FLORIDA: Miami agent says bluefish run is about to begin and predicts red-hot surf action by Oct. 15 as blues work up through Biscayne Bay and along ocean front
PACIFIC SALMON: BRITISH COLUMBIA: A few tyees still being taken at Alberni and Nimpkish, but the silvers are about to come into their own, with the big fish down from the north in increasing numbers. Limit catches are now common at Cape Mudge, Shelter Point, Quathiaski and Duncan Bay. all near Campbell River on Vancouver Island. At Comox, Parksville and Qualicum FG, OG. Cowichan Bay is hot and getting hotter, with fish to 22 pounds. In general. OVG.
CALIFORNIA: Rains put zip in fishing all over, with Klamath, Trinity, Eel rivers and waters of Golden Gate in vicinity of Slide Ranch and Muir Beach especially notable for improvement and nearing peak. Top Chinook of week was 48-pounder taken by Dave Spurgeon of Oakland while trolling off Marin coast. OG.
WASHINGTON: Fishing activity falling off as hunting season approaches, but good sport still available. FG and OG at Westport, with kings and silvers in inside waters and several kings in 30-to-50-pound class reported. La Push is spotty and OF. Neah Bay and Sekiu FG, OG for silvers and a sprinkling of big kings. Port Angeles FG and OG for silver salmon (to 16 pounds) on light tackle. Mouth of Skagit River fine for silvers and humpies. Lower Puget Sound waters from Seattle south FF and OG except Point Defiance, where FG, OG for kings to 25 pounds on trolled flasher and herring. Expected run of silvers hasn't materialized in Hood Canal at press time but may be in now.
OREGON: Coastal salmon fishing only fair and OP until heavy rains raise streams.