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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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By: rseas
Posted: 9/7/2010
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/5/2010
Hot Spots: 0
See my “Potholes 2010, Drag Boats and Fishing” blog post for the fishing details Fished both Saturday and Sunday over labor Day weekend and had a blast.
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/7/2010
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/4/2010
Hot Spots: 0
See my “Potholes 2010, Drag Boats and Fishing” blog post for the fishing details Fished both Saturday and Sunday over labor Day weekend and had a blast.
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/2/2010
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/2/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Back to the Stilly, I had been watching the USGS gauge on the Stillaguamish in Arlington and the river was dropping quickly so on the way home from a work appointment in Snohomish County I decided to ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/1/2010
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/1/2010
Hot Spots: 0
With the Stilly being the color of new born baby poop and in an attempt to save my afternoons fishing opportunity I ended up fishing the lower Skagit. Although the fish were less than cooperative it ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/1/2010
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/1/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Coho opener on the Stillaguamish, I think not! The river was running high and muddy. I can deal with high, but the muddy doesn’t work. I walked in to the 5 holes that I usually fish and every one of t...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/28/2010
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/28/2010
Hot Spots: 0
The boat got a new deep cycle battery and live well today so it was off to Big Lake for some testing. I chose Big Lake because it is over loaded with eager to bite perch and I figured they would be go...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/22/2010
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/22/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Baker again today. I was the first boat in the water at Shannon Creek, but forgot my lights so I couldn’t leave the beach for a half hour or. I don’t think that the time lost was a big deal bec...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/21/2010
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/21/2010
Hot Spots: 0
I fished kokanee in Lake Samish for a few hours this morning. I think that I was the one and only boat fishing kokanee. There was some sort of Bass tournament going on and as I was heading out on the ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/16/2010
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/15/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Another afternoon enjoying the Baker Lake sockeye fishery, OK it had been scheduled to be an early morning fishing trip and in fact my alarm went off at 3:30 early but things happen (who’s idea was it...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/15/2010
Species: Other
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/14/2010
Hot Spots: 0
I spent some time on the Skagit Saturday morning. I launched at Gardener and fished a variety of spots more as an exploratory trip than anything. Exploratory yes, but I did have a plan, my plan was to...
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By: rseas
Posted: 8/8/2010
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/8/2010
Hot Spots: 0
After a couple week break we were able to get back on the water today. We launched at the Kulshan ramp by the dam around 11:00-11:30 this morning (the boat was clean and launching at Kulshan meant les...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/25/2010
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/25/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Wow what a day! We were at the Skagit Speedway until 11:30 last night and then when we got home I had to fix the trailer lights. Bed at 1:00 but I was up at 3:30 and I couldn’t pry anybody else out of...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/22/2010
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/22/2010
Hot Spots: 0
MotorBoat (of washingtonlakes.com), my son and I fished the sockeye opener on Baker Lake today. The day started slow but we finished with a bang and limited the boat. Our day started with a sizable do...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/19/2010
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/18/2010
Hot Spots: 0
This report represents 2 days of exploring Baker Lake. We did not camp but hauled the boat up there both Saturday and Sunday. Although we fished both days, our efforts were more aligned with explorati...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/15/2010
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/14/2010
Hot Spots: 0
We decided to do the crab opener in marine area 7 East. We arrived at the ramp in Larrabee State Park around 2:30 pm and found the ramp high and dry. We ended waiting a couple hours for the tide to ge...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/12/2010
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/10/2010
Hot Spots: 0
After the Arlington EAA Fly-in air show we fished the Lower Stilly for sturgeon. We were in the river and checking out the various holes by 5:30. We looked for fish in the shallower holes down in the ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/3/2010
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/3/2010
Hot Spots: 0
A late start and a few hours to kill, so why not head to Lake Cavanaugh for a few hours of fishing? We arrived at the lake somewhere around 10:00 am and were second guessing the plan because the wind ...
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