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Potholes Fishing Reports

By: Jose Diaz
Posted: 9/30/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/30/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Watched a lot of guys trolling at the potholes today. I kept seeing nice schools on the sonar along medicare beach, but couldn't get any to bite trolling. Decided to switch to jigging raps, Vertically...
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Posted: 9/28/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/26/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Went fishing at about 7:00 to our usual hunting grounds and pulled out 14 walleye and 2 smallmouth. We released all fish except the two in the picture. These hogs were 25" and 23". Trolling with plane...
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Posted: 9/26/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/26/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Put in at 10:30 and left at 2:30. We used a yellow, purple and purple and pink wedding rings. Trolled around 1.5 - 1.8 mph. We caught fish consistantly for about two hours every time we trolled over a...
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By: kcadwal
Posted: 9/22/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/22/2015
Hot Spots: 2
Lunched at the State Park about 8:30. Fished the area NW of the park at the start of the dunes. Action began almost immediately. Had two fish in the boat by 9:30, also missed two. Then thing slowed...
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Posted: 9/20/2015
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/20/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Super fun day at Potholes with the wife and some great friends. We got on the water about 1030am and fished until 3pm. Had consistent Smallmouth action in the rocky banks in 14-20ft of water. Caught m...
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Posted: 9/19/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/14/2015
Hot Spots: 3
May 14th to 17th we were at Potholes with the Western Washington Walleye Club. Took a short hop down Sullivan dam and brought the first fish on board, a small, small, smallmouth bass, Oh well 1 fish....
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By: rseas
Posted: 9/15/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/13/2015
Hot Spots: 2
This is a two day report and a hard one to rate. Based on the overall weekend experience it should be rated a 5+. Rating the weekend based on the fishing alone is a challenging also, if this was any o...
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Posted: 9/14/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/12/2015
Hot Spots: 1
My 8 yr. old son and I started out at about 06:00 at the State Park boat launch. It is the only decent place I know of with a dock to launch this time of the year with the water level being so low. We...
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Posted: 9/12/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/12/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Got on the water just after 7:30am and began fishing NW of State Park. Trolling chartreuse Mack's Wally Pop with bottom walker with nightcrawlers. Hit one right away then slowd down a bit. Moved coupl...
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By: fishindoc
Posted: 9/12/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/11/2015
Hot Spots: 0
CF was off chasing Salmon so my wife pinch hit. We had crankbaits in the water before 8:00 off Perch Point. We picked up a 2 walleyes and a couple nice smallmouths before moving to the humps mid-res...
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By: kcadwal
Posted: 9/11/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/11/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Launched this morning shortly after 7:30. Fished an area NW of the State Park. Water depth from 7-20 feet deep. My partner and I had our limits by 10:00. Used orange smile slow death and 1 1/2 oz. ...
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By: OGFboat
Posted: 9/8/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/8/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Had heard good things about Potholes recently, so my buddy Slad and I decided to give it a run. Got on the water around 8, off by 2:30. Started off in Lind Coulee, No luck there. Moved over to Medicar...
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By: Jose Diaz
Posted: 9/8/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/7/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I only had a couple of hours to fish today, but it was worth the very worth the trip! After playing around with colors and speed, I ended up pulling cranks at medicare beach and at the humps in front ...
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Posted: 9/6/2015
Species: Perch
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/4/2009
Hot Spots: 2
fished for three days and did really well on friday and saturday catching quite a few perch and a handful of walleyes. sunday was pretty slow but we did get a few walleyes and only 4 perch. worm harne...
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By: kcadwal
Posted: 8/25/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/25/2015
Hot Spots: 0
My partner and I fished potholes Tuesday beginning at approximately 9:00. Launching was a challenge because of the low water condition. We found the DF&W launch site un useable for my 16' boat. Ins...
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Posted: 8/24/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/22/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Gave Potholes a shot for the first time in a couple months and did pretty good. We started at the Mar Don dock for Crappie at about 04:30 and fished there for an hour, not a single bite. There were 6 ...
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Posted: 8/12/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/6/2015
Hot Spots: 2
Fished Perch Point from the shore where I have had a lot of luck in the past. Due to the low water level the fish are in much deeper water this time of year. Not a lot of luck, quite a few really smal...
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By: aortbahn
Posted: 8/3/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/2/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Hit the potholes over the weekend to fish for some walleyes, not disappointed. Friday and Saturday ended up keeping about 13 and 15 walleyes each day ranging from 14-22". Sunday was the the 5-star day...
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Posted: 7/21/2015
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/8/2015
Hot Spots: 2
Ran over to Potholes for an afternoon of fishing. Water temp was 80 degrees. Located and boated some perch, catfish, trout and then tried pulling some plugs for something larger. We scored a couple of...
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By: jnygard
Posted: 7/12/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/2/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Mary and I started the day following the advise from Mardon, we went with 9 walleye that day most fish were 19 to 21" with 2 being at 25" & 26"
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By: Gbergman
Posted: 6/30/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/25/2015
Hot Spots: 0
After reading the reports of all the walleyes being caught we decided to take a family fishing trip (minus the wife) and ventured over the pass to fish the Potholes for the first time 25-28 June. Besi...
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By: lohans4
Posted: 6/25/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/24/2015
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for both the 24th & the 25th. We arrived at the state park at 10:00 A.M. & were on the water by 11:00. We got 4 walleye and 10 perch & 1 catfish on the 24th. The walleye were all 18'' o...
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By: walleyes
Posted: 6/22/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/21/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Saturday night and Sunday morning. Unfortunately we were no able to locate any Walleye. Saturday night, not knowing where to go we started trolling in front of Frenchmans wast-way and immediate...
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Posted: 6/20/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/18/2015
Hot Spots: 0
My lady and I had the same days off so we headed east to try our hand at some Walleye. Made it to the lake late Wednesday night and set up camp at Mardon resort. Hit the lake at dawn and got into fis...
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Posted: 6/14/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/13/2015
Hot Spots: 3
We fished Potholes on 6/12 and 6/13 with great success! The fishing was very good and all of the Walleye were 17" to 21" with a few 23" to 25" fish! We caught lots of small Walleye, Smallmouth, and Pe...
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