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Fishing Port Townsend and Family Adventures

Peninsula Sportsman Fishing

Peninsula Sportsman offers a variety of Port Townsend Fishing, Port Townsend Crabbing and Wildlife Watching / Sightseeing Charters.

Port Townsend and the Olympic Peninsula offer plentiful fishing opportunities. This area of the northern Puget Sound is alive with a variety of species that will challenge your skills as an angler. Cold water reef fish such as the delicious and hard fighting Lingcod, Rockfish / Sea Bass and Pacific Halibut are abundant in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and our charters specialize in the exciting sport of light tackle fishing for these species. Coastal Sea-Run Cutthroat Trout are a unique native fish and along with resident coho/silver salmon provide consistent saltwater and estuary fly-fishing opportunities throughout the year. Admiralty Inlet and nearby Hood Canal is well known for its pristine waters and plentiful shellfish. Enjoy your time on the water exploring our local beaches and tide pools for all sorts of Pacific Northwest marine creatures and gathering fresh Clams and Oysters.  Spend a day setting out Dungeness Crab and shrimp traps and exploring the area for the abundant coastal wildlife and spectacular Northwest scenery.


Our charters are based in Port Townsend, launching conveniently at Fort Worden State Park or the PT Boat haven. In Spring our charters focus on fishing for Bottomfish ( Lingcod, Halibut, Rockfish, Seabass, Cabezon and others ) , Spot Prawn and Clamming trips. In the Summer we offer Wildlife Watching / Sightseeing Charters, combo Bottomfish/ Crabbing or Shrimping charters during local  seasons and Coastal bottomfishing trips to the outer Washington Coast. Catch and release charters for nearshore and estuary Coastal Sea-run Cutthroat Trout and salmon are offered from Spring thru early Fall.

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2014 Private Charter Rates:

  • Port Townsend 1/2 day Charter ( 4-6 hours ): $450. *
  • Port Townsend 1/2 day Saltwater Fly Fishing Charter: $450.**
  • Coastal full day Charter: $650. (weather permitting- all transportation provided to/from Sekiu or La Push)
  • Port Townsend Cabin / Charter Special ***
    Three nights lodging for two guests in a vacation cabin and one half day guided fishing / sightseeing boat charter, followed by a fresh catered seafood dinner : $850.

* Charter rates are listed for 1-2 people. Additional fishermen welcome @ $50. per adult ( kids under 14 fish free ! ) up to Four (4) people maximum. 

**Two fishermen maximum on fly fishing charters.

If you are interested in a Fishing or Sightseeing Adventure with Peninsula Sportsman please:

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**Check out our Spring/Summer Charter and Lodging Specials!**

crabbingPeninsula Sportsman offers Fishing/Lodging Packages for fishermen and families looking for a great day out on the water plus comfortable accommodations in our private Port Townsend Cabins.

The fully equipped custom 22′ aluminum Lee Shore Boats CC -FV Siwash provides a safe, comfortable and stable ride and is outfitted with the best fishing gear available. Our expert local fishing and wildlife guides are USCG certified captains and have the knowledge and experience to provide a great day on the water. All necessary tackle provided on fishing and crabbing charters including rain gear if needed. Custom filleting / cleaning and packaging of your catch and cooking of crab is included so we can send your group home with the makings for a fresh and delicious seafood dinner.

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