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Salmon openings for Puget sound 2016

There have been many openings for Puget Sound rivers lately, as the actual run appears to be larger than what was forecast. Most notably, the Skagit and Cascade have opened for coho fishing, as well as the Snohomish for coho and a portion of the Skykomish for hatchery steelhead. The South Fork Nooksack river opens on […]

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Young man fishing on a lake from the boat at sunset

4 Best Fishing Trips for Every Angler

The endless coastlines, miles of lake shore and numerous rivers and streams in the U.S. are home to thousands of incredible fishing destinations. If that, coupled with the beautiful fall weather, isn’t enough to get you out there exploring, the start of the Bassmaster Tournament Trail might be the inspiration you’re looking for. With competitions […]

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Salmon seasons set for Puget Sound; area waters expected to re-open to fishing

This news happened a couple weeks ago, and the permit still hasn’t been issued. Most puget sound rivers are still closed to fishing as of today. On May 26th state and Tribal leaders reached an agreement on fishing seasons, so rivers should be reopening soon. Stay tuned for more information. Additional information is at http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/may2616b/  and, […]

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Nooksack river re-opens to fishing

In a news release WDFW announces that the Nooksack river is re-opening to fishing from the Slater road upstream to the FFA marker in Deming. Previously closed areas remain closed, such as the North Fork, South Fork, and Middle Fork. Read the full release here. https://fortress.wa.gov/dfw/erules/efishrules/erule.jsp?id=1678  

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WDFW Fishing Rule Change: Fishing closed in areas of Nooksack River Basin due to drought

Nearly the entire Nooksack system is now closed to all fishing due to drought conditions. Read the press release below, and the discussion on the Fish Whatcom forum in the Nooksack 2015 thread that includes some further explanations.   WDFW Press release: August 27, 2015 Fishing closed in areas of Nooksack River Basin due to […]

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Skagit River Sockeye season heating up

Reports from the Skagit River Sockeye fishery on the lower Skagit River have been mixed to good recently. The fish are definitely in, it’s just a matter of getting in front of them and getting them to bite. Forum users have reported some catch already, with other success being witnessed. The lower than usual water […]

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