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Area 7 San Juan Islands Fishing Reports

By: tarwegian
Posted: 2/2/2009
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/2/2009
Hot Spots: 0
I headed out to Area 7 early for my first and long awaited day of Blackmouth fishing this year. I launched out of Washington Park, 8 bucks ouch, but its close to the places I like to fish. I spent mo...
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Posted: 9/4/2008
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/4/2008
Hot Spots: 0
I HAD to get out. It's been almost a month for me on the saltchuck. Primarily going for some late season crab, but while we were at it, might as well jig for some salmon, right?? Ended up with two ...
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By: G-Man
Posted: 8/29/2008
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/29/2008
Hot Spots: 0
First a little report on the so called "launch" at Birch Bay State Park. The launch is really for car toppers, kayaks and canoes only. You could probably launch a small boat on a trailer but you wil...
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Posted: 7/31/2008
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/31/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Just a quick report....this is two in a row for me now being skunked.... Hit Point Lawrence and Peavine/Obstuction Pass. Was gunning for the kings, of course. No luck. water was EXTREMELY calm.....
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/25/2008
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Rating: 3
Fished: 7/25/2008
Hot Spots: 0
went out in area 7 crabbing and salmon fishing Friday before the weekend rush. got nine keeper dungies and one real nice hatchery king (caught by my buddy Roberto, not me....but i was guiding!!!). no...
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Posted: 7/10/2008
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/10/2008
Hot Spots: 0
went out for a few hours chasing crab and Chinook. 10-15 knot wind, clear skies. had a little luck with both. got three keeper RR at 4:30pm slack. also three 6-61/8 male dungies...back they went. n...
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Posted: 7/5/2008
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Rating: 3
Fished: 7/5/2008
Hot Spots: 0
On a boat cruising trip with others, brought my big sea troller pole as bonus entertainment. No others in my party we fishing. While anchored in a bay, I still fished a whole herring off the bottom a ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/2/2008
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Rating: 3
Fished: 7/2/2008
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Went out to area7 south for the crab opener. spent two days out, and man, i could write a book about the whole trip, but I'll get to the goodies. 7/2...3 keeper dungies, 2 keeper red rock, 3 small C...
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Posted: 6/25/2008
Species: Other
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/25/2008
Hot Spots: 0
The first thing I tried was the dock and I saw a few pile perch that must have had the I.Q. of Einstein because they refused anything I put on my 6lb line including sand worms. from their I walked to ...
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Posted: 6/15/2008
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/15/2008
Hot Spots: 0
went out hardcore sat. and Sunday. got one real nice ling to the boat on sat. (30-35) but messed up netting myself and now it swims again in 7 north... plenty of C&R rockfish and small ling (20-24), ...
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Posted: 5/25/2008
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/25/2008
Hot Spots: 0
My dad took me out ling fishing twice this weekend on the first day I caught a 31in,12lb ling at around 150ft on a 6 ounce redhead jig with a black rubber tail. the weird thing was the ling puked up a...
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Posted: 5/10/2008
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/10/2008
Hot Spots: 0
another "almost a report " from me. hit it "lightly" yesterday, and pretty hard today. south end of lopez island. pretty calm, so got to explore some new territory. not much happening, couple nice...
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Posted: 5/4/2008
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/4/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Alright...back to reality for me. After a great opener in 7 north, hit 7 south today for ling. I usually don't fish 7 south, but I was there for the shrimp on Sat. (BTW, shrimp was slow, 10-12 per pul...
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Posted: 5/2/2008
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/2/2008
Hot Spots: 0
FANTASTIC!! what an opener it was. fished the afternoon on Thursday near Stuart island. i got one 26.5" about 3 pm on a white/blue jig. my buddy only got rockfish...but that's alright. water was ...
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Posted: 4/11/2008
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/11/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Well, changed horses in mid stream...was going to hit partridge bank but because of the SUPER calm water decided Alden bank to change it up a bit. Needless to say, I didn't have any luck with the hai...
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By: Moe
Posted: 6/23/2007
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Rating: 3
Fished: 6/23/2007
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Started fishing drifting on B-Doll and hooked up just a couple of rockfish since its between seasons. Beautiful day but hardly any bites. Had a great time though with Better Half, Son in Law and two G...
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Posted: 6/4/2007
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Rating: 5
Fished: 6/4/2007
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Set off in the marine kayak about 1 hour past full tide, on the ebb, in the morning. An easy paddle to the point. The ebbing tidal rip runs about 60 yard off the point, heading south to cherry point, ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 2/13/2007
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Rating: 3
Fished: 2/13/2007
Hot Spots: 0
With calm water and calm weather decided it was a good day for a first try at some winter blackmouth. Hit lawrence at about 9:30. Water was 46 and clear. Had one hook-up on the boat, lost it, flash...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/19/2006
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Rating: 5
Fished: 7/19/2006
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I caught this 26 lb. King last week jigging off Orcas. Biggest fish yet for me. :)
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/9/2005
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Rating: 2
Fished: 7/9/2005
Hot Spots: 0
Got out on the water about 12:00 pm and planned on salmon fishing. Found out that both my down riggers couldnt be hooked up so i just messed around and jigged for a little while. Three small dogfish...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 2/4/2005
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Rating: 3
Fished: 2/4/2005
Hot Spots: 0
Roche Harbor 2005 Salmon Classic Invitational Feb 4th & 5th. TALK ABOUT SLIM PICKINS..... 80+ boats with 4 people on each boat for (2) 10 hour days and only 36 fish caught for the entire weeke...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 9/27/2004
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Rating: 2
Fished: 9/27/2004
Hot Spots: 0
Both days were socked in by heavy fog so I didn't wander out to far in my 12' aluminum boat. We fished from 6:30am until 10am both days. The first day we got 6 shakers and the second just one al...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/31/2004
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Rating: 2
Fished: 5/31/2004
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Spent a few relaxing days on a family vacation at the scenic and laid back Lieberhaven Resort on the SE end of Orcas Island at Obstruction Pass. I spent a couple of hours each day fishing from th...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/30/2004
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Rating: 5
Fished: 5/30/2004
Hot Spots: 0
Ling Fishing has been nothing short of Phenomenal. From 8 feet deep to 180 feet they are there in abundance with many fish over 40 inches. The key to our success has been finding some greenling ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/30/2004
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Rating: 4
Fished: 5/30/2004
Hot Spots: 0
Not much sunshine this Memorial Day weekend.....Took a quick boat ride out around the islands....While waiting for the pots to fill with shrimp, we decided to jig some herring for Ling Cod....usin...
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