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Posted: 11/23/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry, report is for last week. Perch fishing has been hot all summer, fall, and now winter. So far, the fishes are exactly where they were in summer, just deeper, in the 50'-65' range. They ar...
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By: fish4bass
Posted: 11/14/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fished from 8am to 2pm. Caught 6 smallmouth up to 2.5 lbs in 50 to 55 feet. Caught lots of perch at will, most in 50 to 75 feet. Caught a large trout, maybe 20 inches???--big fish of the day. Fun day ...
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By: BentRod
Posted: 9/29/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/28/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The nets came out Friday and I'd heard of a few successful reports earlier in the week despite the nets, so figured Saturday morning might hold promise. Launched the kayak with a friend out of Kirkla...
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By: BentRod
Posted: 9/21/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/21/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Today's rating is a legit 2. After my initial try of Lake Washington on Thursday for Coho and hearing that yesterday was pretty good too, I thought today was going to be good. Brought a friend t...
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By: BentRod
Posted: 9/19/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/19/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I'm not exactly sure how to rate this report as I did catch fish and get a few bites, but my overall limited success was probably due to ignorance. This was my first attempt at Lake WA Coho. Aft...
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Posted: 9/18/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
One chance to get out and fish Lake Washington, happened to be on the opener, in the evening. My wife JoAnn and I launched at Magnusen and had gear down by 3:45. We ran a magnum plug in chartreuse on ...
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Posted: 9/14/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/14/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This was my first time fishing at East Montlake Park and found a spot by the 520 bridge. I was looking to catch some bass but ended up with a couple a average size perches. It was my first time catchi...
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By: fish4bass
Posted: 9/11/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Wasn't sure how the bite was going to be today after all of the crazy weather we've had recently but it turned out to be a good day for getting bites. Caught lots of smallmouth plus several perch and ...
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By: Otter dog
Posted: 9/1/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Caught lot's of nice perch, a few crappie and a couple of nice small mouth on a little crappie jig at the giant weed bed between Renton and Mercer island.
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Posted: 8/17/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Only got the boat out for the third time this year. Made a trolling run from Coulon down to Mercer (LOTS of weeds) then went 'meat' fishing. Hit a spot by the training center and in a few hours I caug...
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Posted: 8/15/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/9/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Haven't posted yet this season but figured breaking my personal best smallmouth record is a worthy occasion. Woke up early, for me anyways, and had an hour or so before work to hit the water from abou...
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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: Otter dog
Posted: 7/24/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/23/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Targeted larger fish with various crappie jigs tipped with perch flesh. Had good success jigging along bottom quick enough to discourage small fish and fast enough to entice the big ones.
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By: Otter dog
Posted: 7/22/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/21/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Found a consistent spot to target Perch. Lost one at the boat that appeared to be in the 1 1/2-2lb range
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By: gcban
Posted: 6/30/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
All I know is next time I head out on Lake Washington I'm going to target trout, then maybe I can catch some kokanee. After seeing a few reports on the kokanee bite on Lake WA (Thanks DJ) decided to g...
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By: herefishy
Posted: 6/30/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After reading some reports from other members, my husband, Glen and I decided to give lake Washington a try for kokanee. We fished the Moss bay area from 7:30 - 11:30 am. Action was best in the earlie...
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Posted: 6/28/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I wanted to launch my kayak at Juanita or Waverly in Kirkland Thursday AM, but withSouth winds of 10-20, decided on Houghton Beach park and seek shelter from the chop near hunts point. Caught to cut...
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By: DjButler
Posted: 6/25/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/25/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Here we go again, I had the luxury of taking the morning off of work today in return of a late night which is just fine for me. I’m happy I did because it was an absolutely beautiful morning on th...
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Posted: 6/22/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/22/2019
Hot Spots: 2
After reading the recent reports on Lake Washington kokanee I found myself with a free weekend, no commitments, ya! On top of that, my wife JoAnn was down with doing some fishing so we looked at our ...
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By: DjButler
Posted: 6/20/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/20/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I would like to start by saying I was not expecting a mid day fishing trip to be this successful, let alone catching my targeted species for the first time. Majority of the time I am chasing monst...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/18/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The 2019 Renton PSA Lake Washington Trout Derby has come and gone. The Renton PSA volunteers did an awesome job in assuring that this family focused event was enjoyed by all. I apologize but I lost th...
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By: G-Man
Posted: 6/17/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Well another Lake Washington Cutthroat derby is in the books. I fished the morning hours and knocked off around 10:00 run in and help setup the reception and weigh-in at Coulon Park. The morning bit...
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Posted: 6/6/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the lake just before 6 and trolled from Coulon to around the side of Mercer Island. Tried a number of different changes that did not work. I could see big fish swim by on my fancy sonar but had na...
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By: pizzaman
Posted: 6/3/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/3/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out at 5 Am to Magnusson park for some bass fishing. Was a lot windier than I expected when I launched. Started heading south as I normally fish around the docks just around the corner. Quickly...
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Posted: 5/27/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out early to mid morning to Kenmore Log Boom Park with my 4-year-old. We enjoyed the seaplanes taking off and had a few nibbles on worms suspended from bobbers off the dock. Tried various metho...
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