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Potholes Fishing Reports

Posted: 6/3/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
It's always great to get out even though there was two tournaments going on and a lot of boat noise. Can't be to stealthy when everybody's ripping around. But everybody is entitled to have fun! Anyway...
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By: Yakivegas
Posted: 6/1/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/27/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Was kinda slow walleye fishing so I opted to troll medicare beach for some rainbow action. I ran 4 colors leadcore on one rod out the back, and the other 20 ft down the wire with a 70 ft setback both ...
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By: tooboocoo
Posted: 5/26/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
My brother and I just returned from a 3 day trip to Potholes and I have to say it was our best trip there. We fished the Crab Creek arm exclusively and boated over 40 LMB up to a few 4+ lbers. Amaz...
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By: Waderjs
Posted: 5/22/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Went fishing for 3 days on Potholes with my recently retired brother. Saturday and Sunday, the fishing was tough for us (would rate those days a 2) with 2-3 walleye and a couple trout per day, but we ...
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Posted: 5/20/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Put in about 8 am at Mardon. Fished the mouth of crab creek for about 2 hrs and got one perch. Moved over to Winchester and found 20' of water and started trolling, with in an hour we had 6 nice walle...
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By: nccuda
Posted: 4/30/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished for several hours left of Potholes State Park. No luck, windy at times. Neighbor in site next to me said he caught 5 walleye near Lind Coulee.
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By: morrow50
Posted: 4/4/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/31/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We stayed at Mardon on the Spring Break Special, We fished some of the open seep lakes, had some luck at Windmill(see other report). In the late afternoon we fished off the dike and my son caught a ni...
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By: NWDRIFTER
Posted: 3/30/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/25/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Couple days on the Potholes with my son and a buddy produced fish on only one day. Fished the dunes and found water 48-51 degrees. Flipping a jig and a Rage Swimm bait caught the 2-3.5# fish.
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Posted: 3/30/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/29/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Had a chance to get out with two good friends yesterday and fish the OG1s on Potholes Reservoir in eastern Washington state. The day started slow. Two downriggers with flashers and a variety of OG1...
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By: Fishrader
Posted: 3/26/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/25/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Of course the best day of the weekend no wind and the sun came out trolled medacare beach .only one nice trout and she was ready to spawn dropping eggs in the boat
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By: Fishrader
Posted: 3/25/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Can you say windy and cold cold
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By: fishindoc
Posted: 1/8/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Al was able to rejoin the trio today after getting his medical release. We decided to stay closer to home and headed to Potholes in search of Walleyes. Launched at MarDon and headed to the humps and...
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By: erick442
Posted: 11/27/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/25/2017
Hot Spots: 0
So this report covers from the 23rd to the 25th. So over the past few years the family has made camping over Thanksgiving kind of a tradition. This year after looking over the weather reports we set...
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By: fishindoc
Posted: 10/3/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Al and I launched at Mardon's this morning and headed to the humps south of the dunes. We started with bottom bouncers and slow death rigs and initially got a couple of bullheads. We switched to #9 ...
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Posted: 10/2/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Potholes for the first time in months. Tried trolling slow death, flicker shads, spinners, etc., but the walleye weren't having any of it. I did manage to catch a trout, blue gills, crappie, an...
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Posted: 10/1/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/30/2017
Hot Spots: 0
My first time fishing potholes. Heck, it was my first time fishing walleye in almost 20 years! Grew up in ND and that's the main game back there. Along with perch, like and everything else spiny. An...
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Posted: 9/25/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/25/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Lots of company at potholes but I saw few fish caught. I give the day 5 stars for species diversity. Caught several decent crappie, a nice bluegill, several largemouth bass and one smallish walleye.
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Posted: 7/30/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/22/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the potholes last weekend and didn't have a lot of success, but we did land two in the low 20's. The key was getting in the weeds and away from the bullheads. We went through a ton of worms in ...
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By: aortbahn
Posted: 7/18/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Friday the 14th with not a walleye to be found all day and seemed all over the lake. Saturday started like it was going to be a better day...in the first 10 mins of being on the water landed a...
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By: fishindoc
Posted: 7/10/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Al and I ventured to Potholes this morning hoping to ambush some trout or walleyes. We had 3 sizes of flickershads in the water by 5:30 AM. We trolled off the west side in 20-24 FOW and had a small tr...
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By: Gbergman
Posted: 6/29/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/29/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The now 4th annual fishing trip for my two sons and I has now come and gone. We spent 6 days of dedicated fishing searching for the sometimes elusive Potholes Walleyes. We only fish the lake for one t...
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Posted: 6/19/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Potholes Reservoir this past Saturday with the OG1s. We started off of Medicare Beach--fishing one OG1 on the downrigger and another on a 1-ounce trolling weight. Trolling speed was right aroun...
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Posted: 6/19/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Took a trip over to potholes with a buddy for Father's day weekend. We both have never been to this lake and is something we wanted to experience. Got there early Friday morning and fished all Friday...
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Posted: 6/19/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to head to potholes for Father's day weekend with a friend and fellow father. We both have never been to potholes and have wanted to fish it so we made a weekend of it. Went with the sole purp...
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Posted: 6/14/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/11/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for this past sunday. Will keep this short and simple. fished till about 2pm from boat and off Mar Don dock. Hard work produced one Walleye , one channel, and four 11-12" Crappie. After...
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