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Tag: Spanaway Lake


Fishing report: Improved salmon action


Chehalis: Coho fishing has been good to very good. Spinners, plugs and eggs all seem to work. The key has been moving around looking for the fish or anchoring and waiting for them to come to you. It is a similar story on the Satsop.

Cowlitz: The river is producing some good numbers of coho as well as a few winter-run steelhead. Try the area around Blue Creek for steelhead and the area around the barrier dam for coho. Back troll plugs or use eggs or jigs under a float.

Green: The fishing has been fair to good, with

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Fishing report: Clam dig this weekend, better salmon fishing

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


Beaches: The next razor-clam dig of the season gets under way at four ocean beaches today. Twin Harbors beach will open for digging after noon Saturday-Tuesday. The other beaches – Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks – are open for digging today and Sunday. The low tide times are: today, 5:57 p.m., +0.2 feet; Sunday, 6:36 p.m., -0.1 feet; Monday, 7:12 p.m., -0.3 feet; and Tuesday, 7:46 p.m., -0.4 feet.

Hoodsport: The chum are coming back in better numbers. Try an anchoive under a bobber

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Fishing report: Local rivers are slow

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


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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