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By: 2feetitis
Posted: 9/2/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I was initially intimidated by the report of toxic algae, but having seen many skiers & jet skis, decided I'd be safe bass fishing. We found most of our average size fish off the points on the west si...
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By: 2feetitis
Posted: 7/21/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/20/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Launched at about 6:30 & headed to the south end. We tried to catch a top water bite with frogs & poppers but no takers. We then decided to motor to the north end & fish the docks in deeper water. Aft...
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By: 2feetitis
Posted: 7/20/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/20/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Launched at about 6:30 & headed to the south end. We tried to catch a top water bite with frogs & poppers but no takers. We then decided to motor to the north end & fish the docks in deeper water. Aft...
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By: Little o
Posted: 11/11/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/11/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Wanted to try something different so decided to hit up big lake for a couple hours before work. Got on the water at first light about 730. The fog was super thick and didn't burn off till almost 11, b...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 10/24/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Missed one, caught one 2lber. Spent too much time on outside weed edges and not enough time pitching docks. Only had two hours and didn't get in the right depth until about 30 minutes to go. Defi...
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By: eschang1
Posted: 8/25/2018
Species: Perch
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/25/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Wife and I went out to Big Lake from about 12:30 to 4:00. I fished from a raft with dropshotted worms for perch and occasionally trying a jig with chartreuse Mr. Crappie shad to get crappie. Got a b...
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By: SteeleMan
Posted: 12/11/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/3/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I've actually fished Big Lake 3 times between November 18th and December 3rd and caught 3 nice keepers each trip. Thanks for the posts Fishing Tenor, also Hooks Tackle Box for your reports, made me ...
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Posted: 11/8/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
11/6/17 Big Lake, Skagit County I was long overdue for a day of fishing. Work has a way of taking this time away, but I saw an opportunity and blocked out some time in my schedule. The plan was to he...
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Posted: 11/6/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/4/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Hello hello! This report will be three parts, my time there, the time of the people fishing next to me and a dude who came off the lake trolling in a kayak. My part: So i got there after stumbli...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 11/4/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/4/2017
Hot Spots: 2
Thank you to Busterdog3 for the report on Big Lake. I haven't fished Big Lake since I was a teenager throwing a worm under a bobber off a friends dock. Started a little late, about 8:45. Trolled no...
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Posted: 11/1/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/30/2017
Hot Spots: 0
fished with the wife for about an hour used green sling blade and pink super squider on one rod and green dd dodger and pink super squider on the other rod tipped with worm on both setups in about 14 ...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 10/4/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Well no problem catching them tonight but finding size was another matter. The two biggest went 2.4 and 2.6 pounds and I caught numerous more 1.5 and below. 6-10 feet was the better depth and the...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 9/15/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Started with a run to the south end and fished a couple docks just before the pads start on the west side. Immediately caught one on the Rage Craw flipping a boat lift. Around the corner from there ...
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Posted: 8/19/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/19/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to go try big lake. I normally don't fish it cause well..big lake and a little boat kinda sucks. Plus all the pleasure boaters. But I wanted to try a dock bite. Got on the lake about 6:45am an...
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Posted: 5/10/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Big Lake at 10A and fished until 2P. Water temp of 61-65 resulted in a recent algae bloom--murky water and hundreds of dead perch floating around. Couldn't figure it out today...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 5/3/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
No shortage of bass in the south end but man do they ever have the Barry White music cued up! Make a cast and 3-5 boil and take off. I only got one 3lber to the boat and he inhaled my bait and was b...
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Posted: 4/24/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/22/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Big lake for the 1st time on Saturday. Arrived around 630 and were the only ones there! Fished all morning starting at the south end and working back to the launch along the west side. Water te...
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Posted: 4/19/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/19/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Started out to be a decent overcast day for our first trip to Big Lake. First came the wind 13-15, gusting to 20 mph. Then came the rain. We lasted about 3 hours by picking "quiet" water where we coul...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 3/19/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/12/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This report is from last weekend, 3/12/17 since no one seems to look I just want it to be clear. This is also report #300 for me and while I couldn't control the timing or the outcome I will go ahead...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 11/7/2016
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/7/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Barely made it a 2 today as I only caught 1 fish. Started out running up to Clear Lake but the wind was howling pretty good so I left and decided to swing by Big Lake on my way home. The wind wasn't b...
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By: reynoldsj
Posted: 11/6/2016
Species: Catfish
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/3/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Easy fishing for the kiddos, basic setup. Worm on a hook, little weight and drop your line. We by lily pad side, to the right of the boat launch. Way easy fun!
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 10/10/2016
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/10/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Very short report for a very short trip. This lake and McMurray have warning signs at the launch warning of toxic algae blooms and they aren't kidding!! This was the worst I have ever seen Big Lake as...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 9/5/2016
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/5/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Was on my way to Clear Lake but stopped to fish Big instead. Not much traffic but the water was very cloudy, maybe from the weekend boat traffic but looked more like algae remnants. I headed south, th...
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By: Desimo
Posted: 9/5/2016
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/28/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Wife had our baby shower and I told her no chance on me staying and looking at blankets and clothes. I had a feeling that this may be my last time out this year, but we will see. Grabbed a buddy a...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 6/15/2016
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/15/2016
Hot Spots: 0
What a difference a day makes :( I was hoping there was still enough instability in the atmosphere to keep the bite I got into yesterday going but unfortunately I ran right into post frontal condit...
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