This one pretty clearly keys to Kogotus, but it also looks fairly different from specimens I caught in the same creek about a month later in the year. With only one species of the genus known in Washington, I'm not sure about the answer to this ID.
Born in Denver CO. and moved to Hayward WI. at the age of one. He cut his baby teeth fishing on the Namekagon but beckoned to the call of his native state where he now resides once again. Fortunate for me I have an excuse to depart westward for the reunion of father, son and the holy trout. I have just as much fun, if not more, snapping pictures like these than I do fishing. I use to out fish Justin, but he’s starting to kick my butt regularly, and when he does the browbeating is relentless. I’m reminded now of how frustrated I was when my dad caught all the fish, but it seems he’s turning the table on me.
PS. Check out the last photo in full size, Jason's new panoramic feature sure is cool! Thanks Jason
When asked what I just caught that monster on I showed him. He put on his magnifiers and said, "I can't believe they can see that."