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Posted: 9/16/2020
Species: Clams
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/16/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Thinking Copalis beach is Grays Harbor, but anyway.. Copalis Beach. 1st opening day of 2020 razor digs. I had read the 2019 estimation was 16 million razors, which they said was a record year... th...
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Posted: 9/2/2020
Species: Other
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/2/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Man, I don’t know why I like coming to this lake much. It certainly is not due to the fishing. Presently the launch is good, the lake is low, but not super low. I’ve been there when I got the bo...
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Posted: 9/2/2020
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/31/2020
Hot Spots: 0
This is not a secret lake. The lake is not listed within the Grant County lakes. Lake is ‘Hilltop’ lake, located off Silica road exit 143, near the Gorge Amphitheater. This lake is a private lake ...
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Posted: 9/1/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/22/2020
Hot Spots: 1
This is kind of a delayed report, as well as I have had trouble finding the area within NWFR, to report on the Kettle Falls portion of Lake Roosevelt. The website has become too large, and not nearly...
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Posted: 7/19/2020
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/19/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Such a great day on the water. My son is home from college. He brought his GF with him, who has never fished other than 1 time with a worm and bobber. We did not launch out of Shilshole until 083...
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Posted: 6/3/2020
Species: Other
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/30/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Wow, this was a crazy bummer of an outing. I always look forward to coming to Shannon. It is so remote, and you will hardly see anyone. This time I had the water level dialed in correctly. Water lev...
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Posted: 6/3/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/30/2020
Hot Spots: 0
After getting run out of Lake Shannon in the early AM, due to Thunder/Lightning, we ended up at Cavanaugh. The rain was minimal to start, but during the 4 hours spent here, it rained like crazy for 9...
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Posted: 5/11/2020
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/10/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Got to the launch about 9:30? First time fishing Bosworth. Of course I’ve wanted to see where the state record LMB came from. It is hard to believe that a Westside lake, and this one, holds the 12....
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Posted: 8/11/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Well, the MA 10 reports are coming in, so I had to get out there. My son is home from college for a short bit. I have always regretted that we didn’t fish more when he was growing up, so I requ...
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Posted: 7/13/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/12/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Good grief, page just reloaded, report lost.. so this is the diet version. 0800 launch Shilshole.. 3 crab pots dropped. 2 crab pots not seen again. Very large tidal change. I suspect either drif...
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Posted: 6/29/2019
Species: Dolly Varden
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/20/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I have had Lake Quinault on my bucket list for quite a few years. Always wanted to go over there and fish the Dolly Varden, as they are legit to harvest per the tribal regulations. The lake also has...
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Posted: 5/27/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
On my way to some fishing in Idaho. Round lake, on Aennas Valley road, is a dumpy looking little lake that looks like a watering hole for cattle. Do not let that fool you though. I always do very w...
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Posted: 5/27/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
So, I am on a small vacation, road trip from Seattle. Staying in Sandpoint, and later Coeur d’ Alene. I wanted to hit some off the wall beautiful places. Trips like this make you think about retir...
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Posted: 5/5/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Beautiful sunrise morning. Hit the neighborhood fishing hole. I fished Texas rigged watermelon Senkos, and a very glittery one, grey. I was fortunate to have a really decent morning. Before the s...
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Posted: 4/16/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
First outing of 2019 on Bitter for Bass. Overcast, windy, mid 50’s? I threw 5” watermelon Senkos, whacky rugged, crankbaits, dark colored jig. Many swings, but all misses. Saw no fish. Even the b...
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Posted: 3/25/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I was able to purchase a new boat (to me) this past weekend, and I got it into Lake WA. for a shakedown and little bit of fishing. Wound up with a 2016 Lund Fury 1600. 16’ side console, 40 HP Suz...
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Posted: 3/16/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Bass club had a pre-season fish date @ Duck lake. Mostly reporting here because some of us within the forum have talked about the water quality changing over the last 10-12 years at Duck lake. So....
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Posted: 12/30/2018
Species: Squid
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/30/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So, I have been squidding now 3x. Actually I went once with another friend from NWFR, but I was totally ignorant on technique, etc. Fast forward to tonight. We were at ‘The Wheel’ as they call it...
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Posted: 10/28/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/28/2018
Hot Spots: 1
I had been dying to get out and fish, but Sunday’s wind was keeping me in. Decided to hit a small lake like Ballinger. I mostly trolled the South end of the lake, it is deeper than rest of the lak...
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Posted: 10/24/2018
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Today was a beautiful day to be on Lake Shannon, 1 week prior to short season closure. Only 3 other people on the lake, clear skies. I launched my Kayak at 0830. Lake at about 75% of full pool. I...
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Posted: 8/12/2018
Species: Golden Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/12/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Had a great time today fishing Lake Josephine via the Pacific Crest Trail, behind Stevens Pass. This is the #1 alpine lake where I really learned to fish with my dad and brothers as kids, circa: 197...
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Posted: 8/5/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/5/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Launched at Spencer, 0715. 1st time fishing the lake. I was concentrating mostly on 10-15’ water depths. Drop shotting and throwing a deep diving crankbait. The water has amazing clarity, with min...
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Posted: 7/30/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/30/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I have been outfitting a new Hobie kayak with the various accouterments that I like to use for trolling. I finally got it finished, so I hit lake Ballinger for the test run of a cut down Scotty 1050 ...
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Posted: 7/21/2018
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Met up with fellow NWFR member, Kevin. Sorry, I forgot your online name. We had 45 Min on Cle Elum, before the wind blew us off, and went up to Cooper. We have both purchased HobiecMirage drive kay...
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Posted: 5/27/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/26/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First off, I confess.. I did not actually fish the pond. However, this is a very strange, very small pond that has not been reported on in many years. So, just wanted to give some Intel. on the wa...
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