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  1. MarkColeman

    WESTPORT ALBIES

    Today’s Tuna Report...first trip of the season...yielded 17 Albacore and left them biting. Jig fish and bait fish. Great job Captain Ian Winder, Merry, David, Rick! @bigfishwinder and crew! #westport #arsc20 #teamarsc #albacore #defianceboats #raymarine #seakeeper #shockwave...
  2. MarkColeman

    TEAM ARSC MEET THE BOAT THIS WEEKEND!!!

    Done! Ladies and gentleman...introducing the F/V Integrity!!! This vessel is UNBELIEVABLE! Please come “meet the boat” tomorrow 6/27 and Sunday 6/28 on float 14 in Westport, WA. I will be giving on the water demo rides to anyone who comes by from 2-5pm! @ Westport, Washington
  3. MarkColeman

    Corona Rockfish

    Somebody caught this little guy this weekend. Wasn’t me ☹ This sucks.
  4. MarkColeman

    WTC Flags

    Does anyone have duplicates of any of these WTC Flags that’d be willing to part with one? Looking for 2010, 11, 12, 14, 18, and 19. I don’t remember if they were even doing flags for some of those early years but if so let more.
  5. MarkColeman

    Refrigeration units, new

    1) Ocean Breeze AC RR24, 24,000btu, single phase, includes control panel. Price on invoice says $3,038.00. I'm selling this unit for $1,500.00 (1) Ocean Breeze FR24VFD. It is 2 ton Low temp -30f below 0f. Has a Blitzer compressor! Price on invoice is $7348.00 which includes the VFD 3PHr (soft...
  6. MarkColeman

    Westerbeke 15kw Generator, New

    New, Westerbeke 15 kw BTDC, 50/60hz, 3 phase with factory stickers and tags still on it. Currently rigged for a wet exhaust set-up, simple to go dry stack or keel cooled. Beautiful unit ready to go to work. $9,500.00 Mark 360-870-1372
  7. MarkColeman

    42’ DEFIANCE, RAYMARINE, SEAKEEPER, TEAM ARSC BUILD!!! TRIPLES, SUSPENSION SEATING, STAND-UP HEAD

    Without further adieu... Team ARSC, in partnership with Defiance Boats, Raymarine, and SeaKeeper, would like to announce we are building/finishing a custom 42’x11’ pilothouse boat. This new, and exciting project, is headed by Defiance Boats and scheduled to hit the water in the spring of 2020...
  8. MarkColeman

    For Sale NEW Refrigeration Units

    1) Ocean Breeze AC RR24, 24,000btu, single phase, includes control panel. Price on invoice says $3,038.00. I'm selling this unit for $1,500.00 (1) Ocean Breeze FR24VFD. It is 2 ton Low temp -30f below 0f. Has a Blitzer compressor! Price on invoice is $7348.00 which includes the VFD 3PHr (soft...
  9. MarkColeman

    For Sale NEW, Westerbeke 15kw GenSet, 50/60hz, 3 phase

    New, Westerbeke 15 kw BTDC, 50/60hz, with factory stickers and tags still on it. Currently rigged for a wet exhaust set-up, simple to go dry stack or keel cooled. Beautiful unit ready to go to work. $9,500.00. Seattle, WA. 360-870-1372
  10. MarkColeman

    8 man Elliot Coastal life raft

    $500. Needs service. Sticker says 4 man but the metal placard and certificate of re-inspection both say it’s an 8-man. The certificate was renewed in 2016. Pick it up this weekend.
  11. MarkColeman

    FOR SALE...2010 DEFIANCE GUADALUPE 290EX

    We’re starting a new and exciting project with Defiance Boats and Raymarine this off-season so we’re selling one of our four 290 Guadalupes. This boat literally changed my life, and, I know, it couldn’t of been possible without this boat, the 290 Guadalupe. I like to describe the Defiance 290...
  12. MarkColeman

    For Sale 2010 DEFIANCE 290 GUADALUPE

    We’re starting a new and exciting project with Defiance Boats and Raymarine this off-season and our flagship vessel is up for sale. This proven performer is turn key ready to continue making money as a 6-pack charter boat or be your next personal fishing machine! I like to describe the...
  13. MarkColeman

    Selling Simrad Electronics packages, Bait Tanks, Mercury Verado stuff, and more

    Selling: prices updated Sunday, October 20th, 2019 Simrad HALO™-4 Pulse Compression Radar Pulse Compression Technology New $5,500...this package is slightly used...price was $3,000...now $2,000. Simrad Halo Pulse compression radar base Simrad Halo 4 open array Radar Simrad halo RI-12 radar...
  14. MarkColeman

    For Sale Mercury Verado Stuff

    Mercury package...$500. Mercury Verado Engine harness’s, qty 3 Mercury key switch kit - qty 1 Mercury harness Kit fuel paddle wheel - qty 2 Mercury automatic power switch - qty 1 Quicksilver/Mercury rigging hose kit for verado and optimax models - qty 1 Hydraulic lines for mercury...
  15. MarkColeman

    For Sale SIMRAD ELECTRONICS PACKAGES, ALL MUST GO

    Selling: prices updated Sunday, October 20th, 2019 Simrad HALO™-4 Pulse Compression Radar Pulse Compression Technology New $5,500...this package is slightly used...price was $3,000...now $2,000. Simrad Halo Pulse compression radar base Simrad Halo 4 open array Radar Simrad halo RI-12 radar...
  16. MarkColeman

    SeaSpension pedestal system

    I’m selling this SeaSpension pedastal system. It’s a totally great suspension system and I ran it for 4 seasons. I updgraded to a Shockwave system so this one needs to go. Again this is a totally great suspension systems and easy to install. Includes the seat slider. No seat. $350.
  17. MarkColeman

    FIRST OF THE 2019 SEASON SPORT BOAT ALBACORE!!!

    7/22/19...Let the fun begin...three of us went west today and got on the #albacore just beyond the salmon grounds at 35-40nm. It was an awesome day with doubles, triples, quads, and even quints at times on troll gear. We also caught many fish on fly line and small sinker anchovy. Pretty day...
  18. MarkColeman

    We have discounted open seats this Friday for Halibut, Salmon, and Lingcod!!!

    If anyone wants to take a furlough day and ride with us this Friday for Halibut and Deepwater Lingcod *OR* Halibut and Salmon (Red & White trip) out of Westport...we still have a couple boats open. $350/pp is our regular rate for this trip but for any Bloodydecker who mentions this post they...
  19. MarkColeman

    FIRST ALBIES OF THE 2019 SEASON

    It started out as just a shake-down trip on the F/V Julia C from Westport to Newport last Wednesday but somehow we ended up offshore . We made a sweep on the way down and found a handfull of fish in a couple different zones along the way. Water temps were 57-59 degrees and blue. The first...
  20. MarkColeman

    WESTPORT HAS LIVE BAIT AS OF 5/31/19

    Thee MAN just called, yes Mr Mike Cornman of Westport Seafoods, he informed me that the Tani Rae wrapped its first load of Anchovy!!! Mike said they have everything between 4” and 8”. They will have it for sale right away from the bait receiver starting at 6am daily. Catch em up!
  21. MarkColeman

    RAYMARINE ROLL CALL...DOCKSIDE SOFTWARE UPDATES, Q&A, & HOW TO IN WESTPORT

    For anyone in the Raymarine brotherhood, or sisterhood, who are in need of a little dockside Q & A, software updates, or just a little how to with their Raymarine electronics...send me a PM to RSVP a time slot and I will personally visit your boat in Westport. I can’t promise I can do this at...
  22. MarkColeman

    It’s Sailfish season and the counts don’t lie - Los Sueños CR

    Www Sailfish counts are through the roof again this week with 20-40 bites per day on the Go Fish! The Yellowfin Tuna bite has also been good with 40-60lb butterballs easily attainable. There’s a few Marlin and Dorado around too but they’re somewhat scarce right now. Get down here and fish...
  23. MarkColeman

    Redistribution of Tuna, order bigger hooks, bigger everything.

    Read all about it. https://m.phys.org/news/2019-04-climate-redistribute-tuna.html There’s one thing in this article that gets a chuckle out of me. See if you can find it and Quote it...
  24. MarkColeman

    Bottom fishing report...Westport

    Fishing for Lingcod and Rockfish has been very good on days that we have been able to get out. This is typical of spring-time bottom fishing on the Washington coast...great fishing but you have to work around the weather. We love offering bottom fishing charters out of Westport because we...
  25. MarkColeman

    LOS SUENOS COSTA RICA REPORT FROM THE GO FISH!!!

    Its the height of high season now and fishing is as steady as ever. We have solid numbers of sails everyday along with a really strong showing of mahi-mahi, and Yellowfin tuna as well. We’ve been doing an occasional inshore trip also and have had some good scores on trophy Rooster fish. Great...
  26. MarkColeman

    BOAT SHOW -> RAYMARINE ELECTRONICS -> LET’S TALK!!!

    I’ll be working the Raymarine booth today and tomorrow from roughly 2-8pm if anyone would like to swing by and talk marine electronics. Hope to see you there! Monday, Jan 28th, 2pm-8pm Tuesday, Jan 29th, 2pm-8pm
  27. MarkColeman

    TEAM DEFIANCE BLACKMOUTH REPORT

    ARSC - Area 10 Blackmouth Report The first two weeks of winter blackmouth fishing have been nothing short of outstanding with limits each trip. The abundance of hatchery marked, legal length Chinook has been very high and this is some of the best blackmouth fishing we’ve seen in quite some...
  28. MarkColeman

    1994 270 SeaRay Sundancer, $8,900

    I’m forced to sell the Coleman family boat. It’s a great boat, in great shape, and is well cared for! She is registered through June of 2019, has a really solid tandem axle EZ-Loader trailer, good bottom paint, just needs an engine. Also, it will not cost you anything to take it off of the...
  29. MarkColeman

    1994 SeaRay 270 Sundancer

    This is a great family boat good for cruising, camping, fishing, crabbing, etc. Needs a long block. Existing engine has many good, working external parts so the engine overhaul could be less expensive than a complete new engine. The outdrive is in good working condition. Comes with a nice...
  30. MarkColeman

    Checking in from Costa Rica

    This month has been just outstanding for Marlin and Dorado, and a few Sailfish too on the Go Fish @Los Suenos Marina! We should start seeing more and more Sailfish every week from here on out. If you’ve always wanted to come see what fishing the pacific coast of Costa Rica is like you owe...
  31. MarkColeman

    Outstanding Marlin and Dorado Fishing Costa Rica

    This month has been just outstanding for Marlin and Dorado, and a few Sailfish too on the Go Fish @Los Suenos Marina! We should start seeing more and more Sailfish every week from here on out. If you’ve always wanted to come see what fishing the pacific coast of Costa Rica is like you owe...
  32. MarkColeman

    Last minute open seat for TUNA and $100 off. We wailed them today.

    Monster Albies and plugged holds for our boats today. We have TWO seats open tomorrow for our One Day, Express Style Albacore trip. Regular price is $395/pp...these two seats are now $295/pp!!!
  33. MarkColeman

    Anyone going Albacore fishing tomorrow and want to work with me? Westport.

    I’m running solo tomorrow and our other boats are fishing Salmon. Anyone going Albacore fishing tomorrow and want to work with me on the radio? Westport.
  34. MarkColeman

    7/8/18...TEAM DEFIANCE ALBACORE REPORT...WESTPORT!!!

    The Washington Albacore are biting! It was a slower bite today but most boats still caught about 15 fish each. A few boats had 20-30 . We had multiple hook-ups on jigs, a few on swimbaits, and a handful on bait too. The fish were mixed grade from small to medium, also a good thing. We...
  35. MarkColeman

    TTTUUUUNNNAAAAA....

    ...should be here any day ... Hahahaha! I know of a few small scores that have actually happened in various places, along with the usual rumors of unverified, most certainly un-true information but it’s all part of the early season get-up. We’re most likely leaving on our new commercial...
  36. MarkColeman

    A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING, LOS SUENOS CR, CHARTER BOAT GO FISH

    It’s been a heck of a high season here in CR and we’re pretty happy with the variety of fish to catch each day offshore right now.... It still not too late to come down!
  37. MarkColeman

    Last minute open seats for Lings and Bass + Raymarine give-a-way this Sunday, March 18th

    We have a last minute open boat (6 spots) this Sunday out of Westport for Lingcod and Seabass + plus one angler will be drawn to win a #Raymarine Dragonfly 4 Pro Chartplotter, GPS, and CHIRP Sonar system. We’re also going to offer 10% off on this trip to sweeten the deal!!! Reg $195...Now...
  38. MarkColeman

    BLACK MARLIN VIDEO #GOFISH LOS SUEÑOS

    Struggling with the quality but I think you get the idea of size...
  39. MarkColeman

    TWO MORE BIG BLACK MARLIN FOR THE GOFISH @LOS SUENOS!!!

    One yesterday and one today. About 5 sails a day and some yellowfin tuna as well. We’re also running some Inshore trips and I’ll add a few photos of recent Rooster fish and Cuberas. All photos are within the last 10 days. Fish on!
  40. MarkColeman

    Gray’s Harbor Steelhead Report

    Grays Harbor rivers We’re at the peak of the winter Steelhead season right now with both hatchery and wild Steelhead showing in good numbers. Recent heavy rains really brought in some fish and now that river levels have dropped the fish are biting well. We’re mostly drifting cures eggs...
  41. MarkColeman

    700-1000+ BLACK MARLIN CAUGHT ON THE GO FISH!!!

    On January 17th, angler Justin Johnson caught and released this estimated 700+ pound Black #Marlin with Captain Randall Garcia aboard our charter boat #GoFish of the Los Suenos Marina, Herradura, CR. This behemoth’s spirit was broken by an #Okuma Andros 16iia and 30lb line. What a...
  42. MarkColeman

    JAN 10TH LOS SUENOS FISHING REPORT ON THE GO FISH

    Happy New Year from Pelagic Pusuits CR and the GO FISH Team! We were really cranking over the holidays and fishing was right there along with it. Everything seemed to be biting in decent numbers over the past two weeks. We’ve caught Wahoo, Dorado, Yellowfin, Amberjack, Pargo, Sailfish, and...
  43. MarkColeman

    DEC 18TH @LOS SUENOS FISHING REPORT ON THE #GOFISH

    Strong fishing all week on the GoFish...the Yellowfin schools are around again every day making for ample harvest opportunities with fish up to 100lbs. We’ve had shots at Marlin and Sails every day as well and have released several blues over 300lbs this week. And last but not least the Dorado...
  44. MarkColeman

    12/7/[email protected] SUENOS EARLY DECEMBER OFFSHORE REPORT ON THE GO FISH

    Unprecedented Dorado fishing continues which has made for lots of great charters this month. There are some really nice fish in the mix too. A few pushing 40lbs already this month. If anyone is looking for some good fly rod fishing this is a great time to do it. We’ve also had a few shots at...
  45. MarkColeman

    WA Salmon Charter Permits for lease...Winter/Spring season

    I have 2 of 4 still available to lease from Nov 1st, 2017 to April 21st, 2018. You could use this permit to Charter for winter blackmouth, resident Coho, Cutts, and spring Chinook in the lower Columbia river below the Longview bridge to mouth. $1000 per lease. 425-736-8920
  46. MarkColeman

    Marinco/AFI 2.5" wiper motors

    I have 5-6 or these. They are all new. $100 each!
  47. MarkColeman

    911 TUNA REPORT

    Albacore fishing really broke loose this week with volumes of cooperative fishing flooding the offshore zones straight out and NW from Westport, WA. Fishing zones SW also popped this week and last. We've had a good season thus far with a few dips here and there but last week everything we...
  48. MarkColeman

    Week three of GIANT Albies

    We've had an amazing grade of tuna these past few weeks with an average size of almost 30lbs. Catch counts have been strong with highliner scores like 28, 15, 26, 32, and 19. Once again all 30lb fish so even on bait stops with big volumes of fish, you're limited by how long it takes to land...
  49. MarkColeman

    DQ'd @ the 2017 WTC

    Our team did catch and weigh the 5 heaviest Albacore of the tournament but was disqualified just before the award ceremony. It was a tragic and shocking ending to an outstanding performance by our team at the 2017 Washington Tuna Classic when our team was disqualified for receiving...
  50. MarkColeman

    SHARK WEEK IN TUNA TOWN!!!

    Albie fishing continues to be good and there's an honest volume of Makos out there!!! We've harvested two this week already. Pretty cool stuff and they're super easy to catch (if the free gaff isn't an option). Just hang a golf ball size chuck of tuna off your cedar plug drop it down to...
  51. MarkColeman

    Rare last minute open tuna seats

    We just had a last minute cancellation for an entire boat (6 anglers) this Saturday, July 15th!!! This is a rare chance to get out on an otherwise sold out Albacore date. Call, email, or message!
  52. MarkColeman

    TEAM ARSC WAILED ON THEM TODAY CLOSE TO WESTPORT!!!

    Everyone did well today!!! 40nm SW. Flat ocean...lots of troll and live bait fish...boilers...makos...Yellowtail...you name it!!! Plenty of meat out there and that fish extends north into the 47 block which is where I fished yesterday.
  53. MarkColeman

    Just saying hi from the 47 10 x 125 17

    Gotta love Verizon and a cell booster! No bites yet. Tons of bird life. 58.8 and dirty blue.
  54. MarkColeman

    TEAM ARSC WESTPORT ALBACORE REPORT!!!

    All the hard work paid off today when that left outrigger loaded up and...snap!!! Then the right one!!! HOOK-UP!!! We ran SW again, like 240, and put them in just after the temp break...yes, we now have a proper temp break. Check out your shots. It's there as of two days ago. The inshore...
  55. MarkColeman

    MA1 Salmon opener...leaving from WP

    We went out yesterday morning and I fished most of it between 50' out to 300' basically just below the line at Ledbetter (14nm south of WP). Not much sign at all. A little in places. 61.5* out deep, 56* on the beach inside of 100'. Marked quite a few salmon on the beach. Very little...
  56. MarkColeman

    WESTPORT ALBIE SCOUTING TRIPS 1 & 2 IN THE BOOKS

    After today we've made two scouting trips this month. The first was last Wednesday, June 14th. We left at o-dark-30 with all the necessary articles to disappoint many a Charlie and ran about 230* for 55nm and put them in and kept on the 230* troll. That's around the 46 20 124 55. From...
  57. MarkColeman

    LING N' & ROCK N' IN WESTPORT REPORT

    What can I say, it's pretty automatic fishing right now and the action and take home is high. There are some interesting nuances with this fishery but once comprehended the rewards are high! Come learn it with us. Capt. Mark Coleman All Rivers & Saltwater Charters...
  58. MarkColeman

    SPONSORED TRIPS W/ GIVE-AWAYS WESTPORT, WA

    This week's sponsored trip schedule!!! Friday, June 9th, Savage Gear Tackle bag for each angler + 1 Raffled Okuma Tarvos Rod with Ceymar Reel Saturday, June 10th, Westport's own Aloha Alabama BBQ Catered Lunch Sunday, June 11th, 1 Raffled Raymarine Dragonfly-4 Pro w/ CHIRP Downvision, Sonar...
  59. MarkColeman

    Westport has Chovies!!!

    Word is they took the Tani Rea out to have a look and shake it down and they saw bait just outside the marina. I don't know much else right now but I'll update when I do.
  60. MarkColeman

    Something for the notebook if you fish Westport

    I've outfitted all four of our boats with AED's (defibrillators), and 12volt, 4000 gph w/ 2" discharge Dewatering pumps and these items are available for anyone who may need them whether it's at the dock or at sea. Please make a note and spread the word. Our boats are 29' Defiance Guadalupe's...
  61. MarkColeman

    Advice on smoking

    The starboard engine is smoking a bit. We cleaned the after cooler and it helped a little. Yanmar 6lp-ste What is causing this?
  62. MarkColeman

    Final offer for our 18k triple axle trailer!!!

    18,000 gvwr Steel Triaxle trailer, 6 new tires, 3 new brake assemblies, 4 wheels have new bearings and seals, 2 axles also have new hubs. Fits 26'-33' boat. She's not pretty but is put together well with lots of new parts. $3000 no tax
  63. MarkColeman

    Selling 6 Auto/Manual life jackets

    These are several seasons old and show it. They can be cleaned up a little more. The brand is Onyx, model A/M 24 Deluxe. They all come armed with the cO2 cartridge. $50/each. I have 6 for sale.
  64. MarkColeman

    LOOKING FOR ADVENTUROUS SOULS TO TAKE OUR PLACE IN PANAMA THIS APRIL!!!

    Merry and I have prepaid for a fishing trip of a lifetime in Panama that we won't be able to attend and we're looking for replacements...and we're willing to pay 20% of your fare if you fill our spots. ***And one free day offshore fishing on our boat the "Go Fish" out of Los Suenos, Costa...
  65. MarkColeman

    SELLING TWO (2) TRIPLE AXLE BOAT TRAILERS @ ROCK BOTTOM PRICES

    Available for sale: Trailers: 18,000 gvwr Steel Triaxle trailer, 6 new tires, 3 new brake assemblies, 4 wheels have new bearings and seals, 2 also have new hubs. Fits 26'-33' boat. $3500 no tax 20,000 gvwr Aluminum Triaxle trailer, fully rebuilt from Tongue to the last axle, everything...
  66. MarkColeman

    I'll be at the Raymarine booth today and tomorrow...

    ...and it would be a great time to hash out all those questions and ideas we couldn't get to this season about your Raymarine electronics! Monday, January 30th, 1-6pm Tuesday, January 31st, 1-6pm Seattle Boat Show
  67. MarkColeman

    Coastal Steelhead Report

    Team ARSC coastal Steelhead report Fishing for hatchery Steelhead continues into the New Year now and there's still some nice fish to catch. I'm the mix are some wild steelhead and even a few nice Coho. Yes fresh Coho! With this cold snap the river levels are finally near normal and the...
  68. MarkColeman

    14 day Tuna/Wahoo trip on the Intrepid...bring on the Mak's

    Day 15 and back on land! After the first 2 days of travel we pulled into Alijos Rocks and threw out the trollers but no one was home so we kept steaming south for Clarion. Another 2 days later and we arrived at sunrise and spent the next 5 days taking lessons from massive yellowfin tuna, shark...
  69. MarkColeman

    Bait for sale - Tuna Bellies

    These commercially caught, then vac-seal Tuna bellies come in packs of 2-6. These bellies were cared for as food grade but are not intended for human consumption. We are not licensed to sell processed fish for human consumption. This bait has become more and more popular as bait for salmon...
  70. MarkColeman

    Selling 2 Marinco 1000 HD wiper motors

    Brand new in box. 2.5" shaft. P/N 37180. $100 each.
  71. MarkColeman

    Selling 13 Reels

    All of these reels are in good working order and most have been through service at Okuma. Some of them are loaded with 50lb Tufline braid so please take note of that. Conventional Reels: 3, Coldwater 45 line counter, rh, w/braid, $110/each 1, Coldwater 15 linecounter, w/o braid, $80 1...
  72. MarkColeman

    Back at it...the TUNA season continues with ease!!!

    After a 6 day weather break we all went out again today and did really well. Nice ocean and great Albacore fishing! Straight out to the 10 line. 59.9 degree water. #defiancemarine #raymarine #hondamarine #okumafishing
  73. MarkColeman

    WA Salmon Charter Permits now available for lease

    It's that time again to lease out our Salmon Charter permits for the winter blackmouth (Puget Sound) and spring chinook fisheries (lower Columbia River). We have four available for lease. Available:11/15/16 Through: 4/21/17 5 month lease for $1300 and I'll cover all transfer fees, etc...
  74. MarkColeman

    3 blade stainless steel props...prices reduced

    PROPS: Pair of OFS3 18" pitch $600 no tax Pair of OFS4 15" pitch $600 no tax Contact: Mark Coleman 425-736-8920
  75. MarkColeman

    2 boat trailers for sale...prices reduced

    Available for sale: Trailers: 20,000 gvwr aluminum triaxle trailer, fully rebuilt Fits 26'-33' boat. Super beefy trailer! $7,500 no tax 18,000 gvwr steel triaxle trailer, 6 new tires, 3 new brake assemblies, 4 wheels have new bearings and seals, 2 also have new hubs. Fits 26'-33' boat...
  76. MarkColeman

    Who needs Raymarine Software Updates and general tune-up?

    I'm around Westport for another next 6 weeks and will have more and more time to catch up on things so if anyone needs a little tune-up on their Raymarine system please let me know. 425-736-8920
  77. MarkColeman

    Hammered a Washington Yellowtail today!!!

    Kelp paddy, swim bait, done. Text book YT catch, and yes in fact this was a Washington YT because we caught it out of Westport, WA...right!? Took me into the tailings of the paddy and I got LUCKY and was able to bring the fish and paddy to the gaff. 19.5lbs. I can't upload photos like I...
  78. MarkColeman

    26'-33' Boat Trailers for sale

    Available for sale: Trailers: 20,000 gvwr aluminum triaxle trailer, fully rebuilt Fits 26'-33' boat. Super beefy trailer! $8,000 no tax 18,000 gvwr steel triaxle trailer, 6 new tires, 3 new brake assemblies, 4 wheels have new bearings and seals, 2 also have new hubs. Fits 26'-33' boat...
  79. MarkColeman

    Tuna bite going off 35mn off Westport right now

    Even closer in fact. Anything in Guide Canyon as soon as it "gets deep" has and has had good fish for the past week and a half. That's 29nm to get started. The bite went wide open yesterday and especially today at 35mn. Outstanding fishing for most. 35nm SW...32/47-53, 63.5 degree blue...
  80. MarkColeman

    Found these fish 1 hour from Westport

    We did well 30nm from Westport today. Didn't fish past the 43 line with fish all the way into 600'. Birds and eyeball fish. One hour run. It's not no brainier fishing but if you pay attention and keep your eyes on the surface and the sonar you'll kill fish. Go get em' guys!
  81. MarkColeman

    PowerTech Props

    1) For sale...set of OFS 15p. One righty, one lefty. Splined for Honda. $650 for the pair. (15.25"x15 pitch) 2) For sale...set of OFS 18p. One righty, one lefty. Splined for Honda. $650 for the pair. (15.25"x18pitch)
  82. MarkColeman

    Rule Tournament series bait tank pumps

    Selling these three. New in package. 1100gph cartridge. $35 each for the motor cartridge or $45 each with the complete housing, fittings, etc. I'm in Westport with these pumps.
  83. MarkColeman

    Two speed, Left hand retrieve, Lever drag reels

    I'm selling several of these Okuma Metaloid two-speed lever drag reels. They are used. Size 5, Qty 5, $80 each Size 12, Qty 3, $100 each Each will come with a reel cover. No line. I'm in Westport till November but can also ship the reels if needed for an extra charge...
  84. MarkColeman

    TUNA ON BAIT AT 30 MILES!!!

    We have 7 trips in the books and for the most part it's been a troll show, an outstanding one at that. But yesterday we did find some fish that stuck with us for a good hour on bait. I think we caught 20 on that stop then repeated it for the rest of what we need to plug the boat. Big fish in...
  85. MarkColeman

    ALBIES OUT OF WESTPORT NOW, RIGHT ON SCHEDULE FOR TEAM ARSC!!! FIRST SCORE 6/16/16!!!

    Team ARSC took a gamble yesterday and made the run offshore in search of the first longfins off the Washington coast...success was had for the fourth straight year, and in much larger proportions than we expected. We ran about 40nm SW (about 220t) until we reached the 124 50 line and put the...
  86. MarkColeman

    Yamaha f150 lower unit, 801 Bay kit

    I'm selling a brand new late model lower unit for Yamaha f150 but I beleive it will fit all Yamaha inline four cylinder engines. 20" shaft. $1200. Now $900. I also have a new 801 Bay kit from Bay manufacturing. This is a complete 5" extension kit for the above lower unit. $650. Now $550...
  87. MarkColeman

    Another lawsuit filed effecting Wa state hatcheries, sign this also

    http://www.saveourhatcheries.org/petition/save-hatchery-programs/
  88. MarkColeman

    Props and trailers...

    Available for sale: PROPS: Pair of OFS3 18" pitch $650 no tax Pair of OFS3 17" pitch $650 no tax Pair of OFS4 15" pitch $650 no tax OTHER: 20,000 gvwr aluminum triaxle trailer, fully rebuilt Fits 26'-33' boat. $8,000 no tax 18,000 gvwr steel triaxle trailer, 6 new tires, 3 new brake...
  89. MarkColeman

    2016 Defiance Guadalupe/Raymarine/Honda flagship boat build

    Team ARSC is expecting! This one is nearly done in fact and can be previewed now at the Seattle boat show. This is our fourth Guadalupe so the build process went very smooth and the boat turned out exactly how we wanted!!! IMO our existing Guadulupe's are outfitted to the max for the...
  90. MarkColeman

    Team ARSC is looking for primary deckhands and relief skippers for 2016

    It's that time of year again and we're looking for some talent for our 2016 ocean charter season out of Westport, WA. If you have a strong background in Tillamook to Neah bay ocean fishing, that being bottom fish, salmon, and albacore, are fun and patient with anglers of all experience...
  91. MarkColeman

    Selling 20,000lb gvwr fully rebuilt Aluminum I-beam boat trailer

    Selling a fully rebuilt from the ground up 20,000lb gvwr triple axel aluminum I-beam boat trailer. 8 lug. The maximum carry capacity is around 16k. Fits 26-35' boat with this trailers adjustable winch mount position. These items are all new as of the first of the year: - fully rebuilt and...
  92. MarkColeman

    Selling 8 Offshore Auto/Manual life jackets...

    Happy Thanksgiving y'all... I have 8 of these jackets for sale. They are 4 seasons old and have obvious signs of use. They can be cleaned up further. They are all armed even through most of them indicate they need service according to the colored indicator on the vest. I troubled shooted...
  93. MarkColeman

    ARSC's FINAL 2015 TUNA TRIP 11/4/15

    Ian and I split up yesterday (he went NW I went WSW) and searched from the 47 19 & 125 07 out to the 46 56 & 125 35 in two Guadalupes. It all looked great, felt great, and fished great but we only found two Charlie's between both boats :(. I think there's still a few scattered schools out...
  94. MarkColeman

    Selling Salmon Charter License Pole Permits...

    These are individual pole permits (anglers if you will). They can only be sold to a current Washington salmon charter permit owner. Example...if you own a 6 angler permit and want to expand it to 26 anglers you can buy 20 pole permits from another owner and now your permit is good for 26...
  95. MarkColeman

    Salmon Charter Permits now available for lease...

    It's that time again to lease out our permits for the winter blackmouth and bottom fishing season. We have three available for lease. Available:11/25/15 Through: 4/24/16 5 month lease for $1300 and I'll cover all transfer fees, etc. 1 permit is pending a lease, the others are guaranteed...
  96. MarkColeman

    Fresh Albacore available now in WP...

    We have a load of fresh Albacore to sell today. These fish were caught, bled, and iced less than 24 hours ago. These are the highest quality Albacore tuna money can buy. $2.75/lb in the round. 425-736-8920 Float 14, vessel Ultra
  97. MarkColeman

    LATE GREAT TUNA REPORT, TEAM ARSC, DEFIANCE, RAYMARINE

    Team ARSC is still plugging away on some of the largest Albacore tuna we've seen in a lot of years. These guys are running a 25lb+ average which means lots of fish between 23 & 35lbs, occasional 40. There still seems to be plenty to go around and a sea of warm blue water just 45nm NW of...
  98. MarkColeman

    Raymarine E90W display and more...

    E90w display $400 St70 auto pilot control head $100
  99. MarkColeman

    PowerTech! OFS3 Props For Sale

    15.25x18p LH 15.25x18p RH They're in perfect shape and use only one season. $900 for the set.
  100. MarkColeman

    Stronger winds hitting Westport...is your boat tied up tight?

    I'm in town through tomorrow morning if anyone would like me to check there mooring lines. Give me float, slip, and boat and I'm on it.
  101. MarkColeman

    Legit Yellowtail bite off Westport, Ablies, and the Opah report!

    We got called in by Kevin (the mayor) in Fishin' Lures that there were some YTs poppin' on a patty and the rest was history! Four boats hooked 12+ Yellowtail and killed 8, and plugged holds of big grade Albacore. Biggest tuna was 37lbs 10oz. Yt's were 10-20lbs. My boat (Ultra) caught one...
  102. MarkColeman

    BFT'S IN THE HOUSE!!!

    I really don't know what to say about the extreme grade of Albies this season. Especially as of late! What will October and November bring!!?? Wow. The 2nd tuna down from the top went 40lbs 12oz. Caught two days ago on team ARSC Charter Boat Ultra.
  103. MarkColeman

    Raymarine SideVision, CHIRP DownVision, & CP370 Screenshots!!!

    We've been putting together a seasons worth of "best of" screenshots from bottom fishing to salmon to tuna so here goes... This stuff has literally given us eyes under the water and our fish boxes are proof!!!
  104. MarkColeman

    TEAM ARSC TUNA REPORT...

    The Albacore tuna fishing has not let up for the past several months here in Westport! Team ARSC has been fishing hard and loading up in zones approximately 35nm Sw of the harbor. 40/50-35/55. Since last week the tuna have been showing themselves really well on the surface and the bird life...
  105. MarkColeman

    More Pelagics around now...TEAM ARSC BFT

    This is the forth BFT I know of, first one for our team. I'll go weigh it in a few...looks mid 30's. Nice work captain Ian Winder and mate Donald!!! #CharterBoatElite #TeamDefiance #Raymarine #Okuma #HondaMarine
  106. MarkColeman

    RELIEF SKIPPERS NEEDED!!!

    As the the season wears on and the weather continues to be fair we're just not getting any days off and are looking for some relief here in Westport Candidates must have: 5+ years of small boat (25-35') experience in the ocean. 5+ years tuna and salmon fishing experience. Uscg Near...
  107. MarkColeman

    TEAM ARSC WFO TUNA/SALMON REPORT...

    MA2 - Westport, WA Everything is full speed at Westport! This week salmon limits are being achieved in just hours of fishing. There's two zones to hit...offshore to 300', fishing 200'+ on the wire, or inshore in 50', trolling divers and whole herring. Despite warm SST's all the fishing is...
  108. MarkColeman

    Westport everything report...

    MA2 report - TEAM All Rivers & Saltwater Charters... Westport is pumping out just about every species you can imagine right now...salmon, rockfish, lingcod, and tuna!!! The salmon fishing is absolutely world class with 30-40 salmon landed per trip for 6 anglers fishing. Both king and coho...
  109. MarkColeman

    TEAM ARSC TUNA 6/28, 6/29

    I ran SW yesterday to about 25/50 to start...caught a handful in a few hours then got a called from our Ilwaco connection...F/V Opportunity and Fishnazzi on Jeager Brooke...WWWAAAAHHHH go the Hondas. Just a quick 8nm run further SW and we were on good fish. Our clients put 18 in the slammers...
  110. MarkColeman

    LEFT THEM BITING ONLY 45NM OFF WESTPORT NOW...

    It was a dream day on the ocean...2' @ 16 seconds, no wind. Wow! Team All Rivers & Saltwater Charters, www.WashingtonTunaCharters.com, made the run SW this morning expecting to make 55-65 miles like just three days ago but everything has pushed up and in and we found even warmer water and lots...
  111. MarkColeman

    FIRST 2015 TUNA FOR WA COAST & NORTH BY TEAM ALL RIVERS/SALTWATER CHARTERS

    It happened...today...TUNA fever is at ease slightly now. It's late and there's things to do but here's some eye candy for now. I WILL put together a legit report tomorrow for the brotherhood! Tuna party till they're gone! Fish hard, be safe. #THANKS #DEFIANCE #RAYMARINE #OKUMA #ANDROS...
  112. MarkColeman

    Week two Westport Salmon!

    MA 2 - Westport, WA Chinook fishing took an overall drop numbers wise this week but there were enough around to keep people awake. Sounded like about 6-8 chances per boat all around on the salmon. Our team backed-up the OK salmon fishing with some very good lingcod and rockfish fishing and a...
  113. MarkColeman

    A little Salmon action in Westport this weekend

    DAY ONE was good first thing in the morning on charter boat Reel Elite and captain Ian Winder and mate Donald loaded four quick ones into the box. But just as quick as the first flurry came on, bite died completely by mid morning so they finished the day by killing 78 yellowtail...
  114. MarkColeman

    Westport has CHOVIES!!!

    I got the word from Mr. Mike Cornman that they have live bait available starting tomorrow at 6am. Then bait daily from 6am to mid morning and by appointment I'm sure. Go get em!
  115. MarkColeman

    Homey caught a Wolf Eel

    If any one is looking for a dialed in Wolf Eel charter out of Westport these are the guys! The boys caught this one while Ling'n inshore yesterday after tubbing out on Halibut. They released it. Sounded like a wide open squid bite! C/V Reel Tight, captain Brian Bare, mate Donald Auman.
  116. MarkColeman

    WESTPORT MEAT LOCKER!!! #Team Defiance #Raymarine #Okuma

    Nothing feels better than a couple of weeks of whackin' n' stackin' after 5 months of layup! Westport has been an all out meat locker with slammer-fulls of lingcod and rockfish on non-halibut days and all of the above on the deep water days. Credit of course goes to team ARSC captains Ian...
  117. MarkColeman

    Big river springer report

    I've been working my old stomping grounds in the Portland area and finding a few. Been at it just four days. There's about double the sea lions as usual but haven't lost any fish of them yet. I think they're effecting the bite though...running the fish around. I prefer to down-troll herring...
  118. MarkColeman

    Andros 2 speed compact lever drag reels, selling 5!!!

    These Andros 5II's are sweet little 2 speed lever drag reels that put a killing on 80lb and under Tuna!!! Perfect for Albacore, yellow tail, salmon, bottom fishing, the like. They're very compact but with 24lbs of drag and filled with spectra they're a dream machine to say the the least! I...
  119. MarkColeman

    Banks Diesel Tuner for LMM Duramax...

    This is a super cool programmer that I got a lot of fun and work out of over the past few years. It's a modest programmer that won't destroy your truck. The diesel tunings truley are impressive. Duramax LMM (2007.5-2010). $300!!! Gains: +77 hp / +117 lb ft torque Increased fuel mileage...
  120. MarkColeman

    You...Me...Raymarine electronics...I'm all yours tomorrow @ the boat show

    Time is always tight when we talk at the dock, boat ramp, or gas station so if you can make it the boat show tomorrow (Sat, Jan 31st) Id love to talk to you more about Raymarine electronics. Or we can talk about whatever you want just come by the Raymarine booth and see what has taken my...
  121. MarkColeman

    Okuma Solterra 10 lever drag reels...

    These reels are great for Albacore, halibut, lingcod, sturgeon, sailfish, striped marlin, schoolly yellowfin and bluefin, dorado...the seas the limits! I have up to 10 of these for sale. I have RH, LH, and LH level wind. Size 10. These are just back from Okuma service and they do a complete...
  122. MarkColeman

    Raymarine X10 smart pilots, Sirius Sattelite WX receiver, ST70 Autopilot head

    I have two, used, working, Raymarine X10 Smart Pilot course computers for sale. We're converting our fleet over to the new Evoultion autopilot systems by Raymarine so these are up for grabs...will ship. They have served us well and we still have two in service. $350 for X10 without...
  123. MarkColeman

    For Lease...WA Salmon Charter Permits

    It's that time again to lease out 2 of our 3 permits for the winter salmon and bottom fishing season. One is a 10 pole, the other is a 6 pole. Available now: 11/10/14 Through: 4/24/15 5 months, 2 weeks $1000 and I'll cover all transfer fees, etc. 1 permit is pending a lease, the other...
  124. MarkColeman

    Last load of ALBACORE TUNA for sale next three days

    We have TUNA for sale now! This will be the last load of Albacore for the season. These fish were caught on 10/31, 11/1, and 11/2 with hook and line and immediately blast frozen on the boat. We're selling them in Westport and Ilwaco at $2.50lb on the round or in the metro area (Olympia...
  125. MarkColeman

    THE ALBACORE ARE STILL THERE, WE GOT EM' 10/31, 11/1, 11/2...TEAM DEFIANCE/RAYMARINE/ARSC

    They're still out there... Our wish came true after a painstaking 21 day weather shutout and we got one another chance at Albacore off the Washington coast. Three good days of fishing...October 31st, November 1st, and 2nd. Express charter boat Reel Ultra got out on 11/1 and plugged the...
  126. MarkColeman

    We're going TUNA searching tomorrow...

    We are going tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday in search of Albacore. The later dates baring we catch some on day one. My crew and I are leaving Westport at 3:00am on the commercial vessel Coho for a multi-day trip. I'm in contact via Satellite phone, and radios with some heavy hitter...
  127. MarkColeman

    Tuna Bellies...selling all now.

    We're selling the balance of our Tuna bellies now... They're $5lb, in zip lock bags, frozen. Not for human consumption. These are in Westport for the next week. Some can be delivered to the metro area Friday if the quantity is worth it. Another amount will go up the north beach...
  128. MarkColeman

    Honda Marine HDS (Honda Diagnostics Tool)

    I happened across this product a few months ago and I'm just not using it. It's a pretty sick kit with lots of cables, connectors, software, palm pilot, etc. It's yours for $300.
  129. MarkColeman

    Albacore/Big Game spinning reels

    I'm selling these reels to reduce overhead. All four reels are new or fully reconditioned and back fresh from Okuma. (Qty 2, + one extra spool each) Cedros High Speed, size 55, retail $120, BD $50 each. (Qty 1) Cedros Trio High Speed, size 55, retail $80, BD $30. (Qty 1) Epixor w/ Bait...
  130. MarkColeman

    Same day caught Albacore for sale...

    Boat Reel Ultra will be commercial Albacore fishing today and will have same day caught tuna for sale this evening and Friday morning in Westport, WA. $2.50lb on the round or $6.00lb loined out. Please rsvp your fish by calling 425-736-8920. Float 14 Westport marina.
  131. MarkColeman

    Tuna...no end in sight!!!

    Just an epic morning for the ARSC fleet... Outstanding Albacore fishing and an early return with slammed holds. You gotta do this trip!!! We're fishing straight out again around the 00 line and inside from there. The run is about 35nm is all. There's a good zone off the CR too. These...
  132. MarkColeman

    Fresh caught Albacore for sale Thursday evening...Westport.

    Fresh caught Albacore will be hitting the dock and for sale this Thursday evening in Westport, WA. These will be same day caught. Hook and line. Bled and iced upon landing. Float 14. Vessel Reel Ultra. RSVP 425-736-8920. $2.50lb on the round. Add'l $5.00 flat fee per tuna for filleting.
  133. MarkColeman

    Here's some bouy data for you...

    The snapshot below was the last hour or two at it finest thus far. But keep an eye on it, it will probably build a little more. http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=46005
  134. MarkColeman

    WIDE OPEN BAIT STOP VIDEO!!! TEAM DEFIANCE/ARSC

    It doesn't get any faster than this. Every bait got bit every time out within 3'-30' from the boat for almost 2 hours. We just couldn't deck load fast enough. It was stupid is as stupid does and no matter how many times we see this it never gets old...
  135. MarkColeman

    WFO. 30nm.

    It's on again in the local spots SW of Westport. 30nm and 1hr 15mn runs in the Guadalupe's!!! The tuna are the late season grade like we all dream about!!! October seats open. www.washingtontunacharters.com
  136. MarkColeman

    Calamari and lots of ALBACORE!

    We came across this guy today on the grounds. We chunked it up east cape style and it made great chum and bait. Good TUNA fishing and closer to Westport today. The spot moved 8 miles north over night. Running about 43nm now. 1.45 hr run. October dates available.
  137. MarkColeman

    BLUEFIN caught on Express Charter boat Reel Tight today

    Got one. Captain Mike Chambers and deckhand Donald Auman on the one and only....Reel Tight <--- Respect. Lots of monster Albacore offshore right now boys. South wind starts Monday. Let the late season fishery commence.
  138. MarkColeman

    Deckhand needed tomorrow...

    We're looking for a fill-in helper tomorrow and the next few days for our one day tuna trips here in Westport, WA. Please email [email protected]
  139. MarkColeman

    Tuna deckhand needed...

    We are still looking for a deckhand from September 2nd through mid to late October. This would be for our express style albacore tuna trip out of Westport, WA. Please inquire. [email protected] 425-736-8920 www.washingtontunacharters.com
  140. MarkColeman

    Bobber fishing for TUNA...you know we did it!!!

    I think we're onto something :D!!! I had to trim this way down. The full length is way better. Here's the full length clip...
  141. MarkColeman

    Looking for tuna deckhands...

    We are looking for one or more qualified deckhands for our express style one day tuna trips here in Westport, WA. The basics... - over 21 years of age - extensive fishing experience, not necessarily tuna - super friendly, patient, fun, and hard working. Our duties are often 12-15 hours a...
  142. MarkColeman

    TEAM ALL RIVERS & SALTWATER CHARTERS AT WTC 2014

    On behalf of our team we want to first and foremost thank everyone behind the WTC, their sponsors, and ours. This type of tournament is decided by the effectiveness of your crew itself, the support behind the crew, and intel, more than any other one thing in my opinion. Thank you. So, team...
  143. MarkColeman

    Loving our Andros's!

    If anyone is on the fence about buying an Andros you can take my word... They're the cats meow!!! We're running 7+ of the Andros 5s on our Albacore charters here in WP and not only are we hanging to a lot more fish because of the super smooth drag we can also use even lighter flouro. Which is...
  144. MarkColeman

    Hamachi anyone?...Team DEFIANCE/ARSC scored a YELLOWTAIL today

    It ate an 30 X-Rap trolled around a massive wad of line floating around offshore. Captain Ian Winder and Mike Chambers on Reel Elite take all the credit. I pulled up for the photo and then headed over to the wad...slid up and casted swim baits at it a dozen times, no more love. Pretty damn...
  145. MarkColeman

    ARSC/TEAM DEFIANCE 2014 ALBACORE SEASON WEEKLY REPORTS

    I'm going post our reports on this thread throughout the summer. I can't get too specific on certain things but I'll do my best pass along intel without stepping on anyone. 7/5-7/6...first Albacore returned to Westport. 30+ kept both days. Fishing off the Columbia river about 55nm from...
  146. MarkColeman

    7/5/14, The ALBACORE are in range of WESTPORT!!! TEAM DEFIANCE/All Rivers & Saltwater Charters

    Express Charter Boat Reel Ultra headed out today with captain Mike Chambers and myself. Just a shade over a 2 hour run SW of Westport and 56nm we had solid tuna action from daybreak through late afternoon. We set gear early in the AM and had our first hook-up within 15 minutes or so. We...
  147. MarkColeman

    Just got the first round of ANDROS lever drag reels for the Albacore fleet!!!

    Get ready to take your Albacore tuna fishing experience to the next level, or maybe three... Here's the first of three installments of the Okuma Andros 5! This is a top shelf, compact lever drag reel we plan use for live bait and iron fishing for Albacore. Thank you very much to Ryan Reed...
  148. MarkColeman

    The sentencing continues in Westport

    The sentencing continues on salmon here in Westport...rockfish and lingcod too. We are experiencing WORLD CLASS chinook and Coho fishing, it just can't get much better. I don't know what else to say except do not pass up this opportunity! If you want to put a line out and watch it get bit...
  149. MarkColeman

    Westport salmon report, yeah it's pretty ridiculous...

    Late last week the chinook and Coho fishing simply went through the roof out of Westport! Before then the bite was decent near shore but this offshore bite is world class. You're looking at a 16-22 mile run SW, or W, to the prime grounds (about 30 minutes in our Defiance Guadalupe's). It's a...
  150. MarkColeman

    Westport Chinook opener TEAM DEFIANCE/ARSC

    Not a bad start to the chinook fishery for us yesterday by any means. Most boats did pretty well fishing the north and south beaches out of Westport. Cap'n Ian ran Charter boat Reel Elite Saturday and made his bacon on the south beach exclusively. 6 for 10 was the final count for the day...
  151. MarkColeman

    Spring Clean up sale - Marine & Fishing, outboard parts, props, electronics, anchor systems, oars...

    It's spring again and we're clearing out a few things. *No sales tax will added to any of these items. - Raymarine e140w touchscreen, 2 years used, fully functional, U.S. Coastal charters, monitor only. $2000 - Raymarine e90w touchscreen, just back from Raymarine service, refurbished...
  152. MarkColeman

    1st Westport Albacore scouting run... May 23rd w/All Rivers & Saltwater Charters

    SST and chloro shots weren't exactly what we were looking for but spring fever and the urge to satisfy our curiosity prevailed and an early but not unheard of scouting run was called. So we sent charter boat Reel Elite (Defiance Guadalupe) out with captain Ian Winder and a hardy crew...
  153. MarkColeman

    Westport Halibut happened and it happened good!

    We finally got the team out yesterday with Capt Ian Winder charter boat Reel Elite, and Capt Tower Todd charter boat Reel Tight. This was the Westport Halibut sudo opener...needless to say, they cleaned house as did most others. Boat limits we're had for both Halibut and Lings. The fish were...
  154. MarkColeman

    Raymarine Hi-def CHIRP screen shots

    These are some recent screen shots I took of our CHIRP DownVision system from Raymarine. I'm definitely seeing the difference in CHIRP vs Sonar. You can see the difference in bottom composition and just overall detail. Pretty cool stuff. It's been helping put fish in the boat!
  155. MarkColeman

    Okuma Cedros 20s lever drag reels

    I'm selling 2 of my Cedros 20s lever drag reels. They are one year old and I used them on one mainland Mexico trip, 7 days fishing on them. Reason: raising funds for Andros and Makaira reels for our Albacore charters and other species. They're filled with 80lb Tufline with an 80lb P-Line...
  156. MarkColeman

    Pipe jigs for sale...

    I dug out the jigs that I don't need. Ready to sell. I have 6, 3/4" by 12" and 6, 1" by 12" copper pipe jigs rigged the right way with cotter pin in the correct place, swivel, spilt ring, Mustad treble hook and commercial heat shrink around that rigging to eliminate tangles. $10 for 3/4"...
  157. MarkColeman

    Sails, Tarpon, Snook, and Jacks on my Nomad/Cedros

    I'm loving my Nomad m/mh inshore travel rod more and more every trip! I have it paired with a Cedros 15 filled with 50lb Tuf-line. I wasn't sure quit what it was capable of but at this point I've landed Sails over 100lbs, and Tarpon to 200lbs on it. It's pretty unstoppable! I'm going to...
  158. MarkColeman

    Washdown pump fix

    Hopefully I'm the only idiot who's tossed what's seemed to be a dead washdown pump in the garbage, realizing later that it wasn't dead at all. Fortunately the learning was short and sweet and I got it together after one or two back when. Check the pressure switch first. The pump won't run...
  159. MarkColeman

    Mega spools of mono

    7500 yard spools on new berkely big game and pro spec. Great line. I just missed order and ended up with too much! They retail for over $100 each. I'm asking $50 each.
  160. MarkColeman

    Minn Kota trolling motor

    30lb thrust. Endura model. 36" shaft. Extendable tiller. Hardly used. $50.
  161. MarkColeman

    Lewmar Pro-Fish Windlass

    LEWMAR #6656411108102 PROFISH 1000 FREE FALL WINDLASS 9/16"LINE 5/16"G4 Watch Used once or twice. Been on a boat for four years. In great shape and all polished up! Could easily work on a new or used boat. $600 + shipping from Seattle.
  162. MarkColeman

    16 day Zihua trip...bill fish city!

    Ixtapa-Zihuatenejo, Gro, Mexico We're just finishing up a 16 day trip here in southern mainland Mexico (Zihuatenejo). We've fished 7 days so far and the bite has been on for Sailfish and few Dorado and Marlin in the mix too. We averaged over 10 sailfish chances per trip. The main technique...
  163. MarkColeman

    Cedros Solterra does Mexico right!

    We're just finishing up a 16 day trip here in southern mainland Mexico (Zihuatenejo). We've fished 7 days so far and the bite has been on for Sailfish and few Dorado and Marlin in the mix too. The main technique were using down here is trolling rigged dead bait. We brought our own gear down...
  164. MarkColeman

    Bulk spool of monofilament

    Selling 2 individual 5lb spools of berkely Big Game monofilament fishing line, and 1, 5lb spool of Pro-Spec (berkely high end mono). 1, 30lb test spool, 8600 yards, price $80 no tax, retails $132.99 before tax 1, 40lb test spool, 7400 yards, price $80 no tax, retails $132.99 before tax 1...
  165. MarkColeman

    Minn Kota trolling motor

    Newer and in good shape, working of course...Minn Kota trolling motor. Transom mount, variable forward and reverse, 36" inch shaft
  166. MarkColeman

    Cataract oar blades

    Cataract oar blades - $50 (snoqualmie ) Selling Cataract floating tip oar blades. Used just one fall/winter. Retails $75 + tax and shipping. These are $50 each.
  167. MarkColeman

    Westport has bait...

    Just got in from offshore...passing the good word...Westport Seafoods wrapped live anchovies today. No ice however.
  168. MarkColeman

    October 12th...Wide Open!!!

    I don't know what to say...Incredible fishing at 28 miles. Would not have guessed that. Almost back in by noon with over 50 very large grade Tuna!!! Flat calm water. Open seats tomorrow, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday...$350/each special!
  169. MarkColeman

    Open seats...tuna...Sunday

    Two open seats this Sunday out of Westport, WA. Calm seas and the potential for a serious blood bath. Let me know. I'll be off shore all day tomorrow so expect a late evening reply tomorrow (Saturday).
  170. MarkColeman

    Tuna resumes at full speed, Team D, Reel Ultra, Reel Tight...10/3/13

    NUTZ Tuna fishing today as we resume our Express Style Tuna charters out of Westport, WA. Charter boats Reel Ultra and Reel Tight found em' good today boyz... Pretty much head west can't seem to go wrong. The temp/color break is about 40 miles and further. The water will be quite green but...
  171. MarkColeman

    9/27/13 Tuna Bomb!!! Team Defiance...Reel Tight & Reel Ultra...Westport

    Got to go today...both charter boats went out on our one day Express Style trip after a few days off. Plenty of Albacore to be had. Each boat saw the biggest tuna schools of the season thus far! It was impressive! All a bait show. If you're patient and willing to work with the weather...you...
  172. MarkColeman

    Washington Salmon Charter permits for lease...

    1 permit is good for 6 anglers, 1 is good for 10. Available November 1st 2013 through April 2014...6 months term. Perfect timing for winter black mouth fisheries. $1000.00 for each permit leased.
  173. MarkColeman

    Westport Bluefin Tuna on caught on charter boat Reel Ultra

    Caught on a bait stop by Harker Hearne of Seattle, WA... We're just getting tied back up for the day but will post more pictures later today.
  174. MarkColeman

    TEAM DEFIANCE Mid Albacore Season Check-in Report!!!

    Dear Bloody Deckers, I'm writing you today because the WEATHER REALLY SUCKS offshore and we stayed tied up this morning and took a day off!!! But that's ok...we all needed a break and are making good use of the time off. Ok, Albacore fishing has been/is excellent. Lots of life on the...
  175. MarkColeman

    TEAM DEFIANCE/ARSC TUNA, SALMON, WESTPORT, & PUGET SOUND FISHING REPORT!!!

    Men...first of all, if I could, I would write up more of a story behind all of these photos and trips but at times its just not possible. Happy to throw some quick fish porn your way and little bit about whats up and maybe help a brother out every once and awhile! Go get em! PUGET SOUND...
  176. MarkColeman

    ALL RIVERS & SALTWATER CHARTERS Official 1st WA Albacore report & photos for 2013!!!

    Despite being shut down by weather a week ago, we were finally able to send out charter boat Reel Tight (captain Darrell Johnson and 1st mate Luis San Diego) for a tuna look yesterday from Westport, WA. The odds were stacked against us...SST's/Chloro shots have been basically nil as of late...
  177. MarkColeman

    TEAM DEFIANCE Wesport King Fest, Week 1 Report on Charter Boat Reel Tight!!!

    We've been at it a week and overall its been very good for us! The fish are pretty concentrated and move from one beach to the next each day. Some days its Ocean Shores to the Copalis, other days its the south beach. Day in day out its been best on the south beach. The wind towers are a good...
  178. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance Butt/Bottom Killin' party...NEW GUADALUPE!!!

    We always get asked..."Why aren't you offering ocean halibut and bottom fish?"...So we gave it a try and are running one 290 Guadalupe "Reel Tight" in Westport and the latest edition 290 Guadalupe "Reel Ultra" out of Anacortes...both vessels are made by Defiance boats in Port Orchard, WA...
  179. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance Albacore Flashback...

    Just came across this shot of some high grade longfins in the upper 30lb class. Cant wait till July!!!
  180. MarkColeman

    What Okuma does to Steelhead...

    Late February has proven once again to be prime-time for the central Washington coast trophy wild steelhead fishing! Lots of fish and lots of big fish this last week. That's what we're here for and its awesome. Zero wild fish kill, all picture and release. Double digit steelhead days...
  181. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance Wild Steelhead report...

    Late February has proven once again to be prime-time for the central coast trophy wild steelhead fishing! Lots of fish and lots of big fish this last week. That's what we're here for and its awesome. Zero wild fish kill, all picture and release. Double digit steelhead days for two...
  182. MarkColeman

    Charter captain position - Westport...

    Our company is looking for a relief captain for Washington's ocean fisheries. This position will be needed for the 2013 season starting in late April. Position requirements (and they go in this order keep in mind) 1) Master 10 ton or higher upon NEAR COASTAL WATERS, OUPV/6 passengers license...
  183. MarkColeman

    Warmer thoughts...Team Defiance goes to Vallarta, MX

    Direct link to the thread: http://www.bdoutdoors.com/forums/mainland-mexico-fishing-reports-discussion/475582-punta-de-mita-trip-recap.html#post2997346 The report is in the Mainland Mexico forum. Stay thirsty my friends!
  184. MarkColeman

    Punta de Mita Trip recap...

    We fished three days last week out of Punta de Mita, Nayarit and couldn't have been happier with the captains and the fishing. All three days were 12 hours offshore fishing at La Cobetenia and El Banco areas. We also fished inshore the couple hours of each day. Day one we went with Capt Aldo...
  185. MarkColeman

    Punta Mita report!

    We fished with Lora yesterday (fortuna) out on the banks and it's on in Vallarta right now! All Rivers & Saltwater Charters is visiting Mexico this week and trip number one was a great success with two bull dorados, two YFT's, two jacks, and two trophy rooster fish! I hooked a rooster...
  186. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance Humptulips/Wynoochee Report...HEAVY METAL!

    Humptulips & Wynoochee report Steelhead catches have been pretty good in both rivers this week. I’ve been in the Humptulips river mostly but have sent a few trips down the Wynoochee as well. We’re catching a mix of sizes of both hatchery and wild steelhead. There are a few really big...
  187. MarkColeman

    SST/RTX combos rock!

    I've had the pleasure testing the un-released RTX spinning reels by Okuma and I couldn't be happier. I've used both the 35 and 40 sizes during the last 63 guide trips and these things are going strong. That's like 5 years worth of use for the average angler. I use braided line as well and...
  188. MarkColeman

    Fishing continues to suck on the Sky, Do not look at these photos!

    It been ok this week. The fish that we are catching have been nice. Besides where else are you going to fish in the rivers? The coast rivers are out! I'm sure the Cowlitz is holding on but its not my style...only when I have to! Stay dry out there boys!
  189. MarkColeman

    Airmar B164 (1kw thru-hull transducer)

    I have an extra B164, 20 degree tilted element thru-hull transducer that I'd like to sell. This is a high power 1kw unit made by Airmar. It has a bare wire end so it could be wired for most brands. You will have to check all of that out on your own. The unit was installed in our new boat for...
  190. MarkColeman

    AR&SC/Team Defiance Humptulips Report...

    With the low returns of Fall Kings this year in the Humptulips and other central coast systems our team has stopped targeting them after last weekend. There are many more Coho and the start of hatchery winter steelhead to go after and that’s our game plan. Much, more fun also! The late run...
  191. MarkColeman

    TEAM DEFIANCE Central Coast River Report...

    Please note our new Guide drift boat by Defiance boats that we are using this fall! Now that the rains have come we have moved operations from the saltwater to the rivers. Our home base is the Humptulips which has been producing fine for both Kings and Coho and of course Chums which we can’t...
  192. MarkColeman

    Last shots at great albacore fishing!

    Last chance for Westport, WA Albacore tuna! Fishing is good and we have excellent ocean weather this coming week. I'm looking to fill this Tuesday and Wednesday...regular price $395.00...now $300.00 for the 12 hour trip!!! We rarely discount these trips so jump on it if you're interested...
  193. MarkColeman

    TEAM DEFIANCE/REEL TIGHT Lands 37# Bluefin out of Westport...new state record

    You'd have to imagine that before long while working away on school after school of Albacore your number would come up. That thought crosses my mind everyday while perched in the tower looking for any sign on the surface and as we work numbers of Albacore to the boat. Of course along with...
  194. MarkColeman

    TEAM DEFIANCE - MA 10 LIGHTS UP!!!

    The Kings are moving down south in better numbers this week. I have made the run out to mid-channel from Shilshole this week and have been rewarded big time. The run for us in the Guadalupe is a quick 45 minutes of pure comfort and wave splitting adrenaline. Not bad for a 30 mile commute to...
  195. MarkColeman

    team Defiance picking up the slack in Puget Sound...

    Since July 1st, our 29' Defiance Guadalupe "Reel Tight" has been pounding away at the resident Coho, Crab and C/R'n lots of Kings in MA 10. It's been good and we love these Coho during this pre-chinook opener time...gooood action! Tomorrow is the King opener in the central sound (MA 10 and 9)...
  196. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance - Good weekend Halibut bite, lingcod fishing normal good...

    This week was another run of good Lingcod fishing and an epic four Halibut morning in the north Puget Sound (MA 6/7). Those four went 18, 29, 31, and the big one was 50-60lbs! This week and weekend will be the last chance at in-shore Halibut and Lingcod. I’m anchor fishing in about 180’ of...
  197. MarkColeman

    Lingcod Death Count Update - Team Defiance Boats!

    Another week of limits on every trip for us here in Area 6 and 7! There seems to be no end to them as long as you spread out and cover a fair amount of water and don't beat any one spot to death. In 16 trips, 153 lings have hit the deck, and 109 of those made it into the slammers! Boom! We...
  198. MarkColeman

    TEAM DEFIANCE - Lingcod/Bottomfish death count 2012!!!

    5/6/12... Were back in the salt this month layin' waste to north Puget Sound lings and other bottom dwelling critters, even the occasional Halibut! Super fun fishing for these guys in shallow, calm water, and just an hour north of the metro area! The big oversize lings have been around in...
  199. MarkColeman

    New Boat! Defiance Guide Elite drift boat

    New Drift Boat photos...wet test soon... I just put the finishing touches on my new Defiance Guide Elite drift boat today! I didn't go too over the top, just a bilge pump, wash down system, LED interior lighting, Lee Lock anchor components, blue sea switch panel, 12 volt battery, on-board...
  200. MarkColeman

    TEAM DEFIANCE - Springer Season Update!!!

    3/20/12... I've been at it for five days now and things are on track as they should be for this week in March. Each day we are seeing more and more fish. Things are not red hot yet but it will happen any tide now. With what I'm seeing I think we are going to have a big run as forcasted and a...
  201. MarkColeman

    Humptulips Hatchery Cuts...please poll here

    Some really scary cuts are on the table for the Humptulips hatchery. There was a meeting last night on this issue and it looks like we do have a few options for avoiding or at least reducing these cut-backs but it's going to take volunteer work from us. For now, we need to know what...
  202. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance - Late season Tuna, yes indeed...

    What a nice surprise we found today my boys...in short...flat like a lake ocean, prime-time "tuna water" all up and down the coast and 20 miles closer to Westport than before the storm, and best of all...school after school of Albacore. I couldn't have been more flippin' happy! This storm...
  203. MarkColeman

    Have the Stars Alligned for Late Season Tuna?

    7 days of nasty, nasty marine weather, and no tuna fishing for anyone, not even the biggest commercial boats in the fleet. And as the weather settles along with the seas, we get a four star SST shot and a three star Chloro shot...ARE YOU KIDDING ME! After a week of no fishing, no info, and no...
  204. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance - First tuna plug of the season!

    Yesterday...9/15/11...Westport, WA 9/15/11...first plug of the season...big tuna. A hand-full in the low 30's. We didn't stuff every nook and cranny and didn't re-stack the fish boxes but they were full and my crew was exhausted and ready to do some salmon fishing. 34 killed today in...
  205. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance - Tuna Way-lay...

    It's been about 10 days since my last check-in...we are still on the tuna out here. Some really great days some slower days but tuna every trip! The last few days have been VERY good! A nice pick-up in action SW of Westport. Its been all "Run & Gun" fishing this week. ZERO troll fish...
  206. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance Tuna Check-in...

    This is my first chance to check-in since we started on August 19th. I have been all directions but east in the last 11 trips. We have found and caught Albacore on all trips in all locations. They are present but not concentrated quite yet. We have had some really good baits stops and bigger...
  207. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance - Best week of Puget Sound Salmon...

    This last week was some of the very best salmon fishing (for the top shelf species) Ive have seen in the inner sound. It started on Monday after a good tip on strong signs of life around Jeff Head. Here's the counts from the week... Tuesday, 7/19/11, 11 fish-on, 9 adults landed, 5 chinook, 4...
  208. MarkColeman

    Sky Kings and Steelhead report...

    Fishing for Summer Chinook and Summer Steelhead on the Skykomish river has been consistantly producing fish each day. Our better trips have produced more than 5 fish for the boat. We're seeing mostly Steelhead but at least one King per trip. The water is high and fast (like always in June...
  209. MarkColeman

    Tuna Fishing Deckhand needed...

    I'm looking for two full-time deckhands to be part of my 2011 "Express" Tuna Charter season. I will use one deckhand at a time and they will rotate out every week or whatever time period works best. My season will run from August 19th - early October out of Westport, WA. This will be aboard...
  210. MarkColeman

    Scotty 1106 Electric Downriggers

    For Sale... I have four, 1-3 year old, Scotty 1106 electric downriggers for sale. Only one summer season of use in the saltwater. They have all been serviced within the last three months and the motors were replaced along with anything else that was needed. Here are some other details... -...
  211. MarkColeman

    Team Defiance Ling/Halibut season re-cap...

    I'll let the photos tell the story... Fishing MA's 6 & 7 out of Anacortes. This is my second most favorite trip next to...you know what. I absolutely love lingcod fishing anywhere...especially in the shallow stuff. Not to mention the working environment and office I have in May!
  212. MarkColeman

    King on a swimbait...

    Got this beauty on a Qcove Glow Sardine Swimbait this week while bottom fishing. He was using a trout rod...It tore him up!
  213. MarkColeman

    more Area 7 Halibut and upper slot Lings

    Team Defiance...more Area 7 Halibut/Lings We gave it another go for Halibut this week on area 7 and did ok. Only fishing for them 3 hours a trip we hooked 5 and landed 3, in 3 trips. Our biggest was 50lbs. The half-day split turned out to be a great program for the combo Hali/Ling trips...
  214. MarkColeman

    Big Ling week for Team Defiance...

    We hammered the Lings and bottom-fish again this week in areas 6 and 7. The 290 Guadalupe is performing very well as a charter boat and clients love fishing out of it...(in fact I never quit hearing about it. I still get the occasional..."you did a great job too Mark"!). I'll be on it...
  215. MarkColeman

    *Team Defiance Report* bottomfishing inside waters...

    With the "Reel Tight" stationed in Anacortes this month we have been hammerin' away at Lings and other bottomfish and a few Flatties in the mix. Lots of green lings this year and lots of rockfish to release as well. Good action! It's not "every time you hit the bottom" like our amazing...
  216. MarkColeman

    Shimano Rods and Reels & Cured Eggs for Sale

    Selling... 3 - Shimano Clarus, CSC86M-2, 8.5', 8-17lb everything rod, 1 new for $45, 2 used for $35 each 2 - Shimano Clarus, CSS76MA, 7.5, 8-15lb salmon/steelhead lure and cast & retrieve jig rod, used for $35 each 1 - Shimano Convergence, CVC-106MH-2, 10.5', 12-25lb downrigger/mooching rod...
  217. MarkColeman

    CR springer check-in...

    Its a whole different river down here compared to most years with the amount of water we have and the super cold water temps. We're barely breaking the 40* mark now. Good reports from the bottom end might mean steadier fishing for us during this last week of the season... Overall fishing...
  218. MarkColeman

    Coleman's Shimano Gear sale update

    We're down to a few remaining items... 3 - Clarus, 8.5', 8-17lb, casting rods for salmon/steelhead plugging drift fishing, back bouncing, etc. One new at $50, two used at $40 2 - Clarus, 7.5', 8-15lb, spinning rods for salmon fishing with jigs, spinners, casting plugs, etc. One new at $50...
  219. MarkColeman

    Selling all our Shimano gear!

    All of the gear is spoken for. If anything is still available after this weekend I'll repost. No pm's please.
  220. MarkColeman

    Winter Coho, Steelhead, and Kings Re-Cap...

    As of today I'm all finished up with our river Salmon season for 2010 and this week of 2011. Awesome fishing...four full months of Coho and Kings, and as of late hatchery winter Steelhead. These trips have been out on the OP in the drift boat. I'm off for a few days then Ill be doing PS...
  221. MarkColeman

    Humptulips Fall Run Wrap-up

    Hey guys...Im back from my 4 week fall run on the Hump and just wanted to share some photos. I'll be guiding on the Skykomish River in the Jet Sled through Thanksgiving then back to the Hump for a 3 week winter portion of trips! Fall Run...Epic as usual. Easy daily limits for Coho and Kings...
  222. MarkColeman

    Plentiful Salmon in the county of Gray's

    Out of respect for these few remaining "gem" fisheries, I will not specify exact locations but there are abundant salmon available north to south out here. We are open for these trips through this weekend and into next week and weekend. We will also be mixing in Tuna trips as the weather...
  223. MarkColeman

    AR&SC Fall Salmon trips, its not Tuna but...

    Its not Tuna but these trips are as classic as they get! The link below is our Fall Salmon newsletter... Fall Salmon Trips & Tuna season re-cap, Humptulips, Grays Harbor king and coho salmon Were offering Grays Harbor, Humptulips, and Sky/Snohomish Fall Salmon this fall! Have a look...
  224. MarkColeman

    AR&SC Fall Salmon trips, its not Tuna but...

    Its not Tuna but these trips are as classic as they get! The link below is our Fall Salmon newsletter... Fall Salmon Trips & Tuna season re-cap, Humptulips, Grays Harbor king and coho salmon Were offering Grays Harbor, Humptulips, and Sky/Snohomish Fall Salmon this fall! Have a look, there's...
  225. MarkColeman

    16 days straight Tuna fishing! All the pics, blood, grins!

    Late season special...$50.00 off per angler for our Express Tuna Charters! That's for all new reservations and trips taken from Wednesday, 29th - October 10th, weather dependent. Im un-officially back from my 3 week Westport Tuna and Salmon combo season as of today. What an awesome run of...
  226. MarkColeman

    Express tuna trip report...9/9?

    Red hot Albi action although we got a little scared when it took almost 15 minutes to get our first bite on the troll rod. But none the less it finally happened (man we're getting spoiled) and we turned out 36 very large tuna on first bait stop!!! We had one "quin" and lots of triples and...
  227. MarkColeman

    Labor Day Weekend Fishing & Crabbing, then Tuna...

    Check this out... Labor Day Fishing and Crabbing trips!
  228. MarkColeman

    Albies, Blood, and Girls...ok girl...

    Garibaldi... We had an easy day (Friday pre-fish to OTC) on flat seas as you can see by the pics. We weren't out to plug the boat just scouting with the Defiance boys but of course couldn't help but to bloody the decks a little! Apparently my wife bagged the biggest "girl caught" Tuna to date...