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 Coho Salmon in Puget Sound
This video highlights opportunities for coho salmon in Puget Sound during late-summer/early-fall. Basic techniques for trolling are discussed including trolling speed, direction, and depth and proper use of downriggers. We also discuss popular gear choices such as flasher boards and squid hoochies. Management topics include proper handling of hooked fish, gear regulations, species identification, and adipose-clipping of hatchery fish.
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.