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20 - Upper Columbia River to Canadian Border Fishing Reports

Posted: 6/21/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/14/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This fishing family did an excellent job catching Walleye for their first time on Lake Roosevelt. They were jigging from depths of 45'-65' deep just North of Kettle Falls. These Walleye were caught ri...
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Posted: 6/10/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/10/2019
Hot Spots: 0
These guys did an excellent job of fishing for Walleye today. This was their first time jigging for Walleye. We launched from Kettle falls and traveled about seven miles North. The Walleye hit on all...
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By: wire3714
Posted: 7/15/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/15/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished out of Daisy with my son. Boarded 5 small ones and 1 at 9lbs
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Posted: 7/10/2018
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Started fishing around 5am on Sat hooked 1st one around 5:45am was about 45 in and had a few bites after then around noon hooked my keeper at 57in and called it a day. Next morning started again at 5a...
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By: robholman
Posted: 7/30/2017
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/29/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Finished up my keeper sturgeon season with guide Shane Reynolds of Northwest Fishing Expeditions. We had a tremendous day with 14-15 fish to the boat including a couple of oversized. One was a huge 9-...
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Posted: 7/2/2017
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Well we fished the last 5 days up by kettle falls and had days that were well above average and days that were slow. We had several days with catch rates in the teens with 19 fish caught and 30 fish o...
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By: Lambojac
Posted: 6/19/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Got out on the shoreline at about 10AM between Daisy and Gifford. Threw out a hook and worm and let them sit for about an hour on the bottom with no luck. I switched one pole over to a jig and grub wi...
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By: Lambojac
Posted: 5/24/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Since the mouth of the Kettle River is still rushing too fast, I decided to try at the mouth of the Colville for some shore fishing. I'd heard that people had been catching Pike and Walleye up above t...
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By: Lambojac
Posted: 5/18/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Shore fishing at the mouth of the Kettle River has not been good so far. Over the last few weeks we've caught only 1 Burbot, 1 Walleye, and 2 Whitefish. Yesterday afternoon didn't produce a single bit...
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Posted: 5/16/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We launched at Kettle Falls and headed about 5 miles Northeast of the Bridge. My first cast produced a nice wally around 22 inches and then my buddy Tom caught this monster on his second or third cas...
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By: moosezema
Posted: 2/14/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/12/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Saturday and Sunday. Saturday was a good day with several fish but the weather was great. Sunday weather was cold but fishing was great. Caught and released around 30 trout, biggest being th...
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Posted: 2/2/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Cabin fever took my senses from me as I left the house facing a cold wind. The dogs had to go for a walk so I took my rod as well. Down to the flats for a quick short walk. Wow. is the water up! Firs...
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Posted: 1/28/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/28/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Launched @ Gifford by ourselves @ 8am. A steady drizzle welcomed us. Fished North on the East side working the points for 3-4 miles. Caught a nice rainbow right out of the gate on a pink squid with a ...
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Posted: 1/26/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Launched @ Kettle Falls @ 9am and fished until 3:30pm. Ran south to the Colville Flats, trolled a triangle pattern in and out of the confluence. Water Temp was 38* inside and 38.4* outside. No other...
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By: moosezema
Posted: 2/17/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/13/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Another epic day on the upper Columbia River. We caught brook trout, bull trout, rainbow trout, and cutbow trout but to top it off we caught and released what would of been the state record Westslope...
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By: moosezema
Posted: 2/9/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/8/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Epic day on the upper Columbia. Weather was great and sun came out. Fishing was unbelievable with trout ranging 2-5 pounds all day. Water had just the right push to keep fish feeding all day. Great...
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By: moosezema
Posted: 7/14/2014
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/11/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the annual Northport Lion's Club fishing derby last weekend. Managed to catch the winning trout at 4.06 pounds. Two years in a row my group has won it with a brown trout. Fun weekend with gr...
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Posted: 5/28/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/26/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Nymphing continues to be the ticket...River came up substantially over the last 48 hours. Currently @ 222K. Regardless, we caught fish. The landing results were not as good as the 'awesome day' two ...
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Posted: 5/16/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/15/2014
Hot Spots: 0
The Upper Columbia river has been fishing good to great with both the nymph and the dry. We should continue to see some good rises this next week with cloud cover and potential Caddis and Mayfly ext...
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Posted: 5/7/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/5/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Caddis are starting to show in good numbers. The Mother's Day Caddis variety - american Grannoms. The nymph and dry fly game is picking up momentum. The streamer game is still producing but overall sl...
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Posted: 3/16/2014
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/15/2014
Hot Spots: 0
We launched out of Hunters around 6:30 AM with light fog and decided to head North upstream, I trolled Fly's with no success Frisky Jennys Lk Roosevelt trying a Super Natural and Fire Ant and going on...
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Posted: 10/11/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/11/2013
Hot Spots: 0
wow ! Night fishing for walleye is hot right now on the upper columbia. caught 5 18 to 16 inchers in an hour or so from shore throwing perch shad raps.Also hooked some with shad style jigs tippe...
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By: moosezema
Posted: 8/9/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/8/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Caught this Pike next to the border yesterday. First one for me and I am sure wont be the last. Won't help the trout fishery out so I did my part to remove it.
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By: moosezema
Posted: 7/23/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/6/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry for waiting so long but I have been busy. This is the derby winner in the trout division of the Northport Lions Club Derby. This derby is held every year the first weekend after the July 4. S...
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Posted: 7/2/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/28/2013
Hot Spots: 0
We fished the Governors Cup and had a really good time, learned a lot for next time, if there is a next time. We were quite disapointed with some of the other contestents concerning the tournament...
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