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Minter Creek Fishing Reports

Posted: 5/19/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/18/2018
Hot Spots: 0
went to minter creek with my dad and brother during high tide. so many cohos you could walk across the river over them! we brought out bass rods spooled with 8lb test (I know, a bit light for coho) I ...
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Posted: 11/17/2018
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished for chum this morning. I usually chase chum for the tug and to replenish eggs that I used up during coho season. This morning I decided to just do exactly that. I was accompanied by a friend w...
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Posted: 11/25/2017
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/18/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Good day of fishing!
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By: Acefishon
Posted: 11/23/2017
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
It was the worst I've ever seen.There was vary few fish ,lots of people. Minter was running high and large tide should of brought fish in. My guess is that the tribe was netting heavy. The week befor...
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Posted: 11/19/2016
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/18/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Was down on Minter with my son and had a fabulous time. Friendly people there, not many snaggers (at least not that I could see). Parked by the hatchery, walked across the bridge and walked about 100...
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By: Duckbryan
Posted: 11/13/2015
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/12/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Not very many Chum around, few small groups. So if you want to battle 30- 80 people in a small creek who dont care about fishing etiquette and love to snag fish....then this is your creek. most peop...
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By: schu7498
Posted: 11/20/2013
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/20/2013
Hot Spots: 1
Well I couldnt help myself I had a free day, so my neighbor and I took a little trip to minter. Chums are starting to pack the creek. Its not FULL but there are still plenty of fish! Only about 30 or ...
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By: David926
Posted: 11/10/2013
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/10/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Verrrrry slow morning, the fish are not moving at all yet. Saw literally 2 Chum in about 3 hours. Beautiful morning though.
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Posted: 11/2/2013
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/1/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Stopped by minter creek on opening day to check it out right at sunrise. I only stayed about 10 minutes and cast in once or twice. Tide was low so only saw a couple chum swimming around and half a do...
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Posted: 11/26/2012
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/26/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Did the Minter creek thing today. Took home 4 semi bright fish 2 hens and 2 bucks. They will be good smoked. Saw many fish caught legal and foul hooked. I had a total of 2 hours or so to get my limit....
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Posted: 11/24/2012
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/24/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Minter creek with Brett about 1:00 PM, about an hour before high tide. Figured we'd catch the last of the tide, leave for a couple hours when the bite slowed down, and come back on the out going ...
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Posted: 12/20/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 12/20/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Saw reports from here and other places that the chum were still at Minter Creek. Arrived there about an hour or more before high tide. The incoming tide didnt bring any fish in. The runs over but ther...
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By: JS
Posted: 12/18/2011
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Rating: 3
Fished: 12/18/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Took a buddy to minter to show him the madness. Not a whole lot of people out there actually. Still alot of fish but mostly dark. A few bright ones left in the mix. All fish C&R'd
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By: JS
Posted: 12/11/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/11/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Went to minter for the first time today. This place is crazy,comical,crowded and fun. It really should be a juvenile only fishery. However, unless that happens there are plenty of chum to go around. S...
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By: BassDood
Posted: 12/6/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/6/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Minter for the first time with a good buddy. It was just fish after fish for both of us. Kinda hard not to hook up in such close quarters with a lot of foul hooked fish. Not really my cup of te...
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By: schu7498
Posted: 11/30/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/30/2011
Hot Spots: 0
I had to take a trip to Minter to check out the circus. Got down there and watched from the bridge for a bit, quite a few guys fishing, I meant to take a picture of all the people fishing. Me and my b...
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Posted: 11/28/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/28/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Went back to Minter for the second time ever. The first time was too early and they werent in yet. There was a decent amount of people fishing, but it wasnt too difficult to find a spot. The first two...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 11/24/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/24/2011
Hot Spots: 0
well for the first time in my life, i took a drive with some buddies to minter creek. I am so use to drift fishing on larger river systems such as the nisqually, or puke. I was expecting a large crowd...
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Posted: 11/9/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/8/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Minter Creek for the first time to check the chum fishery. Found the creek pretty easily. There were about a dozen cars/trucks parked along the road. I thought this might be a good sign. Went ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 11/5/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/3/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Made a quick stop at minter to see if the fish were showing. Got down there and didnt see a fish, talked to a few people, they hadnt seen any fish. Decided to leave, but decided to take one last lil p...
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Posted: 11/5/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/5/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Started about 9:45 to catch the incoming tide. No fish anywhere. Walked all the way to the old pier pilings on the south side of the estuary and didn't see any fish moving up. Tried fishing by the ...
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Posted: 12/5/2010
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/5/2010
Hot Spots: 0
today was a pretty fun day. went down with a good buddy and my kid. we were pretty steady in fish. we caught enough fish to keep my kid interested. we caught alot of fish kept only three 2 nice chrom...
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By: spokey9
Posted: 12/5/2010
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 12/5/2010
Hot Spots: 0
got to minter early this morning, after seeing all those fish yesterday figured it'd still be pretty good. not so much. there were a few fish but nothing like it was. landed 2 and lost another 10 or 1...
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By: spokey9
Posted: 12/4/2010
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/4/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Got there late and wanted to get my first salmon on a fly rod. well i look like a drunk chicken when i cast an couldnt keep a hook in a dang fish. so i switched over to the spinning rod, i was using a...
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By: dicinu
Posted: 12/3/2010
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/3/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Well today was a good day for the wife and I met great folks out on the creek today had alot of laughs and we both caught our first salmons today granted it is like fishing in a bath tub but hey we go...
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