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Tag: South Sound salmon

May
7th

Fishing report: Reports are mixed

Salt water

Fly fishing: The searun cutthroat trout action remains very good. Use any type of baitfish patterns, although many anglers are still opting for flies that mimic chum fry.

South Sound: Salmon fishing south of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge remains open. Good places to try include Point Gibson, Green Point and the mouth of Wollochet Bay. The lingcod fishing has been a bit slow overall.

Westport: The halibut fishing got off to a good start, with charter boats bringing in limits during Sunday’s opener, as well as some limits of lingcod.

Lakes

Clear (Pierce): People are catching some limits

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Aug.
10th

Fishing report: Local rivers are slow

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

Rivers

Nisqually: The chinook are starting to move up the river, they just aren’t in a biting mood, based on a number of online reports. Only a few jacks are being caught at this time.

Puyallup: The salmon fishing is slow right now, even though some 15- to 20-pound chinook have returned to Voights Creek Hatchery, with the water off color. River flows were at 2,370 cfs Friday morning, just a bit above normal.

Yakima: Fly anglers are hooking plenty of rainbow trout on the

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