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Friday, August 6, 2021
By Dave Graybill
Sockeye fishing on Lake Wenatchee has been lights out! On the opening day the fish checkers reported that the sixty some boats they checked all had limits of sockeye. I have never heard of this kind of success. I took my friend James Lebow and Michael Erickson out the first day and we landed six sockeye by six o’clock—less than an hour. The following day was special. On board with me was my brother Lane, his daughter Sophie, and my niece Ellie Coen. It took us a little longer to limit the boat, but we had our eight fish by 7 o’clock. Sophie did an excellent job netting both my fish. I have been fishing a line from the Schmitten dock down to West Point and back and am catching fish off my riggers set at 70 feet. I have a rod out with an eight-ounce lead ball that is also catching fish at 100 feet. I am using size 0 prism dodgers with two or three red hooks on a leader that is only ten inches long. My boat speed is 1.5 mph. There are fish being taken all over the lake. This is a terrifically fun fishery!
Here’s my crew from Thursday on Lake Wenatchee: From the left next to me is Sophie Graybill, Lane Graybill and Ellie Coen.