Wife Leah with Lingcod she caught off Decator Island. Photo by Mike Lavigueure, May 2008.
Excellent day of halibut fishing out of Westport, WA. Photo by David Bergeron, May 2008.
Featured Marine Fishing How-to Videos
Fishing for Puget Sound Chum Salmon
This video highlights a simple fishing tactic to catch chum salmon in Puget Sound marine waters from both shore and a boat, with an emphasis towards fishing in south Puget Sound and Hood Canal. This affordable set-up and simple tactic, a slip bobber with an anchovy on an mooching rig set-up, can be used to fish with kids and other new anglers during the fall months.
This video highlights fishing tactics, specifically trolling for Chinook salmon during the summer months in Puget Sound in addition to a few tips on how to catch coho salmon. While out fishing with WDFW’s sampling unit, a few important management and regulational items were also mentioned.
The Recreational Crab Fishery in Puget Sound, Washington
This video showcases the recreational Dungeness Crab fishery in Puget Sound, Washington. Highlights include "Gear 101," "Crabbing with Kids," and "Regulations and Management." The determination of crab size, sex, and shell condition are discussed.