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By: rseas
Posted: 6/6/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I don’t know where the time goes, I had more free time when I was working full time. Now that I’m retired I’m consistently looking for a spare moment. That said a day or two late but here it is. Satur...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/5/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I’m not even sure where to start with this one. For work, the last couple of weeks I’ve been out on the water almost every day. I have Sundays off and we considered doing a land-based adventure today ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/4/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/4/2019
Hot Spots: 0
4 times in a little over a week! I feel privileged, well sort of anyway. It’s a good thing I love being on the water because today was not one for catching kokanee. I had tentatively planned to chase ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/2/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The trend is improving, 3 times in a week! I got up this morning and the wind was not blowing so I figured that I was going fishing. After a quick stop at Holiday for ice and coffee, I was floating on...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/28/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/28/2019
Hot Spots: 0
What a morning! Knowing that it was a still a bit early in the year I decided to head up the hill and chase Lake Cavanaugh kokanee. The drive up there had me second guessing the plan. The closer I got...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/25/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Hoo-ha, 2 weekends in a row! I’ve been on the water 9 days in a row but only able to drop the DR balls and fish twice. Sunday was an interesting trip. Normally everything on my boat runs like clockwor...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/18/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/17/2019
Hot Spots: 0
And again, a long dry spell. It's funny, on the water almost every day but I am working and not fishing. So much for retirement... I had to work Saturday so a fishing buddy and I decided to catch day...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/2/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/27/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Right up front I’ll apologize for the late report. I’m retired and I have no idea why my spare time is so limited. Thursday, I had agreed to help a friend find and recover a kicker motor that had jump...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/21/2018
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So the last time we had splashed the boat was July 7 th, that was almost two months ago. Due to family grieving, healing time and just life we missed the Marine Area 9 opener, the entire Baker Lake sa...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/21/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
After a lengthy debate between the little guys on each shoulder I intervened and decided to submit a report for the opening day of the 2018 Lake Washington coho season. The report is for the opener an...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/9/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Our 4th of July week camping trip has come and gone. Although the trip was designed around the Marine Area 6 salmon opener we only fished 3 for salmon 3 days and went crabbing 3 times. I’m breaking th...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/9/2018
Species: Crab
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Our 4th of July week camping trip has come and gone. Although the trip was designed around the Marine Area 6 salmon opener we only fished 3 for salmon 3 days and went crabbing 3 times. I’m breaking th...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/25/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well, a last-minute decision and a few late-night texts resulted in one for the books. Although it had been talked about nothing was cast in stone. Thursday afternoon I asked one of my fishing buddies...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/25/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/23/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Back to back 5-star trips, yup! Saturday morning my friend Andy and I both had a morning free so we decided to go fishing. When I picked him up at 4:00 I still wasn’t sure what direction we were headi...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/20/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/16/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Late to the party… Not sure where all my time goes but a late report is better than no report. After our local fireworks show and a nail biter Mariners game we had a late night. Saturday morning at 2:...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/30/2018
Species: Halibut
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/25/2018
Hot Spots: 2
Here it goes, a summary for our first two no halibut trips of the year. The first one for the 5/11/2018 opener and the next, actually a weekend for the 5/25 and 5/27/2018 halibut opener. Historically ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/20/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
The 2018 Lake Stevens Kokanee Derby has come and gone. As always, the event was well run and focused on family fun. There were 52 Kids fishing the derby and every one of them went home with a prize, b...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/8/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Whoo-hoo, 4 trips in one week! Tuesday morning, nice weather, a few hours free and I was going fishing. I arrived at Lake Samish just before 6:00 and was second in line. It was a quick trip through th...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/5/2018
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Holy smokes we’re on a roll, 3 trips in less than a week! As a last-minute thought; Friday afternoon, we decided that Saturday morning we were going to splash the boat at the Squalicum Harbor ramp in ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/3/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had a few hours unaccounted for so the boat and I decided to go fish kokanee at lake Samish. We (the boat and I) arrived at the launch around 6:30 and the Whatcom County AIS team was set up and insp...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/2/2018
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
The ling opener has come and gone, for us a great day on the water but finding a legal ling was not in the cards. Launching at Cornet Bay we were underway by 6:30-7:00. After cruising under the bridge...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/20/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Jeepers, twice in one week! Maybe this retirement stuff isn’t so bad after all. The weather and my schedule finally synced and I got out again. With the boat all ready and gear stowed I was pretty exc...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/19/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Whoo-Hoo, I got to go fishing! Ok, I only had an hour so I a quick trip to Clear Lake was just what the Dr. would have ordered. I know, self-medication is dangerous… When I arrived at the lake at abou...
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By: rseas
Posted: 2/9/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/9/2018
Hot Spots: 0
As a last-minute thought, I hitched up the boat and headed for Lake Samish this morning. Bolstered by a weather report promising sunshine I figured that my kokanee mojo and I would catch our Friday ni...
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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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