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Area 11 Tacoma - Vashon Fishing Reports

Posted: 8/3/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/30/2014
Hot Spots: 2
So this will be a 2 day report since not much to report for either one~ I am in sort of a mini chinook slump and need to get mojo back soon. Not ready to change my username yet but really need to ge...
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By: Top1SG
Posted: 7/26/2014
Species: Crab
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/25/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Put the boat in around 8:30 AM at Redondo Beach. Headed south towards the cliff and put in one crab pot with chicken drums. put in around 85 feet on an outgoing tide. Left it for about 2 1/2 hours. ...
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By: gfakkema
Posted: 7/15/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/14/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Well, after not being able to locate a pot that we dropped on Sunday, July 13th, we went back out to try and locate it. Got to the launch around 1630 and on the water at the pot around 1700. It must h...
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By: gfakkema
Posted: 7/14/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/12/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Report is for Saturday and Sunday, July 12th and 13th. Went fishing and crabbing both days. Saturday: Got on the water at about 0500 and went to drop pots. Haven't had much luck lately at my normal...
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Posted: 7/13/2014
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/13/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Caught seven crab using chicken parts, and one pot was so full my dad and I couldn't lift it out of the water.
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Posted: 7/13/2014
Species: Other
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/13/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Used brined herring to try for flounder but instead caught several Red Irish Lords, a few sharks, and a NICE ROCKFISH!
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Posted: 7/13/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/13/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished around Browns point and didn't get a hit except for a flounder and a dogfish. Moved and did a pass at Point Defiance and no hits. Moved to Gig Harbor and caught a flounder. Saw lots of fish on ...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 7/11/2014
Species: Crab
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/11/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Big difference in a week, last week we were culling dungeness this week we couldn't find any legal size that weren't soft. We ended up with 4 red rock. Bait was fish parts, pots were in 50 to 100 ft. ...
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Posted: 7/8/2014
Species: Flounder
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/8/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Les Davis Pier from about 1pm to about 3pm. Got one good bite on herring. Any suggestions on what to use and/or how to fish it?
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By: Grandma
Posted: 7/7/2014
Species: Crab
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/4/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Dropped 4 pots by 9AM and started pulling at noon. Using herring and fish scraps for bait at depths of 120-160ft. A lot of large dungeness females and three male keepers one of which was a solid 8" ac...
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Posted: 7/7/2014
Species: Crab
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/3/2014
Hot Spots: 0
I launched my kayak at 6:30 AM to get my pot down in a good place before the madness started...Went and picked it up at about 3:30 PM. I had a total of 16 crabs in the pot, all Dungies except two keep...
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Posted: 7/6/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/6/2014
Hot Spots: 2
I was so excited to finally get a chance to hit the salt that after getting home from my disappointing day on Lake WA, switched out all my gear for the 'big boys'! Had a cool looking ace hi-fly tied ...
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By: Fish Dawg
Posted: 7/6/2014
Species: Crab
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/4/2014
Hot Spots: 3
What a great way to spend Independence Day! Took the Fish Princess and a friend out for some fishing and crabbing in MA11. Stopped in at the Pt. Defiance Marina tackle stop for a bait jar and a doz...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 7/4/2014
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/3/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Best day crabbing ever! Launched at Pt Defiance at 5:30, pots were in the water for just over 1 hour, we started pulling to check them. The first from 45 ft had around 10 with 2 just short one big one...
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By: dawgwe1
Posted: 7/3/2014
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/3/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Crab season is finally here!!!!! My son and I dropped our pots along the east side of Vashon. Pots dropped around 8 and soaked for an hour. Pulled up 6 keeper dungies and a couple large red rocks. Ano...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/29/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/29/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Area 11, Washington, June 29th 2014 We were in the water fishing by the Girl Scout Camp at 5am. It was partly cloudy with a chance of showers, a light breeze that made the air chilly. I had one salm...
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Posted: 6/23/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/22/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Had a great day taking my son Jack out for his first really big fishing trip with the big boys. Fished the morning tide with a whole herring and fish flash. Didn't have to much action until slack tide...
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By: obryan214
Posted: 6/12/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/12/2014
Hot Spots: 0
went out to try some late day kings. did a combo of trolling and jigging. pretty rough out and the storm clouds were coming in fast. all that was boated was a small flounder. a couple fish missed. got...
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Posted: 6/11/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/9/2014
Hot Spots: 0
We fished the banks on the tail end of out tide til 8 without a bump, picked up a friend and ran to the west side of vashon. On one drift we went 0/1, w the fish decimating my year old 12lb line. I ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/9/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/7/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Wow! The boat got wet two weekends in a row. Although the report rating is a 1, remember the rating is based on the number of fish caught not on the overall experience in which case today would have b...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/1/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/1/2014
Hot Spots: 2
I met Glen and Cami at 4:30am or there abouts and ran to the Girl Scout Camp. I got my first salmon at 6am and it was just legal. I was trying to keep it close to the bottom whatever the depth was an...
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Posted: 5/13/2014
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/11/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Here's the URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzU8QKkGG0I Went down with a few buddies in hopes of reliving the good times of last summer. Ling cod is open so we had our jigs , soft plastic's and...
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By: obryan214
Posted: 11/18/2013
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/18/2013
Hot Spots: 0
put the boat down the boathouse elevator and started out at about 2pm at the slag pile for nothing, moved to several places afterwards like in the ferry terminal, boathouse, owen beach, clay banks, pt...
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Posted: 9/19/2013
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/19/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Launched at Redondo at 7:00 am. We were only the third boat trailer in the Launch parking lot so we new it might be slow fishing and it was. We trolled in front of Redondo for two hours with no hits, ...
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Posted: 9/17/2013
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/14/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Just been a looky-loo at washingtonlakes.com reports all summer enjoying the great salt opportunities. Couldn't help sharing the notable catch on Saturday. Thought I'd give MA 11 one last chance bef...
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