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Potholes Fishing Reports

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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By: rtk
Posted: 6/8/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/6/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Started about 0700 trolling bottom bouncers and slow death hooks .8 to 1.0 mph, caught 2 15" and 17" Switched to plugs around 0900 and caught 15 that were between 18" and 21". lots of hits and o reall...
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By: bowfisher
Posted: 6/7/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/6/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Had a little time to go fishing saturday morning so I took the children to potholes in search of some rainbows. Launched at lind coulee about 6:30 and went up by medicare beach put 4 poles out 2 on DR...
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Posted: 6/5/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/4/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Got a late start from Spokane, arriving at Potholes State Park about noon, in the water about 12.30 pm. Headed over to the tree line just south and east of Crab Creek and settled in about 15 feet of ...
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By: Larry3215
Posted: 5/24/2015
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/22/2015
Hot Spots: 3
We decided to stop by Potholes Friday on the way home from Banks. We got a late start but fished till almost dark. Potholes water level is the highest we have seen. Its pretty much full to the brim an...
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Posted: 5/21/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/17/2015
Hot Spots: 3
We have been fishing Potholes pretty hard for the past couple of weeks and having amazing success! The fishing has been flat out on fire! We have been boating lots of fish and they have all been 17" t...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 5/1/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/27/2015
Hot Spots: 0
This is for the 27th to the 1st. Monday evening-one fish on and lost in Frenchman's. Tuesday morning -Lind coulee 2 fish in 4 hours. Afternoon Crab creek 1 fish, evening Frenchman's 1 fish. Wen - no...
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Posted: 4/25/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/25/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Took my daughter out for some walleye fishing. Started out in the dunes trolling and found fish right away. Ended with 16 total walleye, 7 largemouth and a catfish. Water Temps reached 59. Good luck t...
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Posted: 4/20/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/18/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Started fishing at about 7 until about 11 at the crab creek area. The winds kicked up and boat control was "fun". The fishing was a little slow but all the fish were caught on green smile blade and sl...
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