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Tapps Fishing Reports

By: kevinb
Posted: 3/3/2013
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/2/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Possibly the worse fishing report ever! Enjoy! Not much time to work with but was able to finally wet a line after several months. Just made some casts from the shore for about 45 minutes. Nothing ...
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Posted: 10/11/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/11/2012
Hot Spots: 1
I changed my username because of password issues. I was procaster. I met a friend at the boat launch and we worked our way north fishing. It was pretty slow I caught one small one on a tube and my ...
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By: nx7k
Posted: 9/30/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/30/2012
Hot Spots: 0
A friend from Wenatchee came over fo rthe weekend and we hit Lake Tapps this morning. It is the last day fo rthe Pierce County North Park to be open. Fishing was pretty good. We caught about 25 f...
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Posted: 9/28/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/26/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Tapps is still kicking out smallies. Went Wed. solo. Caught 17, including this beautifully colored 3 lber. All caught dragging a Carolina Rig in 20 to 24 ft of water. Then went again Thursday with a f...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 9/18/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/15/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Went to tapps with a buddy and fished all new spots for me because he has a bass boat. It was slow though, My buddy caught one smallie about 2.5 and I caught one about 1.5. the rest were dinks we fi...
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By: saintsenn
Posted: 9/17/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/15/2012
Hot Spots: 0
fished tapps this morning,really slow,threw crank baits,spinners,plastic worms and plastic shad.finally got this lil' guy using shad rigged carolina style. would of liked to hook up a muskie but no lu...
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By: KevinS
Posted: 9/9/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/9/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Lake Tapps from 8-11 AM. Was using a Gitzit 3.5 inch brown tube. Got a couple of hits but only one fish landed (16-inch smallie) from 20-foot depth. Then nothing but snags. Didn't have any ...
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By: KevinS
Posted: 9/2/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/2/2012
Hot Spots: 0
On the water from 7 AM to 5 PM at Lake Tapps. Lost 2 fish at the boat and about two hours later got the biggest Smallmouth of my carrier - 17 inches (see photo). Got my second smallie (12 inch) in t...
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By: motodmast
Posted: 8/30/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/30/2012
Hot Spots: 0
it was a slow day at tapps. we went out the week before and caught about 30 sm in a couple hours. today no so much.. i got a nice 3pdr on a jig in about 10ft of water, and my dad got 2 1pdrs dragging...
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By: esox54277
Posted: 8/20/2012
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/20/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Less than favorable conditions tonight, but I got in the boat with a new friend. He has never caught a muskie.... tlak about pressure!! Second cast... big fish missed my bucktail... then nothing...
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By: nx7k
Posted: 8/20/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/18/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I took my good friend Jim fishing to Lake Tapps fo rthe firt time this year. There is always the fear that when you take out a good friend you will have a horrible day or catch absolujtely nothing. ...
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Posted: 8/12/2012
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/12/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Water temps were 71-74 degrees. Nice breeze in the morning. Mostly fishermen out this morning and a couple of skiers. Had a hot follow within my first 5 casts. Had a good follow by bout a 40 inch fish...
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By: nx7k
Posted: 8/11/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/11/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Lake Tapps with My Great Nephew and his Dad. We had an outstanding day. Caught 35 Smallmouth Bass with largest one going about 3.5 lbs. Photo is attached. We caught several others over 2 l...
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By: esox54277
Posted: 8/9/2012
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/9/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Only one Muskie all night, hit a couple fish late, hard to tell if they were muskie or bass. Lots of bass around. Anyways beautiful nigh on the water!!!!
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By: nwmondou
Posted: 8/9/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/7/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Fished all morning the other day and got rewarded. Caught countless smallies and three muskie. The largest smallie was 3 lbs and muskie was about a 30 incher. All caught on wacky rigged worms baby bas...
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Posted: 8/9/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/9/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Back to Tapps. Was on the lake at 6:15 and quit at 11:00. Fishing was alittle slower than last time out, but did catch 14, with one 2-11 and a 3-2. Both pictured. Use a nosed hooked curly tailed grub ...
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Posted: 8/8/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/7/2012
Hot Spots: 0
So this was my first time on Tapps. Father-in-law was up from California so I decided we would try a new place. Hit the lake around 9 am. Through crank bait for a hour or so, nothing. Father-in-la...
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Posted: 8/7/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/7/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Had a great day on Tapps. Fished from 6:15 till 11:00. It stayed cloudy, and the lake stayed flat. Caught 17 smallmouth, the the largest weighing 3-4. Also had four in the 2 lb plus range. Fish were v...
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Posted: 8/6/2012
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/5/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Tapps Saturday by myself ..put a little 2 footer in the net. Sunday my bud Eli from Chicago finally made the move to Wa State. He brought a buddy with him, another guide from the flatlander state....
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Posted: 8/6/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/6/2012
Hot Spots: 1
We hit a couple of small smallmouth on a rattle trap, silver. bottom fish and picked up a good sized cat. pretty slow today!
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By: esox54277
Posted: 8/4/2012
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/4/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Beautiful Morning! Tough fishing though. Put this one 37-38 incher in the boat, but thats all I saw all morning. Tons of little bass that think they are big bad boys! Never thought I would say it ...
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Posted: 8/2/2012
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/2/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Got out of the house this evening with my netgirl trying to get her her first musky. No fish for the young lady but she again did a heck of a job netting a pretty good 41.5 inch tiger. Also picked up ...
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Posted: 7/30/2012
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/30/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Fished from 6:00 till 11:30. Kind of nippy on the water, but, on the bright side, pretty much had the lake to myself. Started shallow with no results. Found a cove somewhat protected from the cold win...
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Posted: 7/29/2012
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/29/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Went out this morning to spend the last day my son had before he started his first job.Dint get a hit but son saw one.That was it for the few hours we were out.Had one of the guys from shore tell me h...
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By: esox54277
Posted: 7/29/2012
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/28/2012
Hot Spots: 0
This evening I got the opportunity to fish with soaking wet feet, thanks to a rather large boat that has a whole lake to run on but decides to zoom between me and the structure I was casting to, needl...
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