Search

Area 7 San Juan Islands Fishing Reports

Change View:
By: rseas
Posted: 8/29/2021
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/29/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Ok gang, I’m not sure where to go with this one. On a request, Sunday I had agreed to take a friend out to learn the ropes as applicable to the Bellingham Bay Fishery. The fishery is a sub-fishery of ...
Full Report »
By: 4n6fisher
Posted: 7/17/2021
Species: Shrimp
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/17/2021
Hot Spots: 0
The wind and small craft advisories finally allowed for the shrimping trip on Saturday after scuttling it on Friday. Launched out of Cornet bay and headed over to find a spot to drop the crab pots, f...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 5/16/2021
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/16/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Ok, I know that it has been ages since I posted a report. September 28th, 2020 to be exact. Unfortunately, it’s not because I’m holding out on sharing fishing information. Basically, I haven’t been fi...
Full Report »
Posted: 5/1/2021
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/1/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Went out to area 7 for the lingcod opener. Unfortunately the tides were not in our favor for opening day. We went anyway and had a great time. We fished around Blakley island and a couple other spots....
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 9/28/2020
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/28/2020
Hot Spots: 0
This report is the second day of a 2-day fish-a-polusa. It is also the second day of 2 days off in a row, a rare event this summer. Due to a unfavorable wind forecast the trip was squishy but either w...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 9/1/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/30/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Wow, a fitting end to our local chinook fishery and one for the record books. Going to bed Saturday night I hadn’t settled on a plan for fishing Sunday. 2:00 alarm and a quick look at “Windy” and plan...
Full Report »
By: Salmonids
Posted: 7/27/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/27/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out in the morning with a little later start than usual. Got to the rich just after sunrise. Dropped a few crab potsOn the way. Tide was coming in so hein bank was the go to spot. Felt pretty ...
Full Report »
By: motley
Posted: 7/16/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/16/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Took the family over to Orcas and spent two days trolling the west side. Day one my youngest daughter hooked into about a 5-6lb native chinook which was released from the water. My oldest daughter cau...
Full Report »
By: 4n6fisher
Posted: 7/7/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/5/2020
Hot Spots: 0
This was a 4 day boat camping trip out in the great San Juan Islands, with some fishing, shrimping and family visits mixed in. Shrimping was tough as I did not have the correct cat food (and they rea...
Full Report »
Posted: 7/5/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/1/2020
Hot Spots: 0
An Epic Trip with no fish... My son James and I decided to do an overnight trip to fish Area 7 chinook opener. We drove to Cornet Bay and moored on one of the state park floating docks. That in its...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 7/5/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/4/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Back to the islands. We had planned on fishing a sure thing somewhere but I woke up at 12:30 Saturday morning. Once up, I’m usually feet on the floor but I still had 4 hours before we were leaving. I ...
Full Report »
Posted: 7/3/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/3/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Hello northwest fishing reports! I'm posting my first report today in the hope to connect and share fishing reports with my fellow Fishers. We launched out of Port Towsend on the 4th and ran up to Cor...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 7/3/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/1/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Around my house the Marine Area 7 opener has been on the calendar since the date was announced. With the boat, gear and fresh herring strips ready we were counting hours. Unfortunately, Karen had a la...
Full Report »
By: 4n6fisher
Posted: 6/22/2020
Species: Halibut
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/19/2020
Hot Spots: 0
The best laid plans were derailed by the fog bank hanging around the south side of San Juan, so we did not hit the fishing grounds until the afternoon tide. It was quiet, only one other boat in the ...
Full Report »
By: 4n6fisher
Posted: 6/22/2020
Species: Shrimp
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/19/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Since the fog bank scrapped the morning halibut fishing we decided to go and drop some shrimp pots until fog lifted. Great decision as we were able to find an area away from the ripping current on th...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 6/21/2020
Species: Shrimp
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/20/2020
Hot Spots: 0
My first shrimp report! Yes, my first one and there is a reason for that, I don’t like shrimping. That said, maybe I can come to change my mind on the whole subject, they are tasty little buggers... W...
Full Report »
Posted: 6/9/2020
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/27/2020
Hot Spots: 0
This report is a little late but I went up to area 7 to fish for a slot limit lingcod the day before the shrimp opener. I launched in the morning with plans of heading toward new areas for me (Orcas I...
Full Report »
Posted: 5/30/2020
Species: Shrimp
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/28/2020
Hot Spots: 0
I was able to make it out for the shrimp opener in Area 7. I realized I forgot my gopro so I made a cell phone video of the trip. My good friend Warren joined me for the day. It was his first time shr...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 5/11/2020
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/10/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Back on the water, Mother’s Day 2020. While we usually do an event, this year we planned a Mother’s Day ling cod trip followed by a feed on the beach and beach combing. Knowing our mothers enjoy their...
Full Report »
By: Web77
Posted: 2/22/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/21/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Good day all, had an early off day from work so decided to head out of Washington park for a couple hours in the evening. Left the launch at 2pm and headed over to Lopez flats as outgoing tide was...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 2/16/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/9/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Wow and I apologize. This report is for Sunday the 9th, basically a week ago. I have been up to my elbows since the first of the year. Shoot, I/we’ve been burning the candle at both ends for a year or...
Full Report »
By: Web77
Posted: 2/12/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/12/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Left coronet bay at about 640 this morning, headed out to Lopez flats. Had a calm day and an outgoing tide from 7am to 1pm, definitely good ingredients to a salmon catching recipe. I set up near Decat...
Full Report »
Posted: 9/1/2019
Species: Crab
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/31/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Pot picking thieves, that is how I would describe crabbing in the birch point area. It should be an alert when you see guys wearing side arms that are launching to go crabbing. I’m not an anti gun t...
Full Report »
By: 4n6fisher
Posted: 7/23/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/20/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This is actually for a three day boat camping trip to San Juan's for the 20-22nd, we anchored one night in Garrison Harbor and the next night in Reid Harbor. Fishing was tough and slow all three days...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 7/22/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/21/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Work, work, work, fish, work, work, work… seems to be the flow of my summer. You would think that I would sleep in on one of my few days off. Nooooo, Sunday we were up at 1:30 for a 3:00 launch at Cor...
Full Report »