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Thread: Hello from Everett, WA

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2018

    Default Hello from Everett, WA

    Just joined the forum and am eager to learn more.

    Background on me:
    I've lived in western WA my entire life fishing mainly small lakes for rainbow trout. As a kid, we had a 12' Valco that my dad and used for fishing. Once I was out of college, I took over the boat and upgraded to a 16' Lund that I've had for 11 years. That boat will never be sold. Taking a few years off of fishing to get my babies out of diapers, my two sons have gotten bigger (now 8 and 5) and have both got the fishing bug. Recently, I went on a fishing trip on the Columbia River and landed a good sized (to me) Chinook Salmon. Once my boys saw the pictures from the trip, they were convinced they need to land some salmon of their own.

    So, here I am....

    I've started doing a bit of internet searching talking to the local shop owners and today pulled the trigger on a pair of Abu Garcia Black Max reels mounted to Daiwa Spinmatic 7'6" Ultra light rods.

    Now, time for more education. My local fishing hole will be Lake Stevens, WA.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Harrisville, Utah


    Welcome aboard clarkbre About 2 1/2yrs I traveled up to Everette to purchase my boat. I use to live in Seattle for a very short period Dec 1970 into 1971. My more recent trip reminded me of a beautiful state Washington is. Introduction of your boys to the fishing experience will truly have them set for their tales to tell.
    Last edited by Bduck; 08-26-2018 at 09:47 AM.
    2000 F250 7.3L Diesel
    2007 Columbia 2018 Fisherman XL Yamaha F150 Yamaha 9.9 kicker 4 Walker Electric Downriggers Raymarine Element HV 9 Uniden Solara VHF

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Kamloops BC.


    Welcome clarkbre, a ton of knowledge on this site.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Bend, Or.


    Welcome aboard clarkbre

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Harrisville , Utah


    Welcome Aboard clarkbre, looking forward to your posts.
    1997 Starcraft 170, Mariner 90hp ,9.9 Yamaha, Raymarine Element 9HV , Minn Kota I-Pilot


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