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By: rseas
Posted: 7/3/2011
Species: Crab
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/2/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Saturday we decided to head south and catch a few crabs. Boat in tow we planned on a 7:00 am launch at Norton Street in Everett. When we arrived, the primary trailer lot was almost full and we figured...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/27/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/26/2011
Hot Spots: 0
A quick trip to Lake Samish on Sunday proved to be productive. We were in the water by 7:00 and fishing just out in front of the WDFG boat ramp we had our first fish on by 7:05. At that point it was j...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/12/2011
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/11/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Wow! I think that I have a new favorite lake. I got up at 2:30 Saturday morning for a 3:30 departure and estimated arrival at Riffe Lake by around 8:00. With the usual early am departure difficulties ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/5/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/5/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Lake Shannon today. As usual we got a late start so it was 10:00 or so before we had the boat wet. We metered around the dam area and didn’t see more than the occasional fish on the meter so...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/29/2011
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/29/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We were out the door at 9:30 and in the water at Diablo around 11:30. Because of a persistent breeze we decided to fish the Thunder Creek arm. We started our adventure by setting a couple baited cra...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/29/2011
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/29/2011
Hot Spots: 0
And again the Castello boat comes up empty handed. Saturday morning the tides, weather and sand shrimp were all perfect for a little sturgeon action on the Snohomish but the fish still did not come ou...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/22/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/21/2011
Hot Spots: 0
The Lake Stevens kokanee derby has come and gone. Although there were varying opinions about the number of tickets sold, there was a good turn out for the aquatic festivities. With the help of derby o...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/7/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/7/2011
Hot Spots: 0
In spite of the nasty rain and wind in Burlington this morning, I hooked the boat up and headed for Lake Stevens. I only had a few hours to fish but I NEEDED to go fishing. To be honest for me the fis...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/1/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/1/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Late start again but we made up for it. We launched in Lake Stevens at around 10:00-10:30 and started out fishing the 70’ line just outside of North Cove. It was a very slow pick on smaller kokanee un...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/30/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/30/2011
Hot Spots: 0
With it being a long workweek I let the delicate half of the fishing team sleep-in while I did some major yard work this morning. I didn’t even hook the boat up behind the truck until 10:00 or so. Lat...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/24/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/23/2011
Hot Spots: 0
An interesting day! Intended to use the downtown launch in Lake Stevens but there was a shell regatta going on and that whole end of town was plugged. I headed to the other launch, paid my 7 bucks and...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/18/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/17/2011
Hot Spots: 0
It is Sunday morning, nice sunny skies and a plan to head south from Burlington and fish Lake Stevens. As we are heading south on I-5 it starts to sprinkle, by the time we are off the freeway in Marys...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/10/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/10/2011
Hot Spots: 0
In spite of the forecasted storm we decided to head south and fish Lake Stevens this morning. Although it was windy the rain never materialized so it wasn’t wet and miserable on the lake. We dropped t...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/9/2011
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/9/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We decided to try our luck at fishing sturgeon in the lower Snohomish this morning. After a stop or two we were in the water at the Marysville launch by 9:00 or so. We ran up to where Steamboat Slough...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/3/2011
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/3/2011
Hot Spots: 0
The skunk is off the new boat! It only took one trip but now we can get to some serious fish catching. As our maiden fishing voyage, we hit Lake Stevens today to see if the water has warmed enough to ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 2/5/2011
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/5/2011
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Lake Cavanaugh for a few hours again this morning. We went armed with the usual stuff, a large assortment of kokanee gear and other trout temptations. I also tied up a number of rigs intende...
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By: rseas
Posted: 1/23/2011
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/22/2011
Hot Spots: 0
After a lengthy hiatus we made it out in the boat yesterday. Arriving at Lake Cavanaugh around 10:30 we had a couple off the trailer maintenance items to take care of so we didn’t start fishing until ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/10/2010
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/9/2010
Hot Spots: 0
In spite of the poor marine forecast for 2-2 East or Grays Harbor we headed south from Burlington at 2:00 Saturday morning. Taking a chance and knowing that we may not be able to fish because of small...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/3/2010
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/3/2010
Hot Spots: 0
We launched at North Faber’s Landing today (between Concrete and Rockport) and fished the upper Skagit. Running a prop as far upstream and downstream as possible we fished every little eddy, backwater...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/30/2010
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/30/2010
Hot Spots: 0
I took part of the day off today and headed up to what I had hoped was a high and off color Cascade River. On arrival and much to my dismay it was low and crystal clear. In my experience the Cascade f...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/27/2010
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/26/2010
Hot Spots: 0
After a lazy start to our Sunday we hit the Cascade River Sunday afternoon. We fished the general area downstream of Jordan Creek. The crowd was not bad and we had the area that we were fishing to our...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/15/2010
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/14/2010
Hot Spots: 0
I fished the Stilly for a couple hours on the way home from work on Tuesday afternoon. I threw every color combination of corkies and yarn possible and I also fished a couple different spinners with n...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/12/2010
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/12/2010
Hot Spots: 0
We had a guest from Alaska and she wanted to go fishing. So she is telling us about all the Copper River salmon they dip net every year and I’m thinking It’s going to be hard to top that around here. ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/11/2010
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/11/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Saturday morning I volunteered to help a fellow WL member with his FF. He has the same basic unit I have and his wouldn’t draw arches so I agreed to help him out. We launched my boat on the Skagit in ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/10/2010
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/9/2010
Hot Spots: 0
On the way home from a business appointment in Everett I hit the Stilly for a few hours this afternoon. The water looked great, weather was good and I more or less had the stream to myself. I guess th...
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