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Deer Fishing Reports

Posted: 3/3/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/1/2009
Hot Spots: 0
So to celebrate opening day out in Deer Lake my buddy drove up from spokane to do a little ice fishing. We walked onto the lake from a friends association on the SE corner of the lake called Wanakiwi...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 10/27/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/26/2008
Hot Spots: 0
As it was my last week end before Deer Lake closes I went out early on Saturday. I trolled around the outside of the lake and tried everything. All that I got were a couple of small hits. I decided to...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 10/14/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/4/2008
Hot Spots: 0
We had a cousin show up from Missouri that wanted to try the fishing out here. We took him to Deer Lake and was on the water just before daylight. It was about 35 degrees and a little chilly. Started ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/21/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/9/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Deer Lake for the first time. Found the launch to be shallow for a good distance out but passable. Trolled off a downrigger using a 50/50 Dick Nite --trolling in 71-72 feet of water at 65 feet...
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By: Augwen
Posted: 7/8/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/5/2008
Hot Spots: 0
I fish Deer Lake quite often for the Lake Trout(Mackinaws). In the early morning when they are still hunting I use a flutter spoon with 8 colors of 18lb. lead line and 50' of 10lb mono. This works unt...
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By: eustace
Posted: 5/18/2008
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/18/2008
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Deer yesterday morning for a couple of hours and limited on rainbows. First thing I did was fished the inlet at the north end of the narrows, I casted as I cruised up the mouth as far as I could w...
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By: JBurke
Posted: 6/19/2007
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/18/2007
Hot Spots: 0
A friend and I went out for the evening to Deer lake. First time we've been there. Started off trolling with a few different things, nothing seemed to work at all. Went to the narrow end of the lak...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/4/2007
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Rating: 3
Fished: 6/2/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the water about 6:45 - beautiful morning, water was moderately clear and calm, only ~ 5 other boats mostly with friendly fisherman - trolled around the big end of the lake (West?) by the public la...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/17/2007
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Rating: 4
Fished: 3/17/2007
Hot Spots: 0
Deer Lake is loosing water depth at the public launch earlier each spring making the public launch useless. I believe this is due to the high use of lake water to a lot more cabins.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/15/2006
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Rating: 4
Fished: 8/14/2006
Hot Spots: 0
Overall, I had a great experience....at least for fishing off of a dock. It started off slow, but after about an hour of staring at my bobber I landed a monster trout with my nightcrawler. After that ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/10/2006
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Rating: 5
Fished: 8/6/2006
Hot Spots: 0
Toner and I launched just before light...fished Mackinaws for about two hours with no action. Went back into the narrower part of the lake brought the down riggers up to around 40 feet, hooked into th...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/25/2006
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Rating: 5
Fished: 7/22/2006
Hot Spots: 0
went to deer for the first time, what a long ride from seattle, but the fishing was worth it. between the 3 of us we caught 4 trout that that were about 14" a piece we also caught 16" and a nice 17" b...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/25/2006
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Rating: 4
Fished: 5/15/2005
Hot Spots: 0
Started fishing at 8 am and quickly caught and released 3 12 in. rainbows off my dock and at 10 am got a 19 in. 3 pound rainbow. Later at 1 pm I got a 2 and a half pound smallmouth by a submerged log....
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/21/2004
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Rating: 1
Fished: 8/21/2004
Hot Spots: 0
Went to check out deer lake looked like it would be nice to camp but if you have a 18+ boat the docks going to be a pain in rear...We had to push the boat after we launched it ?? It was snagging on ro...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 9/11/2002
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Rating: 3
Fished: 9/11/2002
Hot Spots: 0
Water level at the State boat ramp was very low. My boat barely floated off the trailer. Water was too shallow to use main motor; trolling motor was held partially out of the water to power me to ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/1/2002
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Rating: 3
Fished: 7/1/2002
Hot Spots: 0
Not as many kokanee's biting these days as in years past. A lot of action deep trolling for mackinaw. Good 5 - 10 pounders caught at sunrise and sunset.
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