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By: Toni
Posted: 11/28/2017
Species: Squid
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/28/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Les Davis Pier Well I did it. I broke my 2 squid only trips by getting 7. I went by myself fishing 3:30 to 4:30pm on the outgoing tide. All the rain had stopped so it was pleasant until the sun went ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 11/24/2017
Species: Squid
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/24/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I set the time to meet Kim (pinkpole) at Les Davis at 12:30 but I was late. We were fishing an outgoing tide. When I got out there she already had several squid. I stayed 2 hours and got two squid. ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 11/15/2017
Species: Squid
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/14/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Area 11 Les Davis I finished an appointment in Sumner at 2:30pm and I figured I would try jigging since my arm was feeling a bit better. I started between 3-30pm and quit at 6pm. I got there and ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 11/5/2017
Species: Squid
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Point Defiance Squid derby Nov. 4, 2017. I brought William, Ricky, and Zoe. Kim came to substitute for me since my arm still hurts. It was chilly but the rain held off until the derby ended. There we...
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By: Toni
Posted: 10/29/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/29/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I slept in and didn’t start fishing until almost 9am. It was about 50 degrees out and dripping wet. The fog was above the trees so visibility was ok. Water temp was 57. I started fishing around Picn...
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By: Toni
Posted: 10/16/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I met Glen and Cami as they were launching the boat. We started trolling on our way from the launch toward the farthest north end. Glen uses the Wannafish A Lure Mini Squiddy Thang Pink with gold b...
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By: Toni
Posted: 10/11/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
At my house it was 32 degrees so I chose to wait a bit before going to the lake. I got there about 8:30am started the big motor. I went up and down the lake until it was warmed up good then turned it ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/24/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/23/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I called my son Adam at 6:30am to see if he was coming. He said he was getting dressed which meant he was still in bed. My plan was to get to Alder and we did at 8:30. I tried to launch but it was too...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/24/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/23/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Launched again (see Alder Report) about 9:00am. Adam trolled a wee 50/50 spoon which he put a little worm on. He used 1/2oz weight to get down. I put A Pink Splatter dodger and Wannafish A Lure Pink...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/17/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/17/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I planned on getting to the launch at 8am since I couldn’t be sure that the gate would be open. I had my lines in the 66 degree water at 8:40. The launch had about 20 foot of dock left floating. It w...
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By: Toni
Posted: 8/31/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/30/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I met my son around 7am and we fished at the Des Moines pier. The low tide was at 6:24am with high tide at 2:09pm. There were only 3 people jigging for salmon at the end of the pier. I asked them if t...
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By: Toni
Posted: 8/29/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/28/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I got to the parking lot of the Dash Point fishing pier about 6:30am. There were several parking spaces still available. This isn’t the way I remember it in previous pink years. One had to be in line ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 8/15/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/14/2017
Hot Spots: 3
It was a CRAPPIE day. It was cloudy and the water temperature was 73. I started about 8:30am. I put on what worked the last 2 times. Dodgers in 50/50 and Clown with Wannafish A Gilded Lily and ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 8/10/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/10/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Kim and I got to the lake at 7:20am and both gates were locked. WELL! We waited right there, putting gear together and the person came to open. It was maybe 7:30am. It was smokier than Tuesday the 8t...
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By: Toni
Posted: 8/9/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/8/2017
Hot Spots: 2
Alder Lake 8-8-17 Kim and I started about 7:30am with only 1 vehicle in the lot. But a total of 3 boats trolling longline. It was very smoky (B.C. Fires) and already warm out. No breeze on the lake...
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By: Toni
Posted: 8/6/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I went to the lake to learn my new electric motor. Got there about 7:30am. It was hazy overcast from the fires in Canada and it was going to be in the mid 80’s today. The water temperature was 75.7 de...
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By: Toni
Posted: 8/1/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/31/2017
Hot Spots: 3
Well, now that I got the issues that Cabela’s caused fixed I went to Alder Lake with Kim (pinkpole) and her grandson Terrence. It was pretty quiet on the lake until about 11am when the pleasure bo...
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By: Toni
Posted: 7/29/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This was really a tryout of the new motors and maybe catch something. I had my grandson with me. Big motor started. Great. Turned the fish finder on. Nothing. Tried the downriggers. Nothing. Bilge pum...
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By: Toni
Posted: 7/15/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/11/2017
Hot Spots: 3
We started fishing about 10am with sunny skies and water temperature that was 70 but went to 71 by the time we were done at 1pm. The forecast was for mid-70’s. The lake was at 1,204 feet of elevation ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 7/4/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/3/2017
Hot Spots: 1
We were hoping for a repeat of last week. There were more people on the lake this time and the parking lot was almost full at 7:30am. The clouds were heavy this morning and the water temp was 68. I...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/29/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We, Kim (pinkpole) and I, started fishing just after 8am with only a kayaker and us on the lake. Water temperature was 68-69 and it was mostly cloudy with a breeze until about noon when the sun came ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/22/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/20/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I started fishing close to 9am. The air temperature was about 70 and it was partly cloudy. Less than 5 boats on the lake the time I was there. Water temp 67-68. I trolled north to south in a zigzag...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/17/2017
Species: Crab
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Met my son by Angle Lake and we (Ricky and William, also) went down to the Des Moines Pier to crab. It was around 11 and the parking lot looked full due to the market they had going but found a place ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/6/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/5/2017
Hot Spots: 3
I had planned on being at the launch by 7am but I woke and saw that the temperature was 39 Therefore plan B was formed when it would be a little warmer. Which turned out to be a pleasant sunny morning...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/4/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I went with Glen and Cami that morning. Fishing started about 6am. The water temperature was 65 almost 66 degrees. There was a steady breeze which the weather report said was 5mph. This made the cloud...
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