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Deer Fishing Reports

Posted: 4/15/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/15/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the lake around 1030 am on some new fishing kayaks for the third day and like usual MyMy had the first fish and the biggest fish all three days, Average rainbows from 10 - 13" with a few 16s, mos...
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Posted: 4/10/2015
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/10/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Deer lake from 2:30 to 5:00 when the wind really started howling this afternoon. I just installed a Lowrance HDS 7 with the structure & side scan so I spent the first hour or so looking at all ...
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Posted: 4/2/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/2/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Messed around for about 45 minutes casting a Rapala XR10 off the dock and caught two nice bows. The bigger one fought like a champion. Sideways rain chased me off. Talked to a guy at the launch who ca...
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Posted: 3/28/2015
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/28/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out for a couple hours to do a little Bass fishing & a little trolling for Mack's with my pops. Just fished from shore with a jerkbait for the Smallmouth & got 3 lil guys in about 30 minutes. T...
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By: murph
Posted: 4/28/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/26/2014
Hot Spots: 0
After the Camelot yard sale in Spokane, we hit Deer Lake around 1 pm. Tried trolling some Wedding Rings for about 20 minutes and then decided to throw spinners at the bank. The weather was constantly...
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Posted: 4/6/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/6/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Started fishing at around 830 Saturday and Sunday. They were biting uptill around 1230. Caught 5 Saturday and 8 Sunday. I was trolling with a wedding ring and worm, all nice fish averaged about 16 i...
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By: murph
Posted: 3/3/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/2/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished for about 6 hours. I got skunked. My buddy caught 2. Threw everything at them and it seemed like just a worm worked best. One was a real good looking 20". Should have taken a picture but we did...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 9/22/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/22/2013
Hot Spots: 3
Went back to Deer in search of the Mackinaw but was unable to catch them. I tried a few 4" spoons in various colors, and a 4" Apex lure as well as a 4" Chartreuse/Chrome flatfish without a hit. Tried ...
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Posted: 6/23/2013
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/22/2013
Hot Spots: 0
I headed out early (6 am) to try a little deep trolling for Macks after seeing the post by Augwen. I fished for about 2 near the entrance to the narrows. I was fishing downriggers 40 - 50 feet close...
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By: Augwen
Posted: 6/9/2013
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/7/2013
Hot Spots: 0
I fished the 5th and the 6th by myself and got limits of Mack's in under 2 hours both days starting at 5:00 AM. On the 7th, I took a neighbor out for his first time Mack fishing. He did not like the f...
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By: Augwen
Posted: 6/2/2013
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/1/2013
Hot Spots: 1
Left my dock at 5:30 and by 6;15 had 4 in the boat. Took another 30 minutes for the last one. Trolled 6 colors of lead with a 4" Laker Taker spoon. Average speed of 1.7 on the GPS. Kept the presentati...
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By: Nik
Posted: 5/27/2013
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/26/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Slow afternoon at Deer, couldn't locate the smallies but did manage to find a couple largemouth, including this one that went 5lbs 10oz.
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By: mtngrizz
Posted: 5/18/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/17/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Had a few hours available and decided to hit Deer Lake , about 58 degrees but felt much cooler against a steady Northeast breeze. Launched at the public ramp and proceeded to the South end of the lak...
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Posted: 5/9/2013
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/9/2013
Hot Spots: 2
Went to Deer Lake to try out the downrigger and see if the Macs were biting. Trolled for about 2 hours with nothing. So gave up and caught and released about 20, 8 inch rainbows. Anyone got any tip...
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Posted: 5/3/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/2/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Was out @Deer from 11:00 - 3:00, & got sunburned as hell. But I also caught some Smallmouth, & the weather was amazing so a little pain is well worth it. All of the SMB were right around 2 lbs. The o...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 4/3/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/3/2013
Hot Spots: 1
After reading recent reports about the lake being open and free of ice I just had to get up there and give it a try. My friend Andrew, and my son and I trolled recently reported spots looking for the ...
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By: Augwen
Posted: 4/3/2013
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/2/2013
Hot Spots: 1
We started out at 8:00 am trolling leaded line and Apex lures looking for trout. Went 2 hours without a bite. Found an area with lots of fish between 35' and 60' and figured they were Macks. So we let...
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By: murph
Posted: 3/5/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/2/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Got on the ice at 8:15 or so and started drilling holes. After setup we thought it would be funny to call one of the neighbors and order breakfast. We promptly got the expected answer plus a few cuss ...
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Posted: 10/29/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/28/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Last Deer Lake fishing of the year! I wasn’t sure I was going to make it out on the water on the last weekend of the year, but around 10 am it was looking pretty calm and dry out on the water and I d...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 10/20/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/20/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Another horribly long and frustrating day at Deer lake. A lot of hookups, zero fish in the boat. Targeted Rainbows in the 20'-40' depths using a size 1.5 Apex Lure in Rainbow. It took hours to get 4 o...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 10/13/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/13/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Arrived an hour behind schedule (8am). Had everything rigged and ready to go when I got there. Used a Frisky Jenny Black Ant with a bit of worm on my braided line, with a 5' leader and a small split s...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 10/7/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/6/2012
Hot Spots: 3
I think I'm finally beginning to understand this lake. Erin and I arrived around 7am. It was cold!! Frost on the windshield and fog inside the boat. Lucky for us I picked up a 4000/9000 btu propan...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 9/29/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/29/2012
Hot Spots: 3
I finally hit the jackpot on Deer! I stopped into White Elephant yesterday and picked up some Apex lures (size 1.5). One in Chrome with a reflector on it and the other in a rainbow color. They worked ...
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Posted: 9/27/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/15/2012
Hot Spots: 1
My father-in-law and I headed out late morning to try our luck trolling for rainbow. We found them schooled up on the east bank near the entrance to the narrows. We had our limit on the stringer in ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 9/22/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/22/2012
Hot Spots: 3
Got on the water about 7:30am. Trolled the Southwest bays at about 1.7-2 mph using a black/green wedding ring with a yellow spinner and a chunk of worm. Set the downriggers to about 33'. It took about...
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