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By: rseas
Posted: 4/24/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/22/2012
Hot Spots: 2
Sunday morning and nothing planned, so what to do? Oh I know, get the girls up and go fishing. After some grumbling, a pot of coffee and a rainy drive we launched the boat in Lake Roesiger at around 9...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/21/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/21/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing solo today I headed for Lake Stevens and had the boat in the water by 7:00. My initial stop was out on the ledge out in front of the cove. The AM water temperature was floating between 48.7 an...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/15/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/15/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Sunday and a few hours to kill so we hitched up the tub and headed for Lake Stevens. There was another rowing regatta so we had to drive around the lake and part with another 7 bucks to launch on the ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/13/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/12/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Boat in tow, we left the house around 8:30 and were floating in Lake Stevens by 9:45. The lake was dead still calm and very beautiful. Once out on the main body of the lake we couldn’t help but notice...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/10/2012
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/9/2012
Hot Spots: 0
We had a couple hours to kill Monday mid-day so we headed off to Ala Spit to check out the spit on a minus tide. At the last minute I figured that I would haul my fly rod and the dogs along. On arriva...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/9/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/7/2012
Hot Spots: 0
After a slow start around the house my son and I fished Lake Stevens Saturday morning. We launched at the WDFW ramp in downtown around 9:30 – 10:00. Surprising us, the lake was like a mirror with no w...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/25/2012
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/25/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Beautiful day and had a couple hours to kill so fly rods in hand we headed to a little beach in the Deception Pass area. The tides were perfect for cutthroat fishing and we settled in working the insi...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/24/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/24/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Plan in place I hit Lake Stevens this morning. Whoops WDFW launch in town is closed for a shell regatta so I head for the other side of the lake and part with the 7 bucks to launch. Initially I head t...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/18/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/18/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Ok, the weather report wasn’t that bad but it seems as though it was WRONG. As we left I-5 and headed up the hill out of Marysville to Lake Stevens the persistent rain turned into a full on snow storm...
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By: rseas
Posted: 11/18/2011
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/18/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Meeting canceled, had gas in the tank and a few hours to kill so I headed for the wall today. The tide was still coming in when I got there so I started with a float and anchovy. The area is under the...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/16/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/16/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Not a bad day. It was sunny and I had a couple hours so the boat and I headed for Lake Samish. With the boat in the water around 10:00 I head for the smaller lake end of the lake. Once I throttled do...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/10/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/9/2011
Hot Spots: 0
After reading about Toni’s recent kokanee adventures at American Lake I decided to give Lake Samish a try and see how the fall kokanee fishery is shaping up. I arrived at the ramp around 10:00 and the...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/3/2011
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/2/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Although we had planned to do a weekend outing and either fish the upper Columbia for chinook or somewhere in the Grays Harbor area we had a last minute kid issue so we stayed closer to home and fishe...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/3/2011
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/1/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Although we had planned to do a weekend outing and either fish the upper Columbia for chinook or somewhere in the Grays Harbor area we had a last minute kid issue so we stayed closer to home and fishe...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/3/2011
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/1/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Although we had planned to do a weekend outing and either fish the upper Columbia for chinook or somewhere in the Grays Harbor area we had a last minute kid issue so we stayed closer to home and fishe...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/5/2011
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/4/2011
Hot Spots: 0
After a bit of a too much to do hiatus we got back on the throttle and went fishing. We decided to hit the South Sound, in part because you can still retain chinook and because almost 30 years ago I u...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/8/2011
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/7/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Ok, this report isn’t as bad as it looks. We only brought home two fish, one a darker 10 pound plus hen, but we were able to catch them later in the morning using our conventional sockeye gear. A red ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/5/2011
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/5/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Ok where do I turn my fisherman in good standing registration card? We just put in 7 hours on Baker Lake without a fish on. I went through all my sockeye gear, changed leader lengths, dodgers, speed a...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/31/2011
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/31/2011
Hot Spots: 0
It may be a couple weeks before we can mess with the Baker Lake sockeye again so we decided to give it another shot this morning. In the water and on the move by 3:30-4:00, my game plan was to meter a...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/29/2011
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/29/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We hit the lake again today, interesting day to say the least. There was a strange mojo going on at the Panorama Point launch, everybody was civil but seemed cranky. Then as we were leaving the cove I...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/28/2011
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/28/2011
Hot Spots: 0
My son and I hit Baker this morning. We launched at Panorama Point and had our lines in the water by 5:30-6:00. We started out with a double and had a slow pick until we ended with a triple having to ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/25/2011
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/25/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We had a guest from Alaska and she is used to dip netting sockeye in some river up there so I thought we would break her in on rod and reel fishing for them. Knowing we only had an hour or so to fish ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/23/2011
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/23/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Ok the short version. We launched at Panorama Point Friday evening with the intent of metering around for a couple hours to figure out where the fish were holding. The plan was a good one except, my f...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/14/2011
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/10/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry about the delay in getting this posted, I had 400 plus work related e-mails to wade through when we got back from our trip Tuesday afternoon. We camped at Mossyrock Park on Riffe Lake and I ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/14/2011
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/9/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry about the delay in getting this posted, I had 400 plus work related e-mails to wade through when we got back from our trip Tuesday afternoon. We camped at Mossyrock Park on Riffe Lake and I ...
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