Here it is, time to chase seawater chinook in the Humptulips and Satsop Rivers. Humptulips has an outstanding limit of TWO chinook per person limit, one may be wild in September. I also have early season coho fisheries available if needed during September and October. November we will switch to straight Coho with the peak usually around thanksgiving, making a great experience for the holiday season.
$250 – Per Person for 2 anglers
$275 – Per Person for 2 anglers
♦Queets and Upper Quinault Olympic National Park
♦Wynoochee ♦Humptulips ♦Clearwater ♦Queets ♦Upper Quinault ♦Specializing in guided trips with Centerpin Rods ♦Specialized Catch and Release trips targeting only Trophy Natives ♦Brand new 2016 GLoomis & Shimano Reels ♦Beautiful 17×60′ heated willie driftboat ♦Professional Riverside Photography ♦Fun, Educational Environment for all Experience Levels
New to JPS GUIDE SERVICE 2018 – if you have not booked before, I will require a deposit of $150 to reserve your limited space in 2018’s Trophy Steelhead Season
If you are interested in Booking a First Class Guided Trip for the winter Steelhead season? Please Scroll through the Calendar Below and Select the day that works best for you. Fill out the details and please be sure to leave me a note on the details of your trip, such as; Names or Questions regarding the trip. If you have additional questions about these trips and are NOT sure about booking, please send me a message by clicking the “contact” tab at the top of menu bar of the website.
Please visit my booking page for my “booking policy” I don’t require deposits but you may want to glance at my policy’s, thanks! and lets catch your dream Steelhead. book with confidence.
Timing of Wild Fish runs
Early January Lots of hatchery fish on the wynoochee and few wilds but BIG. Mid-Late Janaury for Biggest wild Fish and shot at decent numbers as well as the peak for Hatchery Fish – February for peak of wild return late month and chance at a big one – March for Big fish and all around numbers of fish. April – for low pressure and big fish on two remote rivers. Cost – (minimum of two anglers)
$250– Per Person ♦Wynoochee ♦Humptulips♦Clearwater $275– Per Person ♦Queets and Upper Quinault Olympic National Park
$375– Single Angler (Private Boat) ♦Any of the above rivers
$225 – Per Person –3 Anglers Total – Discounted ♦Any of the above rivers
Have you ever wanted to learn how to Back Bounce eggs over a ledge gently into the mouth of an oversized chinook? Or properly rig a Float & Egg setup for heavy water Chinook fishing? What about how to effectively Twitch a Jig with the perfect rhythm motion for that feisty Coho to snap. JP’s Guide Service wants you to learn anything you want to learn about River Fishing Fall Salmon or Winter Run Steelhead. All you need to do is book a trip come along and ask any question you may have.
Swinging Spinners: “Proper Presentation, Custom Colors and Hoochies” Float and Eggs: “Proper Presentation, Which hooks, weights and floats for different types of water” Twitching Jigs: “Proper Presentation, Kings or Coho, Colors and Styles” Back-Bouncing: One of the hardest… “Which Weights, Droppers, Type of water and Boat maneuvering and the Presentation and Feel of the bite” Back-Trolling Plugs or Divers: “Which Colors, Styles, How to properly Wrap Plugs so they run correctly and cures for plug baitwraps” Bobber Dogging: “Proper Setup, Floats, Weights leader lengths, Bobber Stops and Presentation, salmon setups vs steelhead setups Float and Jig: A chums favorite! colors, sizes and types of water to find those striped feisty creatures”
Watch out – Bob’s pretty deadly with his Perfect “Low and Slow” #5 Vibrax hoochie spinner techniques. Those silvers dont stand a chance with the custom colors!
One of the biggest Float and Egg Chinook ever caught with JP’s Guide Service over 40lbs!!! Using Heavy 1oz, Floats, 1oz weights and additional UV-bait weight to get down deep enough to the biggest kings
Wendy with a MONSTER coho caught with 1/2oz Cerise Head Purple and Black body Hawken Twitching Jig, using dramatic Up and down motions that attracted bigger fish this day.