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Armstrong Fishing Reports

By: 8theB8
Posted: 10/31/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/31/2018
Hot Spots: 0
This trip was a product of only having two hours to fish tonight. Also, since this lake closes for no reason tomorrow, I thought I would run a lap in the kayak. A bit of algae stain greeted me but ...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 7/16/2017
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Took a couple hours to go "dink" around on Armstrong. Used to be a great place to go and catch large quantities of fish up to 1.5 pounds on just about whatever you felt like throwing but unfortun...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/4/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
fished from the boat ramp at Armstrong yesterday. power bait on the bottom. 2 bites but no hook ups.
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 5/4/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
finally got one off the ramp at Armstrong. 16 in on a worm and white marshmallow with a 4.5 ft leader. thunder lightning and rain closed out the day early for me. finally broke the ice -first trout i...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 9/11/2016
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/11/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Not alot to tell as I threw the Jon Boat in the truck, grabbed the oars, my jig rod and Senko rod and took off. Fished almost a full lap before dark and found very willing small bass up to roughly 14 ...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 5/2/2016
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/2/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Ran over to Armstrong for a couple hours to play with the dinks. Alternated between a 4" Senko and a floating Rapala and caught a bunch! Biggest maybe 1 1/4 - 1 1/2lbs. Saw a really good one for this ...
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By: 8theB8
Posted: 10/25/2015
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/25/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Had to hit this little lake before it closes and it was what I expected, maybe a little slower than what I expected. Caught fish on Senko's fairly predictably, missed two on a small floating Rapala. L...
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By: billsnwfr
Posted: 7/17/2015
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/6/2015
Hot Spots: 3
This was a typical day at Armstrong, lots of fish caught, lots of smaller fish here but always a great time. Caught and released a lot of smaller fish, went fishing with my dad and took our usual lim...
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By: billsnwfr
Posted: 7/17/2015
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/15/2015
Hot Spots: 3
went to the lake for some quick fishing this morning. started off at the large fallen tree right by the boat launch and pulled two bass from there, one keeper one really small one. the fish seems to...
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By: billsnwfr
Posted: 7/14/2015
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/12/2015
Hot Spots: 3
Came to fish this lake after a no luck morning at Bosworth. Came here and launched and it was pretty much like our usual day here. Bass are small but numerous in this lake and we had our combined li...
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Posted: 7/2/2014
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/30/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Tried a new lake today. Pulled the boat up to Armstrong with my adult son and 8 yr. old grandson. WSDOT had the access road closed, but had set up flagmen who directed us down a 300' section of the Ce...
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Posted: 6/19/2014
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/18/2014
Hot Spots: 1
I arrived at the boat launch around 8:30am. We fished from shore. There was no one else on the water. Overcast sky, mild temp. There where three of us. We started with power bait, nothing. We swit...
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By: deuely
Posted: 6/14/2014
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/14/2014
Hot Spots: 2
Got to the lake around noon, stayed till about 6:30. Was fairly slow apart from a 2-3 hour period where I caught all my fish from about 1 to 4 pm. Pretty much all dinks as far as I am concerned but I ...
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By: deuely
Posted: 6/10/2014
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/8/2014
Hot Spots: 3
Made it to the lake right around noon and stayed until around 8pm. It was a pretty slow day for me. Caught 3 dinks; all real close to shore and near cover at the southern end of the lake. It was a rea...
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By: leecko
Posted: 6/5/2014
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/5/2014
Hot Spots: 2
Spent a couple hours on the lake this morning. Used a combination of cranks, swims baits, and jigs fishing around the north end of the lake. Caught a decent looking Rainbow Trout and another small o...
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By: deerchser
Posted: 6/9/2013
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/7/2013
Hot Spots: 2
We got on the lake around noon and fished until dark. Rainbows were on the hunt. We landed 10 total between 10" and 16". All were caught about 40' off the shore on the left side of the ramp at about t...
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By: Stansjoy
Posted: 6/30/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/30/2012
Hot Spots: 0
My first trip to Armstrong. Arrived at 5:30AM, inflated pontoon boat, set up my poles, loaded the boat and was on the water by 6:00AM. Water temp. at 10' was 64 degrees. Steady, light rain falling for...
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By: mitchard
Posted: 6/25/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/24/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Bottom fishing chartreuse and rainbow powerbait on the bottom again. Hit up the northwest side of the lake around the big grassy log and anchored up. Pulled five fish in between three of us pretty qui...
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By: mitchard
Posted: 6/23/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/22/2012
Hot Spots: 2
Great day at Armstrong. Got out at about 6 am. Hooked into a couple small rainbows and a small LMB right away on the west side of the lake. Nothing after about 30 minutes on the east side, so I went a...
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By: mitchard
Posted: 6/21/2012
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/21/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Pretty mellow day out on Armstrong. Tried some spinners and cranks at the northeast end with no luck. After bottom fishing trout (we landed a couple) we switched over to the west side of the lake, jus...
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By: mitchard
Posted: 6/19/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/18/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Pretty slow day. Started the day on the west side of the lake at around 4:30 or so. Going for bass with plastics and cranks. Not action at all. Switched over to the east side for some bottom fishing. ...
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By: leeman275
Posted: 5/7/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/6/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Went out on the lake first time this year. There lots of people in the begining but at 3:00 people started to leave. Trolled for couple hours. Caught two 18-19'' trout and one 12-13''. Had a great day...
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By: stever
Posted: 4/29/2012
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/28/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Took my 8-year old out in our float tubes for the first real fishing trip. Only stayed for a couple of hrs, she caught one and paddled around with her keeping her out of any trouble. Overall, didn'...
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By: Lalo
Posted: 4/24/2010
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/24/2010
Hot Spots: 0
Got out to the lake at about 5:30. Lots of people fishing already and the sun was just starting to come up. Went to my favorite spot on the other side of the lake. I used only spinners and it took abo...
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Posted: 8/18/2009
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/17/2009
Hot Spots: 0
5pm. very calm day. fishing many depths for bass. hooked a couple 9 inchers. threw a little deeper when it felt like i hooked a flat piece of wood on the way it was dead wieighted. got close to boat a...
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