Lake Roosevelt heats up with good catches of large kokanee


Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler:

Mike McKee and I were invited to join Austin Moser for a day of fishing for kokanee on Lake Roosevelt, and we jumped at the chance.

We launched at Spring Canyon and started trolling right away. We got our first kokanee pretty quickly, and it was a dandy, stretching the tape to 21 ¾ inches.

We were trolling with two side planers, two downriggers and two long lines out the back of the boat. There was a good rainbow bite, too. We got most of the eight rainbow on the downriggers, and all five of the kokanee on one side planer.

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