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Posted: 5/24/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Seeing the sun today was nice. My last trip was Wednesday last week in the wind and rain storm. From the plateau above the river I could see the storm was concentrated right above Spring Canyon... ri...
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Posted: 5/10/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/10/2016
Hot Spots: 0
What a morning! There are several things that can go wrong while trying to land 4 pound kokanee. There are even more things that can go wrong when you have a bald eagle trying to snatch your fish all...
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Posted: 5/7/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/7/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Guests and I spent another beautiful day at Roosevelt mining silver. Have I mentioned I really like fishing for these kokanee? Every fish that is landed is greeted with ooohs, and aaahs. This fishery ...
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Posted: 5/5/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2016
Hot Spots: 0
WOW. There is only one reason I make a daily 2 hour drive to fish Roosevelt. These fish are awesome and are getting feistier every day. Thanks to this years bumper crop of jumbo kokanee, my guests ar...
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Posted: 4/29/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/29/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I had the pleasure of fishing with two great crews today. Kokanee limits came rather quickly, but rainbows continue to be harder to come by. I finally found some coho killers at the White Elephant ...
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Posted: 4/27/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/27/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I'm loving this spring weather, and what a better place to enjoy it than at Lake Roosevelt fishing Kokanee. The koke bite was hot and heavy this morning. We managed to pull our limit rather quickl...
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Posted: 4/22/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/21/2016
Hot Spots: 0
For those of you who are superstitious about such things, two buddies and I decided to fish Roosevelt in spite of a full moon, East wind, dropping lake levels, and falling barometer. To make matters w...
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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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