• Bellingham/skagit county fall trout

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 #243471  by jake_k
 Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:17 pm
Hello all,

I am taking ownership of a 16 ft open boat this weekend. I would like to take the boat out on a lake in the whatcom/skagit county area for trout. I have fishfinder gas and electric motors and a hand crank down rigger. What like might be best to troll up so late season trouts. Any advice is appreciated.

Thank you
 #243476  by fisherman92
 Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:02 am
Went to clear lake in Skagit county bass fishing yesterday. Couldnt get more than a couple bass, but 50/50 dicknite (and crankbaits) were absolutely slaying the trout. Most near the surface. Lots of jumpers, They're everywhere! Good luck!
 #243477  by branweeds
 Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:21 pm
You should hit Padden before it closes on the 31st, it was stocked this month with around 1200 trout that are about 1.3 pounds each. Electric only but there is a good launch if you haven't been.