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Windmill Fishing Reports

By: davedavey
Posted: 5/12/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We ended up catching a nice group of perch. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KY85aYmvt_0
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By: ryan2202
Posted: 4/8/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Not much to report - weather was off and on windy - evening the wind and rain blew you off the water. Fish were small, probably the fry plantings WDFW did the year before - scenery was great, but fis...
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Posted: 1/19/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/18/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fished with 3 poles for over an hour, not a single bite for any of us. Had been raining quite a bit the prior day and the water was really muddy so wasn’t to surprised.
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By: ryan2202
Posted: 4/9/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Spent the weekend fishing Windmill, Canal, and Heart Lake with my brother. Set up camp Thursday late evening, started at Windmill Friday morning. The area new for both of us, we spent a lot of tim...
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By: morrow50
Posted: 4/4/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/31/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Sorry for late report, Went to Windmill a couple weeks ago had a good time, was windy Fridat afternoon and Sat but Sunday was nicer. Used powerbait to catch some dinks then got lucky and caught a dece...
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Posted: 4/3/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Went fishing here for a hour after being skunked at South Hampton lake. Had 4 poles out between the two of us, picked up 3 very small trout between 6-7” each. There were two other guys there that ha...
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By: davedavey
Posted: 1/20/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Used powerbait, spoons and spinners. The fishing was average, but all baits and lures caught at least one.
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Posted: 4/1/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/1/2014
Hot Spots: 1
So, I don't know what happened between yesterday and today but talk about doing a 180... After doing so well yesterday I went back today with 3 people and myself. Fished the same area with the same s...
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Posted: 4/1/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/31/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Fished from 6:30 PM to 8:15 PM (got dark around 8 and got to dark to see what I was doing shortly after). The hot ticket was bobber fishing with worms. I had one pole bottom fishing with power eggs ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 12/27/2010
Species: Other
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/25/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Well, I guess I'm the only one that didn't know that Windmill lake and Heart Lake has been killed off. I went there with my wife to check out these lakes for ice fishing. I figured they wouldn't have ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/3/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/29/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Well i am not really sure this is a report since i really only had the line in the water for about 1 hr; however, i did have a few nice size trout follow my panther martin up to sure, but they just we...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/22/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/20/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Took both of my kids (son(6) and daughter (2)) along with my dad to potholes state park for the weekend. We were told at Mardon that Heart lake and Windmill were the better trout lakes so headed down...
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Posted: 4/22/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/22/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Hit Windmill again for a few hours. The wind was going pretty good, so not to many people were fishing. Caught and released five trout. Trout were 4in, 6in, and three at 12in. Although I was fishi...
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Posted: 4/16/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/15/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Review is for the 14th and 15th. Went to Windmill for about three hours each day. Caught about 7 fish each day and all released to see another. Were between 6in to 13in. Had alot more strikes, whi...
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Posted: 4/14/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/12/2009
Hot Spots: 0
I've been fishing these lakes since I started driving and have never seen it so crowded as last weekend - I guess good lake reports really draw the crowds looking for a quick limit. I don't think the ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/12/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/10/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Took my grandson to the Potholes for Spring Break Had a great time caught fish every day. This day I caught the biggest trout I had ever caught. Did not get weitht fish was 27 inches long. we had caug...
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By: keefers6
Posted: 4/10/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/10/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Well after a month of hearing nothing but good stuff about Windmill, my buddy finially got me out there this morning. He started out with a worm off the bottom and then when to eggs I think he go a c...
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Posted: 4/3/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/1/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Well went over to Potholes intending to bass fish, but with 40mph wind, snow, and lowlow water temps that didn't happen. So we did some meat fishing and caught a limit of trout daily at Windmill. Fi...
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Posted: 3/25/2009
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/25/2009
Hot Spots: 0
Been goin to windmill for about a week now. Never left with less than a limit!! Worms and marshmallows are the bait of choice. Saw a guy doin ok on a white roostertail and a swedish pimple. Tight l...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 6/8/2006
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Rating: 2
Fished: 5/20/2006
Hot Spots: 0
My daughter Merrill and I arrived Friday nite but bad weather kept us off the lake until Saturday afternoon. We paddled our canoe to the north end and portaged it up to North Windmill. I've had good l...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 3/13/2005
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Rating: 2
Fished: 3/13/2005
Hot Spots: 0
A buddy and I fished this lake on sunny and windy day from 1300 to 1700 hours. Lake surface temperature was 8 degrees celsius, and the water was slightly stained. The fishing was not good. We trolle...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 11/7/2004
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Rating: 3
Fished: 11/7/2004
Hot Spots: 0
Windy this day! Not as bad as the day before. I put my float tube in and kicked around, dragging either a Wooly bugger or a Carey Special. I hooked a couple perch on the Carey (size 6 with yellow/blac...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 9/5/2003
Species: Perch
Rating: 1
Fished: 9/5/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Very slow fishing. Weather was in the 90's with little wind, so it was tough to fish during the day. Other than some small sunfish and perch my girlfriend and I didn't catch anything. Large group...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/26/2003
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Rating: 2
Fished: 4/26/2003
Hot Spots: 0
Went to this year round lake hoping to avoid some the opening day crowds. There were still quite a few people. Have had some luck in the past here, but my family was skunked this time. Only a couple o...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 4/14/2003
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Rating: 2
Fished: 4/14/2003
Hot Spots: 0
WINDMILL WAS SLOW, GIVING UP ONLY 2 FISH FOR ME AND MY DRINKING BUDDY, FISHLIPS. PART SUN, PART CLOUDY, AND RAIN AT NIGHT. BUT COMING FROM EVERETT, THAT SUN WAS NICE. WALK IN TO UPPER HAMPTON AT DUSK....
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