May 30, 2018 by Jason Brooks
High Country Trout!

High Country Trout by Jason Brooks With Memorial Day weekend over and the “unofficial” start of summer it is time to dust off the hiking boots and fill up the backpacks. A higher than normal snow pack is coming off of the mountains quickly as May turned out to be...

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Apr 30, 2018 by Mark Yuasa
Rain doesn’t damper spirit of anglers on opening day who found fairly good success

While the weather was a bit wet for the statewide lowland lakes trout opener on Saturday that didn’t deter many from getting out to try their luck at catching fish. “We ran into some rain, but that is a typical opening day scenario in the Pacific Northwest and we had...

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Apr 16, 2018 by Mark Yuasa
Trout-fishing mania begins with statewide lowland lakes opener April 28-29

Spring is marker when the sun rises earlier and earlier over the eastern horizon, the days are getting a lot longer, the flowers and trees are blooming and so are the trout fishing opportunities. Thousands and thousands of anglers are prepping their fishing gear for the traditional statewide lowland lakes...

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Nov 27, 2017 by Mark Yuasa
Trout fishing better than dealing with shopping mall crowds, and update on Sunday’s Tengu Derby

While hordes of people will be hitting the shopping malls in the days to come, many others will opt out and head to a year-round lake to catch trout. “It’s going to be an exciting time to go trout fishing (and) certainly a much more wholesome activity than going to...

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Oct 02, 2017 by Mark Yuasa
Issaquah’s Beaver Lake fall trout plants start this month along with other lake options to catch fish

By Mark Yuasa This is an exciting time for anglers as fishing holes are less crowded and water temperatures begin to cool-off creating an autumn trout fishing bonanza in some lakes. Many in the greater Seattle region set their sights on a particular east side lake that will see some...

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May 13, 2017 by Rob Endsley
Central Oregon High Lakes Trout and Kokanee Outlook

By Troy Rodakowski  Lake fishing season is upon us once again. Oh yeah baby…….crisp morning air, warm sun, great camping, barbequing and lots of fish for the cooler. That’s what many of us anglers look forward to come June. A few of us enjoy this time of year when we can...

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May 02, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Brook’s Top 5 Trout Lures

By Jason Brooks Nearly 2.3 million catchable sized trout have been recently planted in lakes all across Washington.  Now that opening day of the lowland lakes fishing season has passed the crowds are starting to subside but the fish are still readily biting. I spent this past weekend on one...

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Jan 09, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Let’s Go Ice Fishing!

Let's Go Ice Fishing! by Jason Brooks The recent cold temperatures have thickened the ice and a winter pastime is creating memories once again. Ice fishing is going strong in Eastern Washington with the trout bite being consistent on Roses Lake near the tiny town of Manson. Those that prefer...

Apr 24, 2016 by Jason Brooks
Spring Trout Tips

Spring trout fishing brings back a lot of memories for most of us as this is where we learned to fish. Getting up an hour before the sunrise and heading to our local lake to fish for the planter rainbows, filling our stringers and having fried trout for dinner. Today...

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Apr 20, 2014 by Tom Nelson
Opening Day 2014 Top Ten Tips!

If there is a more popular fishing "rite of passage" than the lowland lakes trout opener, I sure don't know what it is! The Nelson Clan at Perrygin Lake in Okanogan County a few seasons ago... I would venture to guess that more "first fish" are caught on this final...

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