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Posted: 5/22/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/19/2019
Hot Spots: 2
Had a fantastic day Sunday fishing the big lake with Robbie. Caught some, lost some and took a few home. We fished the south end, Coulon, Cedar River and south side of Mercer. Marked general areas ...
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Posted: 5/21/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/21/2019
Hot Spots: 0
picked up (1) whitefish in about 12' of water trolling crank baits right outside Matthews Beach - lots of fish stacked up in there based on the depthfinder. Moved further south and drifted the shorel...
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By: Slabking
Posted: 5/18/2019
Species: Crappie
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/18/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Gave Lake WA a shot this afternoon on the way home from fishing Lake Sammamish. Bite was pretty good in the back of the coves. 1/32oz jigs set 6 feet under a slip float worked best. Fish where in wate...
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By: TMBob
Posted: 5/18/2019
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/17/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I work in the Factoria area and wanted to hit Enatai Park after work throwing the Bobber Jig combo. I had picked up 4 different species the night before( Perch, Pike Minnow, SMB, and Rock Bass) but th...
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By: TMBob
Posted: 5/13/2019
Species: Crappie
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Coulon Park for the first time this year with my Trout Magnet set up. I was also testing their SOS 2lb main line which cast like a dream and some Roostertail Scent in Shrimp. Very surprising d...
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Posted: 5/12/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Yesterday Bill and I gave the big lake a try. We spent most of the morning exploring backwaters looking for spawners, then checked the main lake for prespawn fish. We caught five quality fish that pr...
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Posted: 5/1/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
launched at Renton park south end of lake fished mouth of river used a haring back 75down 30-40 feet caught a nice 19 inch cutty and 3 rainbows 13-17-19-19.5 cutty
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Posted: 4/27/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/26/2019
Hot Spots: 1
Opportunity knocked on Friday so I headed down to the big lake to see if I could find some cutties. Havent been there in a while. Launched at Kenmore and headed to the south end. Its a bit of a hike b...
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Posted: 4/26/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/25/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to head out for some Smallmouth along Webster Point + Sand Point since the spring bass fishing in Lake W. is notoriously good. Could not raise a single fish along the docks with crank baits o...
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By: MSLJDE6
Posted: 4/21/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/20/2019
Hot Spots: 0
My son and I decided to head out to see if we could catch a few perch since the weather report said it would be nice Saturday morning. Fail on both of those. Weather was much cooler and breezy than ...
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Posted: 4/10/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/28/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I launched out of the Newport Boat Launch and headed to just south of Mercer Island in the Coulon Park area. I was about 50' down and using Rainbow Rapalas and a Rapala looking lure called Trophy Sti...
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By: Sideburns
Posted: 4/8/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
In a recent forum topic, here on NW Fishing, I was talking with "The Quadfather" about his nearly identical boat setup that he's still putting together. We talked a lot about about how I did my 16 fo...
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Posted: 3/30/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/29/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Right off the bat I set up my favorite flasher and lure and tossed them into the lake. Really. Just tossed them in the lake as I had neglected to attach them to my line... Set up another pair, attac...
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Posted: 3/29/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/28/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Got all the cobwebs off of the boat and took it out for a shakedown run. Only had a few hours to play. Looked for some Perch piles and while I found a few they were not interested in serious biting. G...
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By: fish4bass
Posted: 3/28/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/18/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Posting this report a week late - better late than never. Tried Lake Washington for a while with a friend in the back seat. I didn't get a bite all day, but around 10am, he caught a nice smallie in ...
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Posted: 3/25/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I was able to purchase a new boat (to me) this past weekend, and I got it into Lake WA. for a shakedown and little bit of fishing. Wound up with a 2016 Lund Fury 1600. 16’ side console, 40 HP Suz...
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By: Cozmo4196
Posted: 3/18/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/17/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We had a banner day about this time last year, and I assumed with the warm weather that some fish would be active but I was wrong. We fished Moss Bay and the South End of MI without even a bump. Ran v...
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By: G-Man
Posted: 3/17/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/17/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Short and sweet... The lake is still alive, but very cold. I fished deep and when I found bait is was around 60' or deeper. Pike Minnow hit right off the bottom in 110' of water. The two cutts came...
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By: Sideburns
Posted: 3/2/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/2/2019
Hot Spots: 1
First time out to the big lake for my dad and me this year. Launched out of Bellevue. Lines in at 1100 am fished several different spoons to start, tried a few hard lures and wedding ring dodger com...
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Posted: 2/13/2019
Species: Crappie
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Just wasting some time on the pier at log boom park. Not surprisingly, no bites.
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Posted: 1/28/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/27/2019
Hot Spots: 1
The weather forecast said "foggy/cloudy AM with light and variable winds clearing to partly cloudy in the afternoon"... ya, right! I met up with fishing buddies Robbie and Randy R from NWFR at Newp...
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By: aortbahn
Posted: 1/21/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/19/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After reading Carey, and G-man’s reports from the prior weekend, decided to get out this weekend and see if I could duplicate their results. Got on the water Saturday afternoon, launching out of the ...
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Posted: 1/14/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/13/2019
Hot Spots: 2
Seeing the recent perch reports coming out of Lake Washington, and the amazing winter weather, I had to go check out the winter perch fishery on Lake Washington. My fishing buddy Robbie joined me and ...
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By: G-Man
Posted: 1/14/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
If you are a fisherman, you could not have asked for a better winter's day than what mother nature provided today. Bluebird skies, wind non-existent and the mountains in the distance covered in a hea...
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By: mrotskoff
Posted: 1/6/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 1/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Trolled south of Mercer Island for a couple hours in the afternoon. Only managed to scare up one cutthroat.
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