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Hot Reports

Check out these most viewed reports from the last two weeks to discover new fishing destinations!
By: 509Aaron77
Posted: 6/6/2019
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2018
Hot Spots: 0
An off year for personal reasons made me bring up my little fiberglass boat. I borrowed my brother's electric motor and off we went trolling out of Cedar Bay around the Mack point bend. I started drag...
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By: 509Aaron77
Posted: 6/6/2019
Species: Mackinaw
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I missed one early, ended up catching a plant and my brother caught the Laker of his life! 39" inch 23 pounds! Yes it's at the taxidermist! A Monster Fish! :-)
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By: Waderjs
Posted: 6/5/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/3/2019
Hot Spots: 1
This report is for a 4-day trip to Banks Lake with my Brother. The first 2 days we had a hard time finding many fish. Caught several perch, a couple bass and a few walleye each day. Our usual spots ar...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 6/10/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/9/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This report isn't as much about the lake I was fishing (you will recognize it if you have been there, so not really a secret) but rather about being willing to try something different than what everyo...
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By: rmrauscher
Posted: 6/13/2019
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/12/2019
Hot Spots: 3
First week or so of fishing for COHO in MA-10 has been fantastic! Caught some, lost some, released some. Fish are not big, generally from 2-4lbs but they put up a pretty good scrap on light tackle. Bi...
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By: uplandsandpiper
Posted: 6/12/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/6/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I had heard a sprinkling of reports of giant Kokanee once again appearing in Wallowa Lake. This lake produced the world record fish over 9 lbs about a decade ago but the fishery declined soon after wi...
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Recent Articles

The latest and greatest articles from our Northwest Fishing Reports staff writers!
Yakima River Smallmouth Bass
Yakima River Smallmouth Bass
Author: Rob Phillips
Posted: 6/2/2019
While the king salmon is the icon of the Pacific Northwest, some anglers are not as enthralled with catching the big fish as others. In fact, some anglers would just as soon catch any variety of other types of fish, rather than spending the amount of time and money that it often times takes to catch a salmon. This spring, with the Columbia River chinook salmon runs being far below predicted ...
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Good Rain Gear Can Help You Catch The Big One
Good Rain Gear Can Help You Catch The Big One
Author: Mike Carey
Posted: 6/2/2019
Many of you have seen me in my Columbia PFG red bibs and jacket rain gear. As I have gotten older, I’ve come to realize more than ever that being comfortable is the most critical factor when it comes to fishing success and generally enjoying being on the water. And when it comes down to it, isn’t the primary reason we go fishing for enjoyment? Well, being miserable is not going to help you catch m...
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In Pursuit of Trophy Pike
In Pursuit of Trophy Pike
Author: Rick Lawrence
Posted: 6/2/2019
Pike, especially really big trophy Northern Pike, can make even the most experienced angler's heart skip a beat. And, although not common, many pike anglers are still managing to land 25 to 30 pound wall-hangers each season here in the Pac. N.W.. For the past 3 years I have targeted trophy pike and I have gotten my share of big fish, but I’m looking for those fish that are over 25 pounds, the ...
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Summer Fun at Puget Sound Saltwater Piers
Summer Fun at Puget Sound Saltwater Piers
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 6/2/2019
Too choppy to take the boat out? Want to take the kids out for a relaxing, low key adventure? Try fishing at one of the many saltwater fishing piers around Puget Sound! The summer is a prime time to bring home a tasty fish dinner for the barbeque or smoker. In the south Sound, salmon season is much longer, if not year round, for pier bound anglers. If bottom fish are your goal, there also a year r...
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