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By: rseas
Posted: 9/22/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Ok, after flaking out or maybe just being way too busy (or maybe enjoying Alaska, thank you Holland America!) and not submitting a couple reports I figured that I better get back on the bandwagon. If ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/2/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
September 1 and my first San Juan Island chinook trip of the year has come and gone. Mike of NWFR and our good friend Robbie wanted me to make another run on the Atlantic salmon that had recently esca...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/3/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/30/2017
Hot Spots: 0
OK, it took longer than expected to get this out. You would think that being newly retired I would have some spare time available. I think that when I was working I was forced to organize or schedule ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/16/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
MCB (Mid Channel Bank) Opener, need I say more. I’m skipping over a 3 or 4 rated Baker Lake report to get this one posted. I have been fishing MCB since I was a teenager; back then there were 2 or 3 f...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/11/2017
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/8/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The Baker Lake sockeye opener was, interesting… We didn’t think that we were going to fish it but a broken leg has its advantages. We had been scheduled to do a tuna trip but with Karen’s leg still he...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/30/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/30/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Just backed the boat into the driveway and nobody is home. In other words nothing to do for a bit so thought I would get this posted. I fished lake Samish this morning. It started out as a testing mor...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/25/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/23/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Oh man I almost blew it. I had promised Karen that we would do a new moon mountain weekend so she could practice her night photography. As it turned out this weekend was the new moon and as an added b...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/11/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
June 10th or the Lake Washington Trout Derby day has come and gone bringing an end to an interesting week. 4:00 Tuesday morning my trouper wife was heading downstairs to get something out of the drier...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/5/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Our maiden fishing voyage on “Red” is in the books. While we weren’t exactly under the spell of my usual kokanee mojo it was a good trip. Alarm went off at 4:00 and I was up, dressed, brushed and outs...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/24/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/20/2017
Hot Spots: 0
OK first report of 2017, and it’s late… I have a good excuse though, my new computer and I are struggling in getting to know each other. That said I should probably also mention that aside from the pr...
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By: rseas
Posted: 11/26/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Whoo-hoo! The Lund got wet today. In thinking back, the boat and I haven’t been out since we fished salmon on Lake Washington back in September. Anyway my daughter’s boyfriend is getting ready to ship...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/3/2016
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/2/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Is this a perch or a salmon report? I’m not sure so you’ll have to decide. Up at 2:30 and after I filled the lunch thermos with hot stew I headed outside to hook the boat up. Apparently one of the 8 l...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/6/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/3/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Labor day weekend 2016! Been a few to many weeks since we got out on the water. Regarding the fishing; this report is definitely a 1 but to be fair after sleeping in 3 mornings in a row (we had an ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/2/2016
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/29/2016
Hot Spots: 1
A three day report! A rare occasion at my end and this report covers the Baker Lake CCA Sockeye Derby held 7/29-7/31/2016. First, have I ever mentioned how absolutely beautiful Baker Lake is? I have f...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/10/2016
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/9/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Ok, here goes but two things first: # 1 Since I was a child I have been to Baker Lake 100s of times. As a small child I always felt a sense of wonder, maybe not really noticing the natural beau...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/4/2016
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/3/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Still enjoying the euphoria of my Lake Samish adventure, Sunday morning we got up and the wind was blowing. Didn’t think that we were going to take the boat out but my daughter didn’t work and had ask...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/3/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
WOW! Again I don’t know where to start, how to rate this trip of even which “Target Species” to use. Saturday morning get up without any hard fishing plans I finally decided to hitch up the boat and h...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/21/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
It was really difficult to figure out how to rate this trip, in the end I think that it was a 10 but the system pegs out at 5. Regarding the fishing, if we were fishing a Westside lake it would have b...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/6/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/4/2016
Hot Spots: 0
What started with a “Fishing this weekend?” text at 6:10 Thursday morning ended being one of the most incredible and productive fishing trips ever. The text string went something like this; “Fishing t...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/6/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/4/2016
Hot Spots: 0
What started with a “Fishing this weekend?” text at 6:10 Thursday morning ended being one of the most incredible and productive fishing trips ever. The text string went something like this; “Fishing t...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/23/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/21/2016
Hot Spots: 1
The 2016 Lake Stevens Kokanee derby has come and gone. On my boat were last year’s winner and Bassplayer17 (Tony). Between the two of them I figured that we would kick fish booty and make a solid show...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/16/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/15/2016
Hot Spots: 0
After a really busy week (although Thursday and Friday I was fishing) and an even busier Saturday when Sunday rolled around I needed some boat time. Late morning we loaded the boat up and headed for L...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/8/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/7/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Saturday was a busy one. I rolled out of bed early and got to the chores that had eluded me during the week. After the chores were done I decided to take the Whatcom County AIS (Aquatic Invasive Speci...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/23/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/23/2016
Hot Spots: 3
Opening day 2016 has come and is almost gone. In spite of the nasty forecast; I hitched up the Lund and headed south to Lake Stevens to do a little non-opening day kokanee fishing. Tony and I had plan...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/11/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/10/2016
Hot Spots: 0
We had to run to Chelan Saturday and beyond business matters we did some hiking, general touristing, wine and cider tasting and lots of driving. Oddly we ended up getting home pretty late so when Sund...
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