South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

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South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by mymannin » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:20 am

I have fished the pinks from the light house before but haven't targeted them in the boat yet.. Anyone have luck this early? I was hoping to just get on the water and let my wife and kids pitch jigs or buzz bombs. When does the salt start to show fish?

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by spokey9 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:44 am

If my memory serves, the earliest I've caught a pink off dash pt is June 30. The earliest I can recall consistent numbers of pinks is mid July. Then normally it'll take off by beginning to mid August.

Might try 2 1/2 or 3in buzzbombs in perch, army truck, pearl white, or chrome and see if you can find a few kings willing to play. The Puyallup fish should be starting to show and they run by dash/browns pt too. They frequently come up in the shallower water chasing firecracker herring.
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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by mymannin » Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:37 am

Thanks Spokey9... I might give it a shot or wait a couple more weeks.. If I don't hit the salt I'll probably head to Riffe and see how bad the launch is

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by spokey9 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:56 pm

No problem mymannin. Check the creel reports for the sound if you really wanna know when to start targeting pinks, if you watch as the numbers increase you can figure out when it's time to go get them

http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/creel/puget/
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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by Larry3215 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 3:31 pm

spokey9 wrote:No problem mymannin. Check the creel reports for the sound if you really wanna know when to start targeting pinks, if you watch as the numbers increase you can figure out when it's time to go get them

http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/creel/puget/
Thats excellent advice, but I find the recent creel reports mostly depressing :)

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by mymannin » Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:18 am

right on, thanks guys... Looks like it is off to Riffe instead!!

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by countryboy87 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:46 pm

already hearing reports of pinks showing in the south sound areas from multiple reputable sources.. only going to get better in coming weeks

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by mymannin » Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:56 am

great news... the smoker is ready

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by Larry3215 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:35 pm

WDFW had a pinks map last year but I cant find it now.....

Found it, but nothing there yet.

http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/salmon/pink/mapping.html

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by spokey9 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:52 pm

Probly won't see a forecast map again like last pink run. It kinda blew up in the face after the smaller size and lower than expected numbers last time. That map was more of a sales driver to them than a useful tool for anglers because we've always had that info by watching creel reports and with the lower forecast expectations the pinks aren't gonna be the money maker they were the past few runs.
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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by Larry3215 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:26 pm

creel reports are all zeros so far

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by nomas » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:21 am

Hey guys. Any word on if the pinks are showing up yet around Dash Point yet? I love taking my son out there and catching a few. Thanks!

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by Bay wolf » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:46 am

Fished Browns Point by boat on Tuesday. Couple guys fishing off the beach and some boats all looking. No pinks yet, but they are getting a few resident silvers (3 to 5 lbs) off the beach and boats throwing silver cast masters and like hardware. I have heard that a couple of pinks were caught off Dalco. Should be showing up soon.
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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by 253Caster » Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:41 pm

Thanks for the report.

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by nomas » Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:27 am

Any pinks at all yet? Looking to get down to Dash Point next week possible and try for a few. I heard the coho fishing is heating up too! Any new reports?


Also, has anyone had any luck at Redondo Docks? Looks decent.

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by odddoylerules » Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:38 am

I've only had luck at Brown's point fishing shallower than most. Fat and long spoons work there for coho

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by Larry3215 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:09 pm

The Pinks Map above is still blank. There are some starting to show up in the creel reports for Sekiu and a few scattered in the north sound. I dont see many listed for area 11 or south yet.

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by Hunter757 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:45 am

My son and I went down last night for a few hours, Hit up dash point nothing and no fish caught. Went over to Tacoma waterfront side and fished for an hour with no luck. Sounds like it is a morning bite!
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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by Larry3215 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:50 am

Or maybe they are too close to shore for the boat guys to get into them?

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Re: South Sound Salt Water Pinks Browns Pt./Redondo/Pt Defiance?

Post by Hunter757 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:55 pm

We were on shore.....
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