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Potholes Fishing Reports

Posted: 4/27/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/26/2014
Hot Spots: 0
The walleye bite continues to get even better! Fished Friday on all new water looking for some new productive areas. Caught fish nearly everywhere we stopped from 12-40 feet of water! Fished the dam, ...
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By: OGFboat
Posted: 4/25/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/24/2014
Hot Spots: 3
(Sorry no pictures this time, got off the lake late) Got the opportunity to get out yesterday evening after work, and took advantage of it since I'd heard that Potholes was "ON" for Walleye. Got to th...
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Posted: 4/18/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/12/2014
Hot Spots: 3
Late short report. Hit potholes with Pop, arrived about 7:30. Tried to go out to the main lake but it was a little bumpy so we went up the Coulee arm. Fished anywhere from 20 to 50 FOW with green and ...
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Posted: 4/15/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/15/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Our walleye bite continues to be fabulous! Fished Wed 4-9 and boated a 16 fish limit kept 6 for a birthday fish fry. Fished all morning on water I haven't tried all season. Boated 21 on Thursday morni...
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Posted: 4/12/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/11/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Made it to the potholes and launched at the east end of the dam. I was a little hesitant due to the forecast of 16+ MPH wind with gusts of 30. This being my first time on the potholes in my own bo...
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By: namaycush
Posted: 4/10/2014
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/10/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Caught 6 prespawn female smallmouths (16-19") in Lind Coulee over a rock bar, all C&R. Water temp was 54 F @15 feet. Accu-fish shows 17" smallmouth just before it hit jig over bar. Lots of boats t...
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Posted: 4/9/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/8/2014
Hot Spots: 1
First trip to Potholes! Thanks to the folks at a MarDon's. Limited in fishing 6- 10 am. A lot of small ones but eight keepers fishing 40-50 feet deep. 15 - 19 inches. Fished Perch Point. The loc...
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Posted: 4/6/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/6/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Spring walleye fishing simply does not get better than it is right now! Fished Thursday and boated 19, Friday 17 (all released), Saturday 30 with a 21" big fish, and Sunday afternoon 24 with a 23" big...
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Posted: 4/5/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/5/2014
Hot Spots: 0
My wish came true... The walleye are biting at potholes, and I don't think it's a secret anymore. My buddy who owns and operates "1/2 the boat 1/2 the price guide service" called me on an invite to po...
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Posted: 4/2/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/30/2014
Hot Spots: 0
We started fishing by 8:30 and had the first fish on fifteen minutes later, a small walleye. The action stayed fast until 11:30 then slowed to a trickle. We had several doubles, but the fish were smal...
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Posted: 3/26/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/25/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Saturday and caught 12 walleye between 16-21 inches, a bunch of undersize walleye, and a mess of perch. Back out Sunday for an hour and caught 7 (all released). Monday started with a double in ...
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Posted: 3/17/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/14/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Thursday and caught 23 walleye between 16 and 21 inches, dozens of smaller eyes and a couple dozen perch. Went back out Friday morning and caught 8 nice fish before the wind drove us off the wa...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 3/16/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/16/2014
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for both 3/15 and 3/16. 3/15, my wife and I started fishing in the mid-morning at Medicare Beach; lots of boats and even a few kayaks, but no fish taken or seen taken. We proceeded to M...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 2/10/2014
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/9/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Had been hearing about great reports about the perch at Potholes this winter so my wife and I and our fishing buddy Jerry took a road trip. I90 was a little slick with a few snow drifts hear and there...
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Posted: 2/10/2014
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/9/2014
Hot Spots: 0
A buddy and I fished the Lind Coulee Saturday and Sunday targeting perch and hoping for a couple walleye too. Ice was great- 8 to 11 inches. Perch fishing was outstanding-- easy limits of 25 on Swedis...
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By: soberg
Posted: 2/9/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/9/2014
Hot Spots: 0
I keep getting knocked off the internet trying to post a report. Getting frustrated so this time it will be short. Nephew wanted to go fishing Sunday. Took him to Potholes for Walleye and Perch. More ...
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Posted: 1/20/2014
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/18/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Lind Coulee on Saturday and Sunday 1-18 & 19. Good success both days. Caught 50+ perch in 30 FOW using mostly perch eyes and maggots for bait. Only had to throw 10 or so back needing to grow...
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By: soberg
Posted: 1/13/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/11/2014
Hot Spots: 1
The first half of the day only produced a couple bites one small Walleye, a lost lrg something and no perch. Went to Soda Lake that was a bust then the Store and them back to Potholes around 2:30 for ...
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By: soberg
Posted: 1/4/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/3/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Saturday morning after a sleepless night in the motel and cleaning fish at a cleaning station with the water turned off Thursday night, I headed to the store up the road to have coffee and a nice gut ...
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By: soberg
Posted: 1/4/2014
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/2/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Well after reading fishing reports for Potholes through the ice in the Lind Coulee Arm for Perch and others, I figured it was time to give it a try for the first time. I have always wanted to fish Pot...
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By: iwilfish
Posted: 12/29/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/28/2013
Hot Spots: 2
I live in Port Angeles but am a a displaced ice fisherman. I had to drop my daughter off in Ellensberg after her winter break from CWU, friday the 27th, and since I was already on the other side of th...
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By: CCTMark
Posted: 12/24/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/21/2013
Hot Spots: 1
A little late with this report but we went to Potholes last Saturday to do a little ice fishing. The we consisted of Glenn, Nathan, Noodle, Trent, Mike and myself. We arrived about 0900 at Lind/Coulee...
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Posted: 11/28/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/28/2013
Hot Spots: 0
went out for some turkey day hawgs. it took me about an hour to find them but as soon as I did I caught 5 fish in 2 hours, made it home in time for dinner. this is probably my last walleye outing o...
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Posted: 11/9/2013
Species: Other
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/8/2013
Hot Spots: 0
So, couldn't get anybody interested in going, except my dogs, in the beautiful weather, but had to go to Ellensburg from Yakima, and that's almost halfway, so it would be a waste of gas to not go, so ...
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Posted: 10/31/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/26/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Took dad out on Potholes in an attempt to put some walleye in the boat. Trolled shadraps and flicker shad in various colors. Hooked planer boards to the downrigger cables and ran those 30-40 feet off ...
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