Sunset Pond Fishing Report near Bellingham, Washington

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Great fun for kids, but...

on June 11th

After trying spinner baits, bobber and worm, the winner came out to be a rainbow trout colored rooster tail that nailed em, nothing but babies though. 6 inch small mouth bass, and lots of <4" bluegill (bobber and worm). The baby blue gill are so overpowering to any bait that they almost catch the worm as it lands. This would be great fun for the little kids, however more experienced anglers will find this lake fairly sparse for anything bigger than 6 inches. 4 hours of fishing and lots of strikes on slow moving lures. But no signs of anything worth taking home to eat. Stayed till sundown, and no one on the pond brought home anything.

Location Details
Species Caught: Smallmouth Bass
Length: 6in.
Air Temp: 80 °F
Gear Used
Rainow trout rooster tailshakespear

Kokanee in Sunset Pond?

on April 12th

So I've fished the Pond the past two days and caught what I thought was a Rainbow Trout. After describing it to someone later they told me it probably was a Kokanee because the fish was more silver than Rainbow. Does anyone know anything about Kokanee running through Sunset and Bug Ponds? Or Squalicum Creek for that matter?

Location Details
Species Caught: Rainbow Trout
14oz., Length: 8in.

Fishing The Pond

on August 30th

My Brother and His friend were slaying the fish down at the pond. 10 Total fish My Brother Caught 4 Largemouth Bass His Friend caught 4 Largemouth Bass, 1 Yellow Perch and 1 Rainbow Trout. Both Were using Blue Fox 1 Silver Spinner. You can get them at Kmart up the road, Fred Meyer and Yeagers. Anything will hit on those. One was caught off of a Texas Rigged Senko( Green Pumpkin/ Black Flake). Hope This Helps. ps. Take the trail to the end and there is an opening where you can fish and that is where they caught all of them.

Location Details
Air Temp: 65 °F Water Temp: 63 °F

Fishing Sunset Pond, WA

on September 18th

Most of us drive by this little lake without a thought. However, I decided to toss a lure in to see what happens. To my suprise, I was rewarded with three nice little bass on 9/15/2010. I was fishing the north west end of the lake at about 6:30 am. I went back on 9/17/2010, I got there at 2:30 pm before I had to be at work, and snagged a good size bluegill. I was alone out there except for one other caster and two or three dog walkers! Nice surprise in the middle of Bellingham!

Fishing Hot Spots near Sunset Pond

  "Went down for a couple hours. I used a wedding ring with a night crawler on the hook under a float..." Tenmile Creek

  "Two mountain rivers packed with trout and steelhead. The Stilly River is surrounded by mountain..." Stillaguamish River

  "Easy, year round access, and yearly stocked cutthroat and brown trout make Squalicum Lake a place..." Squalicum Lake

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