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Posted: 4/19/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Well three of us decided to fish out of Spring Canyon again today. The water was calm and from a vantage point I could see fish rising all over the lake just about as far as I could see. I took note o...
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Posted: 4/15/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/15/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Today I got a chance to fish with NWFR staff member Rob Holman and a couple of friends back down to Roosevelt in search of more silver bullets. The drive took a little longer due to the fog, but we ma...
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Posted: 4/11/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/10/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I am starting off this report with today's tidbit, because I believe it is one of the most important items every boat owner should know or be aware of. Today's tidbit. Make sure every electrical ap...
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Posted: 4/8/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/8/2016
Hot Spots: 0
My brother invited me out on his boat today so I could give him a Kokanee refresher course and get his boat bloody. His 4 year old was eager to catch a fish, so we grabbed Grandpa and headed down to R...
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Posted: 4/6/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/5/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Lately it seems that the first bite comes rather quickly. Well, no such luck today. Today something was "off" and we had to work pretty hard to get our Kokanee. Normally we've been able to pull our li...
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Posted: 4/2/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
The weatherman said "go fish", so I did. I wanted to get my wife and wee one out on the boat today, but figured I had a better shot at doing so if we left Spokane sometime after noon. She gives me ...
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Posted: 3/31/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/30/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Wow, what a day. I had a great crew from Seattle fish with me yesterday and I spoiled them pretty good. Well ok, the fish spoiled us pretty good. We set our 5 rods and started our morning troll. ...
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Posted: 3/23/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/21/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I spent another beautiful day fishing for trophy kokanee with another great crew from the Seattle area. Due to the quality of these fish and great lodging prices my guest are traveling a long distance...
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Posted: 3/17/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/16/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Rosevelt Rainbows I fished for bows the last two days below Lincoln and had great success. We fished sandy flats 20-35' down on the rigger with trolling flies and no dodgers. Fished 1.7 mph which i...
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Posted: 3/17/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/15/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Another gorgeous day spent at Roosevelt. Well I decided to start the day off with six rods in the water and it wasn't much later that there was only one left. One of the lines received a rather a...
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Posted: 3/5/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/5/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Despite the unsettled weather this morning, my guests and I set out in search of more trophy Kokanee. They drove all the way from the Portland area to join me fishing for some of the largest Kokanee ...
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Posted: 3/3/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Wow, what a day. I gave it a five because the weather was so awesome it just capped off a really great day. I feel that just relaxing on a boat at Lake Roosevelt is almost as enjoyable as catching i...
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Posted: 3/1/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/1/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I decided to brave the weather this morning and headed out to Amber Lake for its opener. The weather was nasty, but the fish were biting. I fished a blood worm(fly) 6' under my indicator and managed ...
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Posted: 2/26/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Some buddies and I decided to fish Keller on Wednesday and I am glad we did, because the weather was beautiful. The water was flat calm most of the day which made spotting rising kokes quite easy. Thi...
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Posted: 2/8/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/8/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Wow! what a day at Roosevelt. Its not too often its 40 degrees and sunny in Feburary. 4 of us on the boat today launched at Keller and headed up river. It was nice to be greeted by large groups of ...
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Posted: 2/1/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/1/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Launched at Keller at 8am and headed up river to begin our search for the sometimes elusive Roosevelt Kokanee. Fishing was by no means fast and furious, but rather leisurely and relaxing. Today I foun...
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Posted: 1/23/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/22/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I am sure glad we didn't listen to the weather man and decided to fish Keller in spite of a gloomy forecast. The quality of Lake Roosevelt's Kokanee is hard to overlook. Andrew and Ron heartily agr...
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Posted: 1/12/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/10/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Good to be fishing in good weather with good friends for quality fish. The size and quality of these kokanee made me upgrade my rating to a 4. We launched at Keller at dawn and fished for an hour befo...
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Posted: 10/4/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/4/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Wow, what another awesome day on the river. The weather down on the Columbia River has been incredible. It wasn't until I arrived in Spokane that I realized fall is upon us. It still feels like summ...
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Posted: 9/20/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Well my last two days down at Vernita bridge is nothing to brag about, but still worthy of a report. The water levels are lower than normal for this time year. Making launching a little sketchy th...
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Posted: 9/13/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/13/2015
Hot Spots: 0
It is game on down at Vernita bridge. We had another fun day today on the water with lots of action. Unfortunately we lost a lot of fish which resulted in landing eight of the 16 we hooked. Oh well, s...
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Posted: 9/11/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/10/2015
Hot Spots: 0
WOW! What a fun day yesterday down at Vernita. The weather was awesome and so was the fishing. I love the scenery down there this time of year. We had fun seeing 6 coyotes on the way up the river. F...
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Posted: 8/22/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/20/2015
Hot Spots: 0
I decided to head to Roosevelt Thursday the 20th and try for some of these large Kokanee I have been hearing about. We launched about 7am in a smokey haze from the Lincoln ramp and motored down past S...
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Posted: 7/28/2015
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/26/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Sockeye Season Summary I was sad to see the sockeye season close early this year, but alas all good things must come to an end. We fished 21 of the 26 day season, and had beautiful weather all but ...
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Posted: 7/20/2015
Species: Sockeye Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Greetings from Captain Dave's guide service. I am reporting to you from the Brewster pool where I have fished 16 of the last 19 days. In those 16 days we have landed 30 chinook and 398 sockeye salmon....
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