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Area 11 Tacoma - Vashon Fishing Reports

Posted: 7/10/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/8/2019
Hot Spots: 1
Went out monday to check out the bite in area 11 and dust off the chinook gear for the first time. my buddy and i launched out of west seattle and headed over to dolphin point. After one broken reel a...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/3/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Skunk-Fest part 2. After working out in the islands for almost 3 weeks straight I was going to get out on the water and chase fish 2 days in a row. Sunday at the Bubble with my son in law (his first c...
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By: HPenne66
Posted: 6/2/2019
Species: Flounder
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The three of us went over to Les Davis Pier on Ruston Way to get a better feel for how to fish this popular dock. Conventional wisdom holds that you can catch perch and lingcod off the left side of th...
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Posted: 5/12/2019
Species: Flounder
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/11/2019
Hot Spots: 1
I’m always up for a new fishing adventure so when NWFR writer Hanna Pennebaker suggested showing me the Puget Sound flounder fishery around Vashon Island I was all in. We met at 7:15 AM at the Redo...
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By: HPenne66
Posted: 4/28/2019
Species: Flounder
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/28/2019
Hot Spots: 1
We went out to Dash Point Pier to catch some flounder, since it had been raining most of April already! There were a few other bottom fishermen there, but some others were targeting resident blackmout...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/2/2019
Species: Other
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Kim and I met at Les Davis April 2 2019 for the incoming time. No fish. Not even pogies. But I did have a one clawed red rock that I sent back to the sea. Bottom critters were there.
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Posted: 3/17/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/17/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We trolled all morning and caught 6 fish all under 22inches and released every one the fish are coming in they were all 16inches plus. It was a good day fishing
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By: Sideburns
Posted: 11/13/2018
Species: Squid
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/13/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry for the extremely brief report. 2-5 am redondo pier. Was hot at times. 7 pounds. Not too crowded. What the heck is this in the pics?
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By: Sideburns
Posted: 11/7/2018
Species: Squid
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I spent 4 hours at redondo pier last night (this morning) jigging for squid. Many small to medium sized schools of mostly large squid came through from 1:30 am to 5am. As mentioned by another member...
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By: 502300
Posted: 10/25/2018
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Went out in search of the elusive Sea Run Cuthroat. First spot was a bust, my brother hooked into 1. As soon as we arrived to the 2nd spot we saw a lot of fish jumping. Caught 1 within an hour, a litt...
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By: Sideburns
Posted: 10/5/2018
Species: Squid
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Went out to redondo pier 2 nights ago, after high tide (1am) Due to the new "no parking between 10pm and 5am" signs everywhere there was only one other couple on the dock. They had only one squid, an...
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By: Billm
Posted: 9/30/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/20/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Very slow day fishing in area 11 today. Marked a lot of fish, but just couldn't get them to commit. Tried hoochies and Ace Hi Fly, but nothing. I had recently received a couple Old Goat lures and t...
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By: TarHeel35
Posted: 9/19/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
My friend and I trolled the slag pile and had limits by 9am steady bite from daylight to our limit's.
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Posted: 9/4/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Saturday I fished 3-tree point solo and limited by 10AM Sunday I invited my friend and we fished it again, limits by 9:30AM.
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Posted: 8/24/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We launched from Redondo again at 4:30 and motored out to Dash Pt. and trolled all the way back. We had a few bites, stolen bait and one small king to the boat, but nothing in the cooler today. It m...
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Posted: 8/23/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/23/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First time at the Redondo boat launch - it was interesting to say the least - a very narrow ramp for 2 boats. Fortunately it wasn't packed this morning, but still tricky for our first time there. We...
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By: TarHeel35
Posted: 8/17/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the mouth of the Puyallup landed 1 10lb Chinook and saw 3 others land fish also / bite was over by 9am
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By: obryan214
Posted: 8/15/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First trip of the day. Jigged pt defiance and the slag pile. Pt Wilson darts of various colors. Salmon weren't intrested but the dogfish and flounders were. Everything released.
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By: obryan214
Posted: 8/14/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/14/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Went out in the haze for a few hours. Only action was what was probably a coho hit my hootchie while sending it down off the downriggers. Fish came off just behind the boat, maybe 5 lbs of chrome. Saw...
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Posted: 8/4/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/4/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So after my last trip to Baker lake when my trailer bunk broke was looking for an opportunity to get it repaired- thought about taking it early to Gene Coulon, fishing for a few hours then leaving it ...
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By: Manny2929
Posted: 7/2/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/30/2018
Hot Spots: 1
My buddy Michael took me fishing this afternoon where he has had some previous success in the past. We headed to 3 Tree Point and where fishing on the South side of the point mostly. We were fishin...
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By: PNWfish
Posted: 7/2/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Disclaimer : Older report!! AREA Lincoln Park area GEAR 8ft rod, 10LB test, spinner reel TACKLE Green rotator with a green hoochie METHOD Cast and retrieve FISH ON!! Mostl...
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By: MrShades
Posted: 2/16/2018
Species: Flounder
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/13/2018
Hot Spots: 1
I often take my Hobie Outback off of the beaches around Vashon Island to fish for flatfish, specifically Sand Dab. These are easy to catch but reside in deep water in the winter that is off-limits. Ho...
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Posted: 1/26/2018
Species: Other
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/23/2018
Hot Spots: 0
This report encompasses my beach fishing over the past few weeks. My primary target species is sea run cutthroat. Fishing for cutties has slowed down a bit but I still have managed to find a few here ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 1/15/2018
Species: Squid
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I forced myself to get out and visit Les Davis to see if I could hook a couple of squid. It was gorgeous out. 60 degrees with sun and blue skies with only a slight breeze. Tide was incoming and I stay...
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