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By: reynoldsj
Posted: 3/26/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/25/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Well, once I heard the fishing was going to be shut down by midnight that day. My wife looked at me and said, you better get your butt going. I was like, kid with a jet pack on my back. Vroom! ...
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By: kokocrazy83
Posted: 4/1/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/29/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out Sunday to CDA with the kids for a few hours of fishing. The weather was rainy mostly but I decided to try my luck for some Chinook. We launched at the Mineral Ridge boat launch and headed t...
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By: Parrikd189
Posted: 3/25/2020
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/25/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Giving a five start based on the quality not quantity. Got to the lake about 6am. Hiked about a quarter of the way down the lake and cast. Not a ton of action but did land my PR at 25” and 4lb 13.7oz....
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By: SlayingViaKayak
Posted: 3/24/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/21/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Lake Sammamish 3/21/20 With so many thoughts running around I needed a fishing trip and distraction. I launched around 10am and started trolling on the North end of the lake. Conditions were clo...
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By: Chicken_of__the_sea
Posted: 4/3/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/1/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Starting to pick up some larger fish in cda. Helmeted herring on the boards or trolled behind Dodgers at 45 ft have been the ticket for me. Water is starting to dirty up so it might be about time to s...
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Quincy Lake Derby Results and More
Quincy Lake Derby Results and More
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 3/12/2020
TROUT DERBY RESULTS -The Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce held their annual trout derby on March 7th at Quincy Lake and it was a big success with 90 adults and 46 kids participating in the one-day event where $5,000 in money and prizes were given away or raffled off. The winner of the derby was Joshua Shew of Quincy who caught the biggest trout of the day, a 17.5- inch rainbow. His first-place ...
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Early Season Trout and Salmon Opportunities
Early Season Trout and Salmon Opportunities
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 3/7/2020
The first day of March brings a host of fishing opportunities for both salmon and trout anglers across Washington State. Here’s a round-up of what’s in store: SEKIU SALMON: A special winter/spring season for hatchery Chinook salmon opens March 1st off Sekiu and the Olympic Peninsula in Marine Area 5. This is not a day trip for most of our readers but you may well be rewarded with a limit of ...
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Fly Casting and Leader Tips
Fly Casting and Leader Tips
Author: Thomas Butler
Posted: 3/7/2020
My son bought an 8wt fly rod outfit at a local sports store last fall. One of the typical middle price range starter outfits with rod, reel, line, leader and case, all ready to head to the water. We went to the park for a few hours and did some casting, learning the basics and trying to find the timing. While we were wiping our lines clean and putting stuff away he said he felt ready do it on the ...
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Jerkbaits Tactics for early Spring Smallies
Jerkbaits Tactics for early Spring Smallies
Author: Rick Lawrence
Posted: 3/7/2020
Early springtime to me always conjures the thoughts of the coming warming weather and increasing water temperatures. I dream of pre-spawn smallmouth (and Pike if I tell the truth) invading the shallows to stage for spawn. This is amazing time for fishing and makes me forget how bad winter was and I neglect all my other responsibilities for the upcoming weeks that follow chasing Smallies. Each s...
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