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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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Posted: 2/26/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/25/2016
Hot Spots: 0
First time up to Area 7 and we did pretty good. About 5lb hatchery fish (pic) and about 5lb native (c&r). Also caught 6 or 8 almost keepers, close but no cigar. Fished the Pointer Rock area with Re...
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Posted: 2/1/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/30/2016
Hot Spots: 2
Fished 8-2 on Saturday. Good news bad news. Good news is I managed to catch 4 fish, bad news is all small, 22"range. Kept 1, c&r the other 3. All hatchery clipped fish. I say 22" range because if they...
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Posted: 12/18/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/17/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Oh the weather out there was frightful, but the fishin was delightful, let it blow let it blow let it blow!! It was nasty, rough water, east wind, rain coming in sideways and 40 degrees. Fished wes...
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Posted: 10/10/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/9/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went chasing coho Friday. Water was a little bumpy. Didnt get on the water until about 10 so prob missed prime time. Fished Bait Box and east side of island from Possession Pt to the ferry landing and...
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Posted: 9/6/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/6/2015
Hot Spots: 3
One of these days guess will have to get serious about catching some coho, but for now having tooooo much fun catching pinks on light tackle. Give them a chance and they fight like bandits. Great fun!...
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Posted: 7/9/2015
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/7/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Lk Washington on Tuesday. What a difference a couple weeks makes. Couldn't do any wrong couple weeks ago, couldn't do anything right on Tuesday. She's a fickle mistress alright. On the lake ...
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Posted: 6/16/2015
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/16/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Best day EVER on Lk Washington this morning! Wind was howling and the water was nasty whitecap rough but persistence really paid off.. Fished Hunts Pt to Juanita Bay. Caught fish all along the way....
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Posted: 5/16/2015
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/16/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Fished Sammamish for about 4 hours this morning. Little breezy and cool. Caught 4 nice cuts and about 20 Kokanee, all c&r as usual. East Lake Sammamish dr side up to the corner. Used the micro pol...
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Posted: 5/3/2015
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/3/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Why go to Chelan or Stevens when you can fish Sammamish? Fished Saturday afternoon (3 till dusk) and Sunday morning 7 till 11) Bite seemed to really die about 10:30 Sunday morning. About the time the ...
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Posted: 4/3/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/3/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Tried to fish 9 and 8-2 this morning. Went out and took a look at Double Bluff, way too rough. Got blown off Possession. Finally caught a pretty little shaker 1/2 mile south out Clinton ferry dock. To...
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Posted: 3/12/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/12/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Fished 8-2 today. Elger Bay. Caught a nice wild blackmouth about 6-7lbs, and a couple shakers. Purple Haze flasher and Cookies & Cream spoon. Incoming tide. About 70 feet down in 90 feet of water. ...
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Posted: 3/6/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/6/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Beautiful day! Spent the day in 8-2. Fished racetrack and Elger bay. Caught one undersize Blackmouth. about 16 inches. Noticed a few small baitballs in racetrack area and some seals up in Elger Bay. G...
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Posted: 3/1/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/27/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went out Friday. Fished Double Bluff area. Got blown out. Wind was howlin!!! Caught a really pretty rock fish of some kind. Sent him home. Thought would go over to Pt No Pt see if we could see anythin...
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Posted: 2/23/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/20/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went out Friday. Fished Possession Bar and Double Bluff area. Nada. Tried everything but dont think there was anything there to catch. Thats my excuse anyway. Did catch a beautiful Chinese Rock fish. ...
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Posted: 2/15/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/13/2015
Hot Spots: 1
First time out trying for Blackmouth. Beautiful day. Morning fog. Navigated with GPS, that was a little spooky. Fished along north side of Hat Island and up to Camano Head. Caught one small blackmouth...
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Posted: 10/17/2014
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/17/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Played hookie from work this morning. On the water about 8am. New at this saltwater fishing and I guess its better to be lucky than good sometimes. Bathroom scale says 11-12lbs so probably about 10lbs...
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Posted: 10/12/2014
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/12/2014
Hot Spots: 1
On the lake this morning about 7 or so. Fished from Hunts Pt down to Waverly Park. Thought I was fishing Shipwreck there were so many boats out this morning! Seemed like everybody has been reading BJ'...
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