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Posted: 5/28/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/27/2020
Hot Spots: 1
Crazy crazy day on Lk Sammamish on Wednesday. Got on the water about 9, beautiful day, one quick fish in the net and then absolutely nothing for about 4 hours. We threw the box at them, covered a ...
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Posted: 5/20/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/19/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Lake Stevens wasn't exactly smokin hot on Tuesday. We managed to put a few in the boat. Lot of boats on the lake and marked a ton of fish but didnt see many fish caught. I think the low pressure c...
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Posted: 5/14/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/13/2020
Hot Spots: 3
Cutthroat fishing right now on Sammamish is about as good as it gets anywhere! It took us a while to find the magic but once we did it was non stop action. Lots of good solid hookups and finally go...
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Posted: 5/6/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Great day of fishing on Sammamish on Tuesday. Sure was nice to finally get out of Covid jail. Beautiful day and a lot of folks out there. Good news is there seem to be a lot of fish in the lake, ba...
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Posted: 1/30/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/29/2020
Hot Spots: 2
By mid winter standards we had a rockstar day on the big lake Wednesday. Put six nice fish in the net, four cutties and two kokanee. Took a couple home and c&r the rest. Launched at Kenmore and hea...
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Posted: 7/24/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/23/2019
Hot Spots: 2
Had a great day of fishing on Sammamish with buddy Pat on Tuesday. It certainly wasnt an easy day but we gotter' done. Launched about 9am and noticed the barometer had dropped significantly to abou...
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Posted: 7/19/2019
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/17/2019
Hot Spots: 2
Second trip to Lake Cle Elum this year on Weds. Conditions were tough to say the least. Storm front blowing in, strong wind, rain, choppy water and barometer dropping like a rock. Got hit with some bo...
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Posted: 6/13/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/12/2019
Hot Spots: 3
First week or so of fishing for COHO in MA-10 has been fantastic! Caught some, lost some, released some. Fish are not big, generally from 2-4lbs but they put up a pretty good scrap on light tackle. Bi...
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Posted: 5/22/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/19/2019
Hot Spots: 2
Had a fantastic day Sunday fishing the big lake with Robbie. Caught some, lost some and took a few home. We fished the south end, Coulon, Cedar River and south side of Mercer. Marked general areas ...
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Posted: 5/10/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/9/2019
Hot Spots: 1
Judging from our results on Thursday, Sammamish has really come to life. We caught a nice mix of fish, cutties, coho and kokanee with the majority being cutties in the 15-18 inch range. Didnt get out ...
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Posted: 5/5/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/3/2019
Hot Spots: 1
Fantastic couple of days on Sprague Lake with Ben Eggertson!! Had never been there so our expectations were not high. Dang were we wrong! Weather was great and the fishing was amazing. It was FISH ON!...
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Posted: 4/27/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/26/2019
Hot Spots: 1
Opportunity knocked on Friday so I headed down to the big lake to see if I could find some cutties. Havent been there in a while. Launched at Kenmore and headed to the south end. Its a bit of a hike b...
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Posted: 3/11/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/10/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Yes an empty fish box is an ugly thing. The streak is dead, long live the streak, Humpty Dumpty fell off the wall. Have to admit we have been on a hot streak for a verrry looong time but Sunday the wh...
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Posted: 3/6/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/5/2019
Hot Spots: 1
Got all the snow damaged fixed and headed back out on the saltwater. MA-9 was good. Fished solo on Monday. Banged around in MA 8-2 for a while. Didnt find anything so jumped over to Possession Bar....
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Posted: 2/27/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Not sure whether to give this trip a 1 or 5 rating but figure any day fishing must be at least a 5 and I did catch some fish! Sammamish reports lately havent been real encouraging. Lake is very cold a...
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Posted: 1/26/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Good time fishing MA-9 this week. Focused on Possession Bar. Caught some, lost some and released a couple real nice natives (and a few almost keepers). Lot of fish on Possession but you really have to...
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Posted: 1/15/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/15/2019
Hot Spots: 3
Had three great days fishing for Blackmouth in MA10. The Shilshole/Meadow Point area is just loaded with nice fish in the 6-7lb range. Not to mention a ton of almost keepers and little guys. We relea...
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Posted: 1/1/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/31/2018
Hot Spots: 1
We ended 2018 with a big BOOYAH!!!! Ended up with four real nice fish. Largest was right on 9lbs. Had a great time, Ryan caught her first and second Blackmouth which is always exciting. Weather wa...
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Posted: 11/10/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/8/2018
Hot Spots: 2
After two straight skunks on the big lake I was beginning to wonder. Third time was a BOOYAH! The north end was like a desert. Hit all the regular spots and didnt even mark a fish two times in a row s...
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Posted: 11/10/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/9/2018
Hot Spots: 3
Fished Lake Sammamish on Friday with "Grumpy" Moore and "Splash" Eggertsen. It was a little chilly at the launch, 35 degrees" but this lake is definitely on fire for winter cutties! Non stop action al...
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Posted: 10/28/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/27/2018
Hot Spots: 3
Had a couple good days this past week (Thurs/Sat) on Lake Sammamish fishing with Katie and Patrick. Fishing was great but it sure as heck wasn't easy! We fished long and hard, threw everything at them...
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Posted: 10/4/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/3/2018
Hot Spots: 2
Couple pics from this week in MA-10. Fished Mon and Weds mornings incoming tide. Not a lot of fish out there but they are nice ones, 8-10lbs. Flo/White Wiggle hoochie w/Ace Hi insert and herring t...
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Posted: 9/13/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/13/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Caught some nice hook nose Coho off Shilshole/Meadow Pt area this morning (Weds). 200 fow and 65 on the cable. Squid w/Ace Hi insert and herring teaser. Real short leaders, appx 20 inches, seem to...
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Posted: 9/7/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Couple fun days fishing MA8-2 and MA10. Caught a few, lost a few, C&R a few. There are definitely some nice fish out there. The biggest we caught was right at 12lbs on the scale. 45-100 on the cable d...
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Posted: 8/18/2018
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Had a couple great days in MA10 this last week chasing Chinook and Coho. Five star rating is an understatement to say the least. Fished Tues, Weds and Fri. Ended up with 10 really nice Chinook an...
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