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Whatcom Fishing Reports

Posted: 8/4/2008
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/4/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Had to try whatcom again for the smallies....no luck. But heh, look at the bright side, I'm learning a new lake all on my own!! You can't expect to much being pretty green on a lake. Plus, whatcom...
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By: SWJ
Posted: 7/20/2008
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/20/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Caught 3 smallmouth and one cutthroat trolling Rapala shad raps and a small flatfish, respectively. Depth to bottom was 13 to 20 feet and my lure depth was deeper than 10 feet. I was fishing around ...
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By: Dan
Posted: 6/18/2008
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/16/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Lake Whatcom for 3 hours Tues morning. Was shocked to see water temp only 55 & 58 in mid June! The wind was kicking up from variable directions making fishing a challenge. l caught 4 in 2-6 ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/17/2008
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/14/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Thought I would try fishing at my favorite lake again and caught another 5lb bass and a couple other little ones. Man did he fight. I caught him in the lily pads with a brown chatter bait and gold bla...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/10/2008
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/9/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Whatcon yesterday. Launched at the ramp on south side of lake, and fished the south end of lake. Caught a 20" smallmouth - she was full of eggs so was released to make more fish. Caught ano...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/26/2008
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/26/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Caught a nice 5 pounder and many more smaller ones very good opening day.
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Posted: 9/29/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/29/2007
Hot Spots: 0
What? Only two boats at the launch at 6:30 this morning? Alright!! Headed down the west shore of the lake to start, alternating between throwing a spinnerbait, and a green grub. The grub, a Yamamoto s...
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By: reidmilt
Posted: 5/30/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/29/2007
Hot Spots: 0
My dad and I got on the lake around 5:30 and first worked sudden valley road with zero takers. Then worked some pilings and rock, landed a solid pounder, also saw lots of fish trailing my crankbait. ...
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By: Dan
Posted: 5/26/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2007
Hot Spots: 0
After getting skunked by the local largemouths 2 days in a row, I decided to try the Lake Whatcom Smallies. My past success on Whatcom has been spotty, skunked somedays, catch a few on other days. ...
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By: kunsterr
Posted: 5/22/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/18/2007
Hot Spots: 0
my brother, friend, and i went fish at lake whatcom for three hours around 1-4pm. it was a sunny day but a little bit windy, which made it hard to sight fish, but we manage. l show up late around 2p...
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By: reidmilt
Posted: 5/10/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/10/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the lake at 7:00am with my buddy Vano, conditions were sunny and calm. Worked the road that leads to Sudden Valley and landed this quality smallie with chartreuse 7-10 ft. diving crankbailt. Fis...
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By: Edgeran
Posted: 5/7/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/5/2007
Hot Spots: 0
The boys and I went to Lk. Whatcom this saturday. I caught a cutthroat on a jig w/ craw trailer (found that kind of odd). Then Mr. Magler caught a cutthroat on a Lizard drop shot (a little bit more od...
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By: Lip Rippa
Posted: 5/5/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/30/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Lake Whatcom on April 30th (never mind the photo date stamp). Fishing was slow. I expected the smallies to be in a pre-spawn or spawn pattern. They seemed to have already spawned and left the n...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/3/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/3/2007
Hot Spots: 0
I find no better month than May to fish Whatcom. Last year I produced a number of 4+ lbers, and this year was a great start. Got on the water around 7:30am and fished only until 10am. The wind was...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 10/2/2006
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Rating: 3
Fished: 10/1/2006
Hot Spots: 0
Picked a great fall day to fish Whatcom. Conditions looked right but fishing proved other wise. We got out around 10:00 and headed down sudden valley road fishing the drop off and pilings along the ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 9/7/2006
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Rating: 3
Fished: 9/7/2006
Hot Spots: 0
Been noticing a lot of confusing here about the motor laws on Lake Whatcom. Just want to make sure everyone gets their fishing in while they can (until 2009)...Below is an excerpt taken directly from...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/23/2006
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Rating: 3
Fished: 8/19/2006
Hot Spots: 0
First time out to the lake. Someone should include on the details of this lake that there is a 4stroke requirement on this lake. 10hp and below will be allowed untill the end of this year. Fished a...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/12/2006
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Rating: 5
Fished: 6/9/2006
Hot Spots: 0
My dad and I took on Whatcom again on another mild June afternoon. We launched at Blodel and jetted right over to the docks and submerged pilings just to the right of the public swimming area. I hav...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/11/2006
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Rating: 2
Fished: 6/11/2006
Hot Spots: 0
1st time to the lake. The small fish and game launch at the south end of the lake sucks. Not much parking, Ramp is shallow, no dock. But with that being said. I was able to launch with few problems....
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/22/2006
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Rating: 5
Fished: 5/16/2006
Hot Spots: 0
This is the time for BIG smallies on Whatcom. I've been out on the lake 5 times this year and have produced lots of quality fish, most fish ranging 2-5+ lbs. I've had most success fishing 7-15 ft. o...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/8/2006
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Rating: 5
Fished: 5/8/2006
Hot Spots: 0
Best day I have ever had on the lake. In 2 1/2 hours I caught 10 smallies and lost 4. 5 of the 10 went over 5 pounds. The largest I landed was 6 3/4 lbs. One of the fish I lost got off as I was trying...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 9/6/2005
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Rating: 4
Fished: 9/5/2005
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Whatcom. Water temp = 64. Started on Northern end pilings. Used silver and blue rattle-trap and green jig with white grub trailer. Had some sporatic luck. Moved down the lake (still in the...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/29/2005
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Rating: 4
Fished: 8/27/2005
Hot Spots: 0
STRONGLY RECOMMEND GIVING LAKE WHATCOM A TRY FOR BASS AND PERCH. FOR SUCH A DECENT SIZED LAKE, THERE REALLY ISN'T VERY MUCH TRAFFIC OR WATER SKIING. Fished Lake Whatcom from 6:30am to 7:00pm. Lake ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/7/2005
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Rating: 4
Fished: 8/6/2005
Hot Spots: 0
First time on Whatcom. Lots of hits. Caught one Perch.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/9/2005
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Rating: 3
Fished: 7/2/2005
Hot Spots: 0
Had a good morning on Lake Whatcom in early July. We were trolling Cow Bells in front of worms. Caught 6 Rainbows (approx 10-16 inches) and 8 Yellow Perch. Mostly along the North Western shoreline....
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