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Posted: 8/4/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Had a heckuva day out in MA-10! Fishing solo. Intended to go over to Jefferson Head but got lazy and fished off of Edmonds and south. Had 4 fish on in about 3 hours. First fish in the pic, nice lit...
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Posted: 7/30/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Caught these 2 pretty Chinook early Saturday morning on the east side of Possession Bar. First one in Horseshoe and the second a little father south along the bar, incoming tide. The new Old Goat OG-2...
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Posted: 7/24/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/22/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Had a fabulous morning Saturday fishing Possession Bar. We caught 8 coho including 2 very pretty wild fish. C&R 4 fish inc the wild ones. Kept the 4 in the pic. They arent big ones but they are the pe...
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Posted: 7/8/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/7/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Had a great morning on the Tulalip Bubble. Caught this pretty little 7lb blackmouth and lost a couple more. Barbless hooks do add an element of difficulty. I didnt realize there were blackmouth in tha...
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Posted: 7/5/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/5/2017
Hot Spots: 0
LOL I just read DJButlers report right before I posted this. Not much I can add. Like he said this fishery is red hot right now for cutties. Have to admit he takes much better pics than I do. Had ...
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Posted: 6/25/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/22/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went out with a buddy last Thursday. Little bumpy, little breezy but really nice day. We fished the south end, tip of Mercer Isl and mouth of the Cedar Rvr. I did real well in those two areas a couple...
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Posted: 6/24/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/21/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Decided to take a new approach to fishing Lake Sammamish, no bait/no scent/C&R all. After fishing for about 3 hours, with nothing to show for my efforts except two perch, I was beginning to think my n...
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Posted: 6/15/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/13/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Had another great day fishing Lake Washington on Tuesday. WOW thats two in a row! First time that has ever happened. Probably due for a good solid skunk next time out. Fished the south tip of Mercer I...
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Posted: 6/12/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/11/2017
Hot Spots: 0
It looks like Lake Washington has finally come back to life or I just got dang lucky! I'll take it either way. Didnt get line in the water until about 11. Only managed one pass before the jet skis ...
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Posted: 5/25/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
After a couple of skunk trips over the winter, Lake Sammamish was good to us Wednesday. It took us about 3 hours hours to find the fish but when we did it was party time. Had multiple drivebys, lo...
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Posted: 4/23/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Caught this one Friday afternoon in the Elger Bay area. Covered a lot of miles looking for this bad boy! Green 3.9" Old Goat OG-1 with Red Racer flasher, 42 inch leader. Fishing solo and absolutel...
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Posted: 4/5/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/2/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Caught this one on Possession Bar in the Horseshoe area. Really nice day, calm water, light breeze, sun shining and caught a fish. What more can you ask for?!! Used the setup in the pic, Old Goat O...
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Posted: 3/6/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Lk Washington on Saturday. She can be a stingy mistress for sure. Started in the north end, Hunts Pt/ Moss Bay/Kirkland. Nada. Jumped down to south end Mercer Isl across from Seward Park. Caugh...
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Posted: 2/23/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/20/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Late report. Sorry. Fished Sammamish Tuesday. Lake was a muddy mess, like fishing a stock pond. Not surprising given all the rain. Marked a lot of fish all over the lake, threw everything we had at th...
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Posted: 1/12/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/12/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished MA-10/Kingston Apple Tree Cove today for the first time. Area is loaded with bait, shakers and almost keepers, and unfortunately derelict crab gear. We didnt bring any fish home and lost a bunc...
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Posted: 1/8/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/7/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Caught this pretty 6lb hatchery Blackmouth Saturday morning about halfway between Baby Isl and Greenbank, 220 fow, 125 down. Red Racer flasher and Cookies and Creme. Incoming tide. This area is loa...
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Posted: 11/3/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
One last trip to Sammamish before switching to saltwater for the winter. Blackmouth are calling!! It was a wet one out there Wednesday for sure. Fishing was great, catching was ok. We went 6 for 14...
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Posted: 10/30/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/28/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Great morning of fishing on Lake Sammamish with buddy Pat. Lines in the water about 8 and headed in about 11 with 8 beautiful Lake Samm cutties. Largest was a little over 18". Fished up the east si...
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Posted: 9/25/2016
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/23/2016
Hot Spots: 0
WDFW suggests seeking options other than Puget Sound so thought we would give Drano Lake Chinook a shot. Fishing was not overwhelming but it was worth the drive! Caught these two Chinook, 18 and 22lbs...
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Posted: 8/13/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/12/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Great day fishing on Lake Washington. Thought I had the Garmin gremlins solved but not the case so we were fishing blind all morning just like the old days. Does add a bit of a challenge to the catchi...
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Posted: 8/3/2016
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/1/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Had a great first trip to Lake Wenatchee. Weather on Monday was fantastic. Arrived at the boat launch at 4am and only had to wait an hour. I dont recall ever seeing that many boats in such a small spa...
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Posted: 7/2/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/1/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Great day fishing Lake Sammamish on Friday with buddy Bruce. Lines in the water about 7, fish on almost immediately. Nice cutty in the boat. Then lost 3 or 4 in a row. What the heck? Checked hooks...
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Posted: 4/26/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Great day of fishing on Sammamish. Just not so great of a catching day. Must have had 20 hookups but could only manage to get 3 (12-14 inches) in the boat, plus one big fat kokanee (c&r) Think I was b...
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Posted: 4/20/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/20/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Lake Sammamish was good to us this morning. The weather was fabulous and the fishing was hot. Took my niece Amara on her first fishing trip. Pic is of her with her very first fish. Nice cutty, great w...
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Posted: 3/12/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/11/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Snuck out Friday morning between windstorms and caught this hatchery blackmouth off the southwest side of Hatt Island. About 5lbs. The pic doesnt show it but really beautiful fish. Obviously my arms a...
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