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Hot Reports

Check out these most viewed reports from the last two weeks to discover new fishing destinations!
By: eschang1
Posted: 10/21/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/18/2020
Hot Spots: 0
I am completely new to walleye fishing and fairly new to fishing in general. I wanted to try walleye, so we visited Potholes state park for a camping trip. We are equipped with an inflatable raft fi...
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By: atroutfisherman
Posted: 10/19/2020
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/17/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Normally I don't do this, fish on Saturday, but we had our sprinklers blown out on Friday, so we said why not give it a try. Glad we did! We went to Hawk Creek, which flows into Lake Roosevelt. A p...
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By: Part-Time
Posted: 10/23/2020
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/20/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Hey did we have a good trip or what? Haven't used my travel trailer since Memorial Day campout on the Thompson River so it was really good to squeeze in a trip before the end of the season. On Thursda...
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By: walleyemark
Posted: 10/19/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/17/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Launched out of Porky with my friend Mike. We headed up the Arm and targeted a rock point near a weedbed. First cast netted a 17 inch eye. Now that can be good or bad depending on what you believe; it...
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By: conquestdz
Posted: 10/20/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/20/2020
Hot Spots: 0
When my son woke up from his nap this afternoon it was unexpectedly sunny, and you just can't let that go to waste this time of year, so we hooked up the boat and headed to Meridian, because it's clos...
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By: Mike Carey
Posted: 10/25/2020
Species: Other
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/25/2020
Hot Spots: 0
“Not a fishing report”… This is my springer spaniel Duke’s first fall hunting season. I recently decided to join Cooke Canyon Hunt Club in Ellensburg. It’s a close drive so we can do day trip hunts...
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Recent Articles

The latest and greatest articles from our Northwest Fishing Reports staff writers!
Kalama and Klickitat Rivers Producing Salmon
Kalama and Klickitat Rivers Producing Salmon
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 10/23/2020
Between fall hunting, fishing, bighorn sheep and news from our state parks there’s a lot to cover this week: HUNTING: There were no official deer check stations set up last weekend for the modern firearm opening of deer season in Northeast Washington due to Covid-19 concerns but checking with several Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers, Spokesperson Staci Lehman was...
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Learn to Adjust to Catch More Salmon
Learn to Adjust to Catch More Salmon
Author: Jason Brooks
Posted: 10/10/2020
Last month I spent four days on a coastal river fishing for fall chinook. The first day was on a Saturday the weekend before my family was coming to visit and go fishing. It was spent rowing down the river and fishing, but mostly re-learning the river. Anglers often don’t take the time to “learn” a river or fishery and waste their precious time, often not realizing until it is too late why they di...
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Blue Ribbon Trout and Plenty of Coho!
Blue Ribbon Trout and Plenty of Coho!
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 10/10/2020
If you are looking for a high-quality stream fishing experience for trout, look no further than the Yakima River, Washington’s only Blue Ribbon trout stream. Flowing from Keechelus Lake near Snoqualmie Pass into the Snake River at the Tri-Cities, the river offers cold water fisheries in the upper river and warmwater fishing for bass, catfish and more in the lower section. The upper stretch...
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Bobber Down: Part 2
Bobber Down: Part 2
Author: Hannah Pennebaker
Posted: 10/10/2020
Fall is officially here! Even though the weather has cooled off, the salmon fishing is at its hottest. The chinook run has mostly tapered off, but there are still thousands of coho pushing into rivers every day. This is the perfect time to give float fishing a try. Coho are aggressive fish and eager egg biters. In last month's article, we discussed techniques and strategies to optimize your bobber...
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