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Hot Reports

Check out these most viewed reports from the last two weeks to discover new fishing destinations!
By: gonnahookit
Posted: 8/18/2019
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Bit of a late report, we fished opening day on Thursday, with relatively light crowds where we were at. Giving this 5 stars because, even though it's the Puke, it's not every day your 10 yr old get...
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By: salmonbarry
Posted: 8/15/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
So after months of trying to get one of my customers out fishing the stars finally aligned this morning and we made a plan to meet at the Atlantic city boat launch at 6 am! We motored out of the laun...
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By: dgvinson
Posted: 8/13/2019
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I heard the Pinks were starting to come in and area 9 was open with only 2 fish limit. Trolled in the picnic point area. Used coho gear hopping for an early coho and I find that I usually catch pinks ...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 8/21/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/21/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I was out this morning on the Puyallup River with my buddy Austin and we were pretty determined that we would catch a few salmon. Well that's what we thought at the time. We started out pretty far do...
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By: Fisheries24
Posted: 8/13/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing Sekiu the week of August 10th. Quite a few chinook around though we have caught only wild Kings. Coho are here too but the Pinks are the most numerous. Limits each day using brads mini su...
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By: Iwaterdave
Posted: 8/13/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/12/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Brought home 2 Kings 10 and 8 pounders. Released anothe 8 pounder. Did not know we could keep wild coho in area 10 or would have had our limit early. We were catching wild fish all day long. Saw a sub...
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Recent Articles

The latest and greatest articles from our Northwest Fishing Reports staff writers!
Thorne Bay Alaskan Adventure!
Thorne Bay Alaskan Adventure!
Author: Mike Carey
Posted: 8/5/2019
The sounds of excited angler’s voices cut through the general din of the Ketchikan airport “your first time here?” “The fishing was great last year” “I think our float plane is coming in.” On the walls, pictures of salmon and a large “Welcome to Ketchikan, Alaska” verified that my dream trip was underway. Since moving to Washington over the years I had heard tales from fellow anglers who had gotte...
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Columbia River Bass and Walleye Techniques
Columbia River Bass and Walleye Techniques
Author: Rob Phillips
Posted: 8/5/2019
With the Columbia River pretty much closed to steelhead fishing, and with the fall salmon runs just starting to migrate upriver, many Eastern Washington anglers are looking for other species to target to help keep them out on the water. Luckily there are some other options, and some pretty good ones to boot. The Columbia River is packed full of walleye and bass, and both have been giving angle...
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Why we need Pink salmon
Why we need Pink salmon
Author: Jason Brooks
Posted: 8/5/2019
Salmon angler’s in the Pacific Northwest know 2019 as a “Humpy Year” and this year’s return of the feisty small salmon has been estimated to be around 600,000 fish. A very concerning number especially since just four years ago the run was 6.8 million. Besides the concerns over dwindling numbers the Pink salmon are a special fish for the Pacific Northwest. The odd year fish brings out anglers new ...
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Tackle Tips for Summer Trips: Part II
Tackle Tips for Summer Trips: Part II
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 8/5/2019
In last month's article, we discussed the pros and cons of many saltwater reel options. Now we turn our focus to the other half of the equation: the rod. Whether you're an experienced saltwater angler or just looking to get started, everyone needs a reliable rod. A good pole starts to feel like a best friend after a while, always there in a pinch. Some anglers prefer to use the lightest tackle the...
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