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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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By: rseas
Posted: 9/13/2012
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/13/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I had a few meeting cancellations so boat in tow I hit the road for the launch in Everett. I planned to fish Shipwreck for a couple hours then head home and work the rest of the afternoon. Arriving at...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/10/2012
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/9/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I had a few hours Sunday morning so I decided to scout the Nooksack. I hiked into various places on the South Fork and the river is loaded with coho, the opener should be a good one. I also checked ou...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/4/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/2/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry about the delay in getting this posted, I was at a family reunion and haven’t had access to a computer. First this is a summary of Labor Day 2012 adventures with the fish report being posted und...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/26/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/25/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I think that someone hid a banana in my boat some where. While fishing Johnson Point and Fishtrap in the south sound we went 0 for 8 on some nice kings. Not sure what was up. We had it dialed in and h...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/19/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/18/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Another trip to Area 9 and with the WDFG early chinook closure on Monday probably my last salt water chinook trip for the year. Friend and fellow WashingtonLakes regular Idstud were the first boat out...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/15/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/14/2012
Hot Spots: 0
After a quick trip to Bellingham to eat at our favorite Chinese restaurant we headed down to Whatcom Creek to walk off the meal and check things out. The subject of our culinary adventure was Best Cho...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/12/2012
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/11/2012
Hot Spots: 0
First let me start out by saying that it pays to read the regulations and not just figure that you know what they say but more on that later. With a late start we didn’t arrive at the Keystone launch ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/10/2012
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/9/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I had planned to fish Baker Lake with one of my work associates and his kids but as luck may have it plans changed and I ended up fishing solo. Being that I was fishing solo and have a freezer full of...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/6/2012
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/4/2012
Hot Spots: 0
We were off to Baker Lake in search of a guest fish and some hot weather water play. In either case we were not disappointed. Although the fishing was not exactly on fire, or even warm or for that mat...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/27/2012
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/26/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Another trip to Baker and after some scratching around, a few more sockeye in the net. My son and I headed up to Baker Lake Wednesday evening for fishing on Thursday. We fished for a bit Wednesday eve...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/21/2012
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/21/2012
Hot Spots: 0
A last minute up the hill to fish sockeye for a few hours on Baker Lake? Sure why not? Running on about 45 minutes of sleep Friday night the decision is made, I am up at 1:00 am and on the road by abo...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/20/2012
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/19/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Well it was back to Baker Lake for a few hours of chasing Sockeye. Let me first say, I should have stuck with my own advice. I get in the habit of always experimenting and not sticking with the routin...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/15/2012
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/14/2012
Hot Spots: 3
Baker Lake? Where’s that? So my trip on Saturday was interesting, I went 10 or 12 for 3, and some have an interesting story attached but first… My main focus was the area between Noisy Creek to Sil...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/12/2012
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/12/2012
Hot Spots: 2
Another early AM departure. One of my fishing buddies and I left the house at 2:30 and we were gear down in Baker Lake by 4:00. We were running 4 rods, 2 off the down riggers and 2 with 4 ounces of le...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/8/2012
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/7/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Another trip up to Baker Lake, running solo I decided to hit the road at 2:30 to try to be gear down by 4:00. In spite of having to thread my way through a 2 mile long raft of floating debris, logs, s...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/6/2012
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/5/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Toni and dbfield from WashingtonLakes and I hit Baker Lake the morning after the 4th celebrations. I don’t think either one of them got any sleep but they were on-time for a 3:00 departure and excited...
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