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Coastal Saltwater Fishing Techniques

Down Rigger Fishing For Chinook Salmon


Downrigging for Chinook salmon fishing can definately be a challenge. Local knowledge, consisitency in your techniques and an unspoken feel for your fishing environment are an important foundation to develop. As Chinook fishing becomes ever increasingly difficult to gage where and when to fish; we would like to share some ideas and philosophies that have gradually improved our catch results overtime.

  ~ learn your bait presentations - be methodical in your practices with preparing and fishing bait...take your time and pay close attention to presentations when you set bait, this way you can recall what you sent down when a fish hits it...

  ~ understand the correlation between speed, leader length, the lure in tow and the conditions at hand...

  ~ consistency builds confidence - in turn produces better catch rates....keep an open mind but find your own fishing style, presentations and areas that work well for you



Anchoring For Pacific Halibut


Halibut fishing can be difficult for the first timer, especially when learning to anchor in difficult conditions. When first learning to anchor it's a good idea to practice with another person and go out with others who have experience. Below are a few tips for anchoring and locating halibut:

~ understand your currents and tides very well before anchoring - heavy currents can be dangerous especially with smaller boats

~ look over charts and find places to fish for halibut and mark waypoints on your GPS

~ halibut are

Mooching Cut Bait and Whole Herring


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