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Potholes Fishing Reports

By: Yakivegas
Posted: 5/31/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/28/2016
Hot Spots: 3
Got to the lake from Yakima at around 9am.Headed out to medicare to start my day.Upon getting there I realized I had left my ipilot remote back at the truck so I started trolling with the kicker motor...
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By: DavidA
Posted: 5/26/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/20/2016
Hot Spots: 0
This was my 3rd trip to Central Washington this spring, from west of Seattle. For the past 2-3 years I have been organizing a group of 4-6 friends with 4 boats, to spend a couple long weekends fishing...
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By: cobrar543
Posted: 5/23/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/21/2016
Hot Spots: 2
We camped Friday night to Sunday AM. Did some bank fishing for Cats with no luck Friday pm and got dinner done just as the rain started. Poured all night, but woke up to clearing clouds and no much w...
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Posted: 5/22/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/21/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Hit the water around 8am and headed to crab creek. The day before produced five walleye and a lost pig, so my hopes were up for sure. The first catch of the day was quick, but it wasn't the usual spin...
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Posted: 5/22/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/21/2016
Hot Spots: 1
We got a late start fishing. We stayed at Mardon and getting our daughter up and moving was a little tough but once she was up she was ready to rip some lips! We started around 8 and headed to crab cr...
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Posted: 5/4/2016
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/2/2016
Hot Spots: 3
My friend wanted to hit some SMB's so we launched about 9 AM at Lind Coulee. Water was almost full pool and 63* with only a hint of a breeze on this bright sunny day. Went to the various rock piles ...
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Posted: 5/3/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/2/2016
Hot Spots: 3
It's Tuesday and I have had a day to recoup from the Potholes. We were out Friday PM through Sunday AM. In that time we had 6 fish in the boat. 1 was released. The others are dinner. On board were Wi...
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Posted: 5/2/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/1/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Went fishing for walleye Sunday AM in Lind Coulee off Potholes trolling a worm rig behind a bottom bouncer. Only caught one small walleye but I landed a 26 inch burbot in about 20-30 feet of water. ...
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Posted: 4/12/2016
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/11/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to head over to Potholes for a few days. Planned to stay 2 night. Got there at about 2:30. Hmmm, self check in only. Only have enough cash for 1 night. Weather might not hold until Weds too...
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Posted: 3/27/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Friday and Saturday at Potholes. Fish are on the move and where they were the day before is not where they are the next. Started Friday with a 15# carp. Then nothing for an hour. Moving every 1...
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By: MLCC
Posted: 3/26/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/25/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Caught 4 walleye in Lind coulee. Slow fishing, took 3 hours to get' em . Seen Shelby he had a few also. Water is a few degrees warmer in the coulee.
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By: niceshot
Posted: 3/21/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
SLOW SLOW is the report from PH. The kids managed two walleye around 17" but that was it. Everyone was struggling. We were in Lind Coulee when we caught fish. We tried CC in front of the state par...
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Posted: 3/21/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
We went and tried our luck on Potholes and came back empty handed. Only saw 1 fish taken. The other boats I spoke with didn't have any luck either. I'm not sure why the fishing is so slow on Potholes ...
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By: Fishmark
Posted: 3/16/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/12/2016
Hot Spots: 0
We fished over the weekend. We caught 7 keepers. The wind made fishing the main lake difficult. We concentrated our efforts around Crab Creek and Lind Coulee due to wind. Two we caught were full of e...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 3/13/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/9/2016
Hot Spots: 0
This is for Wed to Fri. Wed Fished north of the park in 15 to 40 FOW with two slow death, one floating worm rig and one line out with a flasher and squid to see if trout were around. Had one fish on...
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By: morfeous
Posted: 3/9/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/8/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Slow day but always fun on the water.
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Posted: 2/23/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/20/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I recently had received an invitation from Lonnie on NWFR to take me out for some big walleyes and was excited at the prospect of trying out this fishery. Add to that, the opportunity to stay at one o...
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Posted: 2/12/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/12/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well, sorry to report no fish. Got on the water about 7:30 this morning, fished for almost 4 hours with nothing. Wanted to catch walleye. We trolled my usual bottom walkers with Wally Pops, Mac's, you...
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Posted: 2/1/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/30/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well I heard the walleye fishing was getting good on the Potholes so we gave it a try. After fishing for 4 hours, not a single bite. We tried blade baiting, jigging, and trolling with no results. Ther...
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By: Jose Diaz
Posted: 1/24/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
An awesome day with two limits of walleye and one smallmouth bass caught with my Besty Lars on the Potholes reservoir. Snap jigging jiggingraps brought us the walleye today. We found them in 40 to 60 ...
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Posted: 1/23/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/19/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Catches nice walleye of the humps at mardon in about 40-50 feet of water pulling blade baits very fun time even tho it down poured we got into the fish pretty good
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Posted: 12/19/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Took my dad out today for the first trip in the new boat, weather didn't cooperate it was cold and windy. We were able to scrape out a few and Pa pulled the biggest one out a fat 7.8 lber. Used blade ...
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Posted: 12/14/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/13/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Thought I would give the Potholes a try and the only thing I caught was a stick. The weather was windy and cold so I had the whole lake to my self practically. I saw only one other boat about a mile a...
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Posted: 12/5/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/5/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Hit potholes today to test out the reconstructed elbow and knock some rust and dust off the fishing equipment. It took a little while to find them and with the fog rolling in and out and a slight bree...
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Posted: 11/20/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Well we took advantage of the afternoon weather after the nasty wind storm we had the other day and went to try our luck for a couple hours. We got on the water at noon and went to a spot we normally ...
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