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Posted: 7/5/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/4/2019
Hot Spots: 1
I had an open window to go fishing before all the festivities of the 4th. It turned to be a very good idea. Shoecraft is a beautiful lake with a very serene and notably shallow launch. Perfect for a k...
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Posted: 4/9/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I was at the launch at about 7:00am. Yey, they have fixed the ramp. Long and slow descent and no longer sloping to one side! I always try something new when I go out. Today it would be a new/used 55lb...
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Posted: 1/29/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Not my best day of fishing but I learned a few new things. Since it is a new year, I thought it was time to try other areas and other equipment. I mounted out-drive stabilizer fins on my 8hp extra-lon...
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Posted: 12/3/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I arrived at the boat launch at about 9:30am. I was way behind about a dozen other boats, with their trailers all lined up. Headed for the weather buoy and started fishing one of my go-to cutthroat se...
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Posted: 8/4/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I have had my boat on Sammamish, but tough to get over there for the morning bite. Last time out I marked a lot of fish, but had no takers. Weather cooled down a bit, and I had a feeling this would be...
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Posted: 5/28/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/28/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had the day off and took advantage of it. Nice cloudy day with occasional sun breaks. A little windy though. There are beautiful snow-capped mountain views from the middle of the lake. There is a ni...
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Posted: 5/6/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/5/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Late morning start on lake Stevens yesterday. 3 hours with nothing, but lovely day until wind kicked up. Dialed in to what worked with location and speed, then it was bing, bing, bing, bang! 4 nice ko...
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Posted: 3/4/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
It was a beautiful day today to be on the water. Started in calm water at 10am. Marked quite a few fish between 20-50' and really worked the dynamic eastern shoreline. Most of the time I used my downr...
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Posted: 2/24/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
It was a balmy 39 degrees and no wind. The sun was expected to peek out this afternoon at lake Stevens before the rains hit tonight in full force. Sounds like a good day for fishing. I only had my el...
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Posted: 2/20/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
To honor our past presidents, I decided to take the day off and go fishing. The weather report said it would be below freezing until 10:00am. That seemed like a nice time to start. I made it on the...
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Posted: 1/14/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/14/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had the morning available for fishing prior to the Viking's game (Our #2 team). Fog cleared after 9am and it was gorgeous out on the lake! Very low stress launch, although the dock was a bit slippe...
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Posted: 1/7/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I wanted to get in on the fun at Sammamish, so I hired Paul with Fast Action Fishing Adventures to take me out Saturday, starting at 8:00am. I grew up on Sammamish and caught numerous Kokanee and perc...
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Posted: 11/24/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Last time I fished Roesiger was May 29, 2016. I recall larger sized rainbows (13" anyway) and vowed to return for more. I started with my classic setup for rainbows with pop gear and a woolly bugger...
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Posted: 11/8/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
11/6/17 Big Lake, Skagit County I was long overdue for a day of fishing. Work has a way of taking this time away, but I saw an opportunity and blocked out some time in my schedule. The plan was to he...
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Posted: 9/16/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
My neighbor Daniel offered to take me out on the sound. I quickly re-scheduled my clients for another day. Within 5 minutes I had my first fish on. Landed a smaller, maybe 4# coho hen at 35' deep. ...
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Posted: 8/21/2016
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/20/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I was excited to try out yet another fishery, and Lake Wenatchee had been on my radar for a while. However I was conflicted, because it was my lovely Janet’s birthday weekend too. Fortunately, she ag...
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Posted: 8/16/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/14/2016
Hot Spots: 0
It had been a couple of years since my previous charter out of Ilwaco for salmon. On that occasion we had gale+ winds, but the fishing was awesome! This time around, I checked the reports more closely...
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Posted: 8/6/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/4/2016
Hot Spots: 1
After meeting my personal challenge of a new lake or river every week since opening day, I allowed myself the grace of re-visiting one of the new gems discovered on my journey. I wanted to share the s...
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Posted: 7/25/2016
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/20/2016
Hot Spots: 3
Sun Valley, ID week of July 18th My younger brother Paul gives me a call to let me know that he had a large house to share in Sun Valley with the family. Of course he mentions that there are rivers a...
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Posted: 7/6/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/4/2016
Hot Spots: 1
In May, I challenged myself to fish at a new lake every week. There are lots of lakes to explore! My go-to trout setup is trolling with Jack Loyd pop gear, 12-18” leader to a yellow-green woolly bugge...
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Posted: 1/6/2016
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/4/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I made it out for my first hunt for the luminous Steelhead. Reports seemed promising, and 2015 had been a very successful year of fishing for me. Hoping for even better in 2016... Location: Hwy side ...
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Posted: 11/2/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/24/2015
Hot Spots: 0
A friend from high school saw my facebook posts of silver and pink salmon and called them babies. I had to agree, when I saw his pics of king salmon from the Oregon coast. We arranged a weekend to fis...
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Posted: 10/14/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/14/2015
Hot Spots: 0
My boss gave me the morning off, so I went to my local favorite, Thomas. Not as early of a start as I wanted, but I don’t think it would have mattered. A nice gentleman at the river had been there sin...
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Posted: 10/8/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/7/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing: I have been trying to get out for two weeks, but work has been so busy and my boss (me) is a real jerk. He makes me work all the time. I even had my car packed and ready to go with waders, f...
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Posted: 9/5/2015
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/3/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I am happy to report that I have squashed the river curse finally! My last river attempt ended poorly, unless you like skunks. Other fishermen all around us were catching plenty, but we caught zippo. ...
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