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The Quadfather's Reports

Posted: 5/27/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
On my way to some fishing in Idaho. Round lake, on Aennas Valley road, is a dumpy looking little lake that looks like a watering hole for cattle. Do not let that fool you though. I always do very w...
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Posted: 5/27/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
So, I am on a small vacation, road trip from Seattle. Staying in Sandpoint, and later Coeur d’ Alene. I wanted to hit some off the wall beautiful places. Trips like this make you think about retir...
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Posted: 5/5/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Beautiful sunrise morning. Hit the neighborhood fishing hole. I fished Texas rigged watermelon Senkos, and a very glittery one, grey. I was fortunate to have a really decent morning. Before the s...
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Posted: 4/16/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
First outing of 2019 on Bitter for Bass. Overcast, windy, mid 50’s? I threw 5” watermelon Senkos, whacky rugged, crankbaits, dark colored jig. Many swings, but all misses. Saw no fish. Even the b...
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Posted: 3/25/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I was able to purchase a new boat (to me) this past weekend, and I got it into Lake WA. for a shakedown and little bit of fishing. Wound up with a 2016 Lund Fury 1600. 16’ side console, 40 HP Suz...
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Posted: 3/16/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Bass club had a pre-season fish date @ Duck lake. Mostly reporting here because some of us within the forum have talked about the water quality changing over the last 10-12 years at Duck lake. So....
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Posted: 12/30/2018
Species: Squid
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/30/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So, I have been squidding now 3x. Actually I went once with another friend from NWFR, but I was totally ignorant on technique, etc. Fast forward to tonight. We were at ‘The Wheel’ as they call it...
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Posted: 10/28/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/28/2018
Hot Spots: 1
I had been dying to get out and fish, but Sunday’s wind was keeping me in. Decided to hit a small lake like Ballinger. I mostly trolled the South end of the lake, it is deeper than rest of the lak...
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Posted: 10/24/2018
Species: Other
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Today was a beautiful day to be on Lake Shannon, 1 week prior to short season closure. Only 3 other people on the lake, clear skies. I launched my Kayak at 0830. Lake at about 75% of full pool. I...
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Posted: 8/12/2018
Species: Golden Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/12/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Had a great time today fishing Lake Josephine via the Pacific Crest Trail, behind Stevens Pass. This is the #1 alpine lake where I really learned to fish with my dad and brothers as kids, circa: 197...
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Posted: 8/5/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/5/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Launched at Spencer, 0715. 1st time fishing the lake. I was concentrating mostly on 10-15’ water depths. Drop shotting and throwing a deep diving crankbait. The water has amazing clarity, with min...
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Posted: 7/30/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 7/30/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I have been outfitting a new Hobie kayak with the various accouterments that I like to use for trolling. I finally got it finished, so I hit lake Ballinger for the test run of a cut down Scotty 1050 ...
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Posted: 7/21/2018
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/21/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Met up with fellow NWFR member, Kevin. Sorry, I forgot your online name. We had 45 Min on Cle Elum, before the wind blew us off, and went up to Cooper. We have both purchased HobiecMirage drive kay...
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Posted: 5/27/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/26/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First off, I confess.. I did not actually fish the pond. However, this is a very strange, very small pond that has not been reported on in many years. So, just wanted to give some Intel. on the wa...
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Posted: 5/13/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/12/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Wow, this was just what I needed to start another beautiful sunny day. I hit a local lake about 0745. The lake was in perfect condition, at least in my opinion. The lilly pads are 50% grown in....
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Posted: 5/9/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So, this is a report for the weekend of May 5th through about May 7th? My partner, 'Motoboat' i.e. "Wayne" and I, stayed at Reynolds Resort on Buffalo lake, which of course is located on the Colvil...
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Posted: 5/9/2018
Species: Brook Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We fished McGinnis as part of our time spent staying at Buffalo lake for the weekend. Report for Rebecca lake to follow.. McGinnis is known for holding primarily Brook trout, or so my partner, 'M...
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Posted: 5/9/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
For the past 15 years I have considered this little lake to be one of my absolutely favorite lakes in Okanogan county. It is just a simple circular lake with absolutely no trees or bushes on the sho...
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Posted: 5/9/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
OK, well Long lake turned out to the be the shining star in our list of lakes over the weekend. This lake I had only fished once or twice in the past 15 years, with hardly any success. We arrived l...
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Posted: 5/9/2018
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
This is actually a report for Rebecca lake, on the Colville Indian Reservation. It does not show as listed within Okanogan county, as do the other Reservation lakes. Anyhoo... Our last morning on ...
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Posted: 3/12/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/12/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I was fishing in Kittitas county at another lake, when I decided to reach out to another NWFR member to ask for a recommendation for any lakes near Ellensburg. Thanks Joe, for the heads-up on Mattoo...
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Posted: 3/4/2018
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/4/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Launched out of Coulon at about 0815. I had was meeting up with another member from the forum, here on NWFR. Neil had reached out looking for a partner for an electric boat/ bass fishing club, and...
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Posted: 2/25/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/25/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I have been denied the opportunity to fish the past 3-4 weekends due to either major wind, or major rain, snow, or some domestic disaster. Anyway, reached out to fellow NWFR member, TMBob, and sugg...
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Posted: 2/10/2018
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/10/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Well, I have wanted to hit Cranberry for many years. We used to camp there as kids in the '70's. I spent a lot of years on those big rocks as a 10 y/o fishing into the night, etc. I piled the ge...
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Posted: 12/10/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/10/2017
Hot Spots: 0
0730 launch. Cold!... I mean, COLD! Lake flat as glass. Brought all the appropriate flavors of stink bait, power eggs, powermarshmellows, Power everything. I brought 3 egg hooks, and 3 slid...
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