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By: rseas
Posted: 6/4/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Well didn’t know it at the when we got up but we were due for an interesting day on the water and at the fish cleaning table. First we had planned to fish Lake Whatcom but due to a late night we didn’...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/2/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/2/2012
Hot Spots: 2
I had planned to fish Lake Samish at the crack of dawn this morning but when the alarm went off I didn’t quite get out of bed. An hour later I was up, had the coffee made and the boat ready to go. Arr...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/30/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/30/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I had a few hour window to fish today so I figured that I would hit Cavanaugh and do a little on the water research. Arriving at the launch around 9:00 I found that there was only one other rig in the...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/29/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/27/2012
Hot Spots: 2
Sunday one of the kids had an overnight guest and I had some chores to do so no fishing was planned. Of course that all changed when we found out that our guest likes to fish but because of some famil...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/27/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/26/2012
Hot Spots: 1
The first day of a stay in town long weekend and we had the opportunity to take a family friend and disabled veteran fishing. She has a passion for life but unfortunately, in serving her country she w...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/6/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/6/2012
Hot Spots: 1
A sunny day and chores to do, I think not! Some sodas and snacks packed we head off for an adventure. Not sure where we were headed but we did have fishing poles in the truck so our first stop was Dep...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/6/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/5/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Short report, Saturday afternoon, chores done and an hour or two to myself so I head for Clear Lake. The drive there turned out to be a bit of a challenge. There was a major accident and highway 9 was...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/29/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/29/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Sunday morning, a couple new fishing rods to break in and not much time so we head for Lake Samish. We planned to bring the dogs so we took the truck and the Land Cruiser. The truck and boat headed fo...
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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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