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By: JoshH
Posted: 6/17/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
As has become my custom since my dad passed back in 2013, I fished again on Father's Day. Dad took me fishing when I was very young, and it's a joy that we shared together ever since. Didn't matter if...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 6/10/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/9/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This report isn't as much about the lake I was fishing (you will recognize it if you have been there, so not really a secret) but rather about being willing to try something different than what everyo...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 5/27/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to try Whatcom for the first time. I launched from the South launch around 6am. Soon as I got the Hobie out past the buoy markers I dropped my line in the water. It was odd kokanee fishing wit...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 5/5/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Lake Samish was so hot, that I actually wished it was a bit slower...… I dropped my lines in the water just after 6:30am, which was a later start than I intended, and I had my 10th fish on ice by 7:25...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/28/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/28/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I haven't hit my favorite keeper rainbow trout lake for awhile. This is a tough lake to fish. The fish are almost always completely gorged on insect life. There is so much natural feed in the lake it'...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/14/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/14/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Left the Hobie at home and got the opportunity to fish with Isaiah from Reli Lures. We launched around 6:15 and had lines in the water shortly thereafter. We used kokanee rigged Elgin Fishing God's T...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/7/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/7/2019
Hot Spots: 1
Had a fun day on Stevens this morning. Launched 6:15ish, and was probably fishing right at sun-up, around 6:30. Started one line about 5 feet down with and Elgin Fishing God's Tooth Spoon in 50/50 blu...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 3/31/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Loaded up the Hobie and headed for Ketchum just to enjoy the beautiful day on Saturday. After a little bit of exploring different depths, it became apparent that flatlining with no weight was all that...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 12/2/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/1/2018
Hot Spots: 1
I grew up in Mount Vernon, but somehow never fished Clear Lake. Went swimming there a lot. Decided to give this lake a try for the first time. Read some past reports here, loaded up the Hobie and head...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 11/18/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/17/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Got on the water a little bit late this morning, around 9am, but it didn't matter. Search around the east side of the lake for a bit, but did not see much on the sonar. I did pick up a few, but headed...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 10/18/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/18/2018
Hot Spots: 1
My first time trying fall kokanee fishing. I thought I had a good plan as to where the fish would be, but after a bit of seeing just about nothing on the sonar, I needed to move. I knew the fish were ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/24/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Have the week off from work to get the last of my coho fishing in before most everything shuts down. It's a shame there has been no asjustment of the season as it really looks like the coho forecast ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/15/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/15/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Been itching to do some beach fishing for coho. It's one of my favorite methods for coho fishing, and North Beach at Deception Pass is just such a pretty area. I got to the beach about 7am. Maybe 1...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/27/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/25/2018
Hot Spots: 1
This time I did not sleep through the alarm! Got to the launch about 5:30, and had my lines in the water by 6am. Started my morning thinking I would be fishing deep, 50 - 70 feet like I was 2 weeks pr...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 8/13/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/12/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I haven't been to Stevens since the Kokanee Derby in May, so decided to go have a look. Unfortunately, I slept right through the 4am alarm. BY the time I got my gear down on the lake, it was already 8...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/23/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/22/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Headed back out to Lake Samish this morning to do some Kokanee Fishing. Action was not as hot as it was 2 weeks ago, but still quite a bit of action today. Arrived, got inspected, launched, and starte...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/16/2018
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/15/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Left the Hobie at home and headed east to Fish with Jeff Witkowski of Darrell and Dad's for my 5th time. This time I took my son with me. Just a quick word on fishing with Jeff. I keep going back simp...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/7/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/7/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Wanted to give Samish a 2nd try after last weekend and just missing by a day the new statewide kokanee limits. To put it mildly, I've never had as much action kokanee fishing as I did this morning. I ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 6/30/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/30/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Lake Samish for the very first time. Was going to be meeting up with a fellow Hobie fisherman, but he had to cancel last minute. Since I had taken the AIS online certification, decided to still...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 5/28/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/28/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Lake Ki for Memorial Day. Wanted to put a few fish in the freezer, but also get on and off the lake quickly. Ki seemed like the right place. I am surprised at how many boats and kayaks there wo...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 5/5/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2018
Hot Spots: 1
After spending the past 2 months kokanee fishing, and with the earlier and earlier sunrises, I really did not feel like having the alarm go off at 2:30am this morning, I wanted to just do some mindles...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/29/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/29/2018
Hot Spots: 2
Back out to Stevens this morning. The morning though did not start like I had hoped. After the 3am wake up, I got dressed, ate and headed out, and left all of my bait at home. Ugg. Turned around and h...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 4/15/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/15/2018
Hot Spots: 2
After sitting out the last 2 weekends due to wind and rain, I thought I saw an opportunity Sunday morning according to the forecast, so I got early and headed to Lake Stevens. Arrived at 5:30am, and i...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 3/31/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/31/2018
Hot Spots: 2
Back out to Stevens again today. Kokanee fishing is addicting! I again planned to be on the water before sun-up, no dice. By the time I got my lines in the water, it was about 7:15. There was a very n...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 3/25/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/25/2018
Hot Spots: 1
My first trip to Stevens this year to target Kokanee. Usually I wait until the water warms up just a bit more, but I had a terrible Kokanee itch that needed scratching. I intended to be there before s...
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