July 20, 2011
Baker Lake will open to sockeye fishing on Saturday, July 20 according to a official Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife news release.
The daily limit is 3 fish over 18 inches per angler. Fish under 18 inches are considered kokanee in the creel count. This is the second consecutive year that anglers will be given the opportunity catch sockeye at Baker and is the culmination of a successful program by the WDFW in transporting fish above Baker Dam to the lake. Last year one of the most successful methods included using a small pink squid rigged 9 to 12 inches behind a Chrome size 0 flasher trolled very slowly at a depth of approximately 40 feet. Some success was also experienced using….continue.