Spring


Express Style Ocean Halibut and Lingcod

WhenMay 2nd, 5th, 9th, 12th, *24th *Tentative
DepartWestport, WA
GuidesIan, Jarrid, Mark, Allan
Boats29′ Defiance “Reel Tight”, “Ultra”, “Elite”, & “Express”

This trip needs very little marketing because of the success rate and limited number of fishing days per year. The season typically runs Thursdays and Sundays starting at the beginning of May, ONLY 5-6 fishing days max/year. RESERVE YOUR BOAT ASAP…$350/pp…add bottomfishing the day before or after for only $150 per angler.


Express Style Ocean Lingcod and Rockfish

WhenMarch 9th – July 21st
DepartWestport, WA
GuidesIan, Jarrid, Mark, Allan
Boats29′ Defiance “Reel Tight”, “Ultra”, “Elite”, & “Express”

We offer both the fast-action inshore Lingcod and Rockfish trip as well as the deep water style offshore trip and the grounds are plenitful! What you take home is the best part of it all…#fishtacos #fishnchips! Our boats reach the best fishing spots fast and are set-up for the best success during these short seasons. We only take 6 anglers per trip which means you’ll be well taken care of by our captain and deck hand. Inshore Lingcod/Rockfish (7 days/wk March 9th-July 21st)…$195/pp. Deep water Lingcod…$250/pp (June 1st – July 21st)


Chinook Salmon – Columbia & Cowlitz Rivers

WhenMarch 23rd – April 15th
DepartPortland – Kalama
GuidesMike, Matt, Nate, Cary
Boats21′ Jet Boats

Every spring, hundreds of thousands of “the best eating salmon on the planet” flood the mighty Columbia and Cowlitz rivers. These spring Chinook, or “Springers”, average 15-20lbs and are one of the most prized catches in the PNW. They’re also the first salmon run of the year and fresh out of the tidal waters they will also give you a serious run for your money! Departs from the Woodland/Kalama…$225/pp. *Dates vary year to year.


Winter & Spring


Trophy Wild Steelhead – Central Coast

WhenJanuary – April 15th
DepartHumptulips, WA
GuidesRay, Mike, Ian, Matt, Cary, Tom, Mark
Boats16′ Drift Boats

To catch a Steelhead, of any size, is a lifetime accomplishment. But when Steelhead reaches the 20lb or larger mark, to catch and to LAND one is lifetime dream come true. This fishery is one of the most legendary of the entire year and one of the few opportunities to catch a trophy wild steelhead, and what better place in the world to do so than the central coast Olympic Peninsula. These fish are built like a rocket like to fly and there’s no better way to experience that than on light spinning tackle. This trophy fishery is strictly “catch, picture, and release”…$225/pp…$450 private boat for one or two. Multiple boats and guides are available.


Fall & Winter


Coho Salmon & Steelhead – Humptulips River

WhenNovember 15th – January 31st
DepartHumptulips, WA
GuidesRay, Mike, Ian, Matt, Mark
Boats16′ Drift Boats

The fall crowds are gone so come play “clean-up” on Coho Salmon and Hatchery Winter Steelhead as they make their way back to our coastal rivers. At times this trip involves casting to and battling large salmon in and around heavy structure. You may experience things that you were taught NEVER TO DO with a fishing rod! Watch these fish chase your lure to the boat, set the hook, and hang on! These trips are unique because we float a large section river each day and only take two anglers plus guide in our drift boats. Multiple boats and guides are available….$225/pp…$450 private boat for one or two. Multiple boats and guides are available.


Fall


King & Coho Salmon – Humptulips River

WhenSeptember 1st – November 15th
DepartHumptulips, WA
GuidesRay, Mike, Ian, Matt, Mark
Boats16′ Drift Boats

Located on Washington’s central coast, our small Olympic Peninsula rivers yield strong runs of BIG King salmon, lure smashing Coho, and the hardest fighting Chum salmon around. By Thanksgiving weekend, hatchery Winter Steelhead will join the mix along with continued Coho returns and a few Kings still in the system. Our “float” is usually 8-12 miles each day and gives us access to parts of the river that few people can get to. This is our very best freshwater fishing opportunity, period!…$225/pp, or $450 private boat for one or two. Multiple boats and guides are available.


Summer


EPIC Pink Salmon Run (Odd Number Years Only)

WhenAugust 15th – October
DepartSkykomish River & Snohomish River – Monroe, WA
GuidesRay, Mike, Matt, Cary
Boats21′ Jet Boats

Now this fishery, by far, produces the most daily catches of salmon than any other trip offered ANYWHERE on the west coast, period! The Pinks or Humpy’s only run on the odd-numbered years and they come in by the MILLIONS! These fish are tons of fun to catch on light to medium spinning gear or fly rods. Without question this trip is a must do for any angler from the highly experienced to the beginner, young and old!…$195/pp.


Bouy 10, Columbia River Chinook & Coho Salmon

WhenAugust 1st – September
DepartAstoria & Ilwaco
GuidesMatt, Nathan
Boats23′-26′ Deep V Open Sled

Quite possibly the most famous and productive salmon fishery on the west coast is the Columbia River at Bouy 10, or “B10”. With every tide large numbers of Chinook (king) and Coho (silver) salmon flood into the river mouth to begin their journey upstream. Located at the border of southern Washington and northern Oregon it appeals to anglers in both states. Book in advance, these dates are limited and also very popular!…$225/pp.


Express Style Albacore Tuna Trip

WhenJune – November
DepartWestport, WA
GuidesIan, Jarrid, Allan, Mark
BoatsBoats: 29′ Defiance “Express Style”, “Ultra”, “Reel Tight”, & “Elite”

Feel the “pick-up” on live bait or cast lures to boiling Tuna on this ONE DAY offshore fishing trip! Our fleet of super fast 29′ Defiance Guadalupe’s are fitted with twin Honda 225-250hp outboard engines and are custom built to get you offshore and back in a hurry! These boats feature a large, fully enclosed cabin with seating for 7 and additional outside seating which is also covered. Best of all, you can expect only 6 anglers per boat (plus two crew) on these hardcore 8-10 hour fishing trips!…$400/pp. Fishing experience is required.


Seattle Salmon Fishing & Crabbing – Puget Sound

WhenJuly 1st – September
DepartShilshole Bay Marina, Seattle
GuidesMike, Cary
Boats30′ “Allied” Dominator & 24′ Arima

With departures from Shilshole Bay Marina (minutes from downtown Seattle), these summer-time Salmon trips on Puget Sound offer a classic PNW saltwater fishing experience, as well as spectacular sight-seeing and wildlife! You can catch up to three different species of salmon on this trip…King, Coho, and Pink. We provide all necessary fishing gear, bait, fish cleaning, and can even sell you a fishing license on the boat. Just come aboard and let’s fish!…$195/pp. Crabbing is complimentary WHEN OPEN (July 1st – through Labor Day, and runs Thursday – Monday each week through Labor Day)


Skykomish River King Salmon & Steelhead

WhenJune 1st – July TBD
DepartSkykomish River & Snohomish River – Monroe, WA
GuidesRay, Mike, Matt, Cary
Boats21′ Jet Boats
NotesBBQ Lunch Included!

Just 45 minutes east of Seattle, the Skykomish river is rich in PNW fishing history. During the summer months, the “Sky” has a run of summer Steelhead and Chinook salmon that overlap making for an overall great local fishing experience. Top that off with beautiful cascade mountain views, wildlife, and our legendary BBQ lunch and these trips are one of the best we offer. Ask about seeing one of the nations tallest waterfall on your drive home from fishing…$195/pp.


Express Style Ocean Salmon, or Salmon & Rockfish Combo

WhenJune TBD – July 21st
DepartWestport, WA
GuidesIan, Jarrid, Allan, Mark
Boats29′ Defiance “Reel Tight”, “Ultra”, “Elite”, & “Express”

If your’e looking for the very best shot at taking home your limit of King and Coho Salmon, or a pile of Rockfish, or maybe BOTH, and want to get that ocean fishing experience, this is your trip. Opt-in for the super popular Salmon/Rockfish combo and take this trip to the next level with an additional 7 fish limit! We take just 6 anglers per boat and waste no time getting you to the best fishing grounds aboard our fast 29′ Defiance Pilothouse boats featuring twin Honda outboards…$195/pp Salmon…$250/pp Salmon/Rockfish combo.