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By: hewesbob
Posted: 7/13/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/12/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We fished out of Keller Ferry 7/11 and 7/12. We launched and headed toward Jones Bay both days, Kokanee seemed to be abundant, the first day we found the kokanee in 180'-220' fow and the strike zone s...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 4/21/2018
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/20/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Banks Friday 4/20, wanted to try out some new gear we tied up. This time of year can be extremely unpredictable about where the biting walleye are located. We started out early morning fishi...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 8/22/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Walleye fishing was great, the eclipse not so much. We put in at Coulee City park about 7:00 am and headed north to mid lake. We fish this area about 3 or 4 times a week and have been doing fair but n...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 5/27/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Walleye seem to have finally started biting. I had an idea for a lure set up I have been wanting to try out, I took a Perch pattern Oldgoat lure and rigged it with a Slow Death hook. It worked GREAT. ...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 5/9/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/8/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Another great day fishing the Wapato point area. The lake was like glass most of the day and the fish are still plentiful. The 1.8 inch Fluorescent Pink Oldgoat lure was a killer lure once again. We g...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 5/2/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/30/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Lake Chelan Friday, Saturday and Sunday as well as enjoyed a great potluck with the NWFR group, what a great bunch of people. I want to give a special thanks to Life Proof Boats for the infl...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 4/21/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
In my last report I said I was going to fish my new collection of OldGoat Lures. We launched at Seaton Grove Launch about 8;30 and headed for number 1 net pen, the current was running a little differe...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 4/21/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/19/2017
Hot Spots: 0
With the water running fast and murky it seems that about every little backwater eddie is holding large numbers of pre spawn walleye. The main technique is jigging about any plastic tipped with a worm...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 4/17/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/16/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We had been hearing so much about the net pens at Rufus we decided to give it a try, all of our other Rufus fishing has been the lower part of the lake down by Bridgeport. We had never launched at Sea...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 4/14/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/13/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Just a short report about a fantastic trip to Rufus unlike my last 4 or 5 trips. The water was extremely hi and running very fast and dirty but thanks to a fellow that showed me a new technique we cau...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 8/21/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/20/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I had to rate this a four instead of a five because of the drop in water level. The level has dropped about three to four feet in the past week. Before the water started dropping is was very common fo...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 8/12/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/11/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Another great day on Banks Lake. Walleye fishing has been of the chart for us here for the past couple months and just seems to be getting better. We got on the water at 9:30 and had 16 walleye in the...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 7/30/2016
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/28/2016
Hot Spots: 0
This report covers July 22 thru July 28. As I seem to say every year when I leave Lake Wenatchee "I'm done I will never be back" but for some reason every time I hear they are opening the Sockeye seas...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 5/26/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/25/2016
Hot Spots: 1
We recently moved to Coulee City from Spokane so we could be closer to the Walleye fishing and I have to say its great to be within a short drive of so many great lakes. Yesterday we launched at Steam...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 5/19/2016
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/18/2016
Hot Spots: 0
A very fun day at Moses Lake. Our granddaughter has been learning to Walleye fish and she has really caught on quickly. This is only her third time using bottom walkers and slow death hook set ups. Sh...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 7/8/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/4/2015
Hot Spots: 0
We(Evie and I) fished Banks from 7-3 thru 7-6 every chance we could between wind events and 100 plus degree heat. We stayed at Coulee City park(what a zoo on a holiday weekend), with the wind blowing ...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 6/17/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/16/2015
Hot Spots: 1
We had some business to do in Moses lake Tuesday so we thought what the heck lets try for a mid day walleye. We got on the water at about 10:30 and it was already pretty hot. It wasn't long before Evi...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 6/13/2015
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/11/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Just got home from three days at Banks. Wednesday the 10th we caught 70-80 sub legal walleye, all were 12-15 inches also nailed a 4 1/2 pound small mouth and 8 perch in the 9-10 inch range. Thursday w...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 4/30/2015
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/30/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Not a bad morning, 10 mins. into the trip this nice King 30 inch about 10 pounds. One more strong hit then switched to kokenee gear, trolled for 9 hours tried every thing in the boat but could not get...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 9/30/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/28/2014
Hot Spots: 0
A bit windy Sunday but what a reward for fighting the wind, this 28 inch 7 1/2 pound male walleye(I am hoping the picture uploads). We were about a half mile into Lind Coulee from the boat launch when...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 8/23/2014
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/21/2014
Hot Spots: 2
Our last day for sockeye this year yielded another 7 nice fish, it has been a fun trip. Stated out 7/1 fishing and crabbing from Sequim to Sekui. Then 8/3 we started fishing Lake Wenatchee, it took a ...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 8/20/2014
Species: Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/19/2014
Hot Spots: 0
My wife and I had the pleasure of taking a uncle of mine to the lake for a day of great memories. The day before this trip we laid to rest one of my other uncles. Since I was young enough to remember ...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 8/16/2014
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/16/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing picked up this week. Two limits in four hours Friday and two limits in two and a half hours today. The fish are turning color a bit and some are getting the hook nose but the meat is still gre...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 8/12/2014
Species: Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/11/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Got on the lake late, about 9:00, headed to the north west end with every body else. We started out in an area we had not fished before, it's about 1/4 mile before you get to the burn area. The first ...
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By: hewesbob
Posted: 5/3/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/1/2014
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for Wed 4/31 and Thur 5/1. Both days we put in at Connelly Park about 10:00 and headed to the NW end of the lake. Wed. we caught 6 perch and 16 walleye the largest being a 20 1/2 inches...
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