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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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Posted: 10/3/2014
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/3/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Caught a couple nice Coho off Mukilteo Friday morning. Like everyone else I have been a little frustrated lately but the fishing gods smiled on me this morning. Used pretty much standard setup, dodger...
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Posted: 9/28/2014
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/27/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Looks like my report isnt much different than anybody else. Fished incoming tide, Lowell to Langus. Tried different colors Brads Wigglers, herring wrapped Quickfish and anything else I could find in t...
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Posted: 8/27/2014
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/27/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Lk Washington for second day in a row. Thought I might get lucky and catch some cuts 2 days in a row, or maybe a big rainbow. Not to be. Headed for south end of Mercer Island from Kenmore about...
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Posted: 8/26/2014
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/26/2014
Hot Spots: 3
Spectacular day of fishing on Lake Washington. Havent fish this lake in about 2 years. Took a while to find the fish but well worth the hunt. We ended up catching 8 nice cutthroats (all C&R) and one r...
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Posted: 8/6/2014
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/6/2014
Hot Spots: 3
Last couple times I have fished Sammamish haven't been to productive, usually catch 3 or 4. This morning shazammmmm! Game on!!! On the lake about 6:45 and action was immediate. We ended up with about ...
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Posted: 7/2/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/2/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Lake Stevens this morning. Appears the secret is to get there real early, prob sunrise would be good, or not at all. Arrived at 6:30 which wasnt quite early enough. Bite was good/steady until a...
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