Many anglers with expensive gear in the right place and time leave fishless because they haven’t learned or practiced finer points of Pacific Northwest fishing. Below are suggestions.Use a New-ish File and Sharp HookWorn or rusty files work, but not as well, and they take away valuable fishing time. A new file can turn a hook from dull t...  [read more]
By: Scott T. Starbuck    Article Category: General   Date: 7/31/2016
I decided to try something a little different fishing this spring. Usually, I’ll use a wide variety of lures to catch trout and bass from the lakes I visit from April into June but this year I decided to use one “Go-To” lure. My choice, the Mack’s Lure Promise Keeper® Spinner. It’s long been a favorite of mine fishing alpine lakes in the Cascade M...  [read more]
By: John Kruse   Article Category: Tackle   Date: 7/26/2016
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Coming Soon - our New Name!
We're excited to be rolling out the new name for our web site, officially changing over on March 15th to NorthwestFishingReports.com.

Read more about it here:

NorthwestFishingReports.com name change

And as part of our name change, Premium Memberships will go away and these features will be available to all registered members of the site! So if you haven't signed up, or you've lost your log in information, you're going to want to get it all back up and running so as not to miss any of the great additional features.

Please stop by and say "hi" at the Big Horn Show in Spokane, March 19-22nd for free gifts and some fun activities for you and your family!
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Posted by: Mike Carey
Posted: 03-10-2015, 11:23 AM
Category: General
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February Newsletter Plus Odds and Ends
Our February Newsletter came out featuring articles on burbot fishing, winter kokanee action, and ice fishing. The ice fishing options are rapidly dwindling, be safe out there! If you want to receive our monthly e-mail newsletter just sign up for our forum. It's free, and being a member gives you access to additional features on the site. February Newsletter

On the horizon...

BIG CHANGES COMING MARCH 15th! Watch the forum and this space for the Announcement...

March 19-22 - Join us at the Spokane Big Horn Show.

May 2nd - Lake Chelan Fishing Get Together. RSVP on the Forum today!
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Posted by: Mike Carey
Posted: 02-09-2015, 08:15 AM
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January Newsletter
This month's Newsletter features a Steelhead Float fishing video, and articles on plug fishing for steelhead, Wild Steelhead handling, and squiding for the calamari fans out there!

January Newsletter
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Posted by: Mike Carey
Posted: 01-17-2015, 07:52 PM
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Puyallup Sportsman Show $100 Give-away!
Would you like a crisp $100 PLUS reduced admission to the Puyallup Sportsman's Show? Well, it's easy. Just print out our coupon TWO times. Once to get $2 off your admission (weekdays) and a second time to bring to our booth (327, Main ShowPlex) to enter in our drawing for $100!

Here's the link to the Coupon:

http://www.washingtonlakes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=21151

Print it out for your chance to win $100!

BTW - we'll have special gifts for our visitors at the booth, including free fishing gear!
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Posted: 12-31-2014, 08:18 PM
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