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Name: Toni Date: September 25, 2013 Rating:
 
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I got up in anticipation of the same morning of catching salmon like yesterday. We started again at 7 am. Went out where we were before and nothing happened. I think Glen got a shaker but that was it. We went from surface (which didn’t get any) to 100 feet down. Then Cami started saying “Lets go west.” Glen didn’t want to. She became more insistent and I agreed with her saying we couldn’t do any worse. So we moved and stopped when she said. Lowered the gear and Glen gets one right away. Today I didn’t catch anything I could keep. But Glen did. He used a Cookies and Cream spoon and an Ace Hi Fly.. I used what I did the day before and only got shakers. But that move was key. Even though it wasn’t that far we got into fish.
I had to leave today and I wanted to get some bottom fish. So we went west of Sekiu to bottom fish without success. Then we went back east to Sekiu to clean the 3 salmon and get them on ice because it was sunny and I could check out of Olson’s.
We went back out and headed east of Sekiu and found some bottom fish. It was Glen’s day today. I caught fish with my jig but they were all lingcod and I couldn’t keep them. I caught a Red Irish Lord, too. I never caught one of those before. I am gong to make the same jig but in a smaller size so I can get some greenling next time. Glen caught me some bottom fish to take home and one of these days I am going to catch a ling I can keep.


We are in a battle! Angler against fish! We need an arsenal of weapons and at my site you will find some of those different weapons. For all those who wannafish a lure come in and take a look at WannafishALure.com.
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Name: Toni Date: September 24, 2013 Rating:
 
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I fished the 24th and the 25th with Glen and Cami of F24 Experience at Sekiu, WA. We let the early birds leave before daylight and we went down to the boat at 7am. We headed out north to about 600 feet deep and put our gear down. As I write now I can not remember the sequence of when or how they came. But there were a lot of them. My hand hurt and was turning red from holding the rod. At the end of the day both biceps hurt. We entered the Olson’s weekly Derby so we tried to get the big one. I started the morning using a red and green flasher from Gibb’s and a new lure I made Red Green Mojo. Then I switched to a different flasher (not sure what it is) with a F24 Mojo on and that got the biggest one for me! We were catching and releasing and I got one on that F24 Mojo that wrapped itself with it like a lasso. We were getting ready to get it on the boat and snap! it is gone taking the lure with it. I switched and put a new lure Purple Reign Mojo with a Purple Haze flasher and I finished the day with it on. The bite died about 10am and we went in with only 5 fish missing that last one because we were going to get that big one next. We were from surface to 50 down on the cable in 550-684 feet deep.
I did get a 12 pound hook nose which was the biggest Coho I have caught. It was a good day catching!


We are in a battle! Angler against fish! We need an arsenal of weapons and at my site you will find some of those different weapons. For all those who wannafish a lure come in and take a look at WannafishALure.com.
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Name: chromeseeker Date: September 21, 2013 Rating:
 
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Took my annual trip to Sekiu to hit up the Coho action. Fishing was HOT, Got our limits daily fairly easy. Was there from Thursday the 19th to Saturday the 21st, so got 3 days of fishing in and returned home Saturday night to get some rest before heading back to work. Had 2 Family members in the boat with me, headed out daily at 6 AM and was back on the docks by 8:30 AM daily with our 6 fish boat limit. Fished in 600-700 feet of water with most the action in 680 ft. Downriggers were set at 25-30 feet with a green flasher and army truck/purple haze hoochies trolling at 3 MPH going North and South. Couldnt keep the Coho off! Since the fishing was so good we were releasing everything under 6 lbs. Average size was 8-10 lbs with our biggest coming in on the scales at 15 lbs. Bigger fish were being caught on our last day and should improve in size this week as their stomachs were all full of herring. Weather was decent, did rain but water conditions were excellent with barely a chop to none at all most mornings.

Good luck to all heading out there as fishing is so hot all 3 resort camping locations are first come first serve and the place was packed...

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Name: hlindsay Date: August 14, 2013 Rating:
 
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Day 3 started at 5:30 and went straght to slip point. Fished 80 to 500 ft of water 20 to 75 ft down. Flasher and spoon and flasher and coho killer. Had our 8 fish in the boat at 9:00 or so. One silver, one black mouth and 6 pink. Flat water clear, great sunrise. Released a few and lost a few.

Day 4 started at 5:30 in the fog straght to slip point 9 1/2 Lb king right after putting the lines in the water. Later I had to release one just like it with one more fin. Got 2 silvers and 5 pinks. Released a few more and lost a few. Put a small white dogger and pink squid on one line when the coho killer was not doing much. The white Coyote spoon did well, and the pinks did like the pink squid. Everything got herring oil or blood tuna. We were done at 10:15.
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Name: hlindsay Date: August 12, 2013 Rating:
 
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Day 2 started at 5:30 and had a few take downs but no fish until the after noon got one pink in the boat out in 350ft. Fishing the same as day one (see my report for 8/11) this would have been a 2 star day but after dinner we went over to slip point, we picked up 3 pink and a silver and lost a few. The evening should have been a 4 star. We were at slip point from 6:30 to 8:00.
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Name: hlindsay Date: August 11, 2013 Rating:
 
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day 1 Started fishing at 5:00 nothing until 730 and had on and lost 3 in a short time. Two of them were good fish taking line and then just not there, one was 4 or 5 lb pink lost at the boat. Fished all day with a brake for lunch and got one pink. Released 1 wild silver. Had some hits when we were out deep. Fished 50 to 500 ft 20 to 110 on the wire, fished Sekiu pt and west to Kydaka pt. Flasher with squid, spoon, and coho killer.
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Name: BARCHASER Date: August 07, 2013 Rating:
 
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Short story, the catching was great, but the keeping was only so so. Three of us started around 1PM on Sunday and quit at 1PM on Wed, my Seahawk. We got 12 Chinooks ranging in size from 12 to 30. We got to keep 6 marked Chinooks. 29, 27, 25, 25, 12, 10. I got the 27 and the 10. The ones we tossed back were about the same size, except for one dandy that had to be over 30. We also caught 3-4 Pinks which we tossed back and 4-5 Silvers all of which had too many fins.

All in all it was a good trip. We fished pretty much the Caves and Eagle Beach except on Wed we tried Mussolini Rock which is further east and got two wild fish and a keeper there. Downriggers, flashers and we started with squid on one side and Coho Killers on the other, and a free rod with herring. The fish made it clear early they wanted squid, Goldstar dark green OG142R two twinkle skirts, salted herring strip, 80-110 feet on the DR. If I could only have one lure in the salt it would be a flasher and an OG142R.

Quite a bit of catching just not as much keeping. Fun but releasing Chinooks that large is a bit disturbing. I would have given it a 5 except for all the unmarked fish.
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Name: jimmydkokanee Date: August 03, 2013 Rating:
 
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Rob talked me into going out to sekiu for a few days to try a little salmon fishing and im glad he did because the fishing was great! The first few days we had our friend Ken and his son kenan come out and fish with us. Kenan had never fished for salmon before, he had a blast! We started out in front of the caves, picked up a couple small ones at 110 ft. 65 on the clip. We moved out to 200ft. and got some larger ones and some pinks. Picked up and headed east and got into some real nice Kings, pinks at 325ft. Ken got a nice one around 25lbs had to let a couple of BIG! natives go, sad!

Then my other son Danny came up for a day,he caught the biggest fish he has ever caught! probably 35+ and had a fin as big as my thumb! Bummer!!

Robby's friend Chris came up from Oregon to fish the last two days and we pretty much fished straight out in 175 to 225 and found some real nice Kings. Chris got a couple nice ones in the 20s got to keep them,He had a blast getting large fish.

I caught the Biggest fish I have ever landed probably 40+ only to see it had a fin and had to unbutton it, could have cried! We caught more wild kings then hatchery only reason I dident give it a 5 is we had to let so many fish go.

Every one had a great time!!
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Name: Nelly1 Date: August 02, 2013 Rating:
 
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We took one last trip to CQ last weekend. Came home with 12 fish total. 3 kings, 3 silvers, and 6 pinks. I was really cussing the regs for having to release 4 LARGE wild kings over the course of the weekend. Grrrr.. First wild king was caught by my girlfreinds son on Friday and it was 22lbs if it was an ounce. The next three were all caught on Sunday. All were great fighters and were 15lbs. Saturday morning my gf got a nice 15# king(pictured) All in all a great weekend with constant fish action. Also pictured, Me and Tylers double, coho and pink. The pink looked like it came out of the Puyallup, all humped out and coloured up. Weird.
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Name: Fish-or-man? Date: July 25, 2013 Rating:
 
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A friend and I fished Sekiu for salmon Monday-Thursday morning. This trip was a huge learning experience for me. My first time fishing Sekiu for salmon; and my first time manning an electric downrigger (double stacking while steering the boat). First, electric downriggers are awesome! Probably the best investment I've ever made. Second, I didn't get to use it as much as I'd like because rough waters kept us on shore about half the trip. We fished 30-110 down in 40-350 feet of water (a lot of trial and error). We ended up fishing 50-65 feet down after we had a better idea of what we were doing; regardless of depth.

Monday was action-packed! Unfortunately the action came from shakers. I think we caught about 1,000. Well, maybe more like 12-15, but it felt like a thousand. Coho killers/plug cut herring/hoochies/Coyote spoons-- they liked em all. Our only keeper was a black rockfish we caught in the bay on the way to the docks. It hit a green Coho killer (pic 1).

Tuesday was a little better-- the shakers were out in force again, but my buddy got a decent hatchery king (pic 2) and also released an even decent-er wild king. I released a wild Coho, and lost what I assume was a big king while trolling back to the dock. I also lost my lunch in the Strait-- apparently multitasking in chop makes me green! We caught two more rockfish-- this time around three caves (pic 3). One hit a Coho Killer one hit a Kingfisher spoon.

Wednesday was pretty hard to get out in-- rough waters. Luckily after Tuesday I had my sea legs. When we did get out, we got batted around pretty good and only had a few shaker releases to show for it.

Thursday morning I finally got a glimpse of what Sekiu is all about! At three caves around 5:40am I landed my first keeper Sekiu King-- it was only about 30 feet down (pic 4). It hit on a green/silver Kingfisher spoon. Five minutes later my friend caught and released a wild king in the 25-30 pound range. It hit about 5 feet under the surface as we were about to drop the downrigger ball. It was the biggest fish he had ever caught. It hit on a large green speckle Coyote spoon. I caught a pink (pic 4, again) and we released at least half a dozen shakers before calling the trip at 10 am. It was hard to leave, Thursday appeared to be a beautiful day!

At any rate, it was a great learning experience, but overall fishing was very spotty according to the fish checkers. I didn't hear any numbers for Monday and Tuesday, but Wednesday my checker said "only a few" kings had come in due to the rough seas and Thursday only 5 boats out of 15 checked had brought in a king. Also, just from talking to folks it seemed like a lot of experienced people were averaging a keeper king a day. However, things seemed to be picking up Thursday with the improved conditions!
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