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Redondo


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Redondo

The closest and best salmon fishing off Redondo starts just about 100 yards away from the Salty’s Restaurant and the public fishing pier. Trolling from just off Saltwater State Park south to Dumas Bay is where most salmon seekers generally try. This productive area is best fished in the 90-100 ft. water before moving further off the beach as the sun gets brighter later in the day. 

Winter blackmouth are regularly caught on Pro-Troll flashers and Silver Horde spoons just off the bottom. Look for concentrations of baitfish; these will be the top producing areas for winter fish. 

Summer will see Chinook migrating past here on their way to south sound river systems. Top action on these fish will be fishing mid water, 40-60 ft. Trolling plugs and herring will be some of the top producers.

Running west across the sound from Redondo brings you to one of Puget Sounds top southern fisheries Robinson Point. The deep drop off here holds a ton of baitfish. Salmon will round this point on their way south. This area doesn’t receive near the angler pressure of Pt. Defiance but can be just as good of fishing spot especially for summer kings. Troll with the tide and bracket the area from shallow to deeper water until you find the depth the fish are migrating through. Then concentrate your gear in that depth range. A good sonar unit pays for it self here. Both moochers and trollers score fish here. 

Note: The Redondo boat ramp can be a tough launch and recovery on a windy day or a low tide, take both into account before using it.