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Marine Area 8-2
PORTS SUSAN AND GARDNER
Marine Area 8-2 is located within Port Susan and Port Gamble north of a line from Possession Point to Shipwreck.  Marine Area 8-2 provides good fishing opportunities for small boats and shoreline anglers that want to fish for bottomfish and both migratory and resident salmon.  During odd years, a bonus pink salmon daily limit can give new anglers one more incentive to get on the water. 

Fishing Prospects Calendar

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
CabezonNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthNo Opportunity
Coastal cutthroatGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All month
Coho salmonFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityGood fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All month
FlatfishPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All month
LingcodNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - 1st half of monthNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Pacific HalibutNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityGood fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Pink SalmonPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityExcellent fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All month
Surf PerchPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All month
LEGEND
Fishing Expectation

Excellent

Excellent Good Good Fair Fair Poor Poor
Type of Opportunity Full Month Full month 1st half of month only 1st half only 2nd half of month only 2nd half only No opportunity No opportunity

Species you might catch

Bull trout
Chinook salmon
Chum salmon
Dolly varden
Dungeness crab
Green sturgeon
Greenling
Pacific coast (california market) squid
Pacific Oyster
Red rock crab
Shiner perch
Sockeye salmon
Spot Shrimp
Steelhead
Surf Smelt

Sport Fishing Regulations & Seasons

Emergency Rule Updates
Fishing closures and openings happen constantly throughout the year. The E-Rules keep you up-to-date.


Access Sites / Boat Launches

Public Fishing Piers