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By: Kisutch
Posted: 8/4/2019
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/3/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Baker Lake is as beautiful as ever, but fishing is slow. Prior to heading to Baker Lake we had seen that no new fish had made it past the hatchery in nearly 2 weeks and the total still sat at jus...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 5/12/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/10/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After a short weeknight trip two nights before when my friend and i caught 16 keepers in just over 2 hours my buddy and i were pretty confident we had Whatcom dialed in. Friday morning i needed to be...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 4/15/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/12/2019
Hot Spots: 0
It was my last day fishing Area 7 Blackmouth for the year. Thanks to a recent boat purchase I got to enjoy the last month of the season and learn the Northern San Juans in preparation for summer Seas...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 3/31/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/31/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for 3 days of fishing this weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). We burned a lot of fuel running from Squalicum Harbor each day, but I feel like I finally did some good break-in with my ...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 3/25/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After driving to anacortes and struggling to buy a bite or calm water Thursday, I got a tip to go North. We had a much shorter car ride and much longer boat ride as we launched at Squalicum around 7:...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 3/21/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/21/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Finally starting to gain a little bit of confidence in my new-to-me boat, so today we swapped the Kokanee gear for Salmon Gear and headed to the San Juan Islands. This was my first time fishing in th...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 7/8/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
After a long day of losing Kokanee all you can do is laugh and shake your head. On Wednesday (4th of July) I took advantage of the new kokanee limit on Lake Whatcom, and along with two other peop...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 6/21/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/20/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well, the weeknights of having lake whatcom to myself are gone. I realized as soon as I pulled in that things were different, with 80+ degree weather and the kids out of school the beach was buzzing ...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 6/6/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Wow, one of the most memorable 3.5 hours and 7 fish days I've ever had. I went by myself to lake Whatcom for the first time tonight to try and get my first smallmouth bass on a fly rod. I had the bo...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 5/31/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/30/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Decided I would celebrate my birthday with a post work troll on Lake Samish yesterday. Didn't arrive to the parking lot until 4:50 and immediately pulled my *unlatched* tacklebox out of the car, spil...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 5/19/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First serious Kokanee trip of the year in the books. I thought with the Lake Stevens derby going on to the south I would have an opportunity to get the lake to myself, but when I turned into the park...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 5/10/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/10/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Im trying to learn how to fly fish and I had a meeting in anacortes tonight, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to fish a new water. I had a little under 2 hours to be at the lake, and I mos...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 4/22/2018
Species: Clams
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Made it to the ocean for clamming for the first time this year. Friday 5 of us clammed at the Roosevelt Beach Access (mocrocks) and dug 5 limits, Saturday 5 of us clammed at Ocean Shores (copalis) an...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 4/19/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/18/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First after work trip of the year. Left the launch a few minutes before 6 and fished until 7:30. I fished the lake on Sunday and had a spot to fish in mind, so we beelined straight for that spot and...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 4/16/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We worked for our limit yesterday. Fished from 10am until 4pm with 10 fish kept, 1 small one released, and a whole load of missed bites and long distance releases. When we arrived a hatch was happeni...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 4/15/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/13/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Was itching to catch a fish, and despite the nasty weather forecast for friday the morning started off decently, overcast with light winds in Bellingham. So after finishing my morning chores I went o...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 4/3/2018
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
With the nasty weather forecast and Easter Dinner to get to later, I decided to stay close to home on some small water rather than hit one of the larger, less protected lakes for kokanee. Fazon has b...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 3/18/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/18/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First day back on Samish of 2018. Managed to shake off some rust, but couldn't find a single willing biter! Launched at 10am and fished until 2pm. Tried trolling, baitfishing, and jigging with no s...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 2/19/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Stayed with a group of friends in a beautiful vacation rental property on roses lake this weekend. I wasn't sure what the surface conditions of the lake would be, but since there was a dock at the ho...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 2/10/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/9/2018
Hot Spots: 0
With a decent weather day in the forecast it was time to get the boat wet again. We decided to mix it up and explore a new lake that had been recently stocked with triploids. We fished 10:00 to 3:00...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 1/16/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/14/2018
Hot Spots: 1
The weather was some of the best I can remember on an early January weekend, so it was time to dust off the boat, get the old outboard running and enjoy the water for the first time since September. ...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 7/18/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We were the first boat checked by AIS Friday morning and hit the water just before 6am. Within 10 minutes of lines down we had 2 fish boated and we were high fiving thinking we were about to have a s...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 7/18/2017
Species: Crab
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
First time out crabbing in my new boat. We headed out to bellingham bay and got the pots set just before noon and by 4pm we were off the water with our 3 limits and we even had to throw some keepers ...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 6/4/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for Friday and Saturday. I cant give individual ratings, but friday was probably a 2 and saturday a 4. Friday we slep in and hit the water around 10:30. We spent a long time locati...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 5/29/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Got to the launch at 5:30, but broke my pump hose terminal while inflating my boat, so I had to do some goofy hose holding and took longer than I like to get everything ready to go. Got it done thoug...
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