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Posted: 7/12/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/9/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Pulled the boat to Masons/Olsons Resort on Monday the 8th. Spent the evening getting our gear rigged and ready for the following morning. Decided to start with several 5" OG2s. (We fish these solo, n...
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Posted: 6/15/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Enjoyed getting out for the morning with Captain Dale, skipper of the Ruby D, and fishing for the native coho. The goal of the trip was to test our new OG spinner/hoochie rig and compare it to the OG2...
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Posted: 10/6/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Launched out of 7 Bays. Initially, we fished due north; but, we weren't seeing anything on the fish finder. So, we pulled up our gear and headed down to Hawk Creek. There were two of us in the boat an...
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Posted: 9/10/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Made a "quick" 6 hour drive Friday night from Moscow, Idaho to Port Orchard, Washington. Our plan was to launch the boat in Port Orchard, swing up towards Shilshole Bay, look for a pack of boats, and ...
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Posted: 8/31/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/29/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Sekiu Monday afternoon (8/27), Tuesday morning (8/28), and Wednesday morning (8/29). There were two of us fishing Old Goat OG2s in a variety of colors and sizes. For all of Monday and Tuesday, ...
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Posted: 5/18/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We put the boat in a little after 1pm. Headed up the lake about a mile and began trolling with two downriggers and a long line in the middle of the stern. Shortly after we began trolling, noticed ...
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Posted: 5/8/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We launched the boat at the public launch on the SW corner of the lake around 10am. Once we had the kicker motor running, we trolled with 2 downriggers and a long line in the center of the stern. We e...
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Posted: 3/30/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/29/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Had a chance to get out with two good friends yesterday and fish the OG1s on Potholes Reservoir in eastern Washington state. The day started slow. Two downriggers with flashers and a variety of OG1...
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Posted: 11/2/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We fished the east shoreline just north of the Spokane Confluence yesterday. Our setup was two downriggers and then a third rod trolling near the surface (with anywhere from 1/2 ounce to 1.5 ounces of...
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Posted: 10/28/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Rock Lake yesterday. Initially headed to the north end; but, as was reported earlier this week, that area is full of small planted 'bows. So, we decided to work the eastern shoreline about a...
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Posted: 9/15/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
One of our customers, Dana Cowell, just emailed the following report for his outing on Shilshole Bay: "I heard the fishing was good out of Shilshole Bay/MA 10 for coho, so I made a trip there by bo...
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Posted: 8/30/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I received the below report from Dana Cowell who was fishing off of Pt. Robinson with a blue/black-scale OG2 in the 2.8" size: "Here is my fishing report to share for 8-26-2017: The Old Goat OG2...
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Posted: 8/28/2017
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Pulled the boat over to Mason's Resort at Sekiu on Wednesday. Put the boat in the water and prepped our gear. We were on the water around 6am on Thursday--pulling a 2.8" OG2 on one downrigger and a 3....
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Posted: 6/19/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Potholes Reservoir this past Saturday with the OG1s. We started off of Medicare Beach--fishing one OG1 on the downrigger and another on a 1-ounce trolling weight. Trolling speed was right aroun...
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Posted: 6/5/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Ran a lure test for the OG1 in 1.8" and 2.8" for the rainbows in the Potholes. Primarily fished the eastern shoreline. We ran two rods closer to the surface: 1.5 ounces of trolling weight on one an...
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Posted: 5/29/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/26/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Rock Lake last Friday morning. It wasn't lights-out fishing; but, we did ok. Nice 17" steelhead, a 16" bow, and then four rainbows in the 12-13" range. We returned a couple of smaller bows and ...
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Posted: 4/20/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/19/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rock Lake for several hours yesterday. The silt content in the water is still higher than I can recall seeing in years past during the month of April. But, that said, fish are being caught. Man...
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Posted: 2/26/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/23/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Enjoyed my first outing on Lake Roosevelt yesterday courtesy of Captain Dave Grove. The goal of the day was to test a variety of OG1 lures for the rainbow and kokanee. We launched out of the Keller Fe...
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Posted: 2/15/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Arrived at Rock Lake yesterday a little after 9am. The water is higher than I can remember seeing it for some time (which makes it easier to launch your boat). However, the downside is that there's qu...
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Posted: 1/24/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/23/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Guide Dave Grove, who focuses on Lake Roosevelt, had requested an OG1 lure in a perch color. I'd made a couple for him and continued to refine the pattern. Yesterday, good friend Stan Miller and I put...
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Posted: 12/21/2016
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/21/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rock Lake from apx. 1:45pm until 4pm. Testing a new perch-colored OG1 and pitting it against the tried-and-true colors that have been effective on Rock (fluorescent orange and fluorescent pink)...
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Posted: 11/12/2016
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/11/2016
Hot Spots: 0
The steelhead, that Washington Fish and Game planted in Rock Lake, are starting to put on some mass! We hit the lake yesterday to test a new color pattern (fluor. pink stripe with translucent body and...
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Posted: 11/5/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/4/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Ran up to Sprague Lake yesterday to test a new color-scheme for the 2.8" and 3.9" OG1 lure. (These lures have a narrow strip of fluorescent pink or fluorescent orange running the length of the exterio...
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Posted: 10/26/2016
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/25/2016
Hot Spots: 1
We launched the drift boat around 10am yesterday on Rock. Beautiful fall day! By the end of the day, we had two limits (5 apiece). Of these 10 fish, 9 were steelhead plants. The other was a rainbow...
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Posted: 10/20/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/19/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I hit Potholes Reservoir yesterday to test several lures. The fishing was slow; only one rainbow to the net. (Had another one throw the hooks behind the boat.) In spite of only netting one fish, a...
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