Apr 12, 2018 by Rob Endsley
Kokanee and Walleye Head Up the Best Prospects for Spring

By Dave Graybill  A couple of years ago I said that Lake Chelan for kokanee and Banks Lake for walleye would share the spotlight for spring fishing in our region. Well, last year the fishing at both of these lakes was even better than I had anticipated. This year I...

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Dec 06, 2017 by Rob Endsley
Graybill’s Tips for Catching Lake Chelan Kokanee

By Dave Graybill We are blessed with many clear and calm days throughout the winter months here in Eastern Washington. That will encourage kokanee anglers to launch their boats to take advantage of the great kokanee fishing available to them on Lake Chelan. The good kokanee fishing in the winter...

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May 13, 2017 by Rob Endsley
Central Oregon High Lakes Trout and Kokanee Outlook

By Troy Rodakowski  Lake fishing season is upon us once again. Oh yeah baby…….crisp morning air, warm sun, great camping, barbequing and lots of fish for the cooler. That’s what many of us anglers look forward to come June. A few of us enjoy this time of year when we can...

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Feb 23, 2017 by Jason Brooks
Catch More Kokanee with these Useful Tips

by Jason Brooks With temperatures finally starting to warm up it’s time to pull the boat out of winter storage and rig the rods for kokanee! These tasty landlocked Sockeye are already starting to fill stringers on many Eastern Washington lakes and Southwest Washington reservoirs. Here are a few tips...

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May 11, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Northwest Outdoor Report

Kokanee Bite Taking off on Lake Samish Kevin John at Holiday Sports in Burlington says the kokanee bite on Lake Samish has been heating up the last few days. He’s talked to several anglers who have been limits of kokanee up to 17 inches on the lake. The hot rig...

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Apr 13, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Northwest Outdoor Report

Washington Sets Salmon Seasons Fishery managers at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildife just released the 2013 salmon season package this past week. The Columbia River, coastal waters, and the Puget Sound will all see similar seasons to last year. Bouy 10 will open up for salmon fishing on...

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Apr 02, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Northwest Outdoor Report

Lake Chelan Still Tops for Kokanee Mike Campbell from Lowrance Electronics lives in Chelan and says the kokanee fishing on Lake Chelan is the best he’s seen in over 30 years. He described the fishing as “wide open” on the lake right now. Campbell says the kokanee are averaging  between...

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Mar 16, 2013 by Rob Endsley
Northwest Outdoor Report

I-5 Stretch Producing Springers on the Columbia Eric Linde from Linde’s Sportfishing in Vancouver, Washington says that about a third of the boats are catching springers on any given day on the Columbia and traffic has been light so far. Linde says he’s been getting a few bites a day...

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