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Potholes Fishing Reports

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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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/25/1999
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Rating: 2
Fished: 5/25/1999
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Fishing was quite bad during the week we were in grant county.2 trips to moses lake during the week of May 24th to May30 resulted in a total of 1 walleye and 2 smallmouth, All shakers. 2 trips to lind...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/3/1999
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Rating: 1
Fished: 5/3/1999
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We got blown off the lake with 3-5 foot white caps. No wind block could be found. No fish for this cold, windy trip.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/7/1999
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Rating: 1
Fished: 3/7/1999
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Started the morning off at Blythe lake with two hours of fishing with no luck. Went to the Potholes res. and fished at the public Boat ramp next to Mar don and had a few bites but no fish. Only saw on...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/12/1998
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Rating: 4
Fished: 6/12/1998
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We had our big trip of the year to the MarDon Resort at the Potholes Reservoir. We usually fish the Res. for Bass and the Seep lakes chain right across the street for Trout. Well we arrived Friday J...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/20/1998
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Rating: 1
Fished: 5/20/1998
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What a change from last week , last week was limits of walleye for my boat, today not a single hit let alone a fish, could be spawn time or all the changing weather you might want to rethink it if y...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/18/1998
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Rating: 2
Fished: 3/18/1998
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Fished the goose island area morning and night for two days for walleye, caught one 14 incher. There was an average of seven other boats around and they had about the same luck. Fished the coulee in b...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/26/1996
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Rating: 2
Fished: 4/26/1996
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Made the trip over to the Potholes this weekend. My fishing partner and I chased Walleyes exclusively on Sunday. The Walleyes won this round. We fished The Lind Coulee area and some of the spots near ...
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