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By: Aaron
Posted: 10/26/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/25/2019
Hot Spots: 3
After having such great success last week following the information found in this Lake Spokane fishing report, I couldn't resist getting my oldest son out for another trip before the weather gets too ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 10/20/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/19/2019
Hot Spots: 3
After reading a report by Lake Roosevelt Charters for Lake Spokane I just couldn't resist getting out to the lake to try for myself. Lake Spokane is the closest opportunity for fishing I have, and sin...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 5/23/2018
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/19/2018
Hot Spots: 3
We got the lake around 4 and started looking for the Macks and Burbot on our sonar. We could only consistently find schools of Kokanee so we switched gears and targeted them instead. After removing th...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 5/8/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/29/2018
Hot Spots: 3
Noah and I spent the afternoon looking for Brown Trout, but didn't see a single one. The Rainbows on the other hand... we couldn't keep them off the hooks. We put the bait away early on and they didn'...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 5/1/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/31/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Wanted to target the not so recently planted Steelhead in Sprague Lake. Over the course of 2 days my friend Noah and I trolled over the entire lake in search of them, and had very little to show for i...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 4/27/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/25/2018
Hot Spots: 1
A good friend of mine recently expressed that she'd like for her son to experience fishing so what better place to try than Lake Spokane! It very rarely disappoints. Headed to the far west end of ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 4/10/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/7/2018
Hot Spots: 4
My son Logan and I arrived shortly after the stormy weather ended. We launched from the Lake Spokane Campground launch. The lake was glass, the sun was out, and we headed for the southwest end of the ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 9/24/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/24/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Fishing by 9, back on the road by 12. Southeast section of the lake was the most productive. Using chrome flashers and various colored Apex and wedding rings at 20' to 35' was the ticket. Managed to p...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 9/9/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/9/2017
Hot Spots: 3
Mike Carey and I hit the lake on a mission to catch the elusive Mackinaw. We marked them all over the lake, but couldn't get a single one to bite. We tried all sorts of lures, some with herring, but h...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 8/27/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/27/2017
Hot Spots: 3
Went to lake Spokane to check out the Avista boat-in camping spots today. I love to spend a lot of time every year on lake Roosevelt camping at the boat-in only spots. It's peaceful, extremely quiet, ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 5/3/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/30/2016
Hot Spots: 3
Cassandra, Noah and I dropped lines about 7am just off the beach from the State Park. Headed east towards the Monument area. The action was not fast and furious. Picked up 10 Kokanee ranging from 11" ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 4/24/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/24/2016
Hot Spots: 3
As usual, the launch was difficult. Got on the water by 645 and headed to the south side that had a lot of hot spots from previous reports. Picked up a 13" rainbow on the way there. No action on the s...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 4/17/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/17/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Took my boys to the lake to catch some trout. No such luck. Trolled the south bays and south end, then the north bay and finally all along the north and west shore. Didn't see anything on the sonar, n...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 3/26/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Put in at Keller Ferry launch at 7am with my good friend Noah. This was our first time here, and our first time looking for Kokanee. I know a guy or two so I had some good tips to follow this morning....
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By: Aaron
Posted: 9/9/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/5/2015
Hot Spots: 0
We spent Sep 5th, 6th and 7th with guide Don Talbot targeting the Chinook in the Hanford Reach area of the Columbia. On all 3 days we spent our early mornings below the Priest Rapids dam trolling ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 6/1/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/30/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Had a fantastic (if not crispy) outing on Banks this last Saturday. Drove under a heck of a storm on the way to the lake. Lightning, major wind and rain. Had planned to stay at the Steamboat Park ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 5/6/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/4/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Rob Holman and I arrived on the water at 630am and headed straight for the Monument area again. We we fished at 1.2 to 1.4mph in 325 to 350 feet of water directly out form the monumnet with lures down...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 5/6/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/3/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Cassandra and I hit the lake again at 730am. Tried the same method as yesterday and picked up 3 more Kokanee. They were very healthy and fat in the 16-18" range. We trolled at 1.2 to 1.4mph, at 130-15...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 5/6/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/2/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Arrived in Chelan for the annual event on Friday but didn't have time to get on the water until Saturday morning. We launched at 6am from the Mill Bay facilities. After making a few calls to see how t...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 4/29/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/28/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Trolled the northeast end of the lake. Fish are everywhere but unwilling to bite! Tried all sorts of wedding rings and apex lures to no avail.
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By: Aaron
Posted: 9/22/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/22/2013
Hot Spots: 3
Went back to Deer in search of the Mackinaw but was unable to catch them. I tried a few 4" spoons in various colors, and a 4" Apex lure as well as a 4" Chartreuse/Chrome flatfish without a hit. Tried ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 9/20/2013
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/17/2013
Hot Spots: 0
I had the pleasure of fishing with some great people at the mouth of the Deschutes on the Columbia River this week. We were targeting the Chinook, and the fishing was on fire! Bruce Warren of Fishi...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 5/5/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2013
Hot Spots: 3
Braeden (my son), his friend Jay, Jemma (my new canine fishin buddy) and I hit the lake about 4pm. We had our first limit of this years stocked trout by 4:45, and the rest of our 2 limits in the boat ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 4/3/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/3/2013
Hot Spots: 1
After reading recent reports about the lake being open and free of ice I just had to get up there and give it a try. My friend Andrew, and my son and I trolled recently reported spots looking for the ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 10/30/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/30/2012
Hot Spots: 3
Couldn't resist hitting Clear Lake one more time while it was open. Headed to the lake with my son after work and went straight to the northeast cliffs area. Trolled 3 polls tonight. 25' Downrigger wi...
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