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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2016, 08:17:05 AM »
Not sure if I will be there in June. I usually start fishing it as early as mid April, depending on water and weather. I love our trips to the Palouse. I started getting bait last weekend!
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2016, 08:47:37 AM »
I would love to learn this...ever hook a sturgeon catfishing there?
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2016, 09:08:15 AM »
Have any of you guy's ever caught a blue cat or a flathead on the Snake River? I've fished Farewell Bend before and caught some nice fat blue's and an oriental guy was there with cages set on the water to keep his fish alive and he was catching BIG flathead cat's with a cool piebald color of a banana yellow and brown speckling. Who else has seen this?

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #18 on: March 12, 2016, 03:39:28 AM »
I would love to learn this...ever hook a sturgeon catfishing there?
I haven't,but I  have seen them with my fish finder on the snake

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #19 on: March 12, 2016, 03:40:35 AM »
Have any of you guy's ever caught a blue cat or a flathead on the Snake River? I've fished Farewell Bend before and caught some nice fat blue's and an oriental guy was there with cages set on the water to keep his fish alive and he was catching BIG flathead cat's with a cool piebald color of a banana yellow and brown speckling. Who else has seen this?
we have caught a few blues,no flatheads though

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #20 on: March 12, 2016, 01:15:48 PM »
One more year and I will finally be back, can't wait to attend next summer!!!!  I hope you guys have GREAT weather and a GREAT time!!
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #21 on: March 12, 2016, 05:55:50 PM »
One more year and I will finally be back, can't wait to attend next summer!!!!  I hope you guys have GREAT weather and a GREAT time!!
it will be good to see ya..Of course after seeing the cats you have been catching over there its quite the down sizing,but still good times

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #22 on: March 17, 2016, 04:42:24 PM »
Now that cat fishin looks like a great time!  And good eats too!  Very cool..
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #23 on: March 20, 2016, 02:37:04 PM »
We will plan the 3rd-5th,  always a good time.


Woohooo!! Will love to see LaReese!!! We will be there Saturday night to Sunday...only one night....but better than none!!!

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #24 on: March 20, 2016, 09:31:36 PM »
Great newbie, look forward to seeing you guys as well !
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #25 on: April 24, 2016, 09:38:11 PM »
Fishing is getting pretty good. This is two weeks ago. We caught several nice cats and kept a few for a nice meal. I was back over there last weekend and it was slower but still caught five.
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #26 on: April 24, 2016, 10:05:58 PM »
Nice!! Can't wait!!!

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2016, 03:30:13 AM »
saweet,cant wait to get over there...

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #28 on: April 25, 2016, 02:10:49 PM »
Nice fish, I might take a trip over there and fish from the bank on the main river this weekend. Always able to get 3 or 4 fish this time of year fishing it for two or three hours.

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #29 on: May 16, 2016, 09:03:32 PM »
Any news on the bite?

 

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