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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 5/30/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/25/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We arrived at Mineral Lake about 7:45am and headed for the southern most dock. I was up there with my uncle Ricky and buddy Allen and for the most part we were the only ones fishing the resort docks....
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 5/1/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Well I was back at Haven for the opener and I have to say I was surprised at the few fisherman I saw. When we got to the lake at 7am we were told by a cabin owner that the trout truck had dumped the f...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 3/30/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I rode with my buddy Allen to Lake Nahwatzel this morning in hopes of catching a nice holdover or at least a few chunky rainbows. Well we arrived at the lake at about 10ish and after getting my gear r...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/10/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So on Saturday I decided to go with my buddy Allen out to the Puyallup River and check out the fishing. When we arrived we positioned ourselves just above a couple of guys on the river and we fished w...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/2/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well I have rated the fishing as a "3 - Average day". I shot down to the Nisqually with Uncle Ricky the other morning and although we didn't hook into any fish ourselves, we did see several fish bein...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 8/22/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
"1 - Tough Fishing - No Fish" I'm beginning to think Austin is right when he says "There are no Fish in this River!" We did bring home a bag of garbage that we collected from the river bank. Ple...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 8/18/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Another day on the Puyallup River, this time with Austin and Uncle Ricky. We mainly fished the high tide with many different combinations of lures and such i.e. corkies, spinners, jigs and a spoon or ...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 8/16/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/16/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I hit the Puyallup river today with my buddy Austin and we fished it pretty darn hard for a good part of the day. We saw a fair number of fish roll and what I think was a jack salmon that jumped, but ...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 8/11/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/11/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well the weather at Haven was much better than we anticipated but the fishing was poor. There was a ton of aquatic weeds and the wind was head on and strong. Of course, I was up there with my buddies ...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 7/31/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/31/2018
Hot Spots: 0
OK, for some reason I knew it was too hot today to fish Mineral, and that I should have waited until the weather cools later in the week, but of course I ignored my instincts since I had my fishing ge...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 7/15/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/14/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well I spent another day at Mineral Lake, this time with my buddy Ricky. We arrived at 8:30am and decided to fish from the dock since it was pretty much empty. We started out on the northern most dock...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 5/13/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/12/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I drove up to Mineral with my buddies Allen and Ricky and we got there about 8ish in the morning. We decided to fish off the dock at the resort so we setup camp at the Southern most dock. It took a l...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 4/29/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/28/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I headed out to my sister in laws cabin on Haven Lake with my daughter Jennifer and buddy Austin. We arrived at the lake at 7:30am and had our lines in soon thereafter. Almost immediately I had a nic...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/16/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I was back on the Puyallup river yesterday with my buddy Austin and we fished the river pretty hard for most of the day but couldn't hook up with a fish. It has become obvious that the river needs rai...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/8/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/8/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Yep I spent the entire day on the Puyallup today and it was tough fishing indeed! At first I stuck to corkies & yarn for the first part of the day and then I opened up the tackle box on em with no luc...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/7/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/6/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Another day on the Puyallup River and I had a blast with my buddy Austin. I thought we had staked out the prime spot on the upper river (and it was). On my 5th cast of the morning I hooked into a mon...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 9/1/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/31/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I was back at the Puyallup river yesterday and again we fished pretty high up the river to avoid the combat fishing further down. We saw many fish surface and roll and I had one nice bite, but I lost ...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 8/30/2017
Species: Pink Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Title: Skunked I was with my friend Austin and we fished most of the day pretty high up the river and although we saw fish surfacing, we just couldn't hook into one. The river was quite muddy and we ...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 8/15/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Well I was up at Mineral yesterday with my friend Allen and my daughter Jennifer for a little fishing trip. We arrived at about 8:30am and fished until 4:30pm. The temperature of the lake was quite wa...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 6/15/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to go to Mineral for the first time this season. I was with my buddy Allen and we checked out the dock fishing. Just before we arrived at the lake there was a large down pour, a real gully was...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 6/5/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I was fishing near my brothers property off Carmen Rd and I hiked about half a mile to get in to the creek. It was not easy going to get through the blackberries and stinging nettles but I managed. I ...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 5/28/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I decided to go back to Nahwatzel and take another cast at it. This time I was with my daughter Jennifer and my long time friend Allen, and we arrived about 9ish in the morning. I think we must have ...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 5/11/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
My second visit to Nahwatzel in the past month and again the fishing was pretty sweet. I pulled into the public launch area just after 11ish and immediately threw out some rainbow power bait with a ch...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 5/5/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Ok - So I live in Parkland and I have to admit that I've never caught a trout out of Spanaway lake. It's not for lack of trying I don't think so I gave it another shot this morning. I setup on the co...
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By: Snodgrass
Posted: 4/30/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I was at Nahwatzel lake with my youngest daughter Jennifer for about two hours and was fishing near the public boat launch with two other folks. For the first hour I pulled in nothing but balls of aqu...
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