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Sprague Fishing Reports

Posted: 5/13/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Saturday with Captain Dave along with Rob and Hillary from NWFR. The goal was to catch some of the monster trout and capture it on film for a future episode on TV. Well....the fish only sort ...
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Posted: 5/5/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/3/2019
Hot Spots: 1
Fantastic couple of days on Sprague Lake with Ben Eggertson!! Had never been there so our expectations were not high. Dang were we wrong! Weather was great and the fishing was amazing. It was FISH ON!...
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Posted: 4/27/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Sprague the evening of the 24th and the morning of the 25th. Classic Sprague Lake fishing. The bite was sporadic. Long periods of nothing interrupted by a half hour of chaos. Size matters th...
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By: rwl
Posted: 4/19/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/18/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for Monday 4/15 and Thursday 4/18. After getting inspired by fishindoc’s report, decided to head to Sprague. Launched Monday at around 3 on the east end where there used to be a pay can...
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Posted: 5/21/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well, we threw everything and the kitchen sink at those tightlipped largies for three hours in the morning and another hour in the late afternoon… Only to be rewarded with no bites! We spotted some sw...
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Posted: 3/21/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the north end of the lake where the water was 43 opposed to 40 on the south end. There was lots of company with about 8-9 other boats around us with only a few fish seen boated. Magic techn...
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By: Fishrader
Posted: 11/24/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Tuff day cold wind no fish .how did everyone else do
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 10/2/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/2/2017
Hot Spots: 0
With dreams of giant rainbows from much earlier in the year trips, my wife and I decided to try Sprague Lake...ZERO BITES / ZERO FISH. The lake shore has reappeared, but aquatic shoreline growth st...
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Posted: 6/10/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished a windy, whitecap filled morning. Hit the water 5:20am, pitched frogs but it was too windy to make accurate casts. Switched up to jig and caught a dink. Switched to spinner bait and caught one ...
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By: rwl
Posted: 3/19/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/19/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Heard the ice was off of sprague so decided to scout it. water is at least a foot higher than normal. Vis is less than one foot. Not a lot of debris in the water. Water temp was 46 on the east end o...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 3/12/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/12/2017
Hot Spots: 0
On a gamble, I decided to check the open water fishing possibilities at Sprague Lake. Sad to say, for the bank fisherman (like me)...ZERO. The East portion of the lake has open water, but the only pos...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 6/28/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/28/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I've actually been fishing Sprague Lake for over a few weeks and doing very well; the best day, my wife and I stopped fishing after we each caught three a piece with her 26" MONSTER and my 21" "Biggy"...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 6/20/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/20/2016
Hot Spots: 0
This report is more of a public service one rather than a fishing report. Yes, the word is out on the large rainbow in Sprague Lake. My wife and I arrived on a Monday at 0530 HRS to find 7 car load...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 5/28/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/28/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Short morning fishing trip due to HIGH WINDS (White caps!). However, my wife was able to catch one plump, 18" rainbow that charged the bank with the crashing waves and after several wild jumps came to...
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Posted: 4/17/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/17/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Started with three other guys at 9:30 AM from the public launch. Worked our way down the north shore all the way to the east end of the lake. Maybe it is too early for trout or we don't know what we...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 3/26/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
The wife and I decided to give Sprague Lake a try after several very disappointing trips in the recent past; unfortunately, nothing different with no bites and no fish. I guess the near total lack of ...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 3/9/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/8/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing has been rather slow…for the bank angling public at Sprague lately and personally I have suffered through several SKUNKS. However, this day I was blessed by a lone bite and a nice, large 20" r...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 2/23/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/23/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well another, "No Bites/No Fish" morning at Sprague Lake; really not too unusual for this time of year. Three other bank anglers and one boater reported the same luck. Overall, Sprague seems in its "...
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By: brent338
Posted: 2/21/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/21/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Took a swing at the pig bows that inhabit sprague today. Early morning was typical wind and waves, calmed down by 1030 and managed to boat a fish. Slow going but had two more by about 2 pm... One nic...
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Posted: 2/13/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/13/2016
Hot Spots: 0
For some reason they don't got this location but we fished at the Forth of July lake. Slow day but caught a few. 2 bigger than 14 in. And one small fry. Was using a buoyant thomas spoon very good lur...
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Posted: 2/3/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Ice is off the lake. Well, mostly off the lake. There are still a few ice shelves floating around but plenty of open water to fish. Lake level is still very low but water clarity is excellent, 12 feet...
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By: murph
Posted: 4/20/2015
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/18/2015
Hot Spots: 0
It's no secret the fishing is hot on Sprague. Tons of boats and even more shore fisherman. The wind got a little nasty for about an hour but otherwise not too bad. We ended with 11. 2 were about 12 in...
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By: ChuckVH
Posted: 4/18/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/17/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Three of us took to Sprague lake to test our skills. We heard of large bows and the bonus of steelhead. The East end healed the steelhead but they were small. 9 to 10 inches. We put in at 4 Seasons re...
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By: hearseguy
Posted: 4/9/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/11/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Took the kids out fishing today and got on the water about 1:00PM. Headed to the east end of the lake and within 5 minuites I got a 14 incher on a Mepps spinner. In all we caught 10 in about 3 hours. ...
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Posted: 4/5/2015
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/3/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went out on a windy Good Friday to try and get my first Largemouth Bass of 2015. Heard and saw some great LMB action on Sprague last year so was excited to try it myself. Took us a while to find so...
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