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Area 7 San Juan Islands Fishing Reports

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Posted: 7/6/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/6/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The mighty hunters set off at 330 in the morning in search of food . Kid forgot licsence and so set out again at four. Launched at deception pass and arrived at eagle point for end of morning bite. Ro...
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By: BentRod
Posted: 5/14/2019
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This is a three-day trip report for halibut (didn't really get to try), Lings, and shrimp: Drove to Whidbey Wednesday with the intention of launching my buddy’s boat that evening and mooring it a...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 4/15/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/12/2019
Hot Spots: 0
It was my last day fishing Area 7 Blackmouth for the year. Thanks to a recent boat purchase I got to enjoy the last month of the season and learn the Northern San Juans in preparation for summer Seas...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 3/31/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/31/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for 3 days of fishing this weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). We burned a lot of fuel running from Squalicum Harbor each day, but I feel like I finally did some good break-in with my ...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 3/25/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After driving to anacortes and struggling to buy a bite or calm water Thursday, I got a tip to go North. We had a much shorter car ride and much longer boat ride as we launched at Squalicum around 7:...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 3/21/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/21/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Finally starting to gain a little bit of confidence in my new-to-me boat, so today we swapped the Kokanee gear for Salmon Gear and headed to the San Juan Islands. This was my first time fishing in th...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/2/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/27/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Right up front I’ll apologize for the late report. I’m retired and I have no idea why my spare time is so limited. Thursday, I had agreed to help a friend find and recover a kicker motor that had jump...
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By: hiroshi
Posted: 9/5/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Eagle Point is really putting out some nice coho's around 24 inches. Monday, fished for about 1.5 hours, got 3 fish and Tuesday again about 1.5 hours and got 3 again. Didn't fish close to shore like...
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By: acepaul
Posted: 9/4/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/31/2018
Hot Spots: 2
It was an outstanding two days fishing Eagle Point Friday and Saturday! (8/31 & 9/1/18) Friday morning three of us came from Jones Island and were the first boat out there (which was definitely a bit ...
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By: psykh
Posted: 9/2/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Eagle Point with Chinook in mind, but we got slammed with coho, only finding one King. Ace hi flys on the Coho, but the king ticket was the Old Goat OG2 with blue / black scales.
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By: 4n6fisher
Posted: 8/30/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/27/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Wife and I took a five night boat camping trip to the San Juan islands last weekend with fishing on Sunday through Tuesday. I was able to find the bait, some places lit up the entire FF screen, 100' ...
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By: afk
Posted: 8/2/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
A huge shout out to rmrsuscher of this site for all of his help! We fished off of Eagle Cliffs for the first time and were rewarded well. We had fished here the day before as well as off of Indian Vil...
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Posted: 7/31/2018
Species: Crab
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/28/2018
Hot Spots: 1
We were mostly lounging at Fossil Bay on Sucia Island. Dropped the pot in 12 feet of water while on the mooring buoy. No Dungeness but some fairly good red rock crab on each pull. We only wanted on...
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Posted: 7/15/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Caught this guy off of heins bank using red racer flasher to 42in leader og2 in blue/green/white the 2.8 size. Had to go through a dozen shakers before we got a decent fish. Ended the day with 3 nice ...
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By: motley
Posted: 7/14/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/14/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Launched out of Anacortes and fished north towards Indian village. Fish started hitting around 10:00 and bite lasted til 11:30. Fished at 93ft with green flasher and green/yellow hootchie. Managed to...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/5/2018
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Holy smokes we’re on a roll, 3 trips in less than a week! As a last-minute thought; Friday afternoon, we decided that Saturday morning we were going to splash the boat at the Squalicum Harbor ramp in ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/2/2018
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
The ling opener has come and gone, for us a great day on the water but finding a legal ling was not in the cards. Launching at Cornet Bay we were underway by 6:30-7:00. After cruising under the bridge...
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