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Hot Reports

Check out these most viewed reports from the last two weeks to discover new fishing destinations!
By: JoshH
Posted: 9/11/2021
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/11/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Debated between heading out to Whidbey to chase Coho or hitting the river 1 more time for pinks. After stopping at Holiday Sports and getting a report, one last trip to the river it was! I met 3 ot...
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By: ifightnerdz
Posted: 9/11/2021
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/11/2021
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for the China Bend area. We fished a few miles downstream again this weekend. It only rained Friday night and was quite warm the rest of the weekend. The water appeared to be down 10...
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By: oldgoatlures
Posted: 9/10/2021
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/10/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Launched out of Port Orchard around 7am on Friday morning. Motored up the east side of Bainbridge Island and crossed over to the oil tanks south of Edmonds. Attached an OG2 to each downrigger rod and ...
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By: mgrahamjo
Posted: 9/12/2021
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/12/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry for not disclosing the location, but this was my first kokanee limit, so I need to protect the lake! Launched at about 6:30am and started marking fish immediately. I started with a wedding ring ...
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By: Hoochie King
Posted: 9/16/2021
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/16/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Buddy and I decided to run down some notorious lockjaw coho in lake Washington. Started at around 5pm trolling back and forth in front of Houghton beach. Immediately started marking fish all over the ...
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By: Walleyemark1
Posted: 9/16/2021
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/16/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Launched out of Porcupine Bay with Glenn at first light. We jigging rapped our way up to buoy 5 and back down. The bite died about 1000 so we went back to Porcupine Bay and trolled smile blades acros...
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Recent Articles

The latest and greatest articles from our Northwest Fishing Reports staff writers!
Outdoors Roundup Sept 3-10
Outdoors Roundup Sept 3-10
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 9/12/2021
THE WASHINGTON OUTDOORS REPORT September 03 to September 10, 2021 OUTDOORS ROUND UP FISHING REPORTS: COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE: At Gorge Outfitters Supply in Rufus, Megan Eshleman reports anglers are catching Chinook salmon off the mouth of the Deschutes River but winds have kept anglers off the water for several days during the past week. Walleye fishing remains consistently good above the ...
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It's Humpy Time!
It's Humpy Time!
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 9/7/2021
With some three million pink salmon flooding Puget Sound and entering tributary rivers right now, it is prime time to go fishing! Pink salmon return to Puget Sound every odd year and this is the best return we’ve seen in nearly ten years. The pinks are also known as humpies for the hump that forms on their back after they enter freshwater on their journey upstream to spawn. They generally run f...
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Crappie Crackdown!
Crappie Crackdown!
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 9/5/2021
It's the heat of the summer, and crappie fishing couldn't be hotter! As lakes begin to heat up, crappie come close to shore from the depths of their winter hideouts. These little panfish put up a good fight for their size, and they taste great too. Unlike trout, which don't bite as well when lakes heat up, crappie are right at home in warm water. They are eager biters from sun up to sun down, so n...
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Tempura Breaded Crappie
Tempura Breaded Crappie
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 9/5/2021
Tempura Breaded Crappie Crappie are truly the classic summer panfish. Whether you fry them whole or fillet them first, their tender white meat is always a summer highlight. They have large, thick bones that are easy to remove from fillets, or if you want to cook them whole, you can pull the meat off the bones once they're cooked. One you locate the school, crappie bite eagerly and it's easy to ...
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