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
Puget Sound Pink Salmon Fishing Basics
This video highlights the basics on when, where, and how to catch pink salmon returning to Puget Sound in both marine and freshwaters. Pink salmon fishing lends itself to fishing by both a boat (troll or cast) and shore (lures or flies) at these acrobatic fish during late summer which is ideal for taking out the whole family.
Fishing for Flatfish in Puget Sound
This video highlights fishing tactics to catch flatfish in Puget Sound, and identifies a variety of flatfish species including sanddab, flounder and sole. In addition, the video features important tips on how to properly release rockfish and how to fillet and cook flatfish.
Flyfishing for Sea-run Cutthroat in Puget Sound
This video goes over tips and techniques to improve success at catching sea-run coastal cutthroat trout in marine waters by flyfishing. Catch-and-release fishing and safe handing techniques were also provided to help anglers release fish unharmed, as was work being done by WDFW to better understand this native fish.
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.
Fishing for Dogfish Shark in Puget Sound
This video highlights fishing tactics to catch dogfish shark in Puget Sound, in addition to how to handle the fish when releasing it. Additionally a few important tips regarding preparing the meat for a meal were provided.