“We’re starting to see a few, and I do mean a few, ocean coho,” Chamberlain said. “Hopefully that will ramp up and fill in where the kings left off.”
Water surface temperatures in the mid 70s seems to be making fish a little sluggish, Barr said. But he said anglers are still catching fish.
He recommends using a 6-foot leader with Power Eggs off the bottom or a slip bobber with garlic-scented worm. He said one angler even had luck chumming.
“There’s always fish in the lake,” Barr said. “You just need to know how to get them.”
“There are lots of opportunities if you don’t mind traveling,” Chamberlain said.
Wednesday, Aug. 13, at midnight is the deadline to apply for one of 18 fall deer hunting permits in the Charles and Mary Eder unit of Okanogan County’s Scotch Creek Wildlife Area. Visit wdfw.wa.gov for more information.