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By: Toni
Posted: 6/9/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/8/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Thanks to Mark the Kokanee_Slayer I came home with 4 very nice kokanee from American Lake June 8th. It was an overcast morning with the promise of clearing later in the afternoon. The lake had a sma...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/3/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/3/2014
Hot Spots: 1
My plan all day June 2 was to fish American on Tuesday the 3rd. Just before I went to bed I checked the weather report. I was really checking for wind. It said 6-9 mph. Well that is what it said the d...
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By: Toni
Posted: 6/1/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/1/2014
Hot Spots: 2
I met Glen and Cami at 4:30am or there abouts and ran to the Girl Scout Camp. I got my first salmon at 6am and it was just legal. I was trying to keep it close to the bottom whatever the depth was an...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/30/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/29/2014
Hot Spots: 2
After going to the PSA meeting last night (late for me)I decided that I would sleep until I woke up then go to Clear Lake. I was on the lake about 7am and first kokanee in the boat at 7:15am. Then n...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/27/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/27/2014
Hot Spots: 1
My plan was to get up at 3:30 and get to American by 5am. I woke up at 11:00pm and couldn’t go back to sleep until 2:30am so I nixed that idea and went with the new plan. Turn off the alarm and sleep ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/26/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2014
Hot Spots: 2
My plans changed due to lack of sleep on Sunday so I planned to go out to Clear Lake on Monday morning. I, also, wanted to smoke and can kokanee. I devised a plan. Hook up the boat and trailer while...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/20/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/20/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Russ Carver graciously asked me if I wanted to go fishing in his boat on American and I said yes! So we scheduled to meet at 5:15am. After a mishap we were fishing by 6am. I told him to go where I h...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/18/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/18/2014
Hot Spots: 0
We were hoping for a replay of Saturday and it looked like it may happen but after catching 4 fish., 2 each, that was it by 7am. There were four of us on the boat. A F24 brother-in-law came, too. A f...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/18/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/17/2014
Hot Spots: 1
I met Glen and Cami (F24) at the launch and I think we were fishing by 5:30am. We got fish almost immediately. Or I should say Glen did. We were all using Wannafish A Lure Bloody Mary’s but Glen had ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/14/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/13/2014
Hot Spots: 0
I was in line at 4:50am. On the lake and fishing by 5:30am. I headed toward the north launch and I got a cutthroat on my way. Then I saw a big koke jump 3 different times like he was hooked. He was o...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/13/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/12/2014
Hot Spots: 0
I had an appointment at 11:30am by the hospital in Puyallup so I thought I could get a couple hours of fishing before the running around I had to do and the appointment. I was the first one in the p...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/11/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/11/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Every trip starts with preparation. I hooked up my boat the night before and walked by a tire on the trailer to see it was ballooned out. My neighbor had given me some tires he couldn’t use that I ke...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/6/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/6/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Only 4 other rigs in the lot when I launched. Not like last week. I got my first kokanee a little before 6am. I had only been on the water maybe less than a half hour when I got it. There was a breez...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/1/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/30/2014
Hot Spots: 2
I got to the lake at 5:15am and there were already 7 rigs there. I started out using a Bloody Mary with the 0/0 Lurh Jesen dodger on the bottom clip and on the stacked I put the Dick Nite Chartreuse...
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By: Toni
Posted: 5/1/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/29/2014
Hot Spots: 2
There was already a line up at 5:30am at the WDFW launch. I got all my stuff in the boat after talking with a neighbor from up the street from me, Ron. He and his mother were out there to hunt down so...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/28/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/28/2014
Hot Spots: 2
I was the second in the lot today and that surprised me. I got there around 5:30am and was fishing about 6am. Catfish(-er) was first. Nice to meet you. I was stacking on the downriggers at 10 and...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/21/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/21/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Well 4:30am comes very quick if you go to bed at 11:30pm. But I had kokanee fever and had to get out and get some more of those footballs from American Lake. I was on the water and starting to fish by...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/20/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/20/2014
Hot Spots: 3
American Lake 4-20-14 Happy Easter We were fishing just after 6am and Glen had one in the boat shortly after that. Then we waited a bit. I got one by the island. I can’t remember exactly how it all...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/15/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/13/2014
Hot Spots: 2
American Lake report for Apr 13, 14 2014 I went out with Glen and Cami of F24 with Jim at 6 am and we had to quit just before 10am because I had to go to work. They caught 3 kokanee and 4 or 5 rain...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/7/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/6/2014
Hot Spots: 1
We got on the water about 6:30am we stopped fishing around 1pm. We had 12 kokanee and lost a few. The water temp got up 50.9 degrees. The first part of the morning had drizzle which quit about mid mo...
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By: Toni
Posted: 4/5/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/5/2014
Hot Spots: 1
I met F24 at the WDFW launch at 6:30am and I think we were fishing about 7am from their boat. We stopped just before 11am. Our total kokanee take was 9 fish (12-14 inches) and 2 lost. They were ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 3/25/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/25/2014
Hot Spots: 0
It rained, it was windy, and some sun showed up. I don’t know exactly where we were but Phil knew where some fish were. We were happy! We are in a battle! Angler against fish! We need an arsena...
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By: Toni
Posted: 3/22/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/22/2014
Hot Spots: 2
I met Glen and Cami of F24 at the WDFW launch at 8am. We started fishing about 8:30 Cami said. I thought it was closer to 9am. I had 3 rods I was trying to gear up and Glen was in the water first. At...
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By: Toni
Posted: 3/18/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/17/2014
Hot Spots: 1
American Lake 3-17-14 The weather said no rain and up to 11mph wind. I thought I would try it. This is the first time this year that I have taken out little Ol’ Girl. I came with a rod and reel with ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 2/22/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/22/2014
Hot Spots: 2
Kokanee_Slayer and I started fishing about 7am. I lowered a thermometer to 25 feet on the downrigger, it was 40 degrees. He had been catching kokanee between 17 and 27 feet so we started at 17feet. ...
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