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By: Toni
Posted: 7/13/2016
Species: Other
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/11/2016
Hot Spots: 0
After a lot of planning, since Kim winning a charter bottom fishing trip at the Sportsman Show in January, which we upgraded to a combo, we arrived on July 10 to sign in and then drove on to Hobuck fo...
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By: Toni
Posted: 7/5/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/4/2016
Hot Spots: 0
We were on the water around 6am. It was cloudy and a breeze was blowing which made it chilly. The water temperature was 70 degrees. Fishing was good but catching was slow between the 3 of us. My br...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/26/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/25/2016
Hot Spots: 0
NOAA got the permit to WDFW so Area 11 was opening but the Point was having the Bite of Tacoma so parking would be horrible for the boat launch at Point Defiance. Consequently I met Glenn and Cami at...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/17/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/16/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I started about 6:30am. Air temperature was 46 degrees and the water was barely under 66. There were lots of big fluffy clouds with blue skies in between but no wind or rain until I got ready to leave...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/16/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/15/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I stated fishing around 7am and quit about 10:30am. It was mostly cloudy with only one shower while I was there. The water temperature had gone down to 66 from Sundays 68. Watching the underwater v...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/12/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/12/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Since it was free fishing weekend I asked my son Adam to go fishing. We took Zoe, William, and Ricky, too. My boat is too small. It was cool but sunny out. The water temperature was 68 degrees. Ad...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/7/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/5/2016
Hot Spots: 2
I met Glenn and Cami at the launch just after 5am. It was supposed to get up to the mid 90’s. The idea was to get our limits and get done before the heat. Well the fish didn’t get the message. Gle...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/27/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/27/2016
Hot Spots: 2
Alder Lake was at 1,191.6 feet of elevation (maximum of 1,207 feet elevation) on May 27, 2016 when Kim (pinkpole) and I got there at 7am. The dock was still in the water. Wind was just a breeze at fir...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/25/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
If you are given lemons make lemonade. To a kokanee fisher rainbow trout are lemons. I could not keep them off my lines. So I got a limit of trout as food for my neighbor and a couple for the smoker....
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/19/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/17/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I couldn’t get up early Tuesday to go fishing because I was catching up on my sleep from fishing Lake Stevens on Monday. But I got chores done and thought I would try Clear Lake after 4pm. I asked...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/18/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/16/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I took advantage of Brianna Bruce’s winter special for Lake Stevens pre-derby fishing. Apparently we should have been there the day before because it was slow. Everyone we talked with said it was slow...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/10/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/9/2016
Hot Spots: 3
I met Mike Carey at the Alder Lake Park just after 7am because I was late and he wasn’t. He was in high anticipation to catch kokanee! I had doubts that we would catch anything. The morning proved us...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/2/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I started at fishing about 7am and quit about 10. The water temperature was 60 when I got there and was almost 64 when I left. It was sunny and warm most of the time. One batch of clouds came by. I...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/1/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/1/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I took my 3 grandkids fishing this morning. They are aged 8, 9, and 10. In preparation I bought snacks: Chipahoy cookies in a container, Goldfish with extra cheddar, Cheetos puffs, and Doritos ranch ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/26/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/26/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I got home from fishing last night about 8pm. Going to bed early wasn’t an option so I could get enough sleep to get up early. I think I got up at 5:30am and got ready to go. I didn’t feel good so I t...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/26/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/25/2016
Hot Spots: 2
Kim (pinkpole) and I went to Clear Lake after we got off work. We started trolling about 4 or 4:30pm. We quit at 7pm. It was cloudy with some sun breaks. The forecast was for increasing better weath...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/11/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/11/2016
Hot Spots: 2
My second outing of the year was to American Lake 4-11-16. All equipment was in working order. Well except for that annoying oil warning beep. To bad they don’t have recalls for outboards. The mornin...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/6/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/5/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Alder Lake 4-5-16 Today was the shakedown cruise for Kim (pink pole) and me. She brought her grandson Terrence along. I have had troubles replacing the keel guard, fixing the kicker motor, and with t...
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By: Toni
Posted: 2/21/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/20/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I met Glenn and Cami at the launch at 10am. This was the first time getting in a boat and out fishing for 2016. It was a first for testing my knee after total knee replacement. I was able to get in an...
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By: Toni
Posted: 11/3/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/3/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I haven’t been to this lake since 4-21-15. I was amazed at how low the water was after our long, dry, hot, summer. It was mostly cloudy and when I started, 8:30am, there wasn’t any wind but later i...
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By: Toni
Posted: 10/6/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/6/2015
Hot Spots: 1
I think I started fishing about 8:30am. I got to the lake by 8 but then once I got the motor started I didn’t know where I wanted to still fish at. Last year, I looked at my reports; I was at the sout...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/29/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/29/2015
Hot Spots: 1
After getting skunked yesterday I thought if I got there earlier I could do better. I did. 3 bites and 1 fish compared to 0-0 yesterday. I started fishing about 7:15 am and had 2 bites at 15 foot on ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/29/2015
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/22/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Tuesday was the 22nd and it was bottom fishing day. We were to go catch Kelp greenling so we could catch Ling Cod. Glenn went to town while I only was able to hook a rockfish and a too small ling. The...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/29/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/21/2015
Hot Spots: 1
We, Cami, Glenn, and George, met at the dock at 6:15 to head out, almost straight north to 450 feet I think. I select a new creation to start the day off with. It was a white squid over an insert wit...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/28/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/28/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Well I went fishing this morning. Ever have one of those days when this tangles and then that? Hook goes into items it shouldn't? It took 15 minutes to get one of the motors to start. I had a hard...
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