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Posted: 7/27/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Only able to land one 34" hatchery Chinook and a shaker today. Probably won't get another chance to hit area 9 for Chinook again until the winter unless there is enough quota left to open it a few mor...
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Posted: 5/26/2019
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/25/2019
Hot Spots: 0
So I decided to write a report to share my thoughts on the new opening date on the skykomish set by the wdfw. By the way this wasn't just my opinion but many others shared my frustration out on the ri...
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Posted: 11/17/2018
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished for chum this morning. I usually chase chum for the tug and to replenish eggs that I used up during coho season. This morning I decided to just do exactly that. I was accompanied by a friend w...
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Posted: 9/23/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/23/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well I am speechless and grateful for this day. We participated in the everett coho derby so went out Saturday but called it quits around 830 after getting blown off the water. Came back Sunday to red...
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Posted: 9/17/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Hooked 5 just south of mukilteo. Lost 2 and came home with 3. Somehow we forgot to take pics and only got this one pic of the biggest one of the day. Oh well you all know what coho look like lol. Purp...
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Posted: 8/14/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Late post. Decided to wait for this one as this place already has a lot of pressure. Arrived at the river at 4 am on opening day. Hiked down to the spot i wanted to fish and waited for first light. Se...
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Posted: 8/13/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/12/2018
Hot Spots: 0
3 of us fished Kingston first thing in the morning. I hit a big fish early in the morning on an OG2 fished behind a red racer flasher. Easily a 20 plus but had to go back as it was wild. Fish hit at a...
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Posted: 8/3/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Worked the Kingston area on this day. Hooked a double but one was wild that had to be released using OG2 and red racer flasher in 120 feet of water and 85 on the downrigger
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Posted: 8/3/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Worked hard today to catch fish but when we found them took less than 30 minutes to limit out for 3 of us on Chinook. Today we switched tactics and searched everywhere until we found them. All 3 fish ...
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Posted: 8/1/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/28/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out to Mid channel bank from Everett marina out in the fog. Decent day of fishing for chinook on the last weekend for the summer. Hooked and landed this nice fish in about 150 ft of water using...
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Posted: 8/1/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/30/2018
Hot Spots: 0
For this report i was fishing on a charter out of westport. We don't get to keep rockfish here in the Puget sound as was invited by my boss to tag along and try the rockfish/salmon combo. In total we ...
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Posted: 7/15/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Caught this guy off of heins bank using red racer flasher to 42in leader og2 in blue/green/white the 2.8 size. Had to go through a dozen shakers before we got a decent fish. Ended the day with 3 nice ...
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Posted: 7/2/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Launched out of everett at about 8am. Dropped 3 pots near Whidbey island and headed towards Jeff head point. Was tough at first as there was seaweed everywhere and couldn't keep my gear in the water f...
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Posted: 3/24/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Had the privilege to fish with the grandson of John from John sporting goods in Everett. Fished out of my friends boat and he was his guest for the day.(as well as me lol) Launched my buddy's boat a...
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Posted: 3/19/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished point no point on my buddy's new boat with his son. We had lines in the water by 8am. I used old goat lures behind a flasher and hooked into 4 with nothing to show for it. 2 just shy of being l...
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Posted: 10/25/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/25/2017
Hot Spots: 0
While this river is no secret I'd rather not name it as it is already crowded. Maybe later in the year I might name it anyways started fishing at zero dark thirty upriver in a hole with three other gu...
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Posted: 10/8/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/8/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Was in central washington this weekend visinting the in laws. Brought my fishing gear to try my luck for the famous up river brights on the Columbia. That was a total bust so decided to leave for leni...
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Posted: 9/24/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Got to the river at first light. Seen a lot of pinks jumping as soon as I got there but as the day rolled on it seemed that more and more silvers began to show themselves. Started drifting dick nites ...
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Posted: 8/28/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Another day on the river. This time I only managed 2 hookups as was able to bring them both in. Had to really work the fish this time. Plenty of fish rolling and jumping but very few biters. Fished fr...
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Posted: 8/26/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I rate this a 3 even though I landed only 1 fish. Hooked about 4 fish but couldn't get them to stick. Used 50/50 dick nites. Fished from 630am to about 9am. If I would have stayed longer I might have ...
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Posted: 5/6/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Took the pontoon boat out with the family from 2-430pm. Not hot by any means but was able to land 4 fish. 3 rainbows and one cutthroat. The reddish colored meat was from the cuttie
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Posted: 1/29/2017
Species: Perch
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/28/2017
Hot Spots: 0
First time ice fishing ever. Don't have an ice auger so was hoping to find a few holes that I could use or maybe asking someone to use an auger. Being my first time wasn't to sure about investing in o...
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Posted: 12/26/2016
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 2
Fished: 12/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Went out to see if the steelhead were biting. Arrive at about 645 and started fishing around 715. Started out floating jigs and a bead dropper. Hooked up twice shortly after with no fish to show for. ...
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Posted: 11/24/2016
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the river this morning while my wife got things ready to head over to eastern Washington for this thanksgiving holiday. I was looking for hens to get eggs to cure as I have had none in awhile and ...
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Posted: 11/6/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/6/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Went fishing with friends this morning. Me and one of my friends went 2/3 the other 1/2. All fish released today so no pics. We were fishing float and jigs they were barely tapping the jig today as we...
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