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Potholes Fishing Reports

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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By: niceshot
Posted: 6/12/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This is the slowest I have seen this lake in years. Talked to a lot of guys that are normally on the fish and they say the same thing. I hope it's just a phase but it's SLOW to say the least.
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Posted: 6/12/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Potholes launching at the state park. We headed to the crab creek area fishing the “humps” and the only thing we caught was about a million-little green aphid looking bugs that were swarming l...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 6/10/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/5/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This is for Monday thru Wednesday morning. We fished Lynn Coulee and medicare in the morning and got nothing. Went into Crab Creek in the afternoon and got one small bass, lost a walleye and got one w...
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Posted: 6/5/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Ran a lure test for the OG1 in 1.8" and 2.8" for the rainbows in the Potholes. Primarily fished the eastern shoreline. We ran two rods closer to the surface: 1.5 ounces of trolling weight on one an...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 5/30/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I arrived Wednesday morning to a wind storm and a Reservoir that looked more like the Pacific! Waves crashing against the Dam wall and splashing up over the roadway means no launching! Ambient temps...
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Posted: 5/24/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/21/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Hit up Lin coolie with the boys and had to travel all the way up into the channel. But I did land three walleye to add to our Moses lake haul from the day before. Thomas and I had a decent morning wit...
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Posted: 5/17/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went camping at potholes for the weekend. We headed out the first day to Crab Creek, but didn't get anything. Headed to the rock pile, no bites. After a few hours of nothing, we headed in. Apparently,...
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