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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/13/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/12/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I haven't been to Stevens since the Kokanee Derby in May, so decided to go have a look. Unfortunately, I slept right through the 4am alarm. BY the time I got my gear down on the lake, it was already 8...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/23/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/22/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Headed back out to Lake Samish this morning to do some Kokanee Fishing. Action was not as hot as it was 2 weeks ago, but still quite a bit of action today. Arrived, got inspected, launched, and starte...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/16/2018
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/15/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Left the Hobie at home and headed east to Fish with Jeff Witkowski of Darrell and Dad's for my 5th time. This time I took my son with me. Just a quick word on fishing with Jeff. I keep going back simp...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/7/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/7/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Wanted to give Samish a 2nd try after last weekend and just missing by a day the new statewide kokanee limits. To put it mildly, I've never had as much action kokanee fishing as I did this morning. I ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 6/30/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/30/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Lake Samish for the very first time. Was going to be meeting up with a fellow Hobie fisherman, but he had to cancel last minute. Since I had taken the AIS online certification, decided to still...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 5/28/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/28/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Lake Ki for Memorial Day. Wanted to put a few fish in the freezer, but also get on and off the lake quickly. Ki seemed like the right place. I am surprised at how many boats and kayaks there wo...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 5/5/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2018
Hot Spots: 1
After spending the past 2 months kokanee fishing, and with the earlier and earlier sunrises, I really did not feel like having the alarm go off at 2:30am this morning, I wanted to just do some mindles...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/29/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/29/2018
Hot Spots: 2
Back out to Stevens this morning. The morning though did not start like I had hoped. After the 3am wake up, I got dressed, ate and headed out, and left all of my bait at home. Ugg. Turned around and h...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/15/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/15/2018
Hot Spots: 2
After sitting out the last 2 weekends due to wind and rain, I thought I saw an opportunity Sunday morning according to the forecast, so I got early and headed to Lake Stevens. Arrived at 5:30am, and i...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 3/31/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/31/2018
Hot Spots: 2
Back out to Stevens again today. Kokanee fishing is addicting! I again planned to be on the water before sun-up, no dice. By the time I got my lines in the water, it was about 7:15. There was a very n...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 3/25/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/25/2018
Hot Spots: 1
My first trip to Stevens this year to target Kokanee. Usually I wait until the water warms up just a bit more, but I had a terrible Kokanee itch that needed scratching. I intended to be there before s...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 3/18/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/18/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Debated between Steven, Shoecraft, and Goodwin for this morning. Goodwin won, so that's where I headed. Started about 8am, spent a little over an hour trying to locate fish. Finally located them no...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 2/12/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/10/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Saw the weather forecast for Saturday, and got real excited. First decent day to fish in at least a month. Saw that Campbell recently received a planting of 550 2+ lb fish, and made my choice. Arri...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 1/1/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/1/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Started the New Year trying something completely new for me, targeting Cutthroat on Lake Stevens. Very different fishery actually trying to target them compared to other Cutthroat lakes I've fished. I...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 12/5/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/5/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Yesterday I contacted Russ Elgin of Elgin Fishing to let him know I was thinking about trying for some Kokanee today on Stevens, he replied with "Why don't we go to Sammamish and try for some Cutthroa...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 11/18/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/18/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Another lake I haven't fished since I was young. I have a picture of me fishing there, bit no actual recollection of doing so. Time to change that! A somewhat late start, maybe about 9am before I g...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 11/4/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/4/2017
Hot Spots: 2
Thank you to Busterdog3 for the report on Big Lake. I haven't fished Big Lake since I was a teenager throwing a worm under a bobber off a friends dock. Started a little late, about 8:45. Trolled no...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 10/29/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/29/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I decided late notice before the Seahawks game to try and sneak a few hours in of fishing before the eternal gloom hits. Arrived at the launch late, almost 9am. By the time I had lines down it was alm...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 10/11/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/11/2017
Hot Spots: 3
I've lived in this area my entire 49 years, and had never fished Ki until today. HO-LEE-SMOKES what a day. I lost count at well over 40 fish landed. If I continue with days like this I will need to in...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 10/10/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/10/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Report covers 2 morning of fishing on Lake Goodwin, 10/9 and 10/10. Report is both good and bad. Good is that there is a massive chironomid hatch going on right now, and the fish are completely stuffe...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/6/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went back out in my Hobie on the lower Snohomish below the HWY 9 bridge. Yes, the run is winding down, but there are still fish in the lower river. Some fresh fish are still pushing in with the tides,...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/4/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I almost gave this day a 5, but I will get to that in a moment. I launched from Snohomish about 8:30-9. I didn't want to get there too early and have the launch be a zoo. Turned out it was a great mov...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/29/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I apologize for 2 reports about the same trip, but this trip was just too good to not say something about. Late last week an opportunity came about to fish wish with Russ of Elgin Fishing. My original...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/27/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/27/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I have been itching to hit the river for some pinks, but I did not want to fight weekend crowds, so I decided to go see what would happen if I targeted the Coho in Bosworth. I started about 7:30, o...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/13/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/13/2017
Hot Spots: 1
My first trip to Bosworth. Was looking for a place to be away from all of the power boats and jet skiers. Bosworth first the bill with the gas motor restrictions on the lake. As it turned out, with th...
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