Biggest fish of the month: 25-pound salmon caught near Sultan

  • WAYNE KRUSE / Outdoor Writer
  • Saturday, November 11, 2000 9:00pm
  • LifeGo-See-Do

By WAYNE KRUSE

Outdoor Writer

An excellent coho season this fall in saltwater which, unfortunately, did not necessarily translate into an excellent coho season in the rivers, provided some fine fishing for local anglers and silvers much larger than we’ve seen around here in years.

Big coho and some big, early, chums, took the spotlight in the October edition of The Herald Trophy Fish Ladder but, just to keep saltchuck anglers honest, a fine largemouth bass was also entered, as follows:

  • 1. Leonides Stratis, Everett: Largemouth of 6 pounds, 2 ounces, Oct. 24, working a rubber worm on the west side of Lake Goodwin. Weighed at Jerry’s Surplus.

  • 1. Woody McAllister, Arlington: Rainbow of 21 inches and 2 pounds, 11 ounces, Oct. 30, stillfishing Power Bait on Lake Ki. Weighed at Hook, Line &Sinker, Smokey Point.

  • 1. Kurt Vonogas, Everett: 13 pounds, 10 ounces, Oct. 3, drifting shrimp on the Skykomish. Weighed at Triangle Beverage, Snohomish.

  • 2. Buz Bauman, Lynnwood: 12 pounds, 6 ounces, Oct. 23, drifting eggs on the Skykomish at Monroe. Weighed at Ted’s Sport Center, Lynnwood.

  • Winston Woodall, Newcastle: 25 pounds even, Oct. 27, trolling plugs on the Skykomish at Sultan with guide Bill Wagner. Weighed at Sky Valley Traders, Monroe. Since the angler is from outside our normal readership area, this fish won’t be entered in the annual ladder, but a chum this size was worthy of a mention, nevertheless.

  • 1. Michael Moser, Marysville: 19 pounds, 4 ounces, Oct. 24, fishing a float and jig on the Skykomish at Monroe. Weighed at Jerry’s Surplus.

  • 2. J.D. Dotson, Everett: 15 pounds, 4 ounces, Oct. 27, drifting shrimp on the Skykomish. Weighed at McDaniel’s Do-It Center, Snohomish.

  • 3. Lori Harper, Arlington: 15 pounds even, Oct. 13, trolling herring at Mukilteo. Weighed at Hook, Line &Sinker.

  • 4. Don Carlson, Arlington: 13 pounds, 6 ounces, Oct. 11, trolling flasher and squid in Area 8-2. Weighed at Hook, Line &Sinker.

  • 5. Amy King, Snohomish: 12 pounds, 13 ounces, Oct. 31, fishing the Skykomish. Weighed at McDaniel’s Do-It Center.

  • 1. Jeff Josephson, Everett: 18 pounds, 11 ounces, Oct. 7, fishing plug-cut herring at Bush Point. Weighed at Payless Foods in Freeland.

  • 2. Ben McIntosh, Snohomish: 15 pounds, 12 ounces, Oct. 6, drifting a Dick Nite spoon on the Snohomish. Weighed at Triangle Beverage.

  • 3. Mel Williams, Mountlake Terrace: 15 pounds, 8 ounces, Oct. 12, drifting a No. 4 Metric spinner on the Skykomish. Weighed at Ted’s Sport Center.

  • 4. Dick Yarbrough, Everett: 11 pounds, 8 ounces, Oct. 5, trolling flasher and squid at the shipwreck. Weighed at PK’s General Store, Everett.

  • 5. Ron Schmidt, Snohomish: 10 pounds, 10 ounces, Oct. 6, fishing a spoon on the Snohomish River. Weighed at Triangle Beverage.

  • 6. Don Carlson, Arlington: 10 pounds, 6 ounces, Oct. 11, trolling flasher and squid in Area 8-2. Weighed at Hook, Line &Sinker.

  • 7. Karissa Spafford, Lake Stevens: 9 pounds, 6 ounces, Oct. 8, drifting a spinner on the Skykomish. Weighed at Triangle Beverage.

  • 8. Dan Cartwright, Lynnwood: 9 pounds, 5 ounces, Oct. 24, trolling flasher and squid at Point No Point. Weighed at Ted’s Sport Center.

  • 9. Tom Wyles, Lake Stevens: 8 pounds, 9 ounces, Oct. 1, trolling flasher and squid with a herring strip, north of the shipwreck. Weighed at Jerry’s Surplus.

  • 10. Howard Spafford, Lake Stevens: 8 pounds, 4 ounces, Oct. 7, fishing a spinner on the Skykomish. Weighed at Triangle Beverage.

  • 11. Reid Larsen, Everett: 7 pounds, 3 ounces, Oct. 24, trolling flasher and squid at Point No Point. Weighed at Ted’s Sport Center.

  • 12. C.J. Erickson, Snohomish: 11-year-old took a 6 pound, 8 ounce coho Oct. 8, trolling a red Flatfish below the Avenue D bridge on the Snohomish.

  • 13. Harrison Wyles, Lake Stevens: 7 pounds, 1 ounce, Oct. 1, trolling flasher and squid at the shipwreck. Weighed at Jerry’s Surplus.

  • 14. Lucy Wyles, Lake Stevens: 6 pounds, 2 ounces, Oct. 1, trolling flasher and squid at the shipwreck. Weighed at Jerry’s Surplus.
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