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By: T-Bone
Posted: 5/13/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
On a whim, I decided to bank fish W. Medical Lake. Nice weather at first, but the wind and some "Yak, yak, with belly laugh" (non-stop) anglers by the boat launch caused me to "pull the plug". I caugh...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 5/2/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The day started out COLD and windy with ZERO bites. Very few people fishing, too. Then things began to get better with my friend catching the first fish followed my me with a couple and then my friend...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 3/30/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
A conditions report vs. a fishing report...The East portion is open water with several trailers at the "Pay At The Can" launch with Sprague Lake Resort OPEN, too. The WDFW access near the island is st...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 1/24/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
All iced up folks with an unplowed access road at the WDFW Access. No open water fishing and ice too thin for ice fishing.
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 5/8/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well after being spoiled by the good fishing for huge rainbows a couple of years ago; I have to declare this late Winter/Spring a BUST. Today after several SKUNK trips, I did manage to catch one, but ...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 4/23/2018
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Generally by now, I have tried the selective fishery (no bait/artificial lure only/single barbless hook) of Medical Lake several times by now, but Sunday was the first this year. Beautiful morning, bu...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 2/1/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/31/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Hard to rate this a "one" as the nice, but cold day with the drive-in view of the Blue/Super Moon in waning eclipse and no fog or black ice made for a nice trip. However...I think that moon had someth...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 1/29/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/29/2018
Hot Spots: 0
This is my Public Service Report...The West end of the lake is still iced over; including the Public Launch. However, the East end of the lake has open water; including the "Pay At The Can" launch jus...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 10/2/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/2/2017
Hot Spots: 0
With dreams of giant rainbows from much earlier in the year trips, my wife and I decided to try Sprague Lake...ZERO BITES / ZERO FISH. The lake shore has reappeared, but aquatic shoreline growth st...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 4/9/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
TOO MUCH WATER! A large and ? deep puddle on the WDFW access lane blocks safe access to the boat ramp and the parking area...Decided driving through standing water to not be a wise choice. Both resort...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 4/4/2017
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
After some morning chores, I decided the day was too beautiful to waste; so I went out to Medical Lake. I tried several spoons and spinners with a couple of bites being the result. All lures were conv...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 3/19/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/19/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Beautiful day! Calm water and sunshine and I even got out fished by the Wife. She caught three to my ZERO. Lake is LOW; I highly suggest good lug sole boots and a walking stick for the steep up/do...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 3/12/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/12/2017
Hot Spots: 0
On a gamble, I decided to check the open water fishing possibilities at Sprague Lake. Sad to say, for the bank fisherman (like me)...ZERO. The East portion of the lake has open water, but the only pos...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 6/28/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/28/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I've actually been fishing Sprague Lake for over a few weeks and doing very well; the best day, my wife and I stopped fishing after we each caught three a piece with her 26" MONSTER and my 21" "Biggy"...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 6/20/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/20/2016
Hot Spots: 0
This report is more of a public service one rather than a fishing report. Yes, the word is out on the large rainbow in Sprague Lake. My wife and I arrived on a Monday at 0530 HRS to find 7 car load...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 5/28/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/28/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Short morning fishing trip due to HIGH WINDS (White caps!). However, my wife was able to catch one plump, 18" rainbow that charged the bank with the crashing waves and after several wild jumps came to...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 5/4/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/3/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Beautiful morning with near ZERO wind and the fish were biting too. A limit of 11"-13" rainbows; nothing huge, but the planters are getting chunky. The green flake is beginning to show in about a 1-2 ...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 4/2/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Not a great numbers day, but all the trout were 15" - 16" on a beautiful day. My wife caught the most and the nice sun sitting by a beautiful lake with no other bank anglers was the tonic the both of ...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 3/26/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
The wife and I decided to give Sprague Lake a try after several very disappointing trips in the recent past; unfortunately, nothing different with no bites and no fish. I guess the near total lack of ...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 3/9/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/8/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing has been rather slow…for the bank angling public at Sprague lately and personally I have suffered through several SKUNKS. However, this day I was blessed by a lone bite and a nice, large 20" r...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 2/23/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/23/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well another, "No Bites/No Fish" morning at Sprague Lake; really not too unusual for this time of year. Three other bank anglers and one boater reported the same luck. Overall, Sprague seems in its "...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 6/26/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/26/2015
Hot Spots: 0
The Heat Wave with emerging "Green Goo" have now put an end to the early Summer trout fishery at West Medical Lake. After several early morning limits the past few days, I got the Wife up EARLY to giv...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 6/18/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/18/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Well the fishing at W. Medical Lake is very good with my second limit in two days. The water quality is surprisingly good; no "Green Goo" and even a Western pond turtle or two to talk to. All fish hav...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 6/5/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/5/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Due to the warming weather with the usual "Green Goo" hatch a usual result, I almost didn't try West Medical Lake. However, I was in for pleasant surprise. With the somewhat windy conditions this morn...
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By: T-Bone
Posted: 5/21/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/21/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I would have given this day 5 Stars except that I spent the first 20 minutes picking up garbage around my chosen fishing area…Line, cans, plastic beverage bottles, and other assorted trash. Personally...
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