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Posted: 8/18/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Actually, the fishing might be rated a bit higher, but Keller Ferry landing was closed when we got there, so backtracked to Spring Canyon. We camped on the boat, and as we were launching, a sign said...
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Posted: 1/10/2015
Species: Perch
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/10/2015
Hot Spots: 1
Went to Moses a week ago and caught 17 big perch, while tluedeke caught a 21 inch trout and some perch. There was just enough ice for the first 100 yards. This week the ice was more reassuring, but ...
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Posted: 8/24/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/22/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Windy. Having eliminated Moses as our friend this day, we went where the wind should have been less of a problem. The wind out of the North still plagued, but it was fishable. caught 7 walleye, all...
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Posted: 8/24/2014
Species: Crappie
Rating: 1
Fished: 8/22/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Well, the wind blew heavily, my wife didn't like the over-civilized noisy setting, and the fish were tiny. The little ones have moved in but the big ones haven't followed. There was one great moment...
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Posted: 8/14/2014
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/8/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Sorry this is late, but 15+ hour days have eaten into extra time. This is actually a 3-trip report, and the hot weather created the pattern. I won't dwell on numbers much, but suffice it to say mo...
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Posted: 5/4/2014
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/4/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Hey, where's the Yakima river in Yakima county? And Crappie are missing from species? Anyway, this is actually for 2 trips, one with Jiggy and one solo. We went to several ponds in the basin a fe...
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Posted: 4/25/2014
Species: Crappie
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/25/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Kinda same ole' same ole, but better. 116 or 117 crappie, 8 perch, 7 bass, 5 bluegill, a trout, and a little catfish. Fished 3 ponds, with pond 1 being best today, at least for the bass. No giants,...
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Posted: 4/22/2014
Species: Crappie
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/22/2014
Hot Spots: 0
So, had one of my big dogs die, moved my mom-in-law in Oregon, my wife was sick, and I bought a new pickup. Needed stress relief. Fishing=Stress relief, therefore... Went to 3 ponds, and caught 37...
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Posted: 1/3/2014
Species: Whitefish
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/3/2014
Hot Spots: 0
So, I hadn't been a very good Grandpa lately, and I grabbed the fishingest grandson and went the 60 miles to Priest Rapids. Checked out the island with 10x50 binoculars, and during 20 minutes of stal...
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Posted: 12/16/2013
Species: Crappie
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/16/2013
Hot Spots: 0
So, I had a couple of hours and some errands, and checked the ice at Myron. Didn't measure, but about 5". I didn't even take anything to punch holes, just used existing ones, maybe Panfisher's? Any...
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Posted: 11/9/2013
Species: Other
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/8/2013
Hot Spots: 0
So, couldn't get anybody interested in going, except my dogs, in the beautiful weather, but had to go to Ellensburg from Yakima, and that's almost halfway, so it would be a waste of gas to not go, so ...
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Posted: 10/12/2013
Species: Crappie
Rating: 0
Fished: 10/12/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Okay, I know "secret" is taboo with some folks, but I just wanted to share some of the photos, and the methods. We targeted perch and crappie in mid to deep range, and along structure. Jiggy and Tlu...
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Posted: 10/3/2013
Species: Crappie
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/3/2013
Hot Spots: 1
I woke up this morning (usually a good thing), and saw the wind was not blowing, but I have some counseling appointments today, so I went early to Myron, with the excuse that the dogs needed a walk (a...
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Posted: 8/27/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/24/2013
Hot Spots: 0
I went to one of the smaller seeps lakes on the canal with the 3 man pontoon and the 2 dogs. Got there about 2pm and tried out topwater and new plastic jig bodies. Topwater got several swirls, but n...
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Posted: 8/10/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/7/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Went from 1-3:30, and caught around 75 fish, about 2/3 bluegill, 1/3 perch. Bluegill were small, but the perch averaged 10+", and one went just under 14". Had some trouble with the camera (the fish ...
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Posted: 7/4/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/3/2013
Hot Spots: 0
So, After much planning and many schedule conflicts, I finally had the honor of fishing with tluedeke. Got to the lake about 4pm, and after launching the pontoons, went out a little ways and started ...
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Posted: 6/25/2013
Species: Crappie
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/24/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Just a short trip, and report. I stopped counting at 120 crappie, a pile of bluegill and sunfish, a few perch, and a dozen bass. All fish were caught either on jiggy nudge bugs, or my own concoction...
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Posted: 6/15/2013
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/15/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Went for a couple of hours down to the sloughs. 4 bass: 3.3, 4.2, 5.4, and a nice 7.9 lb final cast (well, that was my intention...). Would have liked to weigh her before spawn. All C&R. All topwa...
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Posted: 6/9/2013
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/8/2013
Hot Spots: 0
2 trips really. One with jigmeister, one alone, 2 days apart, both seeps lakes. First day: Jiggy and I caught 7 bass, up to 6.75 lbs, with the smallest about 16". Tough day, but we found the patte...
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Posted: 6/2/2013
Species: Bluegill
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/1/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Went to a lake in the I82 corridor, I wanted to see how many I could catch in 5 hours or so, using 2 rods. I kept 1 fish per 12 caught, figuring it would give me enough for a meal at the end, and th...
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Posted: 5/13/2013
Species: Crappie
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/10/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Lower Goose and caught very few small fish, pulled out and went to Long. There we caught steady but slow, 14-17" crappie, a few smallmouth, a crap... er... carp, 6 bullheads, and a few perch....
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Posted: 4/25/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/25/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Is this National Perch Day or something? I didn't get the memo. Just went to 3 ponds, 1, 4, and 6, and caught only perch. Not one other fish, but a pile of them. 20 smallish ones on pond 1, 4 ...
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Posted: 4/6/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/5/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Took the dogs for a walk, and of course went by Myron Lake. While managing 2 dogs and fishing from shore, I managed 28 perch, 4 bluegill, and a crappie, in about 45 minutes. Used jigs with Jiggy's l...
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Posted: 4/3/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/2/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Disclaimer: Evergreen was the main area, but not the full story. So, Jiggy & I did a redo of my last Grant Co. expedition, on a slightly smaller scale. 6 bodies of water, one of which was pretty ...
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Posted: 4/3/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/1/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Had a couple of hours or so to fish the I-82's so read the solunar tables and went during the peak times. Guess it worked. Caught 120, mostly perch, decent sized. Kept 12 and a couple of nice blueg...
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