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Posted: 6/2/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/2/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Started off on the west side hammering the shoreline, targeting 1'-5' of water. A pretty good breeze on the water but didn't see any cotton at all, so that was nice. Tied up only 3 rods, a small s...
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Posted: 5/27/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/27/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Wow what a beautiful day today. 2nd trip out this year but really my first real fishing for the year. Didn't get onto the water until about 1030AM and there's a lot more rigs than I normally see. ...
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Posted: 10/30/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Changed things up and hit Meridian today. Didn't get there until about 11:30AM. Started off by the south side working my way west. Only using 3 rods. Jerkbait, dropshot, and t-rig craw. Found a dec...
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Posted: 10/23/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/23/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Tough fishing. It was cold and foggy. I only found perch today. Caught a dandy with a lipless crankbait. Then I lost that lure on the next cast because my line was wrapped around the tip of the ro...
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Posted: 10/2/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Since yesterday was so cold, decided to sleep in so temp could warm up a bit. First cast at about 10:30. Tied on a swimbait, lipless lure, dropshot, wacky and a t-rig. I started off on a shal...
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Posted: 10/1/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
41 degrees at the ramp this morning at 9AM but beautiful out. I had to grind it out to find 2 bass. Found lots of perch. Saw big schools here and there. Didnt see or get anything else besides per...
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Posted: 9/25/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/25/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I started my day by going up to the north end of the lake to see if I can find any LMB. I spent 1 hr along the west side in the shallows with no sign of life at all. No nips. No follows. No finger...
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Posted: 9/11/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Late start for the day. First cast wasnt until about 10:30AM. Have 5 rods setup. Jerkbait, crankbait, dropshot, wacky, and swimbait. Started with the jerk and wacky in shallow waters. All I fo...
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Posted: 9/4/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/4/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Not a bad day out on the water. Arrive late morning. Made a couple of laps around the lake to complete break-in. Once I saw the motor hit 2 hrs, I went WOT for a min. Also finished wiring up my b...
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Posted: 9/3/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/3/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I'm BACK on the water. Ahhh yeah. Late in the season but will try to squeeze in as much time as I can while the weather is still nice. Today was more about breaking in the new motor. After 1 hr ...
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Posted: 8/8/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First cast at about just before 7AM. After a few casts with a swimbait and crank on a point, I went to the dropshot at a point. Nothing but perch there, so I went to another point. Landed me a rock...
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Posted: 8/6/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First cast at about 7AM starting with a swimbait. I kept feeling little nips and eventually the paddletail got ripped off. Put on a new one and felt a few taps then some weight. Brought in a small ...
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Posted: 8/1/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First cast for me was about 8:30AM. I needed to prefish a bit bc I was going to have family join in a few hrs. Didnt take long to land 3 small SMB within 15 mins. About a pound each I estimate. Mo...
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Posted: 7/31/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/31/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Overcast morning. Surprised by how breezy it was on the water. Started off with swimbait, football, and a heavier dropshot. Lots of nibbles on all 3 offerings. Only hooked up with the dropshot ...
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Posted: 7/24/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I started off by heading towards the creek mouth near the park at the south entrance. I wanted to look around and see what it looked like. All these years, I've yet to explore that area. Saw a coup...
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Posted: 7/18/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/18/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I guess rating is more like a 2.5 today. Big change from yesterday in catch and weather. Overcast with a nice cool breeze. Started off at where I lost a fish yesterday. 1st cast just before 8AM...
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Posted: 7/17/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First cast at about 7AM. I believe on the 4th or 5th cast, with the dropshot, I got a nice thump. Set the hook and was playing with the fish. Digs down and rip some drag. Stays down going back and...
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Posted: 7/13/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/13/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I was the first boat at the launch. Early bird gets the worm they say. By the time I was heading out, 2 more rigs showed up. Didnt find any big fish today. Caught about 10-12 SMB. Didnt keep tr...
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Posted: 7/11/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/11/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First cast about 7:45AM. Working the west shore. Water and wind view calm. Took about 30 mins to land my first SMB. About 1# in about 15' of water with dropshot. About another 30 mins later, I ...
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Posted: 7/9/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/9/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Wanted to fish the north end for some LMB, but by the time I got there, saw a couple of guys fishing it already, so I turned down to hit a few other spots. First 1.5hrs, I only felt little perch ta...
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Posted: 7/5/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Low average, but seems to be the average for me. First cast at about 6AM. Calm morning. 15 mins in and catch a dink in the shallows on dropshot. I circled all the way around Mercer Island today....
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Posted: 6/27/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/27/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First cast right at about 9AM. Very calm and mild out on the water. Wanted to slow down a bit to see if i can get any big ones to bite. Have 6 rods tied up. Dropshot, tube, big swimbait, smaller s...
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Posted: 6/20/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/20/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I'm not sure when was the last time i boated on Lake WA. Maybe 2-3 years ago. Launched at Mercer Island and started working my way down south towards Coulon. Started off with a topwater, but no dic...
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Posted: 6/19/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First cast at about 7:20AM. Started off with top water in the shades to see how it'll go. 1 hr into it without a sign of life. Started tossing dropshot and swimbaits here and there. Didnt take lon...
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Posted: 6/8/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/4/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Went camping at Potholes Monday-Friday. Got there Monday late afternoon and setup camp. Had lunch, then went out onto the water for a couple of hours to see what would bite. It's pretty breezy ...
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