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Point Evans Tacoma Narrows

Tacoma, Washington Point Evans is located just north of the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge on the Gig Harbor side of the inlet in Washington’s Marine Area 11. The closest boat ramp is located at Narrows Marina on the Tacoma side, just south of the old Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Salmon Fishing  This fishery is best at the top of […]

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Browns Point

Tacoma, Washington Tacoma- Browns Point Forming the northern boundary of Tacoma’s Commencement Bay, Browns Point is squarely on the migration route for Chinook and Silver salmon bound for the nearby Puyallup River. The Browns Point area sees its fair share of winter blackmouth action, especially between the Browns Point lighthouse and Dash Point farther to […]

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Nisqually

Olympia, Washington Winter Blackmouth Winter blackmouth can be found here by either trolling or mooching on the south end of Anderson Island near Lyle Point. Work the drop off just offshore from the point, as it will hold baitfish that the hungry blackmouth are after. Also give Treble Point a look, as bait will hold over there […]

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Carr Inlet Salmon

Purdy, Washington Located on Washington’s Key Peninsula, it’s often overlooked by northwest salmon fisherman, but it can and does produces decent fishing without the crowds found at other south Puget Sound locations. There is a ramp next to the Wanna Post Office in Purdy that is very primitive and has a very small parking lot […]

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Fox Island

Tacoma, Washington Fox Island is located just south of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Marine Area 13. There is a small boat ramp located near the end of the Fox Island Bridge, but there is no dock. Most anglers with larger boats launch at Narrows Marine on the Tacoma side and run over. Point Gibson […]

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Chambers Creek

Steilacoom, Washington The Chambers Creek summer chinook fishery begins to heat up in early August. Located between Tacoma and Steilacoom it’s a bounty for local anglers looking to get for a few hours of fishing and shot at a chinook salmon. Depending upon rainfall the fishery can run well into September if the creek doesn’t […]

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Point Defiance

Tacoma, Washington Winter Blackmouth Winter Blackmouth can be found here year round, but most of the fishing takes place from October thru April. The Clay Banks, located just off Pt. Defiance, is best fished on the outgoing tide. The strong current from the Tacoma Narrows will push bait into the back eddy formed by Pt. […]

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