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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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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #30 on: May 17, 2016, 03:53:19 AM »
just a few more weeks and its go time,I cant wait.I have not heard anything yet,hope the water temps rise

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #31 on: May 18, 2016, 12:28:01 PM »
Fishing has been good to excellent since mid April. In my opinion waiting for June is waiting to late. Don't forget your bug spray. Seems like it's going to be very bad year for bugs. If you take your dog and/or you plan on getting out of the boat for your bathroom breaks, try to do it in the sage brush areas. The tall grass is swarming with ticks!

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #32 on: May 18, 2016, 01:08:18 PM »
The kids and I may swing by.  We are fishing for sturgeon up in Hell's Canyon, but if that is slow we will join all of you.
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #33 on: May 18, 2016, 01:57:11 PM »
its looking like I might actually be able to make it this year!

gonna pull out the boat Saturday and give it a once over, shouldn't need to much to run though. give me a good chance to try out the new tent!


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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #34 on: May 18, 2016, 06:30:24 PM »
just a few more weeks and its go time,I cant wait.I have not heard anything yet,hope the water temps rise

Right now the Snake is running around 55 Degrees.

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #35 on: May 19, 2016, 03:55:28 AM »
just a few more weeks and its go time,I cant wait.I have not heard anything yet,hope the water temps rise

Right now the Snake is running around 55 Degrees.
thanks,when them temps hit 65 it gets really good

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #36 on: May 19, 2016, 11:35:55 AM »
Sad we can only make it one night...but better than none!!!

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #37 on: May 19, 2016, 11:43:24 AM »
This may have been asked but pound wise what are the biggest cats you guys catch?
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #38 on: May 19, 2016, 04:54:23 PM »
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #39 on: May 20, 2016, 08:07:47 PM »
been a while since I've cat fished. Usually go on the Walla Walla though. down by the 9 mile.
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #40 on: May 22, 2016, 09:10:05 AM »
All right,  got my reservations for June 3 to 6 made. I will be there with my family  but someone is going to need to teach me how ND what to use to catch catfish.

Was not sure if I was going to make it or not, a lot of crap has went down the last few months,  but my daughter wants to go and relax and try something new. Don't know exactly how she is going to feel, she has her second chemo treatment on June 1 and we are driving over on Friday morning. Just hope she is up to it, be a use she is looking forward to this trip.


See you guys then  :hello:
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #41 on: May 22, 2016, 10:17:06 AM »
All right,  got my reservations for June 3 to 6 made. I will be there with my family  but someone is going to need to teach me how ND what to use to catch catfish.

Was not sure if I was going to make it or not, a lot of crap has went down the last few months,  but my daughter wants to go and relax and try something new. Don't know exactly how she is going to feel, she has her second chemo treatment on June 1 and we are driving over on Friday morning. Just hope she is up to it, be a use she is looking forward to this trip.


See you guys then  :hello:
my wife will be there,she has been thru the chemo and radiation with breast cancer,she will help if she can,I will set ya up,some 4/0 circle hooks and 1/2oz slip sinkers fresh cut bait

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #42 on: May 22, 2016, 11:28:36 AM »
What kind of bait to use for catfish?
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #43 on: May 22, 2016, 12:33:06 PM »
What kind of bait to use for catfish?
cut bait,blue gill,pike minnow sucker,you can catch bait at the docks,i catch bait here and freeze it

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #44 on: May 22, 2016, 12:40:12 PM »
What kind of bait to use for catfish?
cut bait,blue gill,pike minnow sucker,you can catch bait at the docks,i catch bait here and freeze it

I got some freeze burnt pink fillers in the freezer,  would this work to?
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #45 on: May 22, 2016, 01:10:41 PM »
What kind of bait to use for catfish?
cut bait,blue gill,pike minnow sucker,you can catch bait at the docks,i catch bait here and freeze it

I got some freeze burnt pink fillers in the freezer,  would this work to?
maybe,bait is easy to catch near the docks there.dont worry about bait we will hook ya up

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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #46 on: May 22, 2016, 02:07:22 PM »
What kind of bait to use for catfish?
cut bait,blue gill,pike minnow sucker,you can catch bait at the docks,i catch bait here and freeze it

I got some freeze burnt pink fillers in the freezer,  would this work to?
maybe,bait is easy to catch near the docks there.dont worry about bait we will hook ya up

Sounds good  :tup:
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #47 on: May 24, 2016, 09:38:19 AM »
All right,  got my reservations for June 3 to 6 made. I will be there with my family  but someone is going to need to teach me how ND what to use to catch catfish.

Was not sure if I was going to make it or not, a lot of crap has went down the last few months,  but my daughter wants to go and relax and try something new. Don't know exactly how she is going to feel, she has her second chemo treatment on June 1 and we are driving over on Friday morning. Just hope she is up to it, be a use she is looking forward to this trip.


See you guys then  :hello:

Hoping to come over for a couple days. I'll bring plenty of bait and there is always room on the boat.
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #48 on: May 24, 2016, 12:44:50 PM »
All right,  got my reservations for June 3 to 6 made. I will be there with my family  but someone is going to need to teach me how ND what to use to catch catfish.

Was not sure if I was going to make it or not, a lot of crap has went down the last few months,  but my daughter wants to go and relax and try something new. Don't know exactly how she is going to feel, she has her second chemo treatment on June 1 and we are driving over on Friday morning. Just hope she is up to it, be a use she is looking forward to this trip.


See you guys then  :hello:

Hoping to come over for a couple days. I'll bring plenty of bait and there is always room on the boat.


Towing my boat over also. Got a moorage spot reserved too.
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Re: Catfishing the almighty palouse river
« Reply #49 on: May 25, 2016, 03:15:16 AM »
anyone interested in a potluck sat june 4th