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Area 11 Tacoma - Vashon Fishing Reports

By: jschmoof
Posted: 3/4/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/28/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Dalco Saturday morning. It was the only place to fish out of the wind.fishing about 160 feet got a 25 inch black mouth other than that fishing kind of slow....better than a skunk
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By: obryan214
Posted: 2/4/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/4/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Put the boat in the salt this morning to do a bit of trolling around Pt. Defiance. A few others had the same idea. 2 small shakers released, one good hit missed. Didn't mark much bait and only 1 seal ...
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By: obryan214
Posted: 12/14/2014
Species: Squid
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/14/2014
Hot Spots: 0
After watching guys load up on squid the last couple weeks during the morning I got a spot in the crowd at the dock at the Pt. Defiance boathouse this morning. Only was able to find one of my jigs unt...
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By: linh.uw
Posted: 11/25/2014
Species: Squid
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/21/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Squidding Report for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Went squidding from about 8pm - 1 am on Friday night with a friend of mine (Minh). We started an hour before high tide and were in the water by 8:00PM. ...
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By: obryan214
Posted: 11/24/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/24/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Went to jig blackmouth off the clay banks. Only managed to get half a dozen squid on my butterfly jigs. The other boats got squid also. No salmon but tons of bait. A large pod of Orcas with a news cho...
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Posted: 11/13/2014
Species: Squid
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/11/2014
Hot Spots: 0
So I get off at work at 11:30 Pm and head straight to rodonda after work so about midnight very cold this of what I like to call banana.....(big squid) also about a week before on a wed day tons of b...
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By: aquaking
Posted: 11/7/2014
Species: Squid
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/31/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Squid are in and reaching full size around 8inches. Smaller gear which you cannot find at the store are best. I use glow paint on bullet weights with squid hooks. The lighter the better so you can fee...
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By: obryan214
Posted: 11/4/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/4/2014
Hot Spots: 0
2 shakers this morning, the first while trolling a green Ace Hi Fly with a herring fillet. the second took a Shimano Butterfly jig in a blue and chrome. the trolled fish was near the slag pile, the ji...
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By: gfakkema
Posted: 11/2/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/1/2014
Hot Spots: 0
October was a life changing month for me. I took and passed the equivalent of my journeyman test, bought a house, got married and went on a honeymoon. Needless to say, fishing was out of the question ...
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Posted: 9/28/2014
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/28/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out of point defiance to catch some coho. Cruised over to vashon and didnt get anything. Went over to the slag pile and didnt see anything. Not even a shaker. Marked some fish on the Fishfinder...
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By: gfakkema
Posted: 9/15/2014
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/14/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Had a later start than I would have liked, but we were on the water and fishing by 8. High tide was at 1010 so we ran up to Des Moines from Redondo and trolled back with the incoming tide. We were mar...
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By: bruceka49
Posted: 9/6/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/5/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Launched at Pt Defiance at 6am. My original target was the slag pile for kings. The fish and game agent said that he had counted 21 coho at Redondo the day before for 14 boats so off I went. A dozen b...
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Posted: 9/2/2014
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/1/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Caught one small coho Jack on bannana weight and plug cut herring. Still slow hopefully it picks up real soon.
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By: gfakkema
Posted: 8/24/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/23/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the water around 0900. Launched at Redondo and was surprised at how many boats were out fishing. Must have been 50+ boats fishing just south of the launch. Haven't seen it that busy since pink sea...
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By: RiverDog
Posted: 8/21/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/20/2014
Hot Spots: 1
My friend and I trolled the Slag Pile to the Clay Bank several times with no success in the salmon department. Interestingly, a solo dolphin followed us several times. Then it would move off to anothe...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 8/19/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/19/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the slag pile area from 5:30 to 9:00 got one shaker smaller than the lure. Saw 2 go into other boats and the fish checker said 1 had come in.
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 8/19/2014
Species: Crab
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/18/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Dropped the pots around 6:00 with a low tide just after that. Fished from 50 to 100 ft checked the pots around 9 and I almost couldn't lift some into the boat, only problem was all female or soft. We...
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By: gfakkema
Posted: 8/18/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/17/2014
Hot Spots: 0
I spent the last 3 weeks in California for work and not being able to fish was killing me. I got home late Saturday night and decided that I had to hit the water on Sunday to finally get my fix. High ...
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By: Dillarb
Posted: 8/17/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/16/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Got on the water about 5:45am and had my line in the water 15 minutes when I got this nice 20 pound female chinook. Trolling a cut plug herring behind a flasher. 100 feet of water and 115 out on the d...
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By: gnuesse
Posted: 8/16/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/16/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Launched at Pt Defiance and fishing by 5:30am. I fished the Slag pile area with probably 40+ boats. At about 7:30 I caught a 14lb hatchery king that was almost lost to a seal. Fishing 120' on the down...
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By: bruceka49
Posted: 8/14/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/14/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Glad to hear that the threatening thunderstorms were gone. I launched at 6am and headed directly to the slag pile area where all the early rising fishermen were crawling through the fog. Two passes ...
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By: gfakkema
Posted: 8/4/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/2/2014
Hot Spots: 0
After a decent day on the water on Friday with a wild fish and a few shakers, I knew that I just had to get back out there. Did the same routine as the previous day (dropped pots by Robinson around 11...
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By: gfakkema
Posted: 8/4/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/1/2014
Hot Spots: 0
After a decent trip to Baker Lake, I decided that with the rest of the week off, it was time to hit the salt for a bit. Got a late start after such an exhausting trip and I got on the water around 110...
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Posted: 8/3/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/2/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Day 3 Saturday August 2nd~ Derby day~ so was planning on taking schu7498 and husband Danny out for the derby but work got in the way for her so just decided to do the derby solo. Got up at 3:30 t...
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By: Fish Dawg
Posted: 8/3/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/2/2014
Hot Spots: 3
PSA DERBY 2014 - A FISH PRINCESS ADVENTURE Fished the South King County PSA derby with the Fish Princess. BIG thanks to all the PSA volunteers who put on another GREAT event!! Launched at Pt. De...
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