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Tag: Hood Canal

Nov.
27th

Fishing report: River levels dropping

Here are some of the highlights from the fishing report that will appear in Wednesday’s Sports section.

Rivers

Minter: The chum fishing has been very good, with people catching some bright fish among the darker fish. There are lots of fish in the creek, making it hard to not foul hook some.

Nisqually: The reports have shown the fishing has improved along with the weather. People are catching some limits of bright chum.

Olympic Coast: The first of the winter-run steelhead are showing up in the rivers around Forks and the action has been pretty good.

Puyallup: Anglers are

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Oct.
23rd

Fishing report: Action slows down

Here are some highlights from the full fishing report that will appear in Wednesday’s Sports section:

Lakes

Dry Falls: The trout fishing has been good, with some fishing reaching 18 inches. Dark leeches and callibaetis nymphs are working well.

Rufus Woods; Black marabou jigs have been effective as of late. If the triploid rainbow trout won’t hit your artificial offerings, try a slip sinker rig with Pautzke’s Firebait in the American wildfire. Remember, the heavier the current, the longer your leader needs to be.

Rivers

Carbon: The fishing has been mixed in recent days, with the action hot one day

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July
31st

Fishing report: Hot salmon fishing at Sekiu

Here are some early reports as I work on the fishing report for Wednesday’s newspaper:

Saltwater

Hood Canal: A few chinook are being caught, but the action is far from hot and heavy, Adams said.

Sekiu: The salmon fishing has been very good, with anglers catching mostly chinook but also a fair number of coho. There were 281 anglers checked by the state at Sekiu docks Saturday and their catch included 111 chinook and 66 coho.

Lakes

Merwin: The lake is fishing well for tiger muskies. The fish are holding amid the growing weed beds and among fallen trees along

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