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Tag: Drano Lake

May
14th

Fishing report: Action improves as bad weather clears out

Lakes

American: Some anglers are catching their limits of kokanee, trolling the west side of the lake. Pink seems to be the most productive color, both for a dodger and squid-style lures. The fish were holding 20-25 feet down, according to one report.

Crescent: Trolling Wedding Rings in orange or pink is producing catches of rainbow trout.

Drano: Boat anglers averaged almost a chinook per every four rods last week. About 30 percent of the catch were jacks.

Pattison: The action has not been red hot, but people fishing from shore are catching rainbow trout fishing a worm under a

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Aug.
21st

Fishing report: Salmon slowly making their way into local rivers

Here are some early reports from the fishing report that will appear in Wednesday’s paper:

Saltwater

Sekiu: The fishing has dropped off, but a good number of coho are still being caught. The number of anglers has dropped since the area is closed to keeping of chinook.

South Sound: Salmon anglers have been having some luck catching chinook and a handful of coho. The fish are scattered with anglers hooking fish off the Gig Harbor shoreline, Point Dalco, slag pile and the clay banks. Most people are trolling flashers with with bait or hoochies, running their gear 60-90 feet deep

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May
18th

Hatchery chinook limits raised at Drano Lake, Wind River

The state this morning announced it has increased the daily limit for hatchery chinook at Drano Lake and Wind River. Up to six hatchery spring chinook may be retained and up to four may be adult chinook.

Here are the details:

Drano Lake

Effective dates: Thursday through July 31

Location: Drano Lake downstream of markers on point of land downstream and across from Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery and upstream from Hwy. 14 Bridge.

Daily limits: The salmonid daily limit will be six fish. Up to four may be adults of which no more than two may be hatchery

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