Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Gig Harbor, WA
Gig Harbor is an inlet about one mile long on the west side of the south entrance to Colvos Passage abreast Point Defiance.
The town of Gig Harbor extends along the west shore and the head of the harbor. It is the home port of many pleasure craft and fishing boats.
What Tide Is Best For Fishing?
By Adam Young. Our US Harbors Fishing Expert The impact of tides has huge implications when it comes to fishing and angler success. In fact, tides are some of the most powerful and influential forces on earth…but how can the common angler use these to their advantage? To start, anglers… Learn More
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Introducing Our New Fishing Expert: Adam Young
A Note from Our President, Anastasia Fischer I’d like to introduce Adam Young, as the new USHabors.com fishing expert and contributor! Born and raised between the St. Johns River and Indian River Lagoon in Florida, Adam brings a wealth of both freshwater and saltwater fishing knowledge to share with our… SEE MORE
What is a Nor'easter?
By weather.gov. A Nor’easter is a storm along the East Coast of North America, so called because the winds over the coastal area are typically from the northeast. These storms may occur at any time of year but are most frequent and most violent between September and April. Some well… SEE MORE
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides $20M in Grants to Marinas
By saymedia-content.com. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the agency’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program will provide more than $20 million in grant funding for 19 states to construct, renovate and maintain marinas and other boating facilities for outdoor recreation. Under the BIG program, more than $2.8 million will… SEE MORE