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Check out these most viewed reports from the last two weeks to discover new fishing destinations!
By: uplandsandpiper
Posted: 1/14/2020
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/12/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Winter finally arrived in north-central Washington! I decided to fish my home lake and found 4" of good quality ice. Since the state did away with the split season on this lake it hardly sees any fish...
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By: bonanzamel
Posted: 1/10/2020
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/9/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Intended to fish Lake Spokane. Only place to launch is Nine Mile and the best fishing is near the dam. Too far to drive my slow thirsty Yamaha 2 stroke outboard jet. Launched about 10:30 at Ft Spok...
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By: Toni
Posted: 1/11/2020
Species: Squid
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/11/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Dash Point 1-11-20 John Knudsen and I got to the dock at 10am and left a little after 1pm. They were taking the Christmas tree down and we had to move until it was down. It was very windy. At times m...
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By: walleyemark
Posted: 1/22/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/20/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Launched out of Porcupine bay with a couple of my buddies. My buddy motored us over to the red barn; we caught one dink and saw another boat catching dinks so we went looking for bigger fish. We spent...
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By: lake Rsvlt chrtrs
Posted: 1/20/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/20/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Great job to our customers over the last 2 days fishing for Walleye. We have been finding our Walleye scattered at all depths; deep as a 170' of water on the main part of Lake Roosevelt. South of Seve...
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By: MGTom
Posted: 1/20/2020
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/20/2020
Hot Spots: 1
Wow. I'd give today 5 stars except I went looking for steelhead but didn't find any. I did have a surprisingly good day of trout fishing today. I fished at the Mead Ranch area on the opposite side of ...
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Recent Articles

The latest and greatest articles from our Northwest Fishing Reports staff writers!
The Washington Outdoors Report
The Washington Outdoors Report
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 1/16/2020
FISHING: Steelhead fishing has been slow this winter throughout the state to include rivers in Southwest Washington and the Olympic Peninsula that usually see good runs this month. The Skagit River is also not opening this year for a catch and release season due to low numbers of returning fish. There are some bright spots though. One is the Bogachiel River on the Olympic Peninsula wher...
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Three Suggestions for Summer Get-aways
Three Suggestions for Summer Get-aways
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 1/10/2020
Believe it or not, now is the time to plan for your summer getaway and an outdoors vacation east of the Cascade Crest can be relaxing and fun. Here are a few destinations you may not have considered: TWIN LAKES – FERRY COUNTY/COLVILLE TRIBAL RESERVATION Want to experience a Canadian resort fishing experience without crossing the border? Head to the Twin Lakes in the Colville Tribal Reser...
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FIVE WINTER FISHING OPTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR
FIVE WINTER FISHING OPTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 1/5/2020
Are you resolving to catch more fish for the new year? Here are five opportunities available right now: PUGET SOUND BLACKMOUTH – Marine Area 10 opens up on January 1st for blackmouth (Chinook salmon) and with no fishing having taken place there for over two months, it’s anyone’s guess how it’s going to be. Gary Krein, the longtime owner of All Star Fishing Charters operating out of Seattle a...
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The Effect of Winter Floods and Weather on Fishing
The Effect of Winter Floods and Weather on Fishing
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 1/5/2020
While driving past the Puyallup River on my way to Sportco to pick up Christmas presents, I noticed the water level was higher than I'd ever seen it. The murky water overflowed the banks and at times almost reached the roadway. Entire trees were almost underwater and previously exposed sand bars were submerged. I knew my fishing spots would be changing for next season, and I couldn't help but wond...
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