It'd been 3 years since I've been to Neah and was itching to get the Sea Runner out into marine area 4. It was a last moments trip and my dad and Ching W. would join as crew as we set out Friday the 12th for the 5 hour drive towards the further most part of Washington state. We didn't leave town until 2:30 pm and we'd pay the toll with slow moving traffic along 405 and I-5. Once we hit Gig Harbor the pace was better and we did 60 mph most of the way towards Sequim. Stocked up with food and gas at the Costco off River road we proceeded west taking the 113 road through Joyce, which is a very unpleasant and windy road. I much prefer the slighty longer drive on the 101 passing Lake crescent but it is what it is. We finally arrived at 8:30 to set up camp and have a quick bite and then turning down for the evening. 4:00 would arrive quickly and we gathered our things for the launch at Big Salmon. We started fishing just easy of the green can outside Waddah and had a hit but came unbuttoned. This would be the story the rest of the trip as it was fish after fish that hit our lures but had a difficult time keeping them on as they were short striking. After and hour of searching for an early morning buyer we pulled up and had our sights set on open water. We make the run to tabletop about 20 miles from the green buoy where we hoped to find more action. It was action that we found with several doubles and hard coho takes in 350-500' of water. We fished our downriggers at 30-50' down that day. We had some technical difficulty with a stretched out downrigger belt that caused having to swap belts from rigger 1 to rigger 2 to get the balls up. So you can imagine the scene was non stop with switching between port and starboard sides. We didn't pick up any keeper sized kings but the coho action was very good with some feisty fish to the box. Back at camp around 2:30 we decided to take a nap and clean up with a couple of new belts purchased at Washburns general store. The rest was nice and we decided to fish again at the green can without much luck until 9:30. Turning in for day 2 the alarm would go off at 4:00 but our bodies didn't want to cooperate being sore from the precious hard day fishing. Motoring out the weather was lumper than the previous day with chop and big rollers that gave me some bouts of sea sickness on both days. It was a little worse on that Sunday. We were the only boat out there which is eirey but sometimes nice to have the room to fish. Soon after a Parker 2120 SC joined in and we had a massive takedown with a decent king that would fall for the Kitchen sink spoon. I thought swapping out the hooks and tail wagglers to doubles would keep the landing rate high but it still didn't seem to matter as we lost a lot of fish. We still had a blast and even got rockfish and lingcod which we enjoyed on Saturday night for dinner. Next time to Neah I need to target Swiftsure as all the good action was there, with easy limits for everyone and plenty of coho and pinks to go around. We didn't encounter any pinks but didn't mind as we'll have enough opportunity to play with them in a coming weeks.