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Hot Reports

Check out these most viewed reports from the last two weeks to discover new fishing destinations!
By: drhaslam48
Posted: 9/4/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the Sno early morning with a buddy, his son and mine. Was surprised to see the river wasn’t loaded with boats. A little while after sunrise the bite starts to pick up. Had fairly constant action f...
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By: fishindoc
Posted: 9/9/2019
Species: Crappie
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/9/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After several miserable August outings it was finally nice getting back into catching mode. We decided to target crappie at Potholes after hearing about recent success by friends. Al and I had not fis...
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By: Fishin Original
Posted: 9/8/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Edmonds Coho Derby!!!! I wanted to give this day a 5 cuz it was satisfying, but what an absolute grind to limit out!! Had some epic takedowns and heavy head shakes early on, but only put one fis...
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By: Fisheries24
Posted: 9/2/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Labor Day weekend at Sekiu. Fishing varies from slow to red hot. Afternoon seemed best for me. Fairly large cut plug herring without a flasher was the ticket for me. Friday, Saturday and Su...
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By: Mike Carey
Posted: 9/2/2019
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/31/2019
Hot Spots: 0
JoAnn, Diesel, and I did a repeat day trip on Whidbey island. Went to Coupeville for the farmers market and lunch. Great lunch looking out over the bay, super low tide. Then we drove down to Bush P...
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By: Fishin Original
Posted: 9/5/2019
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fast Action!! Ryan, Allysa, and I Launched out of Mukilteo just before daybreak, lines soaking by 6 am. As per usual, we were stacking a pair of spoons on the left cable while running a mini hoochi...
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Recent Articles

The latest and greatest articles from our Northwest Fishing Reports staff writers!
Downs Lake Will Lift Your Spirits
Downs Lake Will Lift Your Spirits
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 9/2/2019
Suffering from a case of the summertime blues? Is life’s fast and frantic pace stressing you out? There’s a tonic for that and you’ll find it at the most unlikely of named destinations, Downs Lake. That’s where I went a few weeks ago after loading my kayak into the back of my pick-up, placing a couple of fishing rods in the cab, and bringing a digital camera for good measure. Located in Spok...
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Slaying Kings on the Carbon
Slaying Kings on the Carbon
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 9/2/2019
The Carbon River is a 30 mile long stretch of murky water, running from the Carbon Glacier on Mount Rainier to the Puyallup River in Orting, Washington. It opens on September 1st to crowds of eager anglers. Huge, toothy king salmon lurk in those silty waters, slowly making their way to the spawning grounds. There are a few "boots", as some anglers call darkened, spawned out salmon, but many are st...
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Soft Steel USA Braided Lines -NWFR Special Deal!
Soft Steel USA Braided Lines -NWFR Special Deal!
Author: Sponsored Content
Posted: 9/2/2019
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South Whidbey Island Beach Salmon
South Whidbey Island Beach Salmon
Author: Mike Carey
Posted: 9/2/2019
I attached the two ounce flutter jig to my line and heaved back on my rod, the weight of the lure and flex of the rod loading for maximum distance. At just the right instant my thumb released pressure on the line and I watched with satisfaction as the lure propelled itself ever farther from the beach, landing just short of an anchored boat, startling the anglers on board. Closing my bail I reeled ...
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