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Posted: 11/18/2022
Species: Crappie
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/17/2022
Hot Spots: 0
Needed a Crappies fix, so went for Fall Crappies over Eastern Washington. Catch And Cook Fall Crappies.
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Posted: 11/4/2022
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/3/2022
Hot Spots: 0
What could be better than chasing Fall walleyes from shore, and cook up a sweet and sour soup to warm you. Click on video to see
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Posted: 10/30/2022
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/29/2022
Hot Spots: 0
Tough day on Potholes unless your name was Mike. I drove the boat, Glenn netted the fish and Mike caught them. We spent most of the day trolling and unless you had on a pink smile blade with pink and ...
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Posted: 10/15/2022
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/15/2022
Hot Spots: 0
Mike and I enjoyed a glorious October day on Potholes. First stop yielded a largemouth for Mike on a jig and I caught 2 gills and a bullhead on a dropshot. Then we went trolling. We didn't catch our f...
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By: ElliottM
Posted: 10/14/2022
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/13/2022
Hot Spots: 0
I've had a love-hate relationship with Potholes over the years, but yesterday was a great day. I fished for about 2.5 hours in the morning and caught two walleye, a bass that I released, and a very bi...
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Posted: 10/8/2022
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/7/2022
Hot Spots: 0
Took a buddy from work out to Potholes. Dan was up from NC and had never been walleye fishing. We started off jigging some humps. He caught a 3lb largemouth on a pink/yellow hair jig on his first cast...
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Posted: 10/2/2022
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/1/2022
Hot Spots: 0
Went with Glenn to Potholes. We launched out of the state park and went to some humps that have been productive in the past. After 2 hours of jigs, jigging raps and a casting spoon all we had to show ...
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Posted: 9/6/2022
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/6/2022
Hot Spots: 0
First off. The launch at the state park is terrible because of the low water level. You can only launch from the north side of the main launch. The water is only 1.5 feet deep heading out into the lak...
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By: C-dro
Posted: 8/29/2022
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/13/2022
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out to Good ol' Potholes Resovoir to give it a try for some Rainbow Trout. We planned on camping for four days with some family that was visiting from Oregon who I grew up with back in our home...
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Posted: 7/14/2022
Species: Crappie
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/11/2022
Hot Spots: 0
Its July 2022, and summer is in full swing. What is better than to spend a summer day than to go Crappie fishing? So we head over to Eastern Washington to try to catch some Crappies. We found out that...
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By: Yakivegas
Posted: 10/21/2021
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/21/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Got late start. Lines out at around 10:30 or so. Focused on face of the dunes where it comes up from deep water. Bounced slow death rigs with crawlers up and down the dunes and around them.Going back ...
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By: eschang1
Posted: 10/21/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/18/2020
Hot Spots: 0
I am completely new to walleye fishing and fairly new to fishing in general. I wanted to try walleye, so we visited Potholes state park for a camping trip. We are equipped with an inflatable raft fi...
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Posted: 9/3/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/3/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Another fine day on Potholes. We trolled up 20+ eyes and kept 15 (apparently we can't count). We also caught some more stud bluegills, a few bullheads and a few nice largemouth. My buddy hooked one ab...
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Posted: 9/1/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/28/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Potholes is always interesting as you never know what you are going to catch. My buddy and I were targeting walleyes and started off early casting jigs on humps; that didn't pan out so off to trolling...
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By: mgrahamjo
Posted: 8/9/2020
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/8/2020
Hot Spots: 0
My buddy is a bass boy and I'm a trout nut, so we've been introducing each other to new species and techniques this summer. On this particular trip, things got off to a bad start. Long story short, we...
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By: tooboocoo
Posted: 6/16/2020
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/16/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Took what was supposed to be a three day trip to Potholes but it turned out to be a day trip. Water was down a bunch....about 4 feet from full pool. I arrived in the middle of a cold front and it r...
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Posted: 6/8/2020
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/6/2020
Hot Spots: 4
Spent a much needed weekend away over at potholes state park and got some quality fishing time in with my dad and a couple close friends who were able to participate with the free fishing weekend. Fis...
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By: ara263
Posted: 6/4/2020
Species: Walleye
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/27/2020
Hot Spots: 0
We stayed at MarDon and fished Potholes for a week from 5/27/20 to 6/03/20. Fishing was tough to say the least. It's bad enough right now that some guides are cancelling trips. We averaged about 4 Wal...
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By: Bigmike
Posted: 5/24/2020
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/23/2020
Hot Spots: 0
I decided to give potholes another try after my great trip I had several days ago. I brilliantly deduced that since the state park was shut off for camping and with all the other wonderful restrictio...
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By: Bigmike
Posted: 5/19/2020
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/19/2020
Hot Spots: 0
My buddy and I decided to wet the lines and ourselves today. Hit the state ramp at 8:30 a.m. and it was spitting rain. By 11 a.m. it turned nice. Fished till 4 pm in front of launch and Medicare beac...
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By: lohans4
Posted: 11/7/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After a a day of despair at Rufus, we decided to try Banks on the way home for walleye. I guess the jinx followed us there. One small perch & that was it. We talked to one other boat & they said the s...
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By: davedavey
Posted: 11/3/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We were fishing a little area close to the Potholes. I caught my limit and my friends ended up with 6 Total trout. Made a little video of it. But not sure how to post a video on reports. So will put ...
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Posted: 10/16/2019
Species: Largemouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
4 day trip to seep lakes and Lind coolie area with my 10 yr old boy. He was a champ. Fished tons getting up early tent sleeping in below freezing temps with no complaints. We cought fish but hight l...
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Posted: 10/15/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 5
Fished: 10/12/2019
Hot Spots: 0
My buddy Jay and I had another good day of catching on Potholes. We launched at first light out of the state park, the cleaning station is closed, and headed to some of our favorite humps. We noticed ...
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Posted: 10/8/2019
Species: Walleye
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out solo to Potholes on Saturday morning, all my buddies bailed on me or were doing something called hunting. Anyway, launched out of the state park at 0730 and headed over to fish some of the ...
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