anybody want to fish lake 16 and Squalicum lake this saturday?

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  1. thefly

    thefly New Member

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    As the title states, I'll be heading up to Squalicum Lake early morning saturday to float it for a while and then on my way back down south I'll be stopping at Lake 16 mid afternoon. If anyone is going to be in the area or wants to meet up at either lake post up on this thread.:thumb:

    Thanks,

    Drew
     
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    Are you driving all the way up to fish Squalicum? Not trying to discourage you, but there are a lot of other lakes within that distance that would be far more productive IMO. The only reason I even fish it is because I can get to it in about 15 minutes. With that, I'm thinking of hitting it up tomorrow. I'll let you know how I do.
     
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    yup. driving all that way for squalicum. It's just one of those lakes I've wanted to fish for a while. Please do post how you do though. I haven't seen any recent reports on washingtonlakes.com.

    Thank you,

    Drew
     
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    Thinking of hitting 16 early to see if there are any bucket mouths willing to hit a bug on top. Most likely start off around 6am and be off the lake by 10 or 11.
     
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    Well, no report as of yet. I got tied up yesterday, and I'll be out of town this weekend. Good luck out there.
     
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    Thanks everybody. Just got my gear all ready. It is now 12:45am and I'm trying to get up at 3:30am:) I'm meeting a buddy at lake 16 for a few hours and then I'll hit Squalicum more than likely. Hope everyone has gotten a chance to take advantage of this nice weather.

    Thanks,

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    So plans changed and my buddy couldn't get his waders so he had to shore fish for the day and lake 16 isn't the best for that so we ended up meeting at clear lake for a bit, Which also isn't great for shore fishing. I floated around and had one on right off the bat but was unable to land it, and I was feeling bad leaving my buddy on the shore so I went back in and practiced my roll casting. After Clear lake we parted ways and I went to pass lake for a couple hours in which time I didn't get a single bite and saw no fish rise. I decided not to hit Squalicum and just head back down south and get on Lake 16 before heading home. The lake is very murky and almost looked like a big algae bloom was going on or something. I put the tube in at the launch and kicked my way down to the north end of the lake which is where I landed my only fish of the day. About a 12" planter, but fun none the less. At around 5:30 I found my self at the north end of the lake in the middle of a bunch of rising fish withing casting distance on all sides of me. I could see there was a hatch coming off but wasn't sure what they were only that they were tiny so I grabbed a small dry and was just site casting to the rising fish. At one point I watched my little dry get sipped from the surface but I was so amazed that I didn't set the hook and missed it. That would've been my first fish on a dry if I had landed it. Oh well. Although I got mostly skunked, any day fishing is a good day.

    Thank you,

    Drew
     

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