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Posted: 8/27/2011
Species: Crappie
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/27/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to take a couple hours and fish Buena pond. Pretty disagreeable with several loud cursing bathers, not as bad as Myron last time, but went to the far side and listened to a story on my MP3 wh...
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Posted: 8/24/2011
Species: Crappie
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/24/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Frustrated at little success at Soda on crappie (they were the target, after all), I went to a couple of local ponds. 14 crappie and a bunch of other sunfish. 8-10" on the crappie.
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Posted: 8/23/2011
Species: Crappie
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/22/2011
Hot Spots: 0
tried Soda for the first time in years. 11 largemouth to 23" (3 over 20"), several perch, 2 crappie (small), and about 2 dozen smallmouth, to 15". Fun day. Injured one bass when she swallowed a top...
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Posted: 8/12/2011
Species: Crappie
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/12/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Pond 4: pontoon for about 4 hours. 8 crappie about 9", about 50-60 bluegill up to 8" (most small), roughly 25 sunfish, 3 bass in the no keep zone (14-15.5"). All deep except the bass, topwater :) ...
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Posted: 7/17/2011
Species: Bluegill
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/15/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Preface: I really love my wife. What other wife would ask to go fishing as an anniversary trip, when offered virtually any alternative she wanted? If you are married to one, you are blessed. Of co...
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Posted: 7/10/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/9/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Okay, preface: I take counseling clients fishing who would rather get several hours in one shot outdoors, than spend an hour or so in an office for weeks. I knew I would benefit better from this kin...
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Posted: 7/6/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/6/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Still think they need "other" on lake selection, and dividing "fun" from "fish caught" on the rating scale would be helpful. Anyway... I'm doing this report mostly for those who drool as they pass t...
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Posted: 7/5/2011
Species: Bluegill
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/3/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Took my 13 yr old grandson with the pontoons to Rotary, pond 1, pond 4 and Myron, mostly to avoid crowds. Pond 4 was a bit crowded, but the rest were okay. Had a mini tournament with the final numbe...
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Posted: 6/26/2011
Species: Crappie
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/26/2011
Hot Spots: 0
fished about an hour and a half. Didn't find any crappie this time. Caught several sunnies and a couple of decent bluegill, and one small planter trout. No bass either.
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Posted: 6/26/2011
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/24/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Banks for an afternoon, since I had to go to Ellensburg. Hey, that's most of the way from Yakima... Isn't it?? 41 smallmouth, 6 largemouth. Smallmouth were mostly on crawfish colored tubes...
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Posted: 6/19/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/18/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Went with dogs and pontoon. Caught 37 largemouth, about 2 dozen smallmouth, 2 walleye, 7 crappie, 2 catfish, a carp, numerous perch, a really dumb trout (19" on a 9" plastic worm). Yellow and black ...
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Posted: 6/5/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/5/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Portland trip from Yakima had to be, so I took the pontoon and stopped at Horsethief. Pretty good day, weather perfect for this lake. 14 Largemouth from 8" to 6.75 lbs, 1 tiny walleye (11"), 7 sma...
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Posted: 6/1/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/29/2011
Hot Spots: 0
This is a resubmit of my previous report which I hit the wrong lake for on the selection list. That lake is trout only. Technically, it was a backwater of the Yakima river, but closest selection w...
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Posted: 6/1/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/30/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Went to potholes with the single pontoon this time. Figured there would be less of a crowd in the afternoon of the last day of the Memorial Day weekend. Honor and thanks to those who have served. S...
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Posted: 5/29/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/29/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Technically, it was a backwater of the Yakima river, but closest selection was I-82 ponds. Just 2 fish, but one went about an eighth under 24". Second biggest bass of the year for me. I would have ...
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Posted: 5/24/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/23/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Almost 5 hours of fishing paradise! Took about half an hour to catch the first one, but from then on non-stop. Too bad the ratings only go to 5! 46 largemouth (no, not a typo), 6 smallmouth, no inc...
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Posted: 5/20/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/19/2011
Hot Spots: 0
What is it with purple this year? I had to go to Ellensburg, and wasn't about to waste gas by not fishing, so I took the pontoon to Fiorito. Had a purple palstic worm (I'm not sure what brand, b...
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Posted: 5/18/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/17/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Quick trip, quick report: Jigs outdid topwater by a little, even though I spent more time fishing topwater. Dark jigs with trailer, floater/divers. Single pontoon, brush. No pix this time. about ...
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Posted: 5/13/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/13/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Tough day but rewarding. Used plastics and topwater, jigs and deep divers. All caught one or two, with plastics in the lead, natural colors. Most pretty good size. Felt like I had fished a tournam...
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Posted: 5/9/2011
Species: Crappie
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/9/2011
Hot Spots: 0
More of the same. Hope I'm not boring people, but this is local fun! About 90 or so today. Kept a few. Same as previous posts, basically.
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Posted: 5/6/2011
Species: Bluegill
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/6/2011
Hot Spots: 0
3 lakes, 2 hrs fishing, about 120 casts and 118 fish. Get the kids/grandkids cuz it's panfish time. Seriously, only came in twice with no fish, and the dozen I kept were all 9-12 inches, mostly blue...
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Posted: 4/28/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/27/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Sunshine at last! Bit windy, but doable. Fun, but had to work for 'em. After the last outing where my grandson fought the wind but dropped the rod in the water, I wanted to just get out alone for s...
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Posted: 4/1/2011
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/31/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Short trip to Pateros. Started toward Banks, but wind changed our minds (the dogs and I). launched below the dam & went downstream to where some points drop off to fairly deep water. Tried everythi...
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Posted: 3/30/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/29/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Went to Ponds 1, 2, and 4, with a brief hop to 5. Pond 1: many small perch, several annoying planter trout, which even hit plastic worms (6"), but really loved small jigs with red and white mini tub...
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Posted: 3/9/2011
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/5/2011
Hot Spots: 0
Wow, that was quick. I posted a reply and got a call from a buddy that the reply would make a better report, so without the congrats to the other guy, here it is: Went to pond 4 and caught a couple o...
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