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Goodwin (Snohomish County) Fishing Report
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Name: Adriatic Outfitters Contact: (360) 270-9409
My goal is for you to have a safe and fun day on the water, to give you memories that will make you want to come back time and time again, and help you to hook into some great fish! Salmon and Steelhead on the Cowlitz, Chehalis, Lewis, Columbia, and more!
Name: JoshH Date: March 19, 2017 Rating:
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Got my lines in the water about 8am. First 30 minutes landed 2 11-12 inch rainbows. Released both and continued on my way. Both caught at 20 feet on the downrigger. Got a couple more on in the next few hours that didn't make it to the net. Also had a few drive-by's. Dropped the downrigger to 5 feet from bottom and got rewarded with a nice chunky 17 inch rainbow. Awesome day to be out on the water.

Fishing is by no means hot yet, but it is starting to turn on. Another few weeks it should be go time. Ran my standard gear for Lake Goodwin. Macks 00 dodgers, 18 inch leader to a size 6 or 8 green Doc Spratley fly. Downrigger line got bites between 20-25 feet. The other line I tried 1/8th ounce lead down to 1 1/2 ounce. Marked lots of fish shallow, but none that would bite. Surface temp was 43 when I started, 45 when I finished.

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#1 cobrar543 says:
March 21, 2017 08:53 AM
Been waiting for your reports on your home lake Josh. I am itching to get on there again too.
#2 JoshH says:
March 21, 2017 09:35 AM
I was out there a few times over the winter, but that lake completely shuts off unless you want to plunk bait and chum. Even then it's slow going. Once the water warms up another couple of degrees it should get good again. Positive sign was that this fish's belly was stuffed full of nymphs, so they are starting to actively feed. He also had himself what looked to be like a little perch minnow in his gut.
#3 juan1981 says:
March 21, 2017 06:57 PM
Nice catch - will definitely give Lake Goodwin a try this year!
#4 foryou says:
March 22, 2017 07:01 PM
Hi JoshH,
Just wanted to say good job and nice to hear from you via report, thanks!
#5 RL44 says:
March 26, 2017 11:21 AM
how much is it to launch
#6 JoshH says:
March 26, 2017 02:14 PM
Its the same as the county park at Lake Stevens. $10 a day or annual pass for $70.
#7 JoshH says:
March 26, 2017 02:14 PM
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