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By: JoshH
Posted: 11/3/2019
Species: Chum Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I participated in the 2019 Salmon Slayride benefitting Heroes on the Water, and actually won! 60 kayak anglers from all around the Pacific Northwest showed up to have a ton of fun and to help out ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 10/27/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I wanted to fish Ki before it closed until next spring as I hadn't fished it yet this year. Loaded up the Hobie and headed out. Day started off great, overcast and calm and not too cold. I started ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 10/12/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/11/2019
Hot Spots: 1
I've never fished Padden before, but have wanted to try and see if I could find the kokanee there for quite some time. Decided to finally give it a go, called Russ Elgin to see if he wanted to join me...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 9/16/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This was a 1970's ABC's Wide World of Sports type day (for those of you old enough to remember). I had the Thrill of Victory along with the Agony of Defeat. Was going to take the Hobie out to Ft Ca...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/14/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
My first time ever to fish Silver lake. The lake did not disappoint! Launched from the WDFW launch on the north end of the lake about 7am. Late start for me, but trout aren't quite as picky as kok...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/7/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/6/2019
Hot Spots: 1
First trip back to Samish in 2 months. 2 months ago fish were on the surface, and I got a 45 minute limit. It was crazy hot. This day I got my fish anywhere from 34-50 feet down, and limited in 75 min...
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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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