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By: rseas
Posted: 6/2/2020
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/31/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Sunday morning rolls around and no plans, fishing or otherwise. I had a plan but the wind and I can’t seem to synchronize out schedules. It blows… Anyway, Sunday morning I was working on chores when t...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/18/2020
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/17/2020
Hot Spots: 0
The day was scheduled as a hunt for big lingcod out in the straights but when I got up at 3:00 am, looked at the wind forecast I pulled the plug on the trip. Instead I swapped out ball mounts and boat...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/11/2020
Species: Lingcod
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/10/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Back on the water, Mother’s Day 2020. While we usually do an event, this year we planned a Mother’s Day ling cod trip followed by a feed on the beach and beach combing. Knowing our mothers enjoy their...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/8/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Covid-19 closure behind us it was time to go fishing! We talked about many options but decided to stay close by and fish Lake Samish. Lake Samish is kind of our home lake and for this trip the familia...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/22/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/22/2020
Hot Spots: 0
For a change of pace, we decided to head for Lake Cavanaugh. We figured the calm unpopulated waters would be an excellent escape from today realities. Well, that and the fact that I wouldn’t have to d...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/8/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/8/2020
Hot Spots: 0
We came up 1 fish short of our limits. By 9:00 we had three fish in the boat and I figured that the last one was going to be a cakewalk. Apparently, the fish thought otherwise. Sunday morning, I got u...
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By: rseas
Posted: 3/2/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/1/2020
Hot Spots: 0
My boat must have crossed paths with a time machine. When I turn the key the boat and its passengers are transported back to the 60s, dare I say again “The good old days”. Rating this trip was a bit o...
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By: rseas
Posted: 2/25/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/25/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Ok, I got lucky on numerous accounts; I had the day off, the wind was tolerable, I pulled the throttle back on top of a bunch of fish and I chose the right gear. My boss and I agreed to this week’s sc...
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By: rseas
Posted: 2/16/2020
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/9/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Wow and I apologize. This report is for Sunday the 9th, basically a week ago. I have been up to my elbows since the first of the year. Shoot, I/we’ve been burning the candle at both ends for a year or...
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By: rseas
Posted: 11/11/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/10/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Sunday has come and gone and the Sounders win the MLS cup! The world is a good place but can it be better? With the reduction in our local salmon or blackmouth fisheries I often feel a bit lost. I lov...
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By: rseas
Posted: 11/4/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/3/2019
Hot Spots: 0
For me rating a trip can be challenging; do I base the rating on the number of fish brought home for the fry pan or smoker? The number of fish that came out to play or the use of my skills to encourag...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/13/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Two 5 start trips in a row! Not getting out on the water often but when the opportunity is there it has been epic. This trip was almost a no trip. We went to a concert at the Mount Baker Theater in Be...
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By: rseas
Posted: 10/8/2019
Species: Other
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Not sure where to go with this report and even if I did, a few paragraphs are not enough words to adequately describe our incredible weekend. Yes, this is a weekend report; in that I worked most of th...
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/16/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
OMG, we found the missing coho! If I could rate this report a 10, I would give it 20. The day was the single best day I have had fishing our local waters in 50 years. I was blessed when my son in law ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/22/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/21/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Work, work, work, fish, work, work, work… seems to be the flow of my summer. You would think that I would sleep in on one of my few days off. Nooooo, Sunday we were up at 1:30 for a 3:00 launch at Cor...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/19/2019
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/17/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Baker Lake 2019, trip two! I headed up to the lake Tuesday evening launched and found a cove to anchor in overnight. Doing the overnight thing seems to work very well. I get a few quiet moments to rea...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/16/2019
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The first Baker trip of the year is always a learning experience. Baker Lake 2019 did not disappoint. After working nearly everyday for a month an afternoon at BL seemed appropriate, as it turned out ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/16/2019
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The first Baker trip of the year is always a learning experience. Baker Lake 2019 did not disappoint. After working nearly everyday for a month an afternoon at BL seemed appropriate, as it turned out ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/3/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Skunk-Fest part 1. After working out in the islands for almost 3 weeks straight I was going to get out on the water and chase fish 2 days in a row. Sunday at the Bubble with my son in law (his first c...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/3/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Skunk-Fest part 2. After working out in the islands for almost 3 weeks straight I was going to get out on the water and chase fish 2 days in a row. Sunday at the Bubble with my son in law (his first c...
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By: rseas
Posted: 7/3/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Skunk-Fest part 1. After working out in the islands for almost 3 weeks straight I was going to get out on the water and chase fish 2 days in a row. Sunday at the Bubble with my son in law (his first c...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/18/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The 2019 Renton PSA Lake Washington Trout Derby has come and gone. The Renton PSA volunteers did an awesome job in assuring that this family focused event was enjoyed by all. I apologize but I lost th...
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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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