Pink salmon are officially in the Skagit river and Nooksack river for 2013. Mixed reports have been coming in for over a week now, with the strongest action being on the lower Skagit below Sedro Woolley. The most successful reports for the Nooksack river seem to be from the Lynden area with limits being reached […]
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Trout season is officially opening the weekend of April 27th. Most Whatcom and Skagit county lakes are opening on Saturday to trout fishing, and lots of them are stocked with catchable and triploid size rainbows. Read more information here http://wdfw.wa.gov/weekender/ and find information on local lakes on our fishing access pages. http://fishwhatcom.com/lakesrivers/Index.htm
Whatcom/Skagit July 2012 Fishing Report Summer is here and with it comes new fishing opportunities. The most interesting of those has been the Skagit River and Baker Lake sockeye fishery. The Skagit River sockeye season which opened on June 16 and closes on July 15 has been moderately successful. The biggest issue is that the […]
The lower Skagit River sockeye season is in full swing, with mixed reports of success coming in. Generally, it sounds like it is a slower fishery with more fish being caught by bank bound anglers than boaters. This most likely has to do with the fact that the fish tend to move close in to […]
June is a time of year that offers many fishing opportunities as weather and water temperatures begin to warm up. Local lakes are producing quite well with a wide range of species being caught. As for trout, Silver Lake continues to fish well using Dick Nites, Triple Teasers or Flatfish type lures trolled solo using […]
Lakes are open, saltwater opportunities abound, and most rivers are about to open on Saturday June 2nd, or in the case of the Skagit River on Friday June 1st. Check out free fishing weekend on June 9-10 where no license is required to fish or gather shellfish in the state. Read more here.
Check out this updated and comprehensive report for Opening Day Trout Season 2012 information. Find your best opportunity for catching your limit. It’s time to gear up for the general lake opener on Saturday, April 28. Most Whatcom County lakes have already been stocked by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in anticipation of […]
Updated fishing reports have been posted in the past few days to our fishing reports section. Check them out here. Dave’s Sports shop March fishing report. Mayberry Sporting Goods March fishing report.
Here is a late notice of a recent comprehensive fishing report from Dave’s Sporting Goods. FRESHWATER Steelhead fishing on the north fork of the Nooksack River and on the Skagit River from highway 530 to the Cascade River will close on February 16 in what effectively ends the river fishing season for 2011/2012. With the […]
The February 2012 fishing report, courtesy of Mayberry Sporting Goods, is available online now. Excerpt: February is another month for Steelhead and Blackmouth. February is often the best month for Steelhead unfortunately many of our local rivers are either closing February 1st. or the 16th. Steelhead have been showing up in the Nooksack and Skagit systems […]