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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/24/2001
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Rating: 4
Fished: 3/24/2001
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On Friday, March 23rd my fishing partner Darin and I decided to head over to the Potholes to do some weekend trout fishing. Heading over the pass we were excited to get over to the water and get ou...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/12/2001
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Rating: 4
Fished: 3/12/2001
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Well, a little better this week! on and off in the reservoir, we got lots of fish, but you really have to put in the time for them, but it's worth it. We got trout 2 to 4-1/2 pounds real nice shape. A...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 1/21/2001
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Rating: 4
Fished: 1/21/2001
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Went to potholes last weekend. Fished small lake east of potholes right next to road. Perch were biting great. The main reason in this report is to express an opinion. I saw people catching and keepin...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 1/2/2001
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Rating: 3
Fished: 1/2/2001
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Fish medicare beach (perch point) with worms and 2 mellows. I caught 1 rainbow that went 21 inches. Most are 14". Don't cast too far out. The fish are there.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/15/2000
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Rating: 5
Fished: 8/15/2000
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Fished mar don dock we fished 5hrs. I caught my 5 trout to 4lbs. My son Mike and my niece caught some nice crappies and bluegills. I fished with a slip bobber set to 20/25 ft.with night crawers. Ki...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/12/2000
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Rating: 5
Fished: 8/12/2000
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A friend and I were camping at mardon resort. the trip was of course a fish trip. we started at about 11:00 am with in five minutes I hooked into a three pound small mouth bass. we caught decent ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/5/2000
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Rating: 5
Fished: 8/5/2000
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We trolled mainly in front of the state park with a perch colored lure called Hot Lips. We trolled this with nothing in front of it and bare hooks. My friend and I limited both days with 2 to 4 lb. ra...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 8/2/2000
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Rating: 5
Fished: 8/2/2000
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WOW ! What a great fishing trip.... We launched at 7:30 am at the O'Sullivan Launch and had our first nice 4 lb. rainbow at 7:50 ! We had heard that the trolling lure of choice was the "baby hot lip...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/13/2000
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Rating: 3
Fished: 7/13/2000
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My wife and I and the kids left the boat ramp at the O'Sullivan Dam at approx. 0845. We went to the Frenchman's Wasteway and trolled rapalas to no avail. After 30 minutes of fruitless trolling I dec...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/1/2000
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Rating: 5
Fished: 7/1/2000
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I trolled the lake Sat with a homemade wedding ring/double whammy tipped with fat crawlers while trailing behind some baby cowbells. I limited within 5 hours. The trout I boated were nothing compared...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/16/2000
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Rating: 5
Fished: 6/16/2000
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Just thought I would send you guys a report for my weekend at potholes. Went fishing at crab creek fri and sat without a bite. Nobody was catching them there. So we decided to go to the dunes on the l...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/21/2000
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Rating: 4
Fished: 5/21/2000
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Spent 2 days this weekend fishing the Potholes (which is very high with water right now). Concentrated on the large trout and caught several 18 to 20 inchers the first day (Saturday), most effective f...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/20/2000
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Rating: 4
Fished: 5/20/2000
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We fished the Lind Coulee. Water temp was in the mid 60s fish where in 15ft.We caught trout walleye and Smallmouth.All fish caught on jigs tipped with worms. Yellow and white tube jigs where the best ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/30/2000
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Rating: 5
Fished: 4/30/2000
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Launched out of the north end of the Potholes Reservoir (Crab Creek) and headed south in search of some 'Eyes... Within 20 minutes had a keeper in the cooler. Every half hour or so after that we had f...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/29/2000
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Rating: 3
Fished: 4/29/2000
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A friend and I fished about 9 hours in Potholes Reservoir, between the Frenchman's Wasteway and the State Park boat launch. We caught 2 rainbows over 2 lbs, and one small 8 in trout on Wedding Rings...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/15/2000
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Rating: 4
Fished: 4/15/2000
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My buddy Craig, his son Corey (13) and I went to the PotHoles area for outdoors weekend of Camping, Golfing and Fishing. We camped at the Potholes State Park and launched from there. Saturday we fishe...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/8/2000
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Rating: 5
Fished: 4/8/2000
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Fished for Rainbows near Mardon Resort both midday Saturday and Sunday. My two sons were with me, Nathan (8 years) and Wesley (5 years). We were all trolling Flatfish lures (F4 and F5) behind a sma...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/12/2000
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Rating: 4
Fished: 3/12/2000
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My grandfather and I had been trout fishing all morning and hadn't had a bite. So we decided to go see if the bass were biting. So we rigged up for bass fishing and headed over to goose island. Whe...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 2/20/2000
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Rating: 5
Fished: 2/20/2000
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Potholes did us good with a limit for two...power bait and a 8" leader off medicare beach was the trick...these fish are like little footballs!!!!wow!!!! We killed them.... medicare beach off 6th. We ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 11/28/1999
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Rating: 5
Fished: 11/28/1999
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Fishing was too good to duck hunt. Medicare beach has some nice rainbows being caught all day long. Most are 15 inches. Caught 1 19 incher. Use two marshmallows, then a crawler, then one more garli...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/11/1999
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Rating: 5
Fished: 7/11/1999
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We got out to potholes and on the water at about 9:20 (a little late for my liking). Trolled the dam for about 15 min when WHAMMO! We layed into a whole bunch of 18-20 inch 1.5-2.5 lb walleye. We in...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/9/1999
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Rating: 2
Fished: 7/9/1999
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The weather was great, the fishing slow. Fishing off the dam was the best bet, with my wife catching a six inch smallie. That was it, a few nibbles at the dam, but the other access areas on the sout...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/4/1999
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Rating: 4
Fished: 7/4/1999
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We arrived at Potholes on the Moses Lake side of the Reservoir and rough camped in the Crab Creek arm of the Dunes. The water level was still real high for this time of year. The plan was to fis...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/12/1999
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Rating: 3
Fished: 6/12/1999
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We fished Saturday Morning starting around 6:00 a.m. between Mardon and the State Park and caught 1 Largemouth. By 9:00 we had moved closer to Mardon and caught two nice rainbows. In the afternoon we ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/10/1999
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Rating: 5
Fished: 6/10/1999
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We fished for walleye both the 10 & 11 of june from 7 am until 10:30 we limited each day. That was the best fishing I have had in a long time. We used char. spiners with worms.Water was green in color...
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