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Hot Reports

Check out these most viewed reports from the last two weeks to discover new fishing destinations!
By: Walleyemark1
Posted: 11/20/2021
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/20/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Went out of Ft Spokane with Glenn and Mike. We hit outhouse flats, casino flats and the big flat across from 7 bays. The catching was slow but the quality was excellent. Between the three of us we onl...
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By: YellowYak
Posted: 11/21/2021
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/21/2021
Hot Spots: 0
I went out targeting perch and had a great day. After a bit of searching I found the schools in the 70'-90' range. As usual for November, they are deep and once you get on a school you can catch the...
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By: ifightnerdz
Posted: 11/27/2021
Species: Burbot
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/27/2021
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for Hawk Creek. With the Winter chill coming I decided to try out one of the burbot hot spots for shore fishing. What I remember from last year is that burbot like to head butt or nip...
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By: dluders
Posted: 11/26/2021
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/26/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Since this was the first Friday after Thanksgiving, a good crowd of fishermen/women fished the area "Winter-Only" lakes. The weather was ideal (41 deg. F., high overcast, little to no wind, no rain, ...
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By: Walleyemark1
Posted: 11/27/2021
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/27/2021
Hot Spots: 0
A cloudy and wet day on the Arm. We launched about 0730 and headed upriver and spent the day jigging deep holes between buoy 1 and buoy 3. The only real productive time was between 0800 and 1000 when...
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By: ifightnerdz
Posted: 11/29/2021
Species: Burbot
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/29/2021
Hot Spots: 1
This report is for the mouth of the Kettle River. Went out with my girlfriend tonight and we killed it! Fished from 6pm to 9pm and got our limits quick. The spot is just downstream of the bridge. ...
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Recent Articles

The latest and greatest articles from our Northwest Fishing Reports staff writers!
Razors and Rainbows
Razors and Rainbows
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 11/16/2021
RAZOR CLAMS: Last year, between Covid-19 and unhealthy levels of a marine toxin called domoic acid, there was very little opportunity to harvest razor clams on the Southwest Washington coast. Last season’s loss is this year’s gain though in what is shaping up to be a banner year for razor clam diggers. Dan Ayres is the Coastal Shellfish Manager for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildl...
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Are we Losing a Trophy Fishery?
Are we Losing a Trophy Fishery?
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 11/4/2021
The Columbia River from the Tri-Cities to Portland and the Snake River below Lower Goose Dam offer a world-class, trophy walleye fishery that draws anglers from all over the United States and Canada. These anglers are all hoping to catch a winter walleye that can weigh up to 20 pounds. Unfortunately, this fishery appears to be in decline. The walleye is a toothy fish prized for its delicious...
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The Camping Crunch
The Camping Crunch
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 10/31/2021
The Center for Western Priorities released a study this month titled, “The Camping Crunch”. The study looked at camping at reservable public lands such as national parks, national forest service campgrounds, Bureau of Land Management campgrounds and other lodging you can reserve online thru the website Recreation.gov. The study showed a 39 percent increase in reservations in the lower 48 s...
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Off-road Vehicles Causing Hunting Conflicts
Off-road Vehicles Causing Hunting Conflicts
Author: John Kruse
Posted: 10/9/2021
THE WASHINGTON OUTDOORS REPORT October 08 – October 15, 2021 One weekend this January, Richard Smith and Chris Anderson were hunting ducks near Crab Creek, south of the Moses Lake Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Area, in a region known as the mud flats or the Yellow Zone. That’s when several loud ORVs came into the immediate sector they were trying to lure ducks into. This zone is only legally ac...
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