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05 - Lower Granite Dam to Interstate Bridge Fishing Reports

By: rwl
Posted: 5/24/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/23/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Caught and released a hatchery chinook while bass fishing out of Wawawai. Big surprise especially since spring chinook is closed due to low numbers. Was careful not to lift the fish out of the water...
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By: rwl
Posted: 5/10/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/10/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Got to Wawawai at around 6:30 and gave the day a 4 because of a nice 4lb 5oz 18 inch fish caught at the end of the trip. At the start, noticed that the water temp was 52-53 and much lower than it was...
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By: rwl
Posted: 4/26/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/25/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Scouting trip to Lower Granite Reservoir near Clarkston. River was muddy with 6 inch visibility and the current was ripping. But the amount of debris wasn't bad, a couple of floating logs but it wasn'...
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Posted: 3/24/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/23/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Bass fishing just getting going, weather is warming up! Sunny day Big ones biting. This one caught above Pittsburg Landing near Hell’s Canyon Dam with a Rapala. Fun casting towards boulders deep wa...
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Posted: 12/7/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
My youngest son Brett hadn't caught a Steelhead in years because he's always working and never has weekends off. I took Thursday off so I could go bring the boat back from the snake and took him alon...
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Posted: 12/3/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/30/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Another decent night of steelhead fishing. After about 30 minutes of trolling I hooked a nice fish that I fought for a good minute or 2 before losing it. Then about an hour later my buddy hooked a fis...
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Posted: 11/26/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
My Son and I fished the Annual Steelhead Derby down in Lewiston for the week 11/17 to 11/24. We caught 7 keepers between the 2 of us and released 8 wild fish. We had a great week with good weather an...
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By: Lee Howe
Posted: 11/16/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/10/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Patty and I took the motorhome down to Wawawai friday afternoon, just beating the snow. Only people in the campground... Love that! Started fishing Sat. at 7am. Calm, no wind or current, which isn'...
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Posted: 11/13/2018
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/9/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We pulled out of Spokane about 3pm Friday in a snowstorm. Roads down to Clarkston were pretty bad but we white knuckled it down there. Had dinner and got on the water about 7. Trolled plugs for 3-4 ...
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Posted: 5/31/2016
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/21/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Spent some time at the campground, it was pretty rainy that week, overall the whole family did pretty well. I caught a few Texas rig with purple plastic worms. My wife did really well with a 7-8' rapa...
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Posted: 5/25/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/23/2016
Hot Spots: 0
The Snake River in the Clarkston area continued to fish well for us this past Sunday/ Monday opening. On Monday we had a group of four customers and had a great day catching Snake River Spring Chinoo...
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Posted: 5/17/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/16/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well they increased the daily limit of Spring Chinook on the Snake River to two adult Chinooks so me and my son Amos took out of the house at 3am made the two hour trip to Lewiston to the confluence o...
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Posted: 5/17/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/16/2016
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for both Sunday the 15th and Monday the 16th of May. We fished out of Clarkston for both days of the Snake River Spring Chinook opener in this area and fishing was absolutely fantastic...
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Posted: 2/4/2016
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/3/2016
Hot Spots: 0
After reading Ken & Barb's report on Hell's Canyon, I decided to give it a shot at Wawawai Park on the Snake. Left the house @ 4:30 AM , air temp was 22*. I stopped in Deer Park to hook up with my f...
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By: rickcrit
Posted: 11/7/2015
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/7/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Spent the night at Boyer RV park with my wife, started fishing around 7am with my buddy Justin, we went on the top side of the dam. I caught and landed my first steelhead :-) we fished till about 12:3...
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By: rickcrit
Posted: 5/9/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/9/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Launched the boat about 5am headed right to the boarder of clearwater and snake put the anchor out 19 fow lots of fish being marked. I was using a sliver and green flasher with a Mt.Dew cut plug wi...
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Posted: 5/7/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/7/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing was absolutely fantastic in the Clarkston area today. We went 5-5 with 3 keepers for my customers and one for my wife by 7am. Trolling plug cut herring behind fish flash style flashers in 20-3...
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By: rwl
Posted: 4/12/2015
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/12/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Rated a 4 because it was just an exploratory trip and I wasn't hoping for much. Water is down about 3 feet and the gaps between the messed up concrete blocks of the wawawai launch were a little challe...
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Posted: 3/23/2015
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/22/2015
Hot Spots: 0
We started fishing at around 8:00 AM, but had not one real bite until around midday. Most of this was due to the fact that we could not get into the area we really wanted to be in until another couple...
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By: zaskar
Posted: 11/17/2014
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/16/2014
Hot Spots: 0
We boated 7 Steelhead for the day and had a GREAT time doing it. Water temp 50F. We caught fish pulling plugs both up and down current. Different colors working throughout the day. The shore fisher...
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By: rwl
Posted: 6/19/2014
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/19/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished out of wawawai from 4-7. Breezy at first, then died down around 6. Water temps ranged from 58 to 63. Nothing in particular seemed to be preferred. Caught several smaller bass (10-11 inch) at a ...
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Posted: 5/19/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/17/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Had another good morning out on the bank of the Snake. I went to the same spot I hooked into a hatchery fish the day before and gave it a few hours. No luck there, so I started moving again. I prefer ...
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Posted: 5/19/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/16/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Tried my luck again in the morning and evening. I went to the same area I hooked into a fish the day before. I started off in the predawn hour since I heard these fish have a good surge of movement in...
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Posted: 5/19/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/15/2014
Hot Spots: 0
New to this area so I decided to set aside my typical fishing adventures and give this salmon fishing a shot since the forcasts of returns was so high. I selected a couple rods that I felt would be a ...
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By: ridgeratt
Posted: 10/3/2013
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/3/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Well took my retired hunting buddy fishing for salmon for the first time. We hit the river right around 8 this morning along with 200 of my closest friends!!! Most of the locals were headed back said ...
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