Blackmouth in the San Juans

  • By Wayne Kruse
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2013 1:49pm
  • Sports

Fishermen in the San Juan Islands are switching over to blackmouth now — from adult chinook and coho — with Eagle Bluff the best bet so far, according to Kevin John at Holiday Sports in Burlington.

Fish are going 8 to 10 pounds, and taking UV Coho Killers or small, whole herring trolled quickly behind a flasher. John said good reports also are coming from Hein, Eastern and Salmon banks for early fish. Closer to home, try Lopez Flats or Reef Point.

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