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Hot Reports

Check out these most viewed reports from the last two weeks to discover new fishing destinations!
By: walleygator88
Posted: 5/2/2021
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/30/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Well had a chance to get away and do some walleye fishing on Friday with my good fishing buddy and son Amos, got to Porcupine Bay around 7 am launched and went up river to above buoy 5 started trollin...
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By: walleyemark
Posted: 4/29/2021
Species: Catfish
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/29/2021
Hot Spots: 0
First real trip to the Palouse. Took awhile to figure out how to get up the river but eventually we did. We started out about a quarter of a mile up the main river above the big mud flat. We were in...
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By: Capt. DillyMai
Posted: 5/1/2021
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/1/2021
Hot Spots: 0
5:30am launched and poles in the water. Wasn’t able to sit down until 7am due to the fact that the fish kept rolling in! Took some friends out and ultimately had a hell of a morning! Lots of boats out...
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By: rmrauscher
Posted: 5/3/2021
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/3/2021
Hot Spots: 1
Judging by Mondays results Lake Samm may be coming back to life! Water has warmed up considerably. TWT about 60 degrees as compared to high 40's a couple weeks ago. My buddy came all the way over fro...
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By: ifightnerdz
Posted: 5/3/2021
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/3/2021
Hot Spots: 0
The area of this report is for Long Lake (They didn't have a specific option. Now that long lake is at 11k ct/s flow I headed down to the river to try planner board fishing from shore. I do this...
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By: Mike Carey
Posted: 5/1/2021
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/1/2021
Hot Spots: 2
I'd heard about the kokanee on this lake being a source for kokanee fry throughout Washington and was interested to give it a try. With rseas on board and NWFR writer Hanna Pennebaker and film assista...
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Recent Articles

The latest and greatest articles from our Northwest Fishing Reports staff writers!
Aluminum Boat Polishing
Aluminum Boat Polishing
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 5/9/2021
Aluminum boats are extremely popular in the Pacific Northwest for a good reason. They are durable and hardy enough to withstand the choppiest water and nastiest weather. They are generally lighter than fiberglass boats and hold their value more. However, the downside is that after a few years, that nice shiny finish will inevitably begin to oxidize and dull. Luckily, there is a way to bring that c...
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Billy Clapp Lake Kokanee Saga
Billy Clapp Lake Kokanee Saga
Author: Mike Carey
Posted: 5/5/2021
"Look at all those fish marks - kokanee for sure - darn things aren't biting though!" It was a tough weekend of fishing for my wife JoAnn and I - lots of fish marks, but just a couple bites. Such is kokanee fishing. Kokanee anglers know this and accept our lot in life - some days can be lights out, other days you're scratching your head in frustration. Kokanee anglers are always looking for ...
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Two foot-itus Disease
Two foot-itus Disease
Author: Randy Castello (Rseas)
Posted: 5/5/2021
Two foot-itus, Should I or Should I not? Do I really need a bigger boat? If so, how big do I go? If I get a bigger boat, will I be able to fish more, travel further or triumph over the weather? My family is growing, I’ll need a bigger boat to accommodate the growing brood. Is a bigger boat safer? Reasons be dammed, I just want a bigger boat! From practical experience let’s to walk through the d...
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Prepare for Summer Salmon Now
Prepare for Summer Salmon Now
Author: Jason Brooks
Posted: 5/5/2021
When it comes to summertime it is hard to beat being out on the water and catching some salmon. From Puget Sound to the Brewster Pool of the Columbia River and all waters in-between there are enough places to fish that you could spend each sun-filled day chasing salmon. But before you hit the water it is best to get everything in working condition and prepare for the fishery you are planning on do...
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