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Your source for salmon, halibut, tuna and
bottom fishing on the NW Washington coast
Top Notch Ocean Charters
off the Washington state
coast departing daily from La Push marina
Call Toll Free 1-888-501-5887
Now Booking Ocean Fishing Charters April 1st - October 10 2014
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||Hi my name is Jim Richeson inviting you to visit Washington's
best location for saltwater fishing. La Push has the same and many
times better fishing as other coastal Washington ports such as Neah
Bay, Westport and Ilwaco. What we don't have is huge crowds of
charters and private boats. Although our vessel is large enough to
easily fish eight people we keep the number to six to ensure a
enjoyable trip. A second boat can be arranged for larger parties.
River trips are available late September
through the end of April.
Bass combo trips will start again on April 1st 2014.
We posted some cool pics from 2013
bottomfishing on home page, check it out.
Book early for best available dates.
We are very pleased to announce that we will be fishing
a brand new larger vessel
this upcoming saltwater season of 2004. Boat was custom designed using a 31 foot uniflite
mold by Ed Beck of Beck Boats. Key features of the boat will be a walk
around house for
added fishing space, enclosed bathroom, seating for six inside cabin,
downriggers and new top of the line electronics and safety equipment,
including a eight man life raft, EPIRB and a satellite phone. Boat
cruises at 20 knots
which means more fishing time and less traveling. For a closer look
click on either photo.
Here is part of a feature article printed
summer of 2003 in the NW Outdoor section
of the Seattle PI about fishing out of La Push. Click Here to
see the complete story.
|| The scenery is incomparable misty, rocky, primal and rich with
wildlife and although people are rediscovering it, it's still lightly fished.
"It's the jewel of the state", says Scott Barber a department of Fish and
Game biologist. The salmon fishing has been as good as anywhere on the coast for both
Chinook and Coho. Also fishing for halibut, rockfish and lingcod off La Push is as good as
anywhere in Washington.
Here is a look at our seasons.
Prime Halibut grounds can be reached within 1 1/2 hours from
La Push marina. The fish range from 15 to over 100 pounds, and can be a handful to pull off
the bottom. Halibut are considered by many to be the best eating white
fleshed fish in the world and draw a high price in stores and restaurants. If everybody's
out early we typically limit on lingcod on the way in. Limit is one halibut two lingcod
We espect a mid june 2014 opener this year,
announcement in early April
The fishing out of La Push for both king and
silvers has been red hot the last few years. The waters off of La Push and nearby
"Umatilla Reef" are the summer feeding grounds for thousands of salmon from
rivers California to Alaska. If the boat limits on salmon early enough there
is a option to spend
a hour or so bottom fishing on the way in, check combo pricing below. Limit
is two salmon.
Lingcod and Sea Bass
(Apr 1st -Oct 16 2014)
We are offering Rockfish trips mostly in April, May and June
when salmon is not open. A popular trip is a salmon/bottomfish combo.
Book now for awesome early season bottom fishing
starting April 1st 2014!
We do offer some specials on these trips on select dates check it out
The lingcod opener marks the beginning of our ocean
These fish are very plentiful along are
coastline and are a blast to fight on light Tackle.
The season for lingcod and Sea Bass is open throughout are saltwater fishing season.
Limit is two lingcod and ten rockfish per angler.
If you have not fished the La Push offshore monster
ling hole yet this is your chance.
is usually easy to limit on lingcod close to the beach with a few big ones
in, the best chances of catching a complete boat limit of BIG lings is to
run to the outer
waters. It is just over a 25 mile run to the fishing grounds but well worth
it as the fish average
twenty pounds with a few over forty.
Open all year, no limit WA
saltwater license required
(Best fishing mid august - mid October)
For years now schools of tuna move close to the
north Washington coast mid July
until mid October. Last year (2013) we found the fish 25-45 miles out of La Push. With
El Nino conditions in the ocean this summer the fishing should be great again. Trips
are 1.5 to 2.5 hours of running each way and six to seven hours of often fast paced
We are keeping the passenger load to four on these
trips so guest have more room on
boat, have a chance to fight lots of fish and have more take home poundage. We will
occasionally take five if everyone is in the same party, ask about pricing for five.
Now booking trips from late Sep 1st until mid October
Seeing / Whale Watching
We offer sight seeing trips during our
entire season. Some flexible hours are available
during April, May and June. But when Salmon season opens in late June all
trips will be 4pm to 6pm. Guests on these trips often will spot seals, sea
lions, harbor porpoises, sea
otters, whales and a array of sea birds. A camera is a must on these trips.
Online booking is not available on these trips please call or email
Call Toll Free 1-888-501-5887 Local 360-374-2660 or
Rates for the
upcoming 2014 saltwater season
Special price for salmon
bottomfish combo availible June 1 -30 2014 only
Price is $190 per
person, this is a $50 savings off the normal trip charge.
Groups of four that clean there own fish or haul
away to be processed receive a $150 discount on trips.
Visa and MasterCard accepted
Credit Cards will be charged 4% to cover bank transaction
$350 per angler
$190 per angler
Lingcod and Sea Bass
Offshore Trophy Lingcod
Combo Salmon and Bottom fishing
$380 per angler four person maximum on boat
Sightseeing Tours (two hours)
$400 buys boat exclusive price(up to six people)
FISH CLEANING - Salmon, Halibut and Lingcod are filleted and bagged
at no charge.
Sea Bass limit is $4.00 and Tuna is $3.00 each. Optional
|Feel free to check out our facebook page. We will be posting
fishing reports, pics and special deals on trips throughout the
season. Face book is also a great place for me to answer easy questions
about our trips and do things such as give a lodging recommendation.
Please feel free to post some La Push fishing pics and reports from
your trips with us or from your own boat.
A 50% deposit will be charged if you cancel less then three weeks
trip and we are unable to refill your seats on the boat. If you have to
cancel within one
week of the trip and we cannot refill your seats 100% of the trip cost will
Are captains are holders of the USCG 100 ton
masters license, we are holders of a
Washington state salmon charter permit and we are fully insured.
Gift Certificates from Top
Notch Ocean Charters
||Have you been looking for that perfect present for a family member,
co-worker or a good client? We have gift certificates, we find that they make great gifts
for Christmas, fathers day, mothers day, anniversaries and other special occasions. The
receiving party of the gift will have the convenience of a one year period to schedule a
fishing trip on the ocean or rivers that best fits his or her schedule and fishing
For Booking Information
Top Notch Ocean Charters/Quillayute River Guide Service
Steelhead and Salmon Fishing
Toll Free 1-888-501-5887 Local 360-374-2660
P.O. box 71
LaPush WA 98350
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