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Name: rojomojo Date: November 11, 2013 Rating:
 
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Haven't fished for a long time with drawing two different deer tags. But went out for a 'quickie' on the Snake from the bank. Didn't even see a fish caught on Veteran's Day. We hit two spots- first, up river below lo-mo for three hours; second, right above ice harbor dam at the locks on the Franklin County side for an hour and a half. Tried changing straight shrimp, jigs, colors, scents.... nothing.

Saw a ton of mule deer up river (wished I had a muzzle-loader license this year) and a bunch of spawned out ZOMBIE salmon jumping and swimming around.
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Name: sucksatfishing Date: May 23, 2013 Rating:
 
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I went fishing at the Ayer boat basin from 5-22 through 5-26. The first 2 days were incredible for channel catfish and a few small mouth bass. I was using raw, bloody beef steak for catfish and they were snatching it up with gusto. I was catching 12+ pounders on average. The weather was slightly cloudy/sunny and the water was pretty warm. I was casting out and just let it sit on the bottom and was watching my line. I had no bobber or bell so I had to be attentive but it wasn't hard tell when I hooked one. The bass were harder to catch and flighty. I was using semi-deep diving rapala lures. Not much to say about them. The basin is a place for catfish. It didn't matter what time of day I fished. I caught catfish at all hours with raw steak. Best if you have a boat so you can access the entire basin. If you have a big boat you can go out on the snake and fish the inlets for bass which are more abundant out there than in the basin itself. Make sure you have warm clothing plus food and water because this is in the middle of nowhere and you won't have it if you don't bring it with you. There is no cell phone reception and depending on what day it is, there might not be any people show up, if any, till the weekend.
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Name: FishinThom Date: January 03, 2013 Rating:
 
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Fished most of the afternoon. The water was choppy at first then smoothed out. No real take downs. My bobber did bump a few times however no fish. A guy 40 yards away had one on bit lost it. I hear they are pooled up behind McMary. I have been fishing pretty rugularly for a month and mo fish. Any pointers would be appreciated.
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Name: The Jigmiester Date: September 28, 2012 Rating:
 
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This report is a tad past due but the steelhead fishig had been pretty decent during the peak of the early fall run. My buddy Roger AKA: Paccbassman had a couple of good days with 4 keepers over three trips. Rog and I took home 9 keepers total over a period of couple of weeks. The fish counts counts are down right now so the fishing has slowed up quite a bit. We scored with dyed red, pink and purple prawns set on a depth of 6 to 9 feet with slip bobbers off of the bank. My new fishing buddy Flip' Shelotovsky had a great month of September for bigger hatchery fish. The fish checker seemed to confirm the slow down in the bite recently so I was pretty happy to get in on the action during the peak period. Thanks again to all my new friends like Flip, Jesse, Josh and others who helped me net my fish. You all are great guys and I look forward to fishing with you all again! Tight lines, Jiggy.
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Name: jbball50 Date: October 22, 2011 Rating:
 
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My coworker and I went above the Ice Harbor Dam and fished from shore for steelhead yesterday morning. We got to fishing at around 7 in the morning, at first I was using eggs and he was using dyed shrimp. We were bobber fishing and there were a large amount of small fish jumping around. Those little bait robbers kept taking my eggs so I switched up to the shrimp too. We didn't get any solid take downs until about 8:30-9. I got one first at around 8:30 AM but I missed it when my coworker and me were talking. Then around 9 I saw he was getting nibbled at, he thought at first it was one of the smaller fish by how it was biting. I told him he was getting a bite while we were talking so then he paid attention, waited for it to take it under and set the hook, not very good since he thought it was one of the small fish. Then he started bringing it in then it started taking some line to the side and found out it was a steelie, it jumped a couple times and when he was almost about to bring it in it gave a last jump and off it went. It was around 5-6lbs. We left around 10 because he had to go somewhere. I'll probably be back there to try it out later this week after work, it was my first time fishing the eastside for steelies.
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Name: The Jigmiester Date: October 03, 2011 Rating:
 
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Well, here you go bros. The follow up to my weekend report on some big B run steelhead that are starting to show. After witnessing what the tribes have done to Drano with thier netting platforms, I'm hella happy to fish for my favorite salmonids a little closer to home! The guys who fish the Snake seem to be from a different mold too. Nearly everyone that I have met down there have been cordial and friendly, like a fellah who recently made room and invited us down to fish next to him when the all the other bank access spots were full. My buddy Chris is a steelhead and salmon "Guru" and I am honored as well as privilaged to fish with a young man of his fine caliber. Oddly enough those bigger fish continue to elude me, with most of my card containing keeper steelhead under ten pounds from the Snake. What I have noticed is that float fishing for steelies is it's a finely detailed game. Often times Chris will be the only guy on the bank to get multiple take downs... It's because of his fine attention to every aspect of the pursuit of steelhead. October 3rd was no exception. Included in this report is a picture of Chris's 22 pound monster. (My fish photos are on another camera phone...) Though Chris did record a You tube quality, 2 minute video recording of the last keeper I caught this weekend. Tight lines. Jiggy.
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Name: THester Date: March 15, 2011 Rating:
 
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Arrived above Ice Harbor around 430 and fished to about 730. Skunked all day, no bites. Fished both the cove and the point. One other gentlemen here who had luck the previous week didn't get anything either. Bobber with a a 6ft leader with shrimp is usually the ticket. Have a new report later in the week for the same spot.
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Name: spinnerbait89 Date: July 08, 2010 Rating:
 
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Put in some hours on the water, but it paid off in a freezer full of steaks.

Mine was 49 inches fork length and 55 inches nose to tip of the tail. Weighed 34 pounds. My buddy's was 43.5 inches fork length, and 49 inches nose to tip of the tail. Weighed 23 pounds. The big one started us out with a tail-dance on top of the water followed by several long runs back to the bottom, took 35 minutes to land.

Pickled herring and squid combo was the magic bait.
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Name: HighlanderninerKC Date: December 22, 2009 Rating:
 
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Been getting skunked at McNary so decided to make our first trip to Ice Harbor. Trolled plugs along south shore between the park and dam, north shore by Levey park and along the south shore across from Levey Park. We threw all colors/styles at them from 0800-1600. May have had one 'slap' but not hookup. Nice day with calm wind. We saw two caught from shore on shrimp/bobber. Still better than work.
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Name: chammill Date: September 04, 2009 Rating:
 
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wow this was fun! caught our limit with all 4 of us within about 3 hours. we all used different things from bobber fishing with pink sand shrimp to jigging with pink sand shrimp to a rooster tail and yes it was pink. all from the shore and after we were done with steelies we went to bottom fishing for some cats and caught about 15. so not a bad day for fishing from about 2 to 10 good fish good friends. good luck all! keep the line tight!
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