo

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by Gonefishing » Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:12 pm

If it's who I think it is.... I've seen his jigs for sale at Ted's Sporting Goods (in the past). The guy makes them himself (or so he says). They do work pretty well.

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by MarkFromSea » Sun Jul 26, 2015 8:37 am

Damn! Used to be a Nov-Dec thing, then a Sept thing... I saw a posting a couple weeks ago of squid success and my jaw hit the floor!
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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by natetreat » Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:57 am

There is a summer run and winter run of squid. Grown ups come and lay eggs winter, babies out migrate in summer.

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by MarkFromSea » Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:38 am

natetreat wrote:There is a summer run and winter run of squid. Grown ups come and lay eggs winter, babies out migrate in summer.
Good to know.
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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by obryan214 » Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:14 pm

find them in fish stomachs year round, guess you can catch them any month of the year if you know where to look and what to use.

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by TeachingTitusToFish » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:41 am

A buddy of mine was testing out his new light setup last night at the Edmonds pier and pulled in a few. They're there :cheers:
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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by Eugene » Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:07 am

Wow, that is awesome catch! What kind of technique/tackles did he use?

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by TeachingTitusToFish » Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:15 am

He was just jigging off the pier. We used to use my generator for light, but the engine was rebuilt last year and it ran really loud. Like insane jet engine loud. You couldn't even hear yourself think. He's been talking about building a new quite light set up for a while. This one is a marine battery with an ac/dc inverter and an LED light. No more gas, no loud noises. It's silent. Gear he used was a standard trout pole and the jigs are ones I got from Teds in Lynnwood, but are similar to the ones the guys sells on the pier during the winter run. You can find the jigs in Seattle at Linc's and Outdoor Emporium as well.

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Re: Squidding starting?

Post by Salmon King » Thu Oct 22, 2015 6:38 pm

TeachingTitusToFish wrote:A buddy of mine was testing out his new light setup last night at the Edmonds pier and pulled in a few. They're there :cheers:

Got any pictures of his light set up???
I want to make one but having trouble figuring out the waterproof part.

I was thinking of using a car headlight and making a waterproof box that I can float it on the water with...

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