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By: rseas
Posted: 9/29/2014
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/28/2014
Hot Spots: 2
A day late but a late report is better than no report… Sunday morning fellow Washington Lakes member Bassplayer17 (Tony) and I had agreed to meet at the at the Everett launch at 4:30. In spite of my s...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/25/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/24/2014
Hot Spots: 3
Sunday I had planned to fish Lake Stevens with my good buddy Tony but as luck may have it a trip that far south was not in the cards. Then after an on again off again on again (kids…) plan to fish Lak...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/11/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/10/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Although somewhat planned we ended up with a welcome but rare free weekend. Not to let an opportunity pass we loaded truck, hitched up the boat and headed east. The plan was to camp in Bridgeport and ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/21/2014
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/20/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Back to Baker, our first trip to Baker of the year was the result of a bargaining plea with the older kids. They agreed to watch the 5 year old for the day if I took them tubing on Lake Samish when we...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/7/2014
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/4/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Crabs, a day at the beach and one heck of a fireworks display! Truck loaded with two kayaks, enough fireworks to keep us busy for hours, the equivalent of weeks worth of gear (for one day at the beach...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/16/2014
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/14/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Some sort of cosmic/aquatic event must be in process, the stars are aligning and my boat got wet three weekends in a row. WL member bassplayer17 and I hit the sockeye opener on the Skagit Saturday mor...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/9/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/7/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Wow! The boat got wet two weekends in a row. Although the report rating is a 1, remember the rating is based on the number of fish caught not on the overall experience in which case today would have b...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/1/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/1/2014
Hot Spots: 2
Whoo-hoo, we made it out on the water! It took the perfect storm but it happened. Karen got herself a new fishing kayak and wanted to break it in, we were invited to visit friends that have a place on...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/19/2014
Species: Clams
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/18/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Clams? Clams anyone? Ok after our screw up on the lake Stevens Kokanee derby it was supposed to be a no nonsense chores day. Well, I needed a beach excuse so I declared that the dogs needed their week...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/19/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/17/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Ok, we blew it, I was trying to get the last minute big one and we missed Lake Stevens kokanee derby weigh-in. Very dumb on my part we already had 10 fish, three of which were at a pound but I wanted ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/13/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/3/2014
Hot Spots: 3
Sorry for the late report, between work, my kid’s SAT testing and prom; life has been a bit crazy. After very long dry spell we finally got to go fishing. This report summarizes our entire Chelan trip...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/22/2013
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/20/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Yea, two weekends in a row! Well sort of anyway, we were able to get out for an hour or so. We launched at Gardner on the Skagit in Burlington and set up for an uphill troll just upstream of the RR B...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/14/2013
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/13/2013
Hot Spots: 0
The pattern here is not good, the last time we splashed the boat was 7/28. The stability of my overall sanity requires that I fish from a floating contrivance at least once a week. That said this summ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/29/2013
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/28/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Whew! I finally had the opportunity to get my boat wet. Decision in place about 10:00 Saturday night, our gang and Tony (bassplayer17) were planning to meet at 4:30 Sunday morning for the drive to the...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/23/2013
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/22/2013
Hot Spots: 1
Lawn mowed, a million other chores done and everybody awake meant we had a few hours to go fishing. We had not been to Cascade Burgers in Concrete for quite a while and I wanted to check out the Baker...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/20/2013
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/18/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Between fish and chickens a very busy weekend at compound rseas. Saturday we did the 4th Annual Lake Stevens Kokanee Derby. Then Sunday we laid a foundation and built a chicken coop. Chickens safely ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/7/2013
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/5/2013
Hot Spots: 2
This is a report for our Lake Chelan kokanee trip May 3-May 6th (fishing the 4 and 5th). For the whole story read the “Lake Chelan Kokanee Get Together May 3-6th” forum posting: After months of col...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/29/2013
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/28/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Sunday morning and due to a less than comfortable weather report there were no plans to go fishing. I get up, make coffee, look at Sunday Morning on the TV, check on the chickens and generally just se...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/27/2013
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/27/2013
Hot Spots: 0
I decided to drive up to Lake Samish this morning and see how the AIS enforcement effort was going. But wait, I might as well haul the boat along just in case the program hasn’t quite made it to the l...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/14/2013
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/14/2013
Hot Spots: 0
I had a couple hours to kill so hooked the boat up and headed for Lake Samish. First Samish trip this year and I am always a little apprehensive about heading to Samish during low traffic periods. The...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/31/2013
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/31/2013
Hot Spots: 0
It’s Easter… and sunny… and no wind, do I dare ask? I did and it was OK so boat in tow my son and I headed south to Everett for a few hours of salt therapy. We arrived at the Everett launch about 7:00...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/23/2013
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/23/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Sunshine, let’s go fishing! After a lazy morning based late start, sometime around noon we were finally on the road headed south. The problem was we still didn’t know where we were headed. What we did...
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By: rseas
Posted: 1/3/2013
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/2/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Well after a very long hiatus and many months of no-troll fever I finally made it out on the water. My two sons, one of their girlfriends and I found some time and we hit lake Washington for a few hou...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/24/2012
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/23/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I didn’t think that I was going to get to go fishing. Although I had a ticket to the derby I knew that Saturday was a no fishing day and based on some other obligations I thought that Sunday was also....
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/17/2012
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/16/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Coho Mania! At the Everett boat ramp maybe, on the water not so sure but you can decide. After prying 2, 13 year olds out of bed at 3:30 in the morning we arrived at the Everett boat launch at about 4...
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