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Posted: 4/20/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/18/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Went fishing yesterday 4-18 at Lake Roosevelt. Fished from shore. First bite came after 2 hours, didn't get to the pole in time so I just left it. Bit again in 15 and again I just left it. 15 minutes ...
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Posted: 1/19/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/19/2019
Hot Spots: 0
First fish of the New Year! I have made 7 trips to fish this year and I finally got this nice 16" rainbow! It was still and foggy this morning so I made the trip to the Coulee City marina. Fished ...
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Posted: 9/1/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/31/2018
Hot Spots: 0
A fantastic day on the water! After a slow start and a couple of minor challenges, broken line and broken down rigger clip, we dialed in on the fish! We put 11 kokanee ranging from 9-11 inches in th...
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Posted: 5/5/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Mowed the lawn on Wednesday because Thursday the winds were supposed to lighter making a better day to fish. First time out in the boat for my wife, Judy. Maybe the last time! Ha! Ha! We trolled B...
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Posted: 3/6/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Another wonderful morning at one of my favorite beaches on Lake Roosevelt,, Geezer beach! Little wind and the sun would poke thru as time passed. I was the first fisherman, arriving at 7:30 AM. My ...
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Posted: 3/1/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/28/2018
Hot Spots: 0
The weather for Thursday and Friday was supposed to be wet so I thought I better give Wednesday a try! The morning wind was going to be light, so what was with the whitecaps? Very windy conditions a...
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Posted: 12/14/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/13/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished for four hours from shore with power bait. After two hours I decided it was time to check the bait. Brought in the first line with weeds on the sinker. Put it out again and went to the seco...
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Posted: 10/21/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/20/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went fishing at Hawk Creek yesterday afternoon.  Had 5 bites and caught two fish, one 14 inches and one 16.  While there I saw two bald eagles, several geese, a diving duck and lots of ravens and seag...
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Posted: 5/13/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/12/2017
Hot Spots: 0
The catching remains good from the shoreline above Grand Coulee Dam on the reservation side of the river. Although not quite as good in size as last time, I did take home more fish!  Had the whole be...
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Posted: 5/2/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/1/2017
Hot Spots: 0
What a fantastic day!  Overcast with some raindrops and plenty of wind, right in my face as I faced the water!  Ah, but who needs a boat when you can catch fish like this from the shore.  The largest ...
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Posted: 3/15/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/14/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Maybe this report will get me off the Hook. Ha! Ha! Visited the fish market yesterday!  Wow, still wondering how I could be so fortunate!  Caught 4 fish in two hours, very windy conditions but not to...
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Posted: 3/8/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/7/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Went to the "Fish Market" (see my report for 3/4) Tuesday morning, arriving at 8:30.  Had my first bite 5 minutes later.  The first fish was rather small 14 1/2".  The biggest was 20 1/2", the middle ...
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Posted: 3/4/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Arrived at "Geezer Beach" at ten to three and had a bite less than five later. Lost that one but got another before three thirty. A nice fifteen incher that made a great meal for two Friday night. ...
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Posted: 12/30/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/28/2016
Hot Spots: 0
The first bite came after maybe five minutes, however it took another ten before I was sure the fish was hooked.  Light taps and then slack!  When it surfaced I knew it was mine!  While I took it up t...
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Posted: 10/1/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/29/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Deep Lake closed for the season yesterday. I was fortunate to give it one more try on Thursday, 9-28. Fished for two hours , mid-day and got one bite, one fish! Not the optimum time to fish but bet...
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Posted: 9/24/2016
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/23/2016
Hot Spots: 0
This is a two trip report, the first outing occurred 9-14. Partner Art and I managed 8 nice Kokes! Went to Deep Lake Friday morning and started fishing just after 8 am, I got the first fish at 8:1...
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Posted: 5/4/2016
Species: Other
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/30/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Although I did not fish and was too early for the Pot Luck Dinner, I had a great time visiting the NWFR rally at Lake Chelan State Park. I enjoyed the fast and furious ride on the LifeProof Boat. A ...
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Posted: 4/10/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/9/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Banks lake from shore for about an hour and a half. Caught one beautiful male Rainbow 17 inches long. the bite died and the sun was getting hot so we went shooting!
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Posted: 4/6/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/1/2016
Hot Spots: 0
This report is for April 1, yes April Fool’s Day and boy did we get fooled! My fishing buddy, Clint and I arrived at Geezer beach and were fishing with three rods out by 7:30. At 7:35 or so Clint la...
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Posted: 2/18/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/18/2016
Hot Spots: 0
There are fish in Lake Roosevelt! After not having a bite fishing all day Tuesday, this was a better day. Although the wind was blowing 20mph in my face, making it difficult to cast, I did manage on...
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Posted: 2/17/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/17/2016
Hot Spots: 0
I would rate this trip a 3 because I had an exceptional day even though I never had a bite! The Guineafowl, big Horn Sheep and Deer were photographed on the way to fish at Lincoln. Sorry no fish pic...
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Posted: 1/14/2016
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/13/2016
Hot Spots: 0
My first fish this year! Caught this beauty yesterday afternoon near Grand Coulee Dam. Measured 15 inches. While standing near my rod I was absorbed in watching an American Dipper. This bird is th...
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Posted: 12/17/2015
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/16/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing was poor, no bites in three and a half hours. Sometimes though, it is about the catching, not the fishing. This otter was caught on camera! He was swimming right towards me and at first I t...
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Posted: 10/15/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/12/2015
Hot Spots: 0
This will be a two day report. Monday was a day to remember! We limited in a little over two hours, with three Kokanee and one triploid. My wife caught the fish of the day, an 18 inch Kokanee. I u...
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Posted: 9/30/2015
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/29/2015
Hot Spots: 0
The last Hoorah! For Deep lake, this year anyway. It closed for the season today. It was a great way to end the season there. Lifelong friend, Terry, went along as observer. We saw deer, turkeys,...
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