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Posted: 4/25/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/25/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Started off the morning at 8:30 trolling for cutts. Trolled all around the West shore from Mercer Island to the mouth of the Cedar using everything that typically works. Not even a drive by so we sw...
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By: gcban
Posted: 4/20/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Had planned on being in Phoenix AZ Thursday but I'm dealing with an ear infection and getting on a plane with my ear like this will not go well for me. So since it was going to be such a great day I f...
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Posted: 4/19/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
My fishing partner and I finally found a good weather day after recent rainy and windy weather to fish the north end of Lake Washington this morning. The wave action was consistently calm this morning...
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By: knishino
Posted: 4/9/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/8/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Finally! I haven't been posting all the weekend outings where I've been getting skunked on a regular basis this winter, but I was elated to finally get my first fish of 2018. I went to nearby Gene C...
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Posted: 4/8/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So after a long absence from Lake WA I saw an opportunity time-wise and weather-wise to shake off the cobwebs from the TIn Cup! Actually had changed out all the oils a few weeks ago on both lower uni...
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By: gcban
Posted: 4/7/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry for the late report, been too busy to post. Hit Lake Washington Tuesday April 3rd. Launched out of Coulon Park boat ramp at 8:30am and was literally the only truck and trailer in the entire park...
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Posted: 4/3/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
My fishing partner and I fished the north end of the big lake once again this morning. After having experienced what I would call good fishing last week for nice size Cutthroat, we were anxious to gi...
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Posted: 3/28/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/28/2018
Hot Spots: 0
My partner and I Fished Lake Washington from the Magnuson Park Boat Launch. Starting out, we began fishing off Thorton Creek using downriggers staying in 80 to 100 feet of water with a 50 foot settin...
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By: Cozmo4196
Posted: 3/26/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/25/2018
Hot Spots: 0
After reading multiple reports that the Lake Washington Cutthroat bite was pretty consistent, I decided to check it out for myself. It's a great way to break in my new boat and fish close to home. ...
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By: DjButler
Posted: 3/20/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/20/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First thing first, Huge shout out to Dave Browning, owner of Kekeda Fishing Tackle. He was generous enough to reach out and custom tie some flies for me to try on Lake Washington. I was in hop...
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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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