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Posted: 10/16/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/12/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well we hit potholes at 9 launching at the state park, the water is very low so be careful. We headed to the crab creek area to try our luck. We threw out flicker shads, slow death hook, homemade spin...
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By: CCTMark
Posted: 10/16/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/14/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Headed over to Potholes on Sunday with my buddy Jay. He launched me at 0730 and we motored over to the humps by the dunes. We found a couple that topped out at 12 FOW and threw blade baits and jigs. W...
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By: MSLJDE6
Posted: 10/15/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/10/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished October 10-13 at Potholes. Trolled slow death rigs out at the humps all of the days and between 3 of us caught about 10 walleye each day as well as a few nice sized perch, bluegill, largemou...
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By: MLCC
Posted: 10/5/2018
Species: Crappie
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/1/2018
Hot Spots: 0
it's been a struggle finding active biting fish. marking lots on the fish finder but there not active. cast and slow retrieve jigs in about 14 fow.
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Posted: 9/25/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Pothole Reservoir September 18 -22 2018. We got to go fishing at Potholes this year at a reasonably good time. It may be the only trip I get this year. I, Susan and Phil (Deckhand) Dickson headed...
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By: tvh1882
Posted: 7/5/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Potholes 8/2-8/3 targeting the elusive walleye. Sunday afternoon was a complete bust fishing the Crab Creek area. No fish for 5 hours with 3 lines in the water. Monday morning we decided to ...
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Posted: 6/28/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/28/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Our walleye bite on potholes has been ok to unbelievable depending on the day for the last 2 weeks. If the breeze stops the trout have kept us entertained with lots of them 3-5lbs. The key to qualit...
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Posted: 6/8/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/4/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Went camping at Potholes Monday-Friday. Got there Monday late afternoon and setup camp. Had lunch, then went out onto the water for a couple of hours to see what would bite. It's pretty breezy ...
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Posted: 6/4/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well we intended on getting some walleye but they weren't cooperating, so we switched to trying for those trout I kept hearing about. Found them. We were trolling along Medicare Beach in 40-110' of wa...
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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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