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Tapps Fishing Reports

Posted: 5/8/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/8/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Fished from 6:30 till only 10:30 because of prior appointment. But a great four hours. Caught 20 smallmouth. None that would go 3 lbs, but only a couple dinks. Most caught on a weightless Stick-0, wit...
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By: 06Roush
Posted: 5/7/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/6/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Tapps all day with my nice day off! Ended up being my first 20 fish day, woo hoo. Caught all fish in the shallows and the majority were all guarding beds. I started off just casting and cruising d...
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Posted: 5/7/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/6/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Returned to Tapps again. Not as good as yesterday, but did catch 9 smallmouth, with three in the 2 plus pound range. All caught shallow on both grubs and Stick-0's. With water temps yesterday at 64 de...
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Posted: 5/6/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2013
Hot Spots: 3
My boy and i decided to hit lake Tapps this morning... only 2 other guys were launching at 6am, and both i think were Walakes members... We started out directly south of the launch and caught our...
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Posted: 5/6/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/6/2013
Hot Spots: 0
As I said, returned to Tapps. Caught nine, with three in the two pound plus range. Nothing bigger. Six on a curly tailed grub, and two on a Stick-o. With water temps now pushing 65.0 degrees, am seein...
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By: nwmondou
Posted: 5/5/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/5/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Awesome weekend fishing tapps. Pulled in 12 all together most ranging from 1 to 2 pounds. The highlight came on Sunday when my pole got slammed by a nice 4 pound smallie. One of the bigger fish I've c...
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Posted: 5/5/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Was on Tapps when the gate opened at 6:00. Fished till 11:00 when the ski boats and jet skiers began showing up. Wind was a hassle, but fishing was great. Caught 17, including three 3 lbers, four 2's ...
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Posted: 5/4/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/3/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Went out on tapps after work yeterday. On the water at 6. Stopped at a spot over by Allen York to get some smallies. Got hit hard first cast so I threw my drop shot in the same spot and got hammered. ...
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Posted: 5/1/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/1/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Tapps. Fishes shallow around docks and wood. Did catch 7 smallies, all but one were in the 2 lb plus range. The photos show the average. That was good, but a lot of casts for the fish I caught...
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Posted: 4/29/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/29/2013
Hot Spots: 0
A friend and I launch from the County Park, which is still free, around 11. Fiished around tapps island bridge, nothing. fishing along dike 12. hit 3 fish really quick from 2-3.5 pounds on drop shot. ...
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Posted: 4/26/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/26/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Tapps. Started out deep, fishing at around 25 ft. Saw lots of fish on the graph, but no takers. Began pounding the shoreline. Caught three in the pound range on a swimbait. Then four others on...
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By: 06Roush
Posted: 4/26/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/26/2013
Hot Spots: 0
So I hit the water the evening of the 25th for a few hours and for the morning today. Temps yesterday hit 60.5 and today when I got out there they were down to 56 and 58.6 by the time I left around 11...
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By: nx7k
Posted: 4/25/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/24/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Lake Tapps and launched around 9:30am. Water was 52 to 53 degrees. Caught 6 SMB with largest slightly over 2 lbs. Caught 4 on Rattletrap Type Lure and 2 on a Jerkbait. All fish caught in 9...
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Posted: 4/21/2013
Species: Tiger Muskie
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/21/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Spent the day on Tapps hoping to hit the sunny weather and a musky or 3 or 4. Weather was perfect for fishing 50ish temp some good wind a little rain and not many folks on the lake. Water temps I foun...
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By: 06Roush
Posted: 4/21/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/21/2013
Hot Spots: 0
On the water by 6:30 and left around 12, the temps were steady around 51-52. Caught 1 and had a few bites from others nothing of any size. All bites were on a wacky rig senko and the catch was on a sh...
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Posted: 4/16/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/16/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Began fishing around 8 in the morning. Fished shallow, fished deep. Nothing. Finally, between 11 and 12 o'clock I caught three in around 25 ft of water. Nothing big. Then our weather guesser's forec...
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By: 06Roush
Posted: 4/15/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/14/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Went out hoping to find some more monsters...no such luck. Found a few dinks in deep water 15-25ft of water. Temps dropped below 50...hopefully these next few days of warmer weather bring the temps ba...
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By: 06Roush
Posted: 4/11/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/11/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Only caught a few fish but did catch a trophy wile I was at it. Water temps started out at about 50 and then got as high as 53. Spent most of the day flipping docks as the sun came out and started war...
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By: 06Roush
Posted: 4/10/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/10/2013
Hot Spots: 0
I braved the wind and rain out on Tapps today with nothing to show for it. Temps were around 51 and the only bite I got was in about 15ft of water. I fished the inlet by the Lion house because it was ...
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By: JesusFish
Posted: 4/6/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/3/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Got on Tapps by 7:30 at the North Park outside Auburn. Couple other boats on the lake. Gate is open, but no guard shack collecting money yet. Hit 3 spots without a bite about mid lake. Went to the...
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Posted: 4/4/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/10/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Tapps. Beautiful day. Fished from 7:00 till noon. Water was flat and a surprising 53 degrees on the surface. That's 6 degrees warmer than this time last year. But didn't touch a fish. Went dee...
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Posted: 3/26/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/23/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Caught first small mouth of the season, 2 lbs 35' deep slow fishing
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Posted: 3/24/2013
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/20/2013
Hot Spots: 0
nNo fish, at least you can launch now. Water was 44. Fished on wed. late report Pole is down so it is free, not sure how long that will last.
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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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