Pink Salmon Run 2023

Duwamish waterway fishing for Pinks
Duwamish waterway fishing for Pinks

Like the first gleam of dawn on the Duwamish industrial water way is the glimpse of summer time fun we just received from WDFW via the North of Falcon Salmon season setting process.

That’s right folks, it’s time to board the hype train to humpy town! Pink Salmon season 2023 is upon us!

Let’s get the full rundown of the pink salmon um…run, in 2023.

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Puget Sound Salmon Forecasts 2023

Nice chinook salmon caught around Sekiu

This is the big forecast news dump we’ve been waiting for! There’s so much information on what we can expect with regards to salmon fishing in Puget Sound revealed at the beginning of North of Falcon with these forecasts now released.

There was also some framing of the kind of salmon seasons we can expect. I will unpack all of it for you in this blog post, including details about the nearly 4 million pinks (humpies) expected to return to Puget Sound in 2023!

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Nisqually River Salmon Fishing 2022

The Nisqually River is situated in the deep south sound and is the return destination of many chinook salmon each summer and fall.

The Nisqually river begins on the southern glacier covered flanks of Mount Rainier but doesn’t get very far before running into Alder dam to form Alder lake. Most salmon fisherman know the Nisqually as a decent visibility river that will often run clear for most of summer, however above the dam it looks much more like the Puyallup River.

What’s responsible for this transformation?

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Puget Sound Fishing Update for September, 2019

Nice late king on the carbon
Nice late king on the carbon

Did summer ever actually happen? Technically, September is still summer, but it sure feels like we are now in the fall. It doesn’t help that all the stores have Halloween stuff out, the autumn beers are on the shelves and the salmon are in the rivers! Let’s cover what the options are in September to get into some salmon.

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