Summer Salmon Report 2016

Coho. It all begins with coho, or the lack there of…. This year Washington Fish and Wildlife banned the catching of Coho, or silver, salmon from our favorite areas, Sekiu and Neah Bay. If you’ve read any of my past fishing posts, you know that this is a majority of…

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2015 Coho Fishing Trip, Neah Bay, WA.

The only word for this trip, in my opinion, is bonanza! This is the kind of trip I’ve been waiting a few years to be a part of. The is the kind of trip that makes you gitty, grants you bragging rights, and somehow makes everything seem right in the world once again.…

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2015 Chinook Fishing Trip. Sekiu, WA.

Chinook is the official name but we know them better as kings. And they are the king of salmon. The meat is bright red and by far the tastiest, they fight like the dickens when you get one on your line, and they get big! The state record for a…

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Fish On! Summer Sekiu Fishing 2014

Finally! after a year of blogging, I get to use that title!! Yes, I’ve been waiting…. impatiently. Sekiu finally is starting to share her bounty with the steadfast armada of sport fishermen that frequent her bays in the spring and summer. To begin, Mountain Man has been working a lot….…

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It’s good to be back

Ah Sekiu, my favorite summer spot! This tiny little fishing town is located almost on the most northwestern point of our state where the Pacific Ocean meets the Straight of Juan de Fuca. Memorial weekend is Sekiu’s opening for halibut and the summer fishing season. Mountain man and I try…

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Hosed!!

Hosed: 1. Utterly and undoubtedly affixiated in a troublesome situation 2. Reflecting on a situation in a negative manner syn: Jacked, screwed, fucked “We got hosed tommy, we got hosed” I heard this word a lot over the weekend. It was Mountain Man’s favorite word to describe our situation. And…

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Game On!

Spring has sprung! For me May marks the beginning of a fun filled summer! Fishing starts, gardening has begun, and most importantly SCHOOL IS ALMOST OUT! I’m sorry, go ahead and judge me, but I love my summers. It’s a time where I get to shuck my teacher clothes and…

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Fall Fishing and the Great Garden Shut Down

Saturday, Mountain Man and I headed for the Tilton River near Morton. It’s filled with big kings and silvers this time of year which can be really fun to catch. I’m not a big fan of putting on the waders and trudging through the river currents nor am I a…

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Sekiu Storm Shennanigans

Washington’s rain season has begun with a bang. I had hoped this post would be filled with pictures of big Coho salmon and a lot of smiles…. nope nope nope. After spending Wednesday and Thursday evenings after work packing and preparing for our trip with 0 down time, the rain…

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