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Posted: 6/15/2017
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I was able to treat my my guests from Michigan to a fabulous day at Roosevelt. The weather was better than forecasted and the walleye were on the bite. We launched at Lincoln and had our first fish o...
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Posted: 6/4/2017
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I had to see what the hype was all about and decided to try my hand at Lake Roosevelt Sturgeon. The fish treated Mike and I very well today. Except for the fact that I am now quite sore and worn out. ...
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Posted: 5/24/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
For short version just look at the pictures . My crew saturday and Sunday consisted of three gentlemen who were all employees of a certain boat company up in Collville Washington. I learned a lot a...
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Posted: 5/10/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I just enjoyed the two most beautiful days at Roosevelt. Warm sunny and barely a breeze most of the time. With these conditions I would have thought the fish would have been deeper, but they weren't. ...
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Posted: 5/3/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
This is my favorite time of year at lake Roosevelt. I love seeing all the green hillsides framed by the black basalt cliffs. The baby geese are hatching and their parents are trying their best to kee...
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Posted: 4/28/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/28/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I guess I was a little disappointed when I first arrived at the ramp to find the water visibility hasn't improved much. We launch the boat at 8 AM under sunny skies and a light breeze. All in all it...
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Posted: 2/28/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/23/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Friday I had the privilege of fishing with Donn Morse the owner of Old Goat Lures and the creator of the OG1 along with Rob Holman and his cohort Paul who came along to document the trip on video. The...
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Posted: 2/18/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
It has been a while since I've been free to chase after Kokanee at Roosevelt. I have been on maternity leave for the last two months and have enjoyed the time with my growing family and our new baby ...
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Posted: 11/20/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/18/2016
Hot Spots: 0
As you know from other reports, this fall has been excellent rainbow fishing at Roosevelt. The key to success is finding them. Most of our fish have been caught in the top 15 feet of the water column ...
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Posted: 9/29/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/27/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Productive is not the word I would use to describe the overall catching down here at Virnita bridge. During a typical year it is not uncommon to watch a couple dozen fish get landed during the mornin...
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Posted: 9/16/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/16/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well I am off to a pretty good start to the 2016 fall salmon season down here at Virnita bridge. Fishing is a little slower than I would like, but we are catching some really nice fish right now. Our ...
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Posted: 9/1/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/28/2016
Hot Spots: 0
For the record, this month (Aug.) has been a difficult month to consistently locate decent kokanee schools. Definitely my most unproductive month this season. With that being said I felt it was necess...
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Posted: 8/25/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/25/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I fished with a great crew today. Our perseverance finally rewarded us with our limits of big Kokanee. Our best depth was at about 75'. The bite was pretty sporadic until we found a small group of f...
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Posted: 8/22/2016
Species: Other
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I had the privilege Friday of introducing my guest to Lake Roosevelt, its beautiful scenery, and its wonderful fish. We spent most of the day looking for some prized Kokanee. During this process we ca...
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Posted: 8/12/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/12/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Man, What a beautiful day at Roosevelt. I think the 100 other boats I saw would probably agree with me. Fortunately most of them were beached enjoying a good camp out. Well, I already miss the d...
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Posted: 8/5/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/4/2016
Hot Spots: 0
After my parents dropped several hints I finally realized they wanted to get in on some summer salmon action, and yesterday we found some time to make it happen. It was evident right away that the "Br...
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Posted: 7/30/2016
Species: Salmon
Rating: 0
Fished: 7/30/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I finally got a chance to get out with my dad and hook into some Chinook on the upper portion of the Columbia. Thursday evening our first fish was a keeper hatchery super jack followed by a nice nati...
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Posted: 7/25/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I gathered up a small crew and fished Roosevelt yesterday on a beautiful summers eve. Great to have DownriggerAl aboard once again along with my friend Tom. Our cooler at the end of the night looked l...
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Posted: 7/9/2016
Species: Salmon
Rating: 0
Fished: 7/9/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I fished the Brewster pool this morning with a couple of guests for great success on sockeye. We started off the day with a chaotic triple. Good thing I brought a second net with me. These fish are go...
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Posted: 7/6/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/6/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well, I just couldn't stay away. For some reason I hit the lake at 5am. For some reason the fish didn't really wake up till around 7 am. There were four of us this morn looking for more trophy koke...
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Posted: 6/30/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 0
Fished: 6/30/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I decided to post this report under "secret" in preparation for some of my Columbia River Salmon Reports. All my salmon fishing will take place between White Bluffs and Brewster, but in some cases I h...
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Posted: 6/27/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/26/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Before I tell you about the incredible day my crew and I had on Sunday, let me tell you about the tough day I had on the previous day. I would also like to mention that a few of my future (Columbia Ri...
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Posted: 6/19/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/18/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Wet would be the best word to describe fishing yesterday, but not even the threat of constant rain could dampen my guests enthusiasm in the search of trophy kokanee. Shortly after we got set up we wer...
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Posted: 6/13/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/13/2016
Hot Spots: 0
The time has finally come to retire most of my lead core rods for the season. I have greatly enjoyed using several "lead" rods in conjunction with dual planer boards for all of the season up until a ...
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Posted: 5/31/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/31/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I fished with guests on both Saturday and today. Saturday things started out with a bang. We made our way around the back of a bay and hooked up on a triple. We managed to land two of these beauti...
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