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Area 11 Tacoma - Vashon Fishing Reports

Posted: 7/9/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/8/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This was a long day, but wasn't a total loss. At the end we tallied a dogfish, a 21" chinook thrown back and 12 reds a 1 dungy from the pots. Last weekends chinook seemed more fulfilling, but we will ...
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By: Hboirie
Posted: 7/9/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went out for salmon. We didn't get any...horrific herring bought so we were screwed. Boat next to us landed a beauty. Saw several hits Brought home 10 crab tho. Not bad!!
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By: Rowland84
Posted: 7/8/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/8/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I'm still fishing as I'm writing this report but Area 11 in front of Owen's Beach is hot right now marking Bait fish and fish everywhere got this nice 26 and a half inch Hatchery this morning
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By: Rowland84
Posted: 7/3/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/1/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Launch the boat at Redondo at 4:30 a.m. headed straight for Point Defiance set the downrigger at 75 feet started trolling from Point Defiance to claybanks got just passed Owen's Beach then all the sud...
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By: Sheltered
Posted: 6/29/2017
Species: Crab
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We hit the Des Moines pier again for crab. We were working around a late start and got there a little after high tide. We were using traditional pots with chicken legs as bait. We immediately got t...
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By: obryan214
Posted: 6/26/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
No salmon caught either on the downrigger or jigging. Humpback whale hanging out by gig harbor entrance.
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By: Sheltered
Posted: 6/22/2017
Species: Crab
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/22/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Des Moines for the first time ever. In fact, the first time crabbing from a dock. We did pretty well. We caught 7 legal red rocks, 3 undersized red rocks and 2 undersized dungies. A 5" red roc...
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By: Bay wolf
Posted: 6/18/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Launched at 9:30 and was surprised to find that the launch was not all that busy. Everyone had gotten there at o'dark thirty to get a jump on the crab I guess. Motored over to Dalco and got the rigge...
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Posted: 6/18/2017
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/18/2017
Hot Spots: 0
A nice searun cutthroat for Father's day.
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By: unoeye
Posted: 6/17/2017
Species: Crab
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went crabbing today at Seahurst park. If you are looking for small females, I have found your spot! using chicken, 3 hour soak from 11am to 2pm. While waiting did a little bottom fishing with the chic...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/17/2017
Species: Crab
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Met my son by Angle Lake and we (Ricky and William, also) went down to the Des Moines Pier to crab. It was around 11 and the parking lot looked full due to the market they had going but found a place ...
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By: Rowland84
Posted: 6/12/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Launched my boat out of Redondo around 5:30am headed towards Des Moines Marina started trolling just before the marina and within 10 minutes had a hookup of a undersized Hatchery Chinook then about 10...
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By: Bay wolf
Posted: 5/11/2017
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Started out fishing for sand dabs to send down to the lings. Fished the slack tide at noon under the Narrows. Saw maybe 6 other boats, no nets. Didn't touch a ling. We kept some sand dabs and when ...
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By: SFCMcGan
Posted: 4/10/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/9/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Decided to head to Owen beach do some shore casting drills with spoons...Weather was near perfect.. slight breeze, water pretty calm and crystal clear, sky had a few clouds, caught the outgoing tide. ...
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By: 502300
Posted: 3/26/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went to a new park today with my father. We fished for about 2 hours in the rain. 45 minutes in I caught a nice 13 inch what looked to be a coho but I'm not sure. Then walked farther down and then my ...
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Posted: 3/24/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Assorted cutties from this month most caught on 50/50 kastmasters, 1/4 -3/8 oz. ...flood, slack and ebb tides +/- 2hrs from high tides seems to be the most productive times. ...the one picture is what...
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Posted: 2/6/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/6/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Snow day so the wife and I walked down to seahurst park this morning. High tide and saw a lot of jumpers. I only fished for about 20min with a lil cleo but caught 2 cutthroat and had a run in with a...
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By: 502300
Posted: 1/14/2017
Species: Other
Rating: 2
Fished: 1/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out in search of herring. None for us. Jiged off docks casted off the beach then tried to catch anything. Used kastmasters ,buzz bombs, jigs, bait, sent, Sabiki rigs. Nothing except for some s...
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By: Toni
Posted: 12/17/2016
Species: Squid
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/17/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Point Defiance Boat House had a Squid Derby Dec. 17 from 4-6pm. It was organized and not crowded. A few squid turned up for those on the right side of the dock. My grandson and I were on the left sid...
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By: Sideburns
Posted: 12/5/2016
Species: Squid
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/4/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I put in a lot of hours to get my 8 pounds of squid last night/morning at Redondo, 3-7 am. Every time I started to pack up, everyone started reeling in Jumbo's. The biggest school with the biggest s...
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Posted: 11/27/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/27/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Cup of Joe in hand I made my way down to the Seahurst Park area to try for some cutthroat. Worked my way along the beach with the 20 yard walk with the 5 spread contra casts being my way of casting t...
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By: Sideburns
Posted: 11/27/2016
Species: Squid
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Caught my limit (10 #) again at redondo, fished from midnight till 6am though..... The seals were all over at times, but only when there were so many squid that it didnt matter. I had maybe 1 lb o...
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By: Sideburns
Posted: 11/16/2016
Species: Squid
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/16/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Extreme high tides in the sound and large tide swings led me to look over my previous squid posts from years past... I developed a hunch that just after low tide when the tide is incoming full swing...
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Posted: 11/16/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/16/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Did some catch and release cutthroat fishing today on the afternoon flood tide. Went 3/6 in about 2 hrs with many more drive by's and follows ....needed to catch something didn't feel heading to Aubur...
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By: Sideburns
Posted: 11/11/2016
Species: Squid
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/10/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Redondo pier was more crowded than Ive ever seen before. Fortunately, it was for good reason this time. I arrived at about 11 pm, I had my limit by 2 am. (high tide was about 2 am)
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