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Area 7 San Juan Islands Fishing Reports

By: Kgbeez
Posted: 1/11/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/9/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Trolled the mouth of obstruction pass on the rosairo side starting around one o'clock, my friend got the first fish of the day about an half hour in after a couple missed bites,around 7lbs, after a co...
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By: Jeff_e_d
Posted: 1/3/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
On the Holiday break from work and waited for the wind to die down before heading to the Juans. Started on Saturday at Lopez flats. Plenty of boats but no bait, fish or even shakers. Headed around ...
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Posted: 1/3/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 1/1/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Ventured out to some local Rosario Straits ebb tide fishery locations...had one good take down/run but missed it. Packed up & headed west to a lot of boats at Salmon Bank. Had fish #1 cut off by big...
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By: Matt
Posted: 12/18/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/16/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I figured I would submit a report for the islands as no one has really had any real opportunities to get out due to the horrendous storm conditions we have been having through November and December. ...
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Posted: 12/1/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/1/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Couldn't resist the temptation...flew solo today as could not get another body to challenge the predicted Gale winds. Started (8:30am) at Tide Pt/Eagle Bluff--fished through high slack until 11am (hi...
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Posted: 10/4/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/4/2015
Hot Spots: 0
An Area 7 report!?! Launched out of Washington Park around 7:30 and headed for my favorite area and was not disappointed. Lines down around 8:00 and had a nice 6 lb hatchery coho in the cooler soon af...
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Posted: 8/9/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/7/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Well this report is from Friday but better late than never. My uncles and dad wanted to take our brand new family fishing boat out to try and find some early schooling pinks. I caught one off te beac...
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Posted: 7/28/2015
Species: Crab
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/27/2015
Hot Spots: 1
fished until 5 pm with a crab ring set and pulled a dozen times. 1st set got a few Dungeness none that were keepers 2 set pulled in a 7 1/2 incher nice dunge 3,4 th no keepers 6 females and 1 male jus...
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Posted: 7/27/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/23/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went out for 2-3 hours in Haro Strait west of Henry Island in my Kayak. The pink fishing was excellent. Caught 4 and kept 2. Lost a big one unhooking it in the boat. Trolled a slow bus flashe...
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By: cobrar543
Posted: 7/23/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/22/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Wow, what a day. Nothing short of a world record fish would have made it an OK day. Got out late, heading out from Corrent bay lauch, thru deception pass, doing only about 15 mph and suddenly the sea...
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By: aftjkm
Posted: 7/21/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/21/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Caught 3 pinks on a green flasher and green hoochie trailing herring fillet. Got the first one in a couple of minutes at about 40 ft on a down rigger. Kept going deeper all the way to 180 ft to get a ...
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Posted: 7/20/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/19/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Stayed the weekend at Roche harbor and fished lime kiln Saturday & Sunday morning at high tide. Was targeting chinook but just couldn't get away from the pinks. They are in strong already. Tried 40 - ...
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By: Onnor5
Posted: 5/27/2015
Species: Halibut
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/23/2015
Hot Spots: 0
100ft of water with spreader bar, purple frozen herring and UV yellow squid. 4 on the boat. Mine was the biggest at 45 1/2 inches weighting about 35 lbs
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By: TyeeMatt
Posted: 5/10/2015
Species: Halibut
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/8/2015
Hot Spots: 0
We launched from Washington Park and started fishing in a hundred feet of water at first light. We had two in the boat by 10:30am using herring and octopus and two bags of chum. We were anchored next ...
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By: nwfish
Posted: 5/4/2015
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/1/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Spent the weekend camping on Sucia. Hardest part of the trip was coming home. Best part of the trip was being there and having no worries or concerns except what to do next. So I would give the cam...
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By: woozel
Posted: 5/4/2015
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/1/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Made it out of Hilton at 0515. Got to the grounds by a little after 0600. First drop hooked a nice keeper 30'. We fished the Wall on the West side of Sucia.
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By: jpjames14
Posted: 5/3/2015
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/3/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Opening weekend of boating season. Picked up one quickly Saturday evening and 2 more real quick Sunday morning, all 29-31. Caught 20+ rocks and it makes me hope that one day we might have a small li...
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By: jeffmb
Posted: 5/3/2015
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/2/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went out for a few hours in the late afternoon on Saturday, as car troubles kept us from starting earlier. Between 3 fishermen/women, we reeled in 7 lings and 2 copper rockfish in several hours. Most ...
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Posted: 5/2/2015
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/1/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Well, a buddy of mine and I decided to try out my "new-to-me" boat for lingcod on the opener out of washington park in Anacortes. Looked online and read that slack/low tide was at 10am. So we were on ...
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Posted: 5/1/2015
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/1/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Opening day 2015. 3 fishermen, 3 limits, using twin tail motor oil jig with herring strip, and whole herring in 50-75 ft. of water.
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Posted: 2/16/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/15/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Not very good fishing in the Juans. Wasn't long before we had our first hit but not a hookup. Then went awhile without anything. Just as I was going to reel in to switch lures i hooked something. It ...
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Posted: 12/17/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/17/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Man its nice to have some time off :). With hatch steelhead fisheries weak as usual... And the salt boat needing to be run, headed out for the tide today. Fishing was great in the sound the first few ...
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By: Berchu
Posted: 8/4/2014
Species: Shrimp
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/3/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Caught wind of the limited season that was open in 7 South and decided to hit the last day. Got to the launch at 7 at Cornet Bay and it was foggy! Motored out to the south tip of Lopez and dropped f...
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Posted: 7/9/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/9/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Went out in my buddies boat, 2 rods. Launched at Washington Park at 6:30AM, fished Eagle Bluff mostly and quit at 2PM. Nice day, no wind, morning fog, always pretty around Rosario Strait. 15 other ...
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Posted: 5/26/2014
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/26/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Left sandy point around 1:20 and went out to Matia with my bro. Fished a variety of jigs, first drop my bro got a nice kelp greenling and I hooked up on a dandy ling. This was good of course but as I ...
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