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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/24/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/23/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I had lines in the water around 5:45am this morning. I was finished before 10am. In all 10 made it to the net, 2 got off on the way in, and had a few more takedowns that didn't stick. Productive, fun ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/15/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Wanted to bag my first kokes of the year so I decided to head out to Lake Stevens. I started my troll around 6pm. It was fairly breezy to start the morning, never fun in a kayak. I used Dick Nite clow...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/10/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/9/2017
Hot Spots: 1
My goal today was to see if I could get any browns interested. The answer was no, but I did get a lot of interest from recently stocked rainbows. I also went to Cranberry specifically because I did no...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/3/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/2/2017
Hot Spots: 1
On Saturday I went out to Roesiger, fished in the absolute poring down rain, and got my butt handed to me. So Sunday I decided I needed to feel a little better about myself and went back out to Goodwi...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 3/26/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/26/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Pretty much a repeat day of last Sunday, except it rained most of the morning today. After playing around with what was in last weeks fish's stomach, I went with an Olive Woolly Bugger instead today. ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 3/19/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/19/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Got my lines in the water about 8am. First 30 minutes landed 2 11-12 inch rainbows. Released both and continued on my way. Both caught at 20 feet on the downrigger. Got a couple more on in the next fe...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 2/11/2017
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/11/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I have yet to be able to really figure out my local lakes during January and February once the water has hit 40 degrees and lower. Thought today with the decent weather I would hit Cranberry out at De...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 11/11/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/11/2016
Hot Spots: 2
After intending to go to Roesiger last weekend, I finally made it out there today for the first time. I've been wanting to check this one out. I started about 8am, decided to try the bottom lake fi...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 11/6/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/6/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Woke up, hooked up the Hobie to the Jeep and headed down the road. Next stop, Lake Roesiger...... except as I started getting towards the turn I normally take to Goodwin, I noticed the time. I was a l...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 10/23/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/23/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Arrived at the lake about 7:30 this morning. Started unloading the Jeep and noticed that I forgot to load the downrigger. Crap! Decided to head back home, pick up the downrigger, and head back. Ugg, g...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 10/6/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/6/2016
Hot Spots: 1
With the temps dropping, decided to see if the trout would bite on the troll yet. Arrived about 8am, only 1 other boat bass fishing on the lake. Started off with a size 6 green Doc Spratley on the dow...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/9/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/9/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Been on vacation this week, and did a lot of fishing. Tried a few lakes I haven't fished in a while, last 2 days back to Goodwin. Yesterday I trolled all morning with no success. Today went back to an...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/7/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/7/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Went to Sixteen this morning. Havent fished there since my dad used to take me as a kid. Launched about 7:30 this morning and started trolling olive woolley buggers on both lines. Set the downrigger t...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/5/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/5/2016
Hot Spots: 2
Decided to go to Lake Ketchum this morning for something different. Was overcast and a bit chilly with a little bit of a breeze. Ketchum is pretty small, not gas motors allowed, so it doesn't get a lo...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/3/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/3/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I have the next week off from work, and my wife is out of town, what to do..... FISH! Weather was kind of crap this morning, actually had to put the rain gear on, got a little chilly. The bonus wa...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/27/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/27/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Got a new anchor trolley system and anchor for the Hobie, decided I would take it out for a try this morning on Goodwin. Since I haven't figured out the trick to trolling this lake mid-July thru Augus...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/22/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/20/2016
Hot Spots: 2
Normally I would be eyeballing the salt right now watching to see if the Coho are starting to show..... so I have been having to find other fishing opportunities to occupy myself with. I've been to my...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/10/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/10/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Probably my last trip to Goodwin until the fall. If today was any indication, things are starting to shut down. Fished from 7am until noon. 2 fish, 12 and 14 inches, and two others that I was unable t...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/4/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/4/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Got up and hit the lake before the 4th of July circus arrived at the lake. As it turns out, I didn't have much time. Once the wake-boarders with their electronica music cranked, the water skiers, and ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/2/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
One of these days I will figure this lake out. Today was not that day. Fished from about 5:15 am to 11 am. Landed 1 rainbow and 2 kokes. 1 of the kokes was next years keeper, about 6 inches. Released ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 6/19/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/19/2016
Hot Spots: 2
Went out to Cranberry Lake at Deception Pass today. The fishing was good, the actual catching could have been a little bit better. I just could not get that last fish for a limit to the net today. Had...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 6/12/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/12/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I really should spread out to a different lake, but this lake just keeps producing nice meated (is that a word?) fish for the smoker. I was on the water again by 7, lines in by 7:15. Looked like there...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 6/5/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/5/2016
Hot Spots: 1
At the launch again by 7am. Fishing by 7:30. Beautiful morning. Surface water temp was already near 70. Best spot today was the cove just south (left) of the launch. I think this was partially due the...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 5/29/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/29/2016
Hot Spots: 1
2nd day in a row at Goodwin. Morning weather did not look promising. Rained the whole way from my house to the launch. Arrived at the launch right about 7, by the timer I unloaded, got underway and li...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 5/28/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/28/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Back again to my favorite lake. Arrived as the Ranger was opening the gate at 7am. Lines in the water about 7:30ish. Terrible morning weather wise. Rain most of the time, and worse for me, wind. No fu...
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