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Hot Reports

Check out these most viewed reports from the last two weeks to discover new fishing destinations!
By: fishindoc
Posted: 9/9/2019
Species: Crappie
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/9/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After several miserable August outings it was finally nice getting back into catching mode. We decided to target crappie at Potholes after hearing about recent success by friends. Al and I had not fis...
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By: Fishin Original
Posted: 9/8/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Edmonds Coho Derby!!!! I wanted to give this day a 5 cuz it was satisfying, but what an absolute grind to limit out!! Had some epic takedowns and heavy head shakes early on, but only put one fis...
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By: walleyemark
Posted: 9/9/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We had a group outing with 3 boats and a bunch of guys from work. We all launched out of Porcupine Bay and headed to various parts of the Arm. I had two buddies with me and we initially targeted weed ...
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By: fishindoc
Posted: 9/12/2019
Species: Crappie
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/12/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The usual suspects returned to Crab Creek, the scene of their most recent crime. We were greeted by Chuck the Duck who followed our boat for nearly 30 minutes, rarely getting 5 feet away. Only when he...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/16/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This was a 1970's ABC's Wide World of Sports type day (for those of you old enough to remember). I had the Thrill of Victory along with the Agony of Defeat. Was going to take the Hobie out to Ft Ca...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/16/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
OMG, we found the missing coho! If I could rate this report a 10, I would give it 20. The day was the single best day I have had fishing our local waters in 50 years. I was blessed when my son in law ...
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Recent Articles

The latest and greatest articles from our Northwest Fishing Reports staff writers!
Downs Lake Will Lift Your Spirits
Downs Lake Will Lift Your Spirits
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 9/2/2019
Suffering from a case of the summertime blues? Is life’s fast and frantic pace stressing you out? There’s a tonic for that and you’ll find it at the most unlikely of named destinations, Downs Lake. That’s where I went a few weeks ago after loading my kayak into the back of my pick-up, placing a couple of fishing rods in the cab, and bringing a digital camera for good measure. Located in Spok...
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Slaying Kings on the Carbon
Slaying Kings on the Carbon
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 9/2/2019
The Carbon River is a 30 mile long stretch of murky water, running from the Carbon Glacier on Mount Rainier to the Puyallup River in Orting, Washington. It opens on September 1st to crowds of eager anglers. Huge, toothy king salmon lurk in those silty waters, slowly making their way to the spawning grounds. There are a few "boots", as some anglers call darkened, spawned out salmon, but many are st...
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Soft Steel USA Braided Lines -NWFR Special Deal!
Soft Steel USA Braided Lines -NWFR Special Deal!
Author: Sponsored Content
Posted: 9/2/2019
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South Whidbey Island Beach Salmon
South Whidbey Island Beach Salmon
Author: Mike Carey
Posted: 9/2/2019
I attached the two ounce flutter jig to my line and heaved back on my rod, the weight of the lure and flex of the rod loading for maximum distance. At just the right instant my thumb released pressure on the line and I watched with satisfaction as the lure propelled itself ever farther from the beach, landing just short of an anchored boat, startling the anglers on board. Closing my bail I reeled ...
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