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Tag: Lake Washington sockeye


Fishing report: Better action off Westport for salmon

Cedar: The trout fishing has been fair to good, especially early or late in the day. Dry flies will produce smaller rainbows. For bigger fish, use double nymph rigs with a large stonefly and a smaller nymph like a flashback pheasant tail.

Wynoochee: A few steelhead are being, with the action slowed a bit by low water levels. Try using a nightmare-pattern jig under a bobber, or small clusters of eggs or corkies.

Yakima: The trout fishing has been good during the day and very good in the evening. Fish a heavy nymph in the current seams during

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Meeting will review report on Lake Washington, Cedar River sockeye salmon

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced this afternoon it will host a public workshop to discuss sockeye salmon in Lake Washington. The focus of the May 26 meeting in Issaquah is to discuss a recent report that provides an analysis of data that could be used in determining management goals for sockeye salmon returning to Lake Washington and the Cedar River.

The workshop is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. at the department’s Issaquah Hatchery, 125 W. Sunset Way. Agency staff will discuss the report, which is based on an independent review Lake Washington sockeye salmon populations, including the

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