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Posted: 6/9/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
What a great day on the Spokane arm chasing walleye. Went with Captain Dave Grove and we had my cousin Ray and his friend Ernie along. We fished both ledges and flats with bottom bouncers baited wit...
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Posted: 5/13/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Saturday with Captain Dave along with Rob and Hillary from NWFR. The goal was to catch some of the monster trout and capture it on film for a future episode on TV. Well....the fish only sort ...
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Posted: 5/5/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/4/2019
Hot Spots: 0
What a great day to go fishing; 70 degrees and sunny with very little wind! Got to fish with Captain Dave and his family, what a hoot. His four year old daughter is really into cranking fish. We ...
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Posted: 4/1/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
WOW spring has finally come after being locked in the icy grips of winter for the last couple of months. A warm sunny day with no wind fishing kokanee who could ask for more? Friend Scott wanted t...
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Posted: 3/9/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This report covers our adventures for the spring kokanee derby at Lake Chelan. I purchased a new (to me) StarCraft Fish Master last fall and have proceeded to set it up the way I wanted for fishing. ...
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Posted: 1/6/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/31/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I fished with Brian (Brisco) on his new 21' Hewes Searunner with hardtop and diesel heater on the last day of 2018. What a great day to be out catching kokanee! We got started around 7:30 and my lea...
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Posted: 11/4/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Met up with long time friend Ron and only took a light load of tackle with me....two lead core poles and one bag with tackle. He couldn't believe it! We then met up with Ron's employee Daniel and Ro...
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Posted: 11/1/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/28/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had the privilege of fishing with Bryan on his new Hewes Craft with enclosed cabin and diesel heater. WOW what a boat! It is equipped with all the "goodies" including the iTroll with Hunt; can you...
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Posted: 9/16/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/10/2018
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for our annual trip to fish the mouth of the Deschutes on the Columbia above The Dalles Dam. My brother in law Dan came along as my wife was ill and unable to join me for this trip. A...
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Posted: 8/12/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/11/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Mike Carey and I have been trying to get together all summer for a fishing trip and it never seemed to quite work out. Mike was going to film a future TV episode with Lance and Christy of Washington ...
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Posted: 6/25/2018
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/24/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Grabbed my brother in Law Dan and headed to the resort on Long lake (Lake Spokane) about 5:00PM to see if we could get the boat launched as it was a really nice day and lots of people were enjoying th...
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Posted: 6/14/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/11/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Joined friends Gareld and Dell for three days of walleye fishing out of Kettle Falls on Roosevelt. The weather overall was pretty good and we only got sprinkled on once and there was not much wind to...
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Posted: 6/10/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
MAYDEN VOYAGE DAY for Captain Dave Grove's new guide boat. Dave rounded up four of his friends to chase some walleye in his new boat along with putting some break in time on the new Yamaha VMax motor...
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Posted: 5/27/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/26/2018
Hot Spots: 0
My brother in law and I decided to give Loon a try for night fishing kokanee. This activity is usually reserved for the "warm/hot" months of July and August. I have been reading reports for the tro...
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Posted: 5/25/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had the privilege to fish the walleye derby last weekend with Brad from Mark's marine on their new Lund walleye boat. It is equipped with all the "goodies" including the iTroll with Hunt for the k...
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Posted: 5/5/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/27/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Brian (FishDawg), Katy (FishPrincess) and I met up at Chelan for our annual kokanee fishing camp out. We all arrived late Thursday night. I had a break down on the way over (just had the truck worke...
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Posted: 4/16/2018
Species: Catfish
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/14/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We set out Saturday morning with Ron, Ed, and brother in law Dan to see if we could catch some of those channel cats we have seen reports on. We launched at the mouth of the Palouse on the Snake and r...
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Posted: 1/16/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/13/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Met up with friend Scott and Ron and went to Roosevelt in Ron's boat. We launched at Seven Bays around 8:30 and there were a couple of boats ahead of us. We ran down river and started fishing along ...
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Posted: 1/7/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Met up with Ron and Daniel and headed to Seven Bays to fish Roosevelt. Also called Fish Dawg (Bryan) and he expressed interest in meeting us at Roosevelt. He, of all the crazy stuff, left the Tacoma...
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Posted: 9/27/2017
Species: Albacore Tuna
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/23/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Many thanks to Fish Dawg for arranging the tuna trip. It ended up being a father son trip. Bryan (FishDawg) with his 77 year old father; what a champion he is. Gives me hope as time goes on in my l...
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Posted: 7/16/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/7/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry for the late report. We fished both Friday and Saturday nights at Loon. Friday Night: Got on the water around 8:30 and my brother in law Dan in my boat and nephew was in his boat with his fri...
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Posted: 7/3/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/2/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Friend Bill wanted to see if we could catch some walleye. We wanted to go to Fort Spokane and launch but based on reports from other friends decided not to go there because of Fourth Of July weekend ...
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Posted: 6/8/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/2/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I went to the annual Men's Retreat at Kettle Falls, Lake Roosevelt and fished Friday, Saturday and part of Sunday. The weather was overall good except for some wind Sunday. Friday; We headed out wi...
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Posted: 5/29/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This is the first of two kokanee fest Memorial weekend reports. Fish dawg (Bryan) and family were camping at Potholes over the weekend so we plotted against the kokanee on Roosevelt. Just couldn't r...
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Posted: 5/29/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/28/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This is the second of the Memorial weekend kokanee fest reports. So after fishing Roosevelt Saturday and the weather was so awesome why not give Loon night fishing a whirl? It's a bit early but why ...
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