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Area 8-1 Deception Pass Fishing Reports

By: rseas
Posted: 3/18/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/17/2019
Hot Spots: 0
And again, a long dry spell. It's funny, on the water almost every day but I am working and not fishing. So much for retirement... I had to work Saturday so a fishing buddy and I decided to catch day...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/24/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Have the week off from work to get the last of my coho fishing in before most everything shuts down. It's a shame there has been no asjustment of the season as it really looks like the coho forecast ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/21/2018
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So the last time we had splashed the boat was July 7 th, that was almost two months ago. Due to family grieving, healing time and just life we missed the Marine Area 9 opener, the entire Baker Lake sa...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/15/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/15/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Been itching to do some beach fishing for coho. It's one of my favorite methods for coho fishing, and North Beach at Deception Pass is just such a pretty area. I got to the beach about 7am. Maybe 1...
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By: BentRod
Posted: 5/8/2017
Species: Shrimp
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Day three of 3 day fishing trip. Woke to windy conditions. Launched at Cornet Bay with the intent of heading into the Straight to target halibut and spot shrimp. No sooner did we pass through Dec...
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Posted: 3/30/2017
Species: Smelt
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Smelt still running at Cornet Bay. Caught a dozen or so for a tasty meal. Limit is 10 pounds. Can't imagine cleaning that many Smelt, or what I would do with that many fish. Seems to me that a lim...
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Posted: 1/8/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/7/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Caught this pretty 6lb hatchery Blackmouth Saturday morning about halfway between Baby Isl and Greenbank, 220 fow, 125 down. Red Racer flasher and Cookies and Creme. Incoming tide. This area is loa...
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Posted: 12/28/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/28/2016
Hot Spots: 1
LADIES AND GENTLEMAN WE HAVE VENTURED INTO THE SALT! yes folks I have taken a break from trolling lakes to catch some elusive winter blackmouth with Rmrauscher, the best guide on the water. SHORT ...
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Posted: 8/14/2016
Species: Crab
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/14/2016
Hot Spots: 0
We headed out earlier than we originally planned to for hitting the slack tide in the afternoon because we'd read about there being a small craft advisory in the area we were headed to. We launched f...
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Posted: 7/17/2016
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/16/2016
Hot Spots: 0
We tried a new area for crab and had great success. Normally, we launch at Mukilteo and head south (along with many others!) Yesterday we went north. Three of us caught 15 nice dungeness crab in ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/4/2016
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/3/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Still enjoying the euphoria of my Lake Samish adventure, Sunday morning we got up and the wind was blowing. Didn’t think that we were going to take the boat out but my daughter didn’t work and had ask...
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Posted: 5/8/2016
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/7/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Fished around the east side of deception pass looking for lingcod for about 3 hours. Found nothing at all, not even a bite. At least I didn't lose any gear.
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By: JoshH
Posted: 10/12/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/12/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to try something different today from the beach. I've done very well this year with a yellow/green buzz bomb with a pink hoochie. Today I tried a herring under a bobber. I did bring my other p...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 10/8/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/8/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Arrived at North Beach right about 7am. Caught the end of the outgoing tide, most of the time fishing was during the incoming. Started slow, but as soon as the water started moving, I watched as quite...
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By: LarryRS
Posted: 9/26/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/25/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Promised Jonb I would register and post when I got my first Coho (I'm the guy in the inflatable kayak. BTW thanks for the jigs). It wasn't on the Snohomish, but based on the reports I need to get...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/26/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/26/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Got to north Beach right about 7am. Caught the end of the ebb. Made a few casts and in that brief time saw a few landed, so I felt optimistic. Sure enough, fish on. Fish followed the lure all the way ...
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By: Nori
Posted: 9/19/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/18/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Arrived around 6:50am just before high tide at 7:30 and lost one after about 20 minutes of casting. It was a long morning with no more strikes for until 1pm when I landed one, then about 10 minutes la...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/29/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/29/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went to North Beach this morning. Saw the ominous forecast but said what the heck. A little rain is easy to deal with. Got there at 6:30. Soon after got 1 average length, but skinny hen. A little bit ...
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By: DannyL
Posted: 8/20/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/18/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I am giving this a poor report because we caught no fish. Just my luck haha. Fish jumping everywhere and people around us were hooking into a bunch of fish.
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/15/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/14/2015
Hot Spots: 0
3rd straight day at North Beach. Probably the last day Pink fishing, at least for awhile. Looking forward to Coho showing up end September early October. Arrived just before 7am, beach was already ver...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/13/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/13/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went back to North Beach again today, this time with my brother and nephew. We set today as a day to fish as it would have been our dads 75th birthday. When we woke up we found out our grandmother, wh...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/12/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/12/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went out to North Beach this morning at Deception Pass. I went out to West Beach the day before and 2nd cast broke my rod tip, which promptly ended my day. Hoping for slightly better luck I arrived ar...
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Posted: 8/6/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/6/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Put in at Mukilteo around 6:30 and motored/trolled down to the first set of homes just before the shipwreck south of the lighthouse. We caught a few small steelhead (geez..I think that's what they we...
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Posted: 8/3/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/2/2015
Hot Spots: 0
After doing no good on the Snohomish in the am, I was going to go to kayak point, but forgot my pass. Decided to drive up to Deception Pass. Billion people out today...tourists, campers, etc. Managed...
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By: scotrobe
Posted: 8/3/2015
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/2/2015
Hot Spots: 0
My son and I put out the pots starting at 10:30am and pulled them up at about 1pm. At first, only one pot had crab it in. (We think the other pot was put in too shallow.) However, that pot had 3 good ...
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