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Big Inside Lings

Our inside Lingcod fishing season has been underway since the first of the month and with great spring weather we’ve also been enjoying some quality fish coming to the boat. Opening weekend saw many fish in the 30″ range and last weekend Patrick … Continue reading

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Tiger Rockfish

~ One bonus of the Neah Bay trip was a pair of beautiful Tiger Rockfish ( Sebastes nigrocinctus  ) caught while jigging Big Hammer swimtails and carefully released. These long lived rockfish are uncommon and striking with no two fish alike in color and pattern. Kasey took a handsome … Continue reading

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Neah Bay Lingcod opener 2013

~ Area 4 Neah Bay opened for lingcod retention last Tuesday so the crew from  F/V Siwash aka “Team Ling Hammer” headed West to get a crack at the first lings of the year. Camping in Sekiu courtesy of Van Riper’s resort we awoke … Continue reading

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Steamer Clams

Sure is fun heading down to the tideflats on a spring day for some steamer clam digging… and the rewards for a half hour spent digging in the mud ?  Good times and a heck of a clam dinner for the crew. … Continue reading

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Layout Hunting

Hunting from a layout boat is one of the more classic, challenging and rewarding ways to take trophy ducks. Nobody who has experienced layout hunting says it’s easy, it is not.  The gunner’s laying down in the box 6 inches below the waterline with a shot … Continue reading

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Banded Surf Scoter

The 2012/ 2013 WA waterfowl season is off and running !   The 7 bird limit, 107 day season began the second weekend in October and things have been going very well for our duck hunters. A bout of mild 60 … Continue reading

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Summer’s coming to an end

~ Wow what a couple months !  Haven’t had much of  a chance to blog these past couple months as I’ve been out on the boat most days.  Although the weather continues to be spectacular, Fall is rapidly approaching- you can smell … Continue reading

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Port Townsend Crabbing

The 2012 Crab season kicked off July 1st this year, open on a 5 days a week schedule and most summer crabbers have been enjoying plenty of these yummy critters in the crab pots. Our charters have been running combination … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Port Townsend

~ Conventional fishing gear isn’t the only way to enjoy our often “wide open” bottomfishing here on the Peninsula. Many fishermen know the fun of presenting dry flies and small clousers to our plentiful sea run cutthroat trout  but when the … Continue reading

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Lingcod/ Spot Prawn Combo Charters

~ Port Townsend has been enjoying some excellent weather this month and this weekend was no exception.  Cameron, his lovely bride and father-inlaw from West Seattle took some nice fish on Thursday, Dr. Jim caught a bunch Friday then a father/ son, grandson crew from Des Moines enjoyed a sunny … Continue reading

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