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Tag: Nahwatzel Lake

June
7th

Fishing report: Good prospects for the weekend

Rivers

Cowlitz: The river has been slow to fair for summer-run steelhead in the Blue Creek area. Free drifting eggs from a boat has been most effective, but try back trolling baits or plugs when eggs are not working. The spring chinook action has been best at the barrier dam. Try using eggs and sand shrimp.

Green: People are catching a few steelhead and the water is in good shape. Floats and jigs or spinners are the most popular gear. Try No. 3 size spinners with a black blade and gold body or a gold blade and black body.

Skykomish:

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April
5th

Fishing report: Trout fishing at area lakes improves


Here are the top finishers in last weekend’s Anacortes Salmon Derby. From left, Rich Olson of Everett, second place, 19.42-pound salmon, $5,000; Scott Fowler of Burlington,
first place, 21.52 pounds, $15,000; and Jay Murphy of Puyallup, third place, 19.10 pounds, $2,500. (Anacortes Salmon Derby)

 

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

Lakes

Black: The trout fishing is slowly picking up. According to reports, the best action has been a result of trolling with bait or spoons.

Munn: The rainbow trout action has been good. Fly anglers are

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Oct.
9th

Fishing report: River salmon action slows, local lakes stocked

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

Rivers

Green: Floating eggs or a stop-and0go retrieve on a plug seem to be working best for coho right now. Of the area rivers, the Green has been one of the best places to consistently catch fish.

Lewis: Boat anglers in the mainstem are catching some coho while those in the North Fork are mainly catching fall chinook.

Snohomish: Drifting corkies and yarn in orange or red beads paired with black yarn is the way to go when fishing for coho. There are lots of

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