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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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By: Toni
Posted: 5/28/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/28/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Since my son moved to Seattle, Angle Lake has become his home lake. He fishes it from the dock. Today we started fishing in my boat about 8:30am. This is the first time we have fished together in many...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/23/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/22/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I got to the lake about 5:30am to fish and test my motor out. After launching the big motor started very quick. Let it idle a little then went out to see if it would go fast again. It did! I starte...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/9/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I got to the lake bout 7am but didn’t start fishing until just before 8. I tried to get my big motor to start but it refused. The kicker did its job and I trolled for around 3 hours stopping at 11am....
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/25/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/25/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I started fishing aobut 8am There was only 1 other boat and a kayak on the lake. The boat was trolling and the kayak was still fishing. I went over by the kayak and till fished for about an hour witho...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/21/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/20/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Randy Ahearn and I met with Phil Stephens at Massey Bar, for a day of trying to get springers. We went up river and down river and each of us got one. The fish were great and Randy’s was the biggest a...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/18/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/16/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Glen, Cami, and I went on an Easter Kokanee hunt at American Lake. Glen was sporting his new Mad Hatter look. It was cold. We met at the launch at 6:30am. Started fishing out of the WDFW launch about...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/2/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/2/2017
Hot Spots: 1
The day wasn’t supposed to have much rain but there was to be some wind. Therefore I chose Tanwax over American. It was to be a shakedown event to see if I can remember what I am supposed to do and ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 3/20/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/19/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Of course, on one of the only dry sunny, albeit cold mornings, I had to work. But not until afternoon, so I met Glen and Cami at the WDFW boat launch at 8am. There were a lot of other people with the ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 12/17/2016
Species: Squid
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/17/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Point Defiance Boat House had a Squid Derby Dec. 17 from 4-6pm. It was organized and not crowded. A few squid turned up for those on the right side of the dock. My grandson and I were on the left sid...
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By: Toni
Posted: 11/9/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/8/2016
Hot Spots: 2
Armed with information gleaned from Glen and Cami who caught on their vacation Thursday and Friday, I started fishing about 8:30am. It was sunny and the high was supposed to be 68. And it got there. ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 10/25/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/25/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I had the lines in the water by 8:10am. It was mostly cloudy with sprinkles and showers . The water was 57 degrees. The air temperature must have been around 60 because I saw a bee hanging out by my...
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By: Toni
Posted: 10/23/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/22/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I was at the launch to meet Glen and Cami about 6:45am then I got a text saying that something was wrong with the truck and they were going to have to go back home. I told them I would stop by as I ha...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/27/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/27/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I started fishing with both rods in the water at 7:10am. It was cloudy and the air temp was about 60, water was 67. Around 9am it started to get foggy and rain. I tried to find the map of Clear Lake o...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/25/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/25/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I got to the launch just as it was getting light. I was on the lake by 6:30am. First fish in the boat by 7am. Nice 15 inch female kokanee. Had a few bites but they were trout. Watching the video t...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/12/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/12/2016
Hot Spots: 0
When I posted my last Ward Lake report it came to the attention of the areas fish biologist James Losee. He has been doing a study on Ward Lake and needed more fish to finish the study and asked me to...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/4/2016
Species: Perch
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/4/2016
Hot Spots: 1
We got to the lake about 8:30. I saw that Glenn and Cami were fishing so I had to go find them to say hi. Motor was doing well. But while I was stopped it died. I couldn’t get it started again…for a ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/3/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/3/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Since finding algae on the north side of my boat gunnels I figured I needed to put it in the water. So I met my brother Richard and Kim (pink pole) at Ward Lake in Olympia 7am. I think it was May o...
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By: Toni
Posted: 8/29/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/28/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I met with Glenn and Cami at 5:45am who brought their neighbor Leo along. It was barely light with a gentle wind blowing. It was cloudy with the prediction of partly cloudy and low 70’s. Water tempe...
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