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MA10 coho
« on: August 22, 2017, 10:14:18 AM »
I'm headed out on Saturday with a vet in the Salmon for Soldiers event.  Any reports or knowledge anyone can pass on to help me make sure we get our guy on the fish?  I'm up to speed on catching coho, I just haven't fished MA10 before and haven't targeted them this year due to the regs in 8-2 and 9.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 10:23:42 AM »
I've done well out the shipping channel and off West Point.  Same drill as everywhere else in the sound from what I've seen.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017, 11:18:34 AM »
Word is there are a bunch of Pinks and Coho off of Edmonds the last few days.
My sled has the name " FISH 4 FUN " on the back, a 21' white WELDCRAFT inboard. Come over and say hello

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2017, 11:43:03 AM »
They are having a captains meeting before the event and they will explain where the fish are, I will be out there also

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2017, 11:46:35 AM »
I cant help anyone with area 10 but 11 has been pretty good fishing lately.  Weekends are a zoo though. Chinook bite is still going strong.  Hope it holds for another 2 weeks so I can fill the freezer.  Biggest so far is 14 pounds.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2017, 01:22:31 PM »
For the Salmon For Soldiers event we will all be launching from Everett so Edmond's will be the first stop we can get after them.

Wazntme, you are correct there is a captains meeting on Friday night 

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2017, 01:54:26 PM »
Word is there are a bunch of Pinks and Coho off of Edmonds the last few days.
My sled has the name " FISH 4 FUN " on the back, a 21' white WELDCRAFT inboard. Come over and say hello

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Will do, we're in an 18' black RH Seahawk with a grey top, hopefully slaying them.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2017, 01:55:31 PM »
While we're on the topic, does anyone run divers to get extra rods out?  I normally only run two riggers, but picked up a dipsy diver and a 12' rod thinking some combination might get it down and out of the way of the rigger lines.  It might work or be a holy nightmare.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2017, 02:00:02 PM »
While we're on the topic, does anyone run divers to get extra rods out?  I normally only run two riggers, but picked up a dipsy diver and a 12' rod thinking some combination might get it down and out of the way of the rigger lines.  It might work or be a holy nightmare.

Divers work fine.  Sometimes they catch fish when the DR don't.  Usually isn't an issue tangling with the DR lines because the angles are so different. 

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2017, 02:02:13 PM »
While we're on the topic, does anyone run divers to get extra rods out?  I normally only run two riggers, but picked up a dipsy diver and a 12' rod thinking some combination might get it down and out of the way of the rigger lines.  It might work or be a holy nightmare.

I wouldn't be afraid to run a cutplug right on top. Put one of those helmets on a brined herring behind just enough of a,trolling weight to keep it under. Early am bite can be some awesome take downs on the surface.
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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2017, 02:13:11 PM »
While we're on the topic, does anyone run divers to get extra rods out?  I normally only run two riggers, but picked up a dipsy diver and a 12' rod thinking some combination might get it down and out of the way of the rigger lines.  It might work or be a holy nightmare.

YES, a diver and a shallow running bait can be lethal.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2017, 02:22:34 PM »
I run a cut plug herring with a 3 or 4 ounce moon weight of the middle of the boat.  Usually does well for silvers.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2017, 02:32:12 PM »
For sure run a 3rd rod.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #13 on: August 24, 2017, 12:02:13 PM »
Any news? Im taking tomorrow off and thinking an afternoon and evening run south to fish is in order.
Yes, my FJ is pink, I'm all about Team Jacob, beer is not for the horses nor is whiskey for the men, they are both for me.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #14 on: August 24, 2017, 12:09:15 PM »
I fished area 10 this morning.  Started slow but picked up 3 pinks and Coho by 10:00am.


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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #15 on: August 24, 2017, 01:03:04 PM »
we picked up a limit of coho this morning, seems to be a  decent bite in the morning,   we tried and evening fishing trip after work but got a little windy  both days we tried.

we were  in 200 ft of water 30 ft down

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #16 on: August 24, 2017, 05:05:33 PM »
we picked up a limit of coho this morning, seems to be a  decent bite in the morning,   we tried and evening fishing trip after work but got a little windy  both days we tried.

we were  in 200 ft of water 30 ft down

any size to them yet?

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #17 on: August 24, 2017, 05:32:31 PM »
I just spent a week fishing the north coast and there is still a ton of 10-12 lb coho feeding out there. Some will start heading down the straights soon. Fishing should only get better.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #18 on: August 24, 2017, 06:43:00 PM »
we picked up a limit of coho this morning, seems to be a  decent bite in the morning,   we tried and evening fishing trip after work but got a little windy  both days we tried.

we were  in 200 ft of water 30 ft down

any size to them yet?

the best we got today was probably 8 lbs. threw back a number of non clipped ones in the same range. I had 3 captains on board who are gonna be fishing the soldiers for salmon event that are not familiar with the local waters. I will be back in the morning with a guy from montana and another captain and we will mark gps on where we find fish . I recieved some pictures of some real nice ones caught from shore at point no point today , so based on that and the intel from fishngamereaper there should be fish passing thru for a while.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #19 on: August 24, 2017, 06:51:02 PM »
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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #20 on: August 24, 2017, 07:45:52 PM »
Whats coming your way...

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #21 on: August 31, 2017, 09:27:21 AM »
Anyone still hitting it?
Yes, my FJ is pink, I'm all about Team Jacob, beer is not for the horses nor is whiskey for the men, they are both for me.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #22 on: August 31, 2017, 09:42:52 AM »
Anyone still hitting it?

Got skunked last time out (Monday) in front of the oil docks.  Very slow

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #23 on: August 31, 2017, 09:45:15 AM »
Skunked does not entice one to make the run from Everett.
Yes, my FJ is pink, I'm all about Team Jacob, beer is not for the horses nor is whiskey for the men, they are both for me.

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Re: MA10 coho
« Reply #24 on: August 31, 2017, 01:10:58 PM »
Skunked does not entice one to make the run from Everett.

Me either, unfortunately there aren't many choices out there if a guy wants to fish without driving forever or paying for a ferry.

On a good note, the new boat has ridiculous fuel mileage, we ran from Everett to Edmonds, did some crabbing on the way, trolling all day and ran back at 30-35 mph and probably burned under 7 gallons for the day.  Maybe even closer to 5.