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Area 12 Hood Canal Fishing Reports

By: lohans4
Posted: 5/12/2019
Species: Oysters
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/10/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Took my son in law, brother in law, and 4 grandkids to Wolfe state park on Hoods Canal for some clam digging & oyster shucking. The weather was great and we hit the ferries at Edmonds and Kingston at ...
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Posted: 1/2/2018
Species: Clams
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/31/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Plucked a few clams to make clam chowder and fried clam strips. What a way to finish the year. Yummmm!
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Posted: 11/13/2017
Species: Oysters
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/11/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We went to my In-Laws on the Hood Canal (private beach) for Veterans Day weekend and tore up the oysters and clams. Easy pickings and the oysters were fantastic. We plucked about 5 dozen and enjoyed t...
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Posted: 9/22/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This trip was mainly to give my new kayak a spin on the saltwater. I went out of Belfair State Park and trolled around the river mouths and estuaries. Not much going on, didnt see much of any fish a...
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Posted: 9/2/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Launched out of triton cove at 530 am. Went up to quilicene bay and dropped down riggers. Ran shallow with other boats early on running gear at 20-30 foot, no pick ups. Saw some fish jumping but not ...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 7/18/2017
Species: Crab
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Put in a Potlach around 530 and dropped 2 pots near the park, then headed toward Union and put 2 in near the mud flats. Tried 30 to 80 FOW. Pulled the pots near the park in an hour and nothing. Moved ...
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By: lohans4
Posted: 4/17/2017
Species: Clams
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
My brother in law, myself & 2 grandkids headed to Hoods Canal to get some fresh oysters & clams. We decided that Wolfe state park would be our destination. Glad we picked it since we wern't disappoint...
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Posted: 11/5/2016
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/5/2016
Hot Spots: 0
The chums are definitely in. It was a wet, but great day of fishing, and people watching. The tides were a little on the high side today, so bank anglers were limited to the sides of the hatchery. ...
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By: SpencerJ
Posted: 10/31/2016
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/31/2016
Hot Spots: 2
Hit the water around 11 and dealt with the wind and waves (they look taller from a kayak). Paddled around the shoal and started out with a purple/silver blue fox spinner. Still have yet to catch anyt...
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Posted: 9/25/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to fish between the Hood Canal Bridge and Dabob Bay this weekend with 2 other friends. Launched out of Salisbury Point and headed south. We fished the first incoming tides of the day. The ...
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Posted: 9/24/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Oh man... Spent 8 hours fishing Coho via a Kayak in Hood Canal. Currently I think I need a chiropractor! The weather conditions were great. The water visibility was quite poor, about 3'. A fair am...
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Posted: 7/19/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Took a drive out to hoodsport today to check if the kings have made it this far yet. In the half hour I was there I counted 2 kings about 16-18 inches heading to the ladder at finch creek. Hopefully a...
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By: Rocketvet
Posted: 7/11/2016
Species: Crab
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/10/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Melissa and I took the dogs to Hood Canal Sunday to try for some evening crabbing on Hood Canal. Soaked twice for an hour each time. Pots had dungeness and no red rocks. Caught 15 with 14 being fem...
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Posted: 7/10/2016
Species: Crab
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/9/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Crabbed on the other side of the bridge, The current was really zooming and the water was rougher then other times. 6 of us on the boat. Dropped pots off the Kitsap Memorial Park. Got 2 Dungeness but ...
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By: JAYDOG
Posted: 5/20/2016
Species: Shrimp
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/18/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Shrimping was a little more productive wed. than sat. 3 limits and back to the launch by noon on wed. vs. just over 3 of our 6 limits on sat. pulling our last pot at 12:55. i think the main difference...
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By: TheBayMan
Posted: 4/17/2016
Species: Flounder
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/16/2016
Hot Spots: 1
i used a swirly tailed green lure and just let it down and jigged. i ended up with a octopus not flounder.
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Posted: 4/7/2016
Species: Oysters
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/6/2016
Hot Spots: 0
We stopped by the In-Laws on Spring Break and picked up some tasty oysters ( about 2 dozen) from their PRIVATE BEACH. They tasted pretty good on the grill with a little garlic butter and hot sauce. Th...
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Posted: 12/28/2015
Species: Oysters
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/27/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went to the West Side to visit my In-laws who have water front property on the Hood Canal and we decided to take some Oysters home for the Seahawks game. There are hundreds of oysters at their house a...
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Posted: 11/24/2015
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/23/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I got to fish today with my friends Robbie and Rseas and as a bonus we got to try out one of the Life Proof Boats , the 21 foot run about model. Well, by “try out” I should say we got to go along as p...
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Posted: 11/10/2015
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/9/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Took another neighbor back to Hoodsport Hatchery for some wild chum fishing. Last Wednesday was great but this was even better. Launched at the power station at 7:30am. Low tide was about 9:30am. ...
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Posted: 11/7/2015
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/7/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Got to Hoodsport hatchery around 07:30, and the line of people wading was already out to the far buoy on the north side. Low tide was a 4.46ft, and around 08:39 today, so it wasn't too hard to get out...
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Posted: 11/4/2015
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/4/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Difficult to find a current report on chum fishing at Hoodsport Hatchery, so my buddy and I drove in from Lacey since the tides looked right and the winds were down. Fish were everywhere in good numb...
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Posted: 10/31/2015
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/31/2015
Hot Spots: 0
It took a lot of self-encouragement to hop in the car and make the drive out to Hoodsport this morning with the wind howling and the rain coming down by the inches. In fact, I was still considering a ...
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By: dewrdman
Posted: 10/25/2015
Species: Oysters
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/25/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Got a real craving for some Hood Canal Oysters. Since my usual spots Dosewallips and Eagle Creek both had department of health closures in effect, I decided to try another location I never had visited...
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Posted: 8/17/2015
Species: Crab
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/16/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Set the crab pots out and caught 5 keeper Dungeness crabs. Caught about 9 more that were females and released. We kept a few of the rock crabs that were about 6 1/2", not bad for a rock crab. All in a...
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