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Washington Fishing Reports

By: DjButler
Posted: 3/15/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Today, Words can’t even describe the action I experienced. This was one of the best fishing days I’ve had on the lake. Started fishing around 9:45am and bagged a limit by 11. Could it have bee...
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By: mrotskoff
Posted: 3/14/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/11/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Long time lurker, first time poster. I figure it's time for me to give back - the community here is very generous with their info, and I use and appreciate it. Went out with a buddy on Lake Washin...
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Posted: 3/4/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/4/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Launched out of Coulon at about 0815. I had was meeting up with another member from the forum, here on NWFR. Neil had reached out looking for a partner for an electric boat/ bass fishing club, and...
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By: DjButler
Posted: 2/20/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/20/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Got the opportunity to head out on the big lake again this morning. Got on the water around 10:30 with calm water, no breeze! First fish was on within 5 min. Nice 16 incher. Bonked it and set the ...
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By: DjButler
Posted: 2/13/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/13/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Had the morning off work today so I decided to try lake Washington for some Cutts. Gone out a few times earlier in the winter with a few hit and runs, but nothing more than that. With the recent s...
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By: knishino
Posted: 1/22/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Gene Coulon to try and get my first fish of 2018. No such luck! I threw a Rapala Shad Rap, then switched it up to a Ned rig. I got a small nibble on the Ned rig, but no hook up. I've been ...
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Posted: 12/16/2017
Species: Perch
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fish was good until we decided to quit. Good day. 70ft. Depth.
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Posted: 12/7/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Well, THAT sucked! Un-Pickled the boat and was on the water just after sunrise. I should have stuck to the ‘Perch Plan’ I had decided on the day before, use the new electronics to find the big balls o...
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By: rseas
Posted: 11/21/2017
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/20/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Wow! It’s been a while, so much for fishing all the time after I retire. I don’t think that I have made a post since the Lake Washington coho fishery in September. Before I get on with the report plea...
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By: gcban
Posted: 11/4/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/31/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Sorry for the delayed report, have just been too busy to post. Decided to hit Lake Washington last Tuesday 10/31. Launched from Gene Coulon at 8:30am and heading to the S end of Mercer Island area. Wa...
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By: Artic Fox
Posted: 11/3/2017
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/28/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to give Lake Wash. a try for some perch Sat. morning. The lake was very foggy and had to use my compass to get to the desired location. Once we got to our destination, we started to look for a...
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Posted: 10/28/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/28/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Geez, not sure why to even write a 1 star report, lol. But what a weird day on the water. Finally had an opportunity to fish Lake WA. with another person from this website, and a good friend. I'm ...
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Posted: 10/25/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Made it to the launch around 7:45 Stan Sayers, made a run south to the river & park area seeing little to nothing on the sonar , then a b line to the south end of the island , still nothing on the s...
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By: DjButler
Posted: 10/15/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Well, with the blazing Summer heat finally gone the crisp fall mornings upon us, it's safe to say the lake is finally back to normal. Fish were rising all over the lake which gave me a good indica...
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By: G-Man
Posted: 10/14/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to give the Lake coho fishery one last try before bagging it for the season. The lake is definitely down to its normal “low pool” level for the winter months and the surface temps have droppe...
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By: gcban
Posted: 10/10/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/9/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Since it was going to be the last sunny day for a while figured I would hook up the boat and hit the water Monday. Toss up between going down to Pt. Defiance for salmon or Lake WA for trout and maybe ...
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By: gcban
Posted: 10/6/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/5/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Hit lake Washington yesterday (Thursday 10/5) since it was going to be such a nice sunny day. Didn't feel like making the run from Coulon boat launch to the I-520 area to target coho since reports of ...
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Posted: 10/3/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I wanted to try the coho fishing on Lake Washington, something that I had never done. I read rseas report and tried to duplicate his technique and of course results. While I learned some stuff and h...
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Posted: 10/2/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
No Coho, but I did get a 20" Cutthroat and a Perch... Tried tossing everything at them from 6 Am to 4 PM. Long day! It was good being on the water even if it was a bit rough at times. No rain, so that...
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By: Adam B.
Posted: 10/2/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/2/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I started fishing just north of the Kirkland marina around 6:30am. With the gear set up and starting my troll south, I wasn't seeing a lot on the fishfinder. Then I noticed a blinking light connected ...
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By: cvt123
Posted: 9/30/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/30/2017
Hot Spots: 0
So still a newbie.... out this morning in Kirkland from 7.30 to 10am. Boat can only go 2.7mph and no downriggers, so always going to be tough. Used 16oz of lead and put 120 feet out, so figure I was 5...
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Posted: 9/29/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
No Coho love for me today (Friday) on Lk Washington. Stone cold skunk. Tried every combination I could think of looking for some magic, hoochies, squid, herring, Coho Killers, Old Goats, bucktail flie...
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Posted: 9/28/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Did not plan on fishing but woke up at 5:30. Got up, showered, loaded up the boat and hit the water for a short morning trip for Coho. Was making the run from Coulon to the East shore of the 520 Bridg...
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Posted: 9/28/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Solid morning fishing with my buddy Emilio. Caught 3 nice silvers and lost a nice one as well. Pulled plugs in orange or green/silver just outside of ,Kirkland in 60-90 feet of water. Most fish we'r...
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By: 4n6fisher
Posted: 9/26/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the water just after 6 and headed towards Kirkland from Kenmore launch. Stopped around ST Edwards park to chase around a few marks but no salmon biting there. I did however find a lamprey on the...
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