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Posted: 8/15/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
So after months of trying to get one of my customers out fishing the stars finally aligned this morning and we made a plan to meet at the Atlantic city boat launch at 6 am! We motored out of the laun...
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Posted: 4/14/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
So once again headed over this week to Lake Chelan to participate in the annual something catchy derby with hopes to have better luck than last year when my power head went out on big motor and knocke...
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Posted: 2/2/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Seems like ages since I have posted a report mostly due to a home improvement project that turned into a nightmare where we had to fire our contractor and try and finish it ourselves. By God's grace,...
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Posted: 8/4/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/4/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So after my last trip to Baker lake when my trailer bunk broke was looking for an opportunity to get it repaired- thought about taking it early to Gene Coulon, fishing for a few hours then leaving it ...
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Posted: 7/23/2018
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So had planned to fish all weekend but with my wife's trip cancelled she had other plans for the house and yard! I worked like a beaver and got all my chores done so was able to sneak out Sunday morn...
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Posted: 7/13/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/13/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So kind of hard to say no when the area president of Us Foods asks you to take a day off to take he and his son fishing while visiting from Salt lake city! Was hoping to at least get him a fish or 2 ...
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Posted: 7/7/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So for the past 3 weeks I have been busy with mostly work plus a home project that has put fishing on the back burner; but not today! Cleared my schedule as much as I could so got things ready last ...
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Posted: 6/20/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/9/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So I must still be getting over jet lag from Sydney for posting such a late report- we had to postpone our annual men's ministry trip to Sun Lakes until June due to my winning the Australia trip with...
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Posted: 5/9/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So I haven't really fished American lake much the past few years but with the derby this Saturday thought I would give it a try now that I had the Tin Cup back and running with a new power head instal...
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Posted: 5/3/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So I am rating this a 4 due to the short time we had on the water and quality of fish caught! Thought I would address that first! A large customer of mine signed a 4 year 3.25 million dollar con...
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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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Posted: 12/10/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 12/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
So after my buddy Matthew called and said he was going to try and make it today with his son, I got to the launch around 9 am and was taking my time getting the boat ready when I met "here fishy-fish...
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Posted: 12/9/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 12/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Was planning on taking my customer and his 4 year old out today but he had a change of plans at the last minute so wanted to go on Sunday instead; so I figured I would get out anyway to make sure eve...
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Posted: 9/25/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/23/2017
Hot Spots: 2
So finally saw an opportunity to get the boat wet again so my good buddy and customer has been anxious to get his 4 year old out fishing again after our last successful day on Lake WA so decided to tr...
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Posted: 9/25/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/24/2017
Hot Spots: 1
So with my wife out of town for the weekend I had another opportunity for me to hit the water again today but needed to stay closer to home as we had some construction people coming by to fill in the ...
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Posted: 7/16/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
So after a great trip to Baker lake Saturday ( I say great as the scenery, company and running into WAfisehman and DJbutler was fantastic- the fishing was a struggle for us only managing 3 kokanee} I ...
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Posted: 6/26/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
So Friday I had hoped and planned on fishing with a couple of lake guru's Djbutler and Wafishman20 for some Lake Sammamish cutthroat chasing but alas the four letter word (work) dashed my hopes as all...
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Posted: 6/26/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/25/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Day 2- Woke up at 2:30 am to the smell of coffee as Craig had been up at 2 am getting everything ready so filled my thermos with coffee and down the hill we went again to pick up Kyle at 3:15! We go...
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Posted: 6/17/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
So since I missed out on last weekends cutthroat derby, a few of us from our church decided to do our own competition on 2 boats with 3 on each boat today on the big lake! On my boat was Ron Brown a...
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Posted: 6/7/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
So I have been absent from the web site for a while as I was out of town most of May ( 12 days of fishing and a business trip) and came back to computer issues; so finally got things ironed out now so...
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Posted: 6/7/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/7/2017
Hot Spots: 0
So with the upcoming Lake WA cutthroat derby approaching that I will not be participating in this year, I wanted to at least get out and see if the lake has finally come to life in time for the derby....
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Posted: 4/15/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/15/2017
Hot Spots: 1
So actually this day started at American lake but never got the chance to fish it as the story will tell but did end up here with some success of sorts! So Fish dawg contacted me yesterday for some...
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Posted: 4/4/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I've been anxious to try out my new little boat I had bought ( like I needed another one right!) so saw a window of opportunity this afternoon when work cleared up sort of early and was home by 4 pm....
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Posted: 3/31/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/31/2017
Hot Spots: 3
So with this being last day to make use of the 2016-2017 license, decided to give the big lake a whirl and make sure things are tuned up on the Tin cup for the Chelan derby next month! Took it last S...
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Posted: 12/27/2016
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
So I really can't sum it up better then wafisherman20 did on his last report but do agree that it was one of those days when the stars align just right and felt honored to be invited to be a part of i...
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