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By: DLYork
Posted: 5/13/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
This was a weekend of fishing (celebrating the end a master's class). It began Friday evening and finished Sunday. I used my kayak to troll the lake using lead core line at a 15-20' level. Most of ...
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By: DLYork
Posted: 7/27/2018
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/26/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Lower Goose Lake provided lots of fun yesterday morning! Originally, I wanted to try trolling for Walleye. However, I could only mark fish in less than 20 FOW in a lake that runs to 45 FOW. I'd ha...
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By: DLYork
Posted: 6/18/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/16/2018
Hot Spots: 0
This report covers 6/16 - 6/18. There isn't much of an evening bite on the lake. I hit rainbows on Saturday and Monday. Sunday was too windy to have my kayak on the water. Saturday's catch was a 15" T...
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By: DLYork
Posted: 6/2/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
It's been a long while since I was last at Downs Lake. This trip made up for getting skunked the first time. Total count was lost 3 (1 LMB, 2 Crappie), landed 2 (1 LMB, 1 Rainbow Trout), kept 1 (the t...
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By: DLYork
Posted: 9/9/2017
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/9/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I met another member in Cheney to show him how to find Bonnie Lake. We arrived at the launch ~7 and were surprised to see so many people there. A group was heading to the island to camp and at least ...
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By: DLYork
Posted: 8/15/2017
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I met a new acquaintance to paddle up Rock Creek to Bonnie Lake. He'd never been there but had heard about it. We met in Cheney ~0630 and were paddling up the creek in kayaks by 0700. NOTE: he had a v...
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By: DLYork
Posted: 9/4/2016
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/4/2016
Hot Spots: 1
The last hurrah for camping before I start teaching! I took my 'yak out from Deer Lake Resort on the northwest end of the lake. I didn't have to go very far before finding a dock that produced a dink ...
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By: DLYork
Posted: 8/6/2016
Species: Perch
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/6/2016
Hot Spots: 0
It's been a long week plus since I last went fishing...unless you consider taking a 5 and 3 y/o on their first trip "fishing." That was more about testing grandpa's patience! :) I took my kayak out...
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By: DLYork
Posted: 7/2/2016
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/2/2016
Hot Spots: 1
It was time to go back to a nice small lake to try out my kayak mods today...especially after being blown around Loon this morning! The perch were small but plentiful! It was routine to boat a fish...
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By: DLYork
Posted: 6/29/2016
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/28/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I was having a bit of fishing withdrawl after camping at Kalaloch National Park (part of the Olympic NP) for 9 days with our grandkids. Even with our scorching temp I decided to head to Fish Lake. ...
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