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Potholes Fishing Reports

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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By: onefatcat
Posted: 5/21/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/19/2013
Hot Spots: 0
This was our second trip to potholes and wow it was good, Fished lind coulee, when we first arrived there was alotof boats in an area out from the island we tried it for a bit but was only small fish,...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 5/19/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/14/2013
Hot Spots: 0
This is quick report for Tue to friday 5/14 to 5/17. Did no good in Crab creek or frenchmans on Tue AM. Moved to Lind Coulee the rest of the time. Perch only on Tue PM, Wen Am 2 Walleye at 13", Thur A...
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By: SS minnow
Posted: 5/13/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/11/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Launched at about 7:30 Fished in the coulee and fishing was good found a little spot where the walleye seemed to be schooled up and almost every pass through we would hit fish bottem bouncing worm ha...
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Posted: 5/13/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/12/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Our walleye bite has been up and down over the past few days. Off the hook bite Friday in crab creek and the word spread fast.25" big fish Friday, kept enough for dinner and released the rest. Total f...
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By: onefatcat
Posted: 5/13/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/11/2013
Hot Spots: 2
My wife and I went to potholes for the first time, Have heard alot about this fishery however we fished crab creek from 7am to noon and landed 4 nice fish, a good forty boats out there and they also...
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Posted: 5/11/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/11/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Started in Crab creek, the only thing we found was gnats, oh lord the gnats.......we did hook up on a perch, big whoop! Did see one fish netted. Went to Lind , hoping to lose the bugs and we did...3 h...
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Posted: 4/29/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/28/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Our walleye bite is really taking off with the nicer weather. The fish are on the move, we struggled all morning till we happened onto the sweet spot and it was on! Trolling anything with a night craw...
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Posted: 4/27/2013
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/27/2013
Hot Spots: 2
fished in morning from 6 to 9 back in dunes. Got one on a crank bait weight was 5.5 only bite. wind was crazy the rest of the day so I pulled boat and installed the new elite 7x. Will be back ...
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By: basspro
Posted: 4/24/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/20/2013
Hot Spots: 2
Chris Ferry and I fished the Potholes Open this past weekend and finished in 5th place. 52 teams blanked as high winds hampered folks from feeling the bite. Fished for largies until 2PM without a bite...
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By: rayborbon
Posted: 4/22/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/20/2013
Hot Spots: 0
I camped at Potholes State Park for the weekend and brought my kayak along. Due to excessive winds which are common at the lake I stayed close to the park. There seemed to be a bass tournament going o...
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Posted: 4/18/2013
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/17/2013
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Potholes Wednesday. Beautiful day on the water. Spent most of the morning dialing in new gear - electronics, motors, rods and reels, and so many new bait combinations I think it will take me a ...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 3/17/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/17/2013
Hot Spots: 0
This report is actually for Saturday and Sunday. Saturday, the Wife and I fished Potholes at Medicare Beach and then at Mardon Resort. Due to the wind, Medicare Beach was a bust for fish, but a great ...
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By: Yakivegas
Posted: 2/15/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/15/2013
Hot Spots: 1
After an hour and a half of nodda at Fiorito this morning.My buddy Gary and I decided to keep on driving the rest of the way to Potholes and fish off Medicare beach.Powerbait in a wide asst of colors,...
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By: pugduke
Posted: 10/22/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/15/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Howdy all,Had a few days off,so hauled the boat & the wife over to check out Potholes to do some Trout & Walleye fishin'. Heading over to Goose Island,rigged my wife's pole with a big white jig & ha...
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By: Logan77
Posted: 10/9/2012
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/30/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Took my yearly trip to Potholes. Fished Friday night through Sunday morning. Caught a 3 pounder, and one approaching 5, and also approximatly 50 fish in the .5-1.25 range. Fish were hitting reaction b...
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By: Chili
Posted: 9/18/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/17/2012
Hot Spots: 3
Fished the Potholes from Thursday 9-13 until Mondat 9-17. Had Rainbows from 3lbs. to 5 lbs. Used Needlefish and joint Rapala's in perch. Area was in front of the state park about 25 to 35 feet. Photos...
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By: billdance
Posted: 8/29/2012
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/28/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Great couple of days on Potholes. You know things are running hot when you "mistakenly" catch a 4lb. trout while targeting bass. Actually hooked up on a couple trout, but only landed the one pictured....
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Posted: 7/23/2012
Species: Bluegill
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/21/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hello friends. Well Saturday morning Jigmiester and I headed to Potholes to try to catch some nice bluegill. We caught instead several small perch. We used every lure that we make and anything else in...
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Posted: 7/19/2012
Species: Bluegill
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/18/2012
Hot Spots: 0
After Goose Lakes debacle, went to Lind Coulee. Found the big bluegill, using small worms, suspending at about 12 feet, in 15-18' of water. Caught about 40, give or take 2. Lost track when while fi...
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By: Devari
Posted: 7/12/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/10/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Drove from Vancouver, WA to Potholes for some Walleye action, and were pleasantly surprised. Day one we got on the lake by 11 AM and fished till 4 PM. Pulled out a 20" and two 14" walleyes after we ...
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Posted: 7/2/2012
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/30/2012
Hot Spots: 2
Fished Sat 1100 till run off the lake by a storm 5pm. Few small mouth, not worth keeping on a olive green grub, 1/4 oz head by the dam 25-30 ft water. Lake is full of algae and moss. Fished early t...
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Posted: 6/30/2012
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/30/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Walleye fishing was slow, guess that would explain the lack of reports from this lake lately........and the lack of anglers in the typical fishing spots. Did manage one 8" perch and a 12" channel cat....
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