Search

rseas's Reports

By: rseas
Posted: 7/20/2015
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Whoo-hoo, 2 weekends and three days on the water! After a year of it being very difficult to find time to get out on the water, 3 days in 2 weeks is a gift from the gods. Saturday we went crabbing and...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 7/20/2015
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/18/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Got crabs? We did; launching out of Coronet Bay late Saturday morning we worked over the north end of Marine Area 8-1 and kicked Dungeness booty. Not a lot of science; started with a sting of trap...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 5/17/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/16/2015
Hot Spots: 0
2015 Lake Stevens Kokanee Derby is now one for the books and the WashingtonLakes (Northwest Fishing Reports) team prevailed! After a long spring of only an occasional fishing trip we were able to join...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 4/19/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/18/2015
Hot Spots: 3
What a day! It started out a little questionable but in the end it was 5 year old nirvana. Saturday we had planned to fish Lake Stevens for kokanee but as luck may have it my daughter had a flat tire ...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 3/15/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/14/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I know; “Where’s RSEAS?” Unlike Waldo I have not been haunting exotic places while blending in with the masses and the general confusion of civilization. I’ve been buried under the need to make a livi...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 11/9/2014
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/9/2014
Hot Spots: 2
Three fishing weekends in a row. This hasn’t happened in a year or so, atonement! The little dude and I dropped the chores off of my to-do list and went fishing. After a late launch at the WDFW access...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 11/2/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/2/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Woo-hoo, another day on the water! After a really busy Saturday, Sunday morning it looked as though it would be a repeat of Saturday. But as luck may have it the fish gods were smiling and I got to fi...
Full Report »
By: rseas
Posted: 10/15/2014
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/12/2014
Hot Spots: 3
Busy, busy, busy; it is hard to sit down and type out a report for a Sunday trip. That said here it is, but first a little personal history. I grew up just a short bike ride from the north end of Lake...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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 ...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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 ...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »
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 ...
Full Report »
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...
Full Report »