18 - Lake Roosevelt South End to Spokane Confluence Fishing Report
Depths on the downriggers were 7 and 12 feet again. Straight fly, no flasher or dodger with a chunk of worm on the main hook. Speed was 2 to 2.4 mph on a GPS. Water temp said 51 but kept guessing how accurate that was. Can anyone confirm?
All in all another great Thanksgiving weekend trip. Finished the day up at the Ft Spokane store for dinner then back to the campground for a fire and staying the night with my brothers and nephew.
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12/3/2017 10:25 AM
Thanks for the report Dave, sounds like it was fun for all, and got some fish along the way. My Brother and I are going to get back out there again soon. Your flies are # 1, take care.
12/3/2017 6:56 PM
Thanks for the kind words about the flies. Good luck to you guys when you head out there. Nothin like fishing with brothers!
12/3/2017 11:52 AM
About the only way to improve on a good day on the water is to camp out after. Well done and thanks for the report.
12/3/2017 6:58 PM
I couldn't agree more! Plus the only other people in the campground during this time of year are fellow fishermen. Thanks!
12/5/2017 9:09 AM
Great report Dave! Hope to get back out someday soon.
12/7/2017 9:01 AM
We were out the same day. We launched at Lincoln and motored to Hawk Creek. Caught 2 small fish there and it was pretty slow, so we headed down-river to Whitestone area (sounds like we should have gone up-river to the Confluence). 2 of us ended up with 8 fish caught on jointed (J-9) Rapalas off the planer board and dodgerwith black/orange flies 12' deep on the rigger. I can confirm your water temperature reading of 51 degrees. We were surprised with how warm it was also.
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