Burke Lake (Grant County) Fishing Report
4/16/2017 8:53 AM
My Son and I were fishing at Burke Lake week, April 6-9 Thursday to Sunday. The weather wasn't very Good Friday we actually got blown off the lake. Thursday was dead, the fish weren't hitting on anything. Saturday our last day out was almost a wash from 8-4, one got away but that was about it. Then we talked to another group that was with us and they were successful trolling using Wedding ring and mill worms. They limited by mid day" So my Son and I and another friend headed out using a spoon and gig. We trolled the North side of the lake, made our first pass from the lower end to the east side boat launch. As we turned around and started back down, I got a hit, for a moment I thought it was a Choho by the size of it, I got it in the boat and it measured 23.5", the biggest Trout I ever saw. Then my Son hit a couple 12", shortly after I pulled in my first one I got another hit, again an big fish on the line, this one measured 22.5". That made it all worth while. No tags on the fins, these may of been left over from the derby. I'll be back next year for sure.
4/16/2017 12:28 PM
I should use a wedding ring more often.... I suppose it's a mental block on my part because of the divorce! LMAO Awesome that you did well. Congrats! Those are big trout! I like heading over to E WA for a little better weather so I watch the forecast, I might have been a bit too picky this year which kept pushing the trip back.
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