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Potholes Fishing Reports

By: Yakivegas
Posted: 10/20/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/19/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Gary Crowder and I made another trip to the dunes for some walleye action.The walleye action was a little slower for us than last weekend.The perch were there usual bait stealing selves,as we put abou...
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By: Yakivegas
Posted: 10/14/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/12/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the water around 11 or so after the rain let up a bit.Headed out to the dunes with some bottom walkers and worm harnesses and pretty much bounced them up and down the dunes most of the day.Put qui...
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By: Chasingos
Posted: 10/5/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/5/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Needed a quick getaway so I convinced the wife to join me on my first trip to the potholes. We arrived mid day on Friday hit the water by 1pm, caught a few very small walleye and a few nice perch. I w...
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Posted: 9/24/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/23/2013
Hot Spots: 2
What a treat I had today, fishing with Big Bass Dez and Shelby Ross of Ross Outdoor Adventures. Shelby had called me to let me know that “the crank bait bite is hot right now”. Sign me up, I said. I t...
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Posted: 9/18/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/14/2013
Hot Spots: 1
Two great days fishing, Perch and trophy Trout. Spreaders and worms, and worm harnesses. Also took in a small walleye, a catfish and a crappie.
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Posted: 9/13/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/13/2013
Hot Spots: 0
The walleye bite has really taken off in the past few days! Wandered around a bit this morning trying to find a new hot spot and did it ever pay off, put a limit in the boat in two passes! During the ...
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Posted: 9/9/2013
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/7/2013
Hot Spots: 0
While most people were combat fishing for salmon in the rivers this month, Pika206 and I decided to head east of the mountains for some Potholes lake largemouth bass! First time in 2 years, we headed ...
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Posted: 8/26/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/26/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Our walleye fishing has been going very well. Cooler fall weather and 50° nights signal the bite is on as the fish feed up for winter. This is also the time of year for the smorgasbord catch, you neve...
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By: blanders
Posted: 8/25/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/24/2013
Hot Spots: 2
Got out on the water around 8:00 AM, picked up a buddy and his son at the state park boat launch in a boat I rented from Mardon resort. We were targeting smallmouth, or anything else, really, like pe...
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Posted: 8/21/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/20/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Our walleye bite is coming on nicely with some slightly cooler temperatures and lower water levels. Trolled yesterday morning and had steady action all morning. Started with a 20" walleye as fat as th...
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By: rocc72
Posted: 8/12/2013
Species: Crappie
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/10/2013
Hot Spots: 0
My father and I got to Mardon Resort fishing dock about 7am Saturday morning. We were catching plenty of perch, some keepers going about 9 to 10 inches and pretty meaty. The perch were biting pretty m...
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Posted: 7/22/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/21/2013
Hot Spots: 3
Interesting...... Was there from the 7/17 to 7/21. I fished off the dock from 6 to 12 noon each day got 2 10.5 inch crappie off the dock with a spinner and. then got about 50 perch only about 15 keep...
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Posted: 7/22/2013
Species: Crappie
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/19/2013
Hot Spots: 1
We stayed at MarDons resort from Fri 7/19- Sun 7/21. We fished from our boat everyday but the best luck we had was fishing straight off their dock. We were using a feathered WHITE crappie jig with Po...
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Posted: 6/26/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/25/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Walleye have been a bit tough as its tough to fish a crawler harness when a perch bites your bait every 10 seconds! The past few days have brought 6 walleye to 22 inches, 4 trout to 3.5 lbs.10 walleye...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 6/23/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/16/2013
Hot Spots: 0
This is for the 17th to the 21st. The Target was walleye most of the time. We did give up and just go after perch a few times because that is all we were getting on the worm rig. Mon evening in Lind C...
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By: Yakivegas
Posted: 6/16/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/15/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Motored up crab creek around 10:30am after limiting on trout at medicare, and let out my favorite harness with a nice fat crawler on it.After trolling around for about 4 hours covering depths from 13-...
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By: Yakivegas
Posted: 6/16/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/15/2013
Hot Spots: 1
Launched out of the back bay off medicare beach at around 9 am to head up crab creek for walleye.Medicare beach had some serious boat traffic going on so out came the leadcore rod armed with a size 65...
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By: SS minnow
Posted: 6/11/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/8/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Had a good trip over to potholes this week smallmouths are sitting on the rock structures...... alot of dinks but the laremouth are starting to show up overall i cought 4 largmouth all about 1 pound a...
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By: Yakivegas
Posted: 6/10/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/9/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Hit the water about 2 pm.The walleye fishing was slow so I threw out the leadcore rod with a Rip N minnow in perch and started trolling medicare beach for trout.Right off the bat I get a violant take ...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 6/5/2013
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2013
Hot Spots: 1
Interesting day for me..... Started out at Mardon Resort and had to literally back around a truck and bass boat that was parked in front of the launch. There was another truck and bass boat parked off...
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By: SS minnow
Posted: 6/3/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/2/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Had a blast watching those smallies roll up and over and just crushing my jig there is nothing better!!!!.... There are alot of fish they are just hiding and you have to get in there and get get em!!!...
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By: SS minnow
Posted: 5/29/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/28/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Fishin was slow lots of boats out and lots of pressure over the weekend dide manage to catch 5 smallies all about 1 pound nothin worth taking a picture!.. fishin was tuff but hey thats life....ss minn...
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Posted: 5/28/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/25/2013
Hot Spots: 1
What a weekend. If we didn't stop the kids they would have brought back 5# of fillets a day. Perch were so thick of the Mardon docks that you couldn't see the bottom. Tip of worm on the bottom with ab...
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By: onefatcat
Posted: 5/27/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/25/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Well what a diffrence one week of unstable weather can make, I also contribute all of the weekend boat traffic, however it was a bad day. lots of small perch and smallies also a couple of small eyes a...
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Posted: 5/22/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/20/2013
Hot Spots: 0
The last 3 days out have been pretty steady. Day 1- 30 walleye to 22" perch to 14" and trout to 5 lbs. Day 2- 23 walleye to 22", a couple nice trout, perch and small mouth. Day 3- 16 walleye to 21" an...
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