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Tag: Leech Lake

July
2nd

Fishing report: Good trout action in area lakes

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

Rivers

Green: The steelhead action is slowly improving. The Flaming Geyser State Park and state Route 18 bridge area have been the best spots. Bank anglers should try sand shrimp on a jig or under a bobber, or spinners and spoons. Boat anglers are having the best success, pulling plugs.

Naches: The fishing has been good for cutthroat trout. Use any terrestial pattern in size 10. The river level is still high enough to float with a raft.

Nisqually: There have been few reports, but

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Sep.
21st

Fishing report: Ocean salmon fishing begins shut down

Here are some reports that will be included in the full fishing report in Saturday’s paper:

Rivers

Nisqually: The action has slowed down in recent days. Anglers are catching a few dark chinook, but not much else.

Puyallup: The fishing has been slow in the latter part of the week. Most folks are blaming the low water levels.

Skokomish: The river is producing a fair number of coho, and a chum salmon here and there. Eggs seem to be the best bait to use right now.

Lakes

Black: The action remains on the slow side. Trout anglers should try slowly

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Sep.
11th

Fishing report: Coho fishing is good to excellent

Here are some excerpts from the fishing report that will appear in Wednesday’s paper.

Rivers

Green: Twitching jigs without a float has been the most effective method to hook coho. A lot of chinook are moving up the river as well.

Nisqually: The fishing for chinook has been fair in recent days. Try using eggs drifted under a bobber in the slack water. Others are using Glo Balls and black yarn.

Puyallup: The fishing has been good to very good for coho. Most people are using corkies and yarn. Color preference seems to depend on the angler. Orange, red and

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Aug.
17th

Fishing report: Skokomish chinook attracting crowds

UPDATED AT 3:32 P.M.

I got this two calls after I had filed my report for Saturday’s paper, so I thought I would include them here.

Mineral Lake: People are catching rainbow and brown trout, fishing with worms and marshmallows off the bottom with a 6-foot leader, said Doreen Douglas at Mineral Lake Resort. The lake is warming up, so fish early or late in the day.

Silver Lake (Pierce): The trout fishing has been good, especially before the sunshine hits the water. The trout have been cruising near the docks looking for small largemouth bass. The fishing

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