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Hot Reports

Check out these most viewed reports from the last two weeks to discover new fishing destinations!
By: rwl
Posted: 11/8/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/8/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Caught some nice sized rainbows and browns today. Largest was a 21" rainbow and a couple of good sized browns that I released. Kept changing up baits and trolling or casting, so it was kind of grindi...
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By: walleyemark
Posted: 11/13/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This report is actually for 8, 9 and 11 Nov 19. 8 Nov - Fished the Spokane Arm solo, all my buddies were busy. Fished the same areas as the past few weeks: from Porcupine Bay up river. Caught 27 wa...
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By: baldginger
Posted: 11/10/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/9/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Long grinder of a day on Rufus. Pretty typical. Whacked a big trout by the pens on a hand tied jig. Struggled on the walleye but we found a few biters eventually.
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By: rseas
Posted: 11/11/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/10/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Sunday has come and gone and the Sounders win the MLS cup! The world is a good place but can it be better? With the reduction in our local salmon or blackmouth fisheries I often feel a bit lost. I lov...
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By: Blackstarfishing
Posted: 11/10/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/8/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Coastal November salmon fishing continues to impress, with some really solid late coho being encountered by our groups! These fish have almost exclusively been responding to non-bait offerings such as...
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By: TMBob
Posted: 11/15/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/13/2019
Hot Spots: 2
This report will include several different days of fishing on Lake Sammamish. Last year was my first year out on the lake trying to learn as much as I could about the fishery and most of it was done w...
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Recent Articles

The latest and greatest articles from our Northwest Fishing Reports staff writers!
November Means Chums!
November Means Chums!
Author: Jason Brooks
Posted: 11/4/2019
Last November I took a friend and my son down a coastal river for some fishing. The friend moved to the Pacific Northwest from Texas and had never caught a salmon before. He was an avid angler and whitewater rafter so being on a river was no big deal to him but catching his first salmon turned out to be one of the best experiences he had while floating down a river. Pulling into a backwater slough...
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Chum Secrets
Chum Secrets
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 11/4/2019
When asked to identify the types of Pacific salmon, most Northwesterners can readily name the feisty coho, the red sockeye, the plentiful pink, and, of course, the mighty chinook salmon. Fewer can name the chum, or dog, salmon. The lesser known fifth species of Pacific salmon gets its place in the spotlight starting in November. This is the least pressured salmon run in the state, but those who kn...
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Landing A Big Fish From A Kayak
Landing A Big Fish From A Kayak
Author: Jo Starling for Fix.com
Posted: 11/4/2019
The thought of fighting big fish from a kayak is enough to raise the pulse of any angler. However, you should never pick such a fight without a battle plan, especially when your battleground is not open terrain because any hooked fish will run for cover. Fishing from a boat or land provides fairly solid anchorage, but what do you do when you are fishing from a very “towable” vessel, like a kayak? ...
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Going to Walleye School
Going to Walleye School
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 11/3/2019
You’ve heard of schooling fish, but how about a school for walleye? Yes, that’s a thing and it’s now being offered in Washington State. The Pacific Northwest Walleye School is the brainchild of Johnnie Candle. Candle is a guide who lives at Devils Lake in South Dakota, arguably one of the best walleye fisheries in the nation. In addition to being a guide Candle is also a tournament angler, co...
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Upper Columbia Guide Service
Founded and operated by Shane Magnuson, Upper Columbia Guide Service has offered outdoor enthusiast and first time anglers alike the ultimate experience since 2004. Hard work and dedication takes fishing and hunting to another level, and that is something we pride ourselves on. We provide a premier guided fishing and hunting service, and that is what makes memories! Year round opportunities depending on seasons for Chinook, Coho, Sockeye, Steelhead, Walleye, Kokanee, and Lake Trout.

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