Jul
26
7:00 pm19:00

No July Meeting

There will be no July meeting. Our next general meeting will be held Wed, Aug 30th at 6 PM.

Aug
12
7:00 am07:00

Club Fish Day - Banks Lake

Meet at Yoke's in Airway Heights at 7 AM and caravan to the boat launch at Coulee City City Campground. We will try to launch around 830 AM.

Camping:

  • Coulee City Campground - South End Banks LakeInfo: Good Sam
  • Steamboat Rock Campground - North End Banks Lake  Info: StatePark.com
  • Coulee Playland - Far North End Banks Lake - Info: CouleePlayland
  • Primitive Camping - SW corner of Banks Lake and at Mid Lake along Hwy 155

Directions: The Coulee City Community Park is about 90 miles west of Spokane on Highway 2. The park is on the south end of Banks Lake in the town of Coulee City. The park is clearly marked with a sign on Hwy 2.

 
Aug
30
6:00 pm18:00

August General Meeting: Open to Public

Our annual Shrimp Boil and Potluck will be held at 6 PM August 30th. The Club will provide shrimp, soft drinks, and corn on the cob. Bring your favorite side dish or dessert.

Marc Divens of Washington Department of Fisheries will discuss the 2016 Fall Walleye Index Netting program. This annual report details the health of walleye populations at several of eastern Washington's popular walleye reservoirs.

 
Sep
7
Sep 11

Fall Camp Out: Coulee Playland at Banks Lake

Spokane Walleye Club members will qualify for the reduced rate of $25 per night camping at Coulee Playland September 7 through 11. Club members will also be eligible for reimbursement up to $50 (or the equivalent of 2 nights of camping).

Saturday, September 9th will feature our annual fishing contest. Fishing will begin at 9 AM and go until 1 PM. On Saturday, we will also have our afternoon potluck around 2 PM. Bring your favorite main dish, salad, or dessert to share.

RVs and Campers: Reserve your campsite by calling Coulee Playland at (509) 633-2671. Tell them that you are with the Spokane Walleye Club. A block of "pull through sites" is being held in the "Upper Lot" for club members. These sites have 30 amp electric as well as sewer and water. To ensure a "pull through site" in our club block, reserve your spot by August 15th. Campsites reserved after Aug 15th may not be in the same part of the park as other club members.

Tent Campers: Spokane Walleye Club has reserved the group camping area near the picnic shelter/gazebo. There will be room for 6 or 7 tents in the grassy area between the gazebo and the bathrooms. Tent campers do not need to make a reservation for the Fall Camp Out. Daily parking and boat launch fees may apply.

Check In time is Noon.   Check Out time is also Noon.

Cancellation Policy: A deposit up to $40 may be required at the time you make your reservation. If you cancel within 72 hours of your check-in time, you will receive a refund. Coulee Playland is entitled to keep $15 of your $40 deposit.

Club Contact:  Greg Koch, Events Committee Chair

Sep
23
7:00 am07:00

Casey McKern: Balls and Chain Tournament

Tentative Date. The 2017 info has not been posted, but the link below may be updated soon.

On the fourth Saturday in September, you and your favorite guy(s) or gal(s) get to spend a day walleye fishing on beautiful Lake Roosevelt near Kettle Falls.  There are lots of chances to win great prizes, some cash and even opportunities to throw a monkey wrench in your biggest competitor's game plan.  We wrap up our day with a fabulous catered dinner (included with your entry fee), infamous awards ceremony and a keynote from Casey. 

http://www.caseymckernpayitforward.org/balls--chain-walleye-tournament.html

Oct
7
8:00 am08:00

Club Fish Day: Snake River Texas Rapids

We don't catch a lot of walleye on the Snake River, but we often catch some of the biggest fish of the year during the fall at this Club Fish Day.

Directions to Texas Rapids...

From Ritzville WA

  • On I-90 westbound, take Exit 221
  • Take Hwy 261 south for 55 miles. NOTE!!! To remain on Hwy 261, you must turn left approximately 7 miles south of Washtucna.
  • A half mile before reaching Starbuck, turn left onto Little Goose Dam Road.
  • Follow Little Goose Dam Road for approximately 6 miles to Texas Rapids Campground.
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Oct
25
7:00 pm19:00

October General Meeting: Open to Public

Open to Public. A short business meeting will be followed by a guest speaker. Club Meetings are held at the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council at 6116 North Market Street, Spokane WA.

 
Nov
29
7:00 pm19:00

November General Meeting: Open to Public

Open to Public. A short business meeting will be followed by our annual tackle craft night. We will tie spinners and pour lead to make jigs and bottom bouncers. Club Meetings are held at the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council at 6116 North Market Street, Spokane WA.

 

Jul
8
9:00 am09:00

Club Fish Day: Lake Roosevelt Hunters

Meet at the boat launch at Hunters around 9 am. Hunters has a nice campground, fish cleaning station, beach, and playground. Some club members are planning to camp over the weekend. More information about the facility at Hunters can be found here. 

http://www.recreation.gov/camping/hunters-group-site/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=74075

Directions:  70 miles from Spokane.  Take State Highway 2 west of Spokane for 32 miles to the town of Davenport. Turn north on State Highway 25 and travel 37 miles. Follow signs for the campground. Turn left (west) on Campground Road in the town of Hunters.

 
Jun
28
7:00 pm19:00

No June Meeting

There will be no June meeting. Our next general meeting will be held Wed, Aug 30th at 6 PM.

Jun
15
Jun 19

June Picnic at Locust Grove, Kettle Falls

The Locust Grove Group Campground is reserved for Spokane Walleye Club members from early Thursday afternoon (June 15) through Monday morning (June 19). The campsite has a picnic shelter, a pit toilet, one running water tap and a couple electrical outlets.  More details about Locust Grove can be found at this website.

Daily Agenda: Fishing is on the daily agenda. Saturday will feature our 1 PM Potluck Picnic. Turkey and fish will be provided. Please bring a dessert or side dish to share. A raffle and short business meeting will follow the potluck Saturday afternoon.

Directions: Locust Grove Group Campground is south of the Kettle Falls Marina. Drive west on Hwy 395 from Kettle Falls toward the Columbia River. Just before the bridge, turn south onto Boise Cascade Road (which becomes Kettle Park Road) near Kettle Falls Marina. Locust Grove Campground is south of the marina about a mile. Turn right at the Group Campground sign (onto Deleware Rd).

The map below shows the location of Kettle Falls Marina.  1390 W. Williams Street, Kettle Falls, WA 99141. 

 
Jun
3
8:00 am08:00

Club Fish Day: Long Lake (Lake Spokane)

June 3rd Fish Day Moved to Long Lake. 800 AM at Nine Mile Resort.

The flow below McNary Dam is unusually strong. With high flow and the potential for breezy winds, we have decided to move the Umatilla Fish Day to Long Lake. We plan to launch at Nine Mile Resort at 8 AM.

Nine Mile Resort  11226 W Charles Rd  Nine Mile Falls, WA 99026

 
May
31
7:00 pm19:00

May General Meeting: Open to Public

Open to Public. A short business meeting will be followed by our guest speaker Scott Imholt of YJ Guide Service. Scott will talk about guided walleye trips on Lake Roosevelt and the Columbia River near Tri Cities. He will also talk about their increasingly popular winter burbot and walleye trips on Lake Roosevelt. 

Club Meetings are held at the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council at 6116 North Market Street, Spokane WA.

 
May
20
May 21

Banks Lake Walleye Tournament

The Spring Walleye Classic is moving to the north end of Banks Lake! After a lot of feedback about the venue at Banks Lake, the Spokane Walleye Club has made it official. The 2017 GORDON STEINMETZ MEMORIAL SPRING WALLEYE CLASSIC will be hosted & launched from Coulee Playland Resort in Electric City.

Tournament Website

May
6
May 7

Potholes Walleye Tournament

The second tournament on the Pacific Northwest Walleye Circuit will be held at Potholes Reservoir on May 6-7.

May
6
7:00 am07:00

Spokane Kids Fishing at Clear Lake

  • Map

Kids Fishing Registration Form HERE.

Volunteers are needed to help register kids, distribute tackle, repair tackle and help kids catch fish. Report to the Clear Lake Resort at 7 AM. Additional volunteers will be needed from 2 PM to 4 PM to clean up and take down the fish net pens. For more information about Clear Lake Resort visit this website.

 
Apr
29
7:30 am07:30

Club Fish Day: Moses Lake

Late April can produce good walleye fishing on the north end of Moses Lake. Meet at 730 AM the McDonald's on Exit 272 (Aero Rd/West Medical Lake). Or meet us at the Connelly Park boat ramp on the north end of Moses Lake. See the map below.

McDonald's 10511 W Aero Rd, Spokane, WA 99224

Connelly Park 6671 McConihe Rd NE, Moses Lake, WA 98837

 
Apr
26
7:00 pm19:00

April General Meeting: Open to Public

Open to Public. A short business meeting will be followed by a presentation by Alix Blake (biologist Spokane Tribe) detailing the status of Northern Pike in the Upper Columbia River. Alix will share findings from 2016 studies conducted on Lake Roosevelt and Long Lake.

Club Meetings are held at the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council at 6116 North Market Street, Spokane WA.

 
Apr
8
9:00 am09:00

Cabela's Spring Fishing Classic

Cabela's Spring Fishing Classic will feature fishing seminars and special events and promos from 9 AM through 3 PM. Spokane Walleye Club member Greg Koch will present a seminar at 10 am on Patterns for Late Spring and Early Summer Walleyes.

Cabela's Post Falls ID

 
Mar
29
7:00 pm19:00

March General Meeting: Open to Public

Our March Meeting will be held at 7 PM at the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council on 6116 North Market Street in Spokane. Following a brief business meeting, our guest speak will be Jason Hilzendeger of Larry's Rod and Reel Repair. Jason will tell us how he cleans and tunes spinning and casting reels. He will also detail the process of how he repairs broken fishing rods.

 
Mar
25
7:30 am07:30

Club Fish Day: Fort Spokane

Our first Club Fish Day of 2017 will be held at Fort Spokane on Lake Roosevelt. We had a very good turn out last March for our Fort Spokane fish day, and we had good success catching pre-spawn walleyes. Meet at the Yokes in Airway Heights at 730 AM or at the boat launch around 830 AM.

We will be closely monitoring the level of Lake Roosevelt. If the elevation drops below 1247 feet, we may move our launch site to Seven Bays or Porcupine Bay. http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=otx&gage=gcdw1

 
Mar
25
Mar 26

Umatilla Walleye Tournament

The first tournament of the Pacific Northwest Walleye Circuit will be held at Umatilla, Oregon on March 25-26.

Feb
18
8:00 am08:00

John Candle's Walleye University

Devil's Lake ND professional angler, Johnnie Candle will be presenting a Walleye University in Kennewick WA this February 18th from 8 AM to 4 PM. During this one day event you will discover fish catching patterns, cutting edge techniques, how to better understand your marine electronics, and find out what’s new in walleye gear. SEMINAR FEE $50 AND EVERY PARTICIPANT WILL RECEIVE $25 TACKLE ASSORTMENT. REGISTER AT RANCH AND HOME CUSTOMER SERVICE OR CALL 509.737.1996

Registration Form

Ranch and Home, 845 North Columbia Blvd, Kennewick WA

 
Jan
25
7:00 pm19:00

January General Meeting: Open to Public

Open to Public. A short business meeting will be followed by a guest speaker. Club Meetings are held at the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council at 6116 North Market Street, Spokane WA.

 
Dec
11
5:00 pm17:00

Club Fishing Sale: Fishing Hole

Message from Kasey at the Fishing Hole at Ace Hardware: 1330 N Argonne Rd, Spokane Valley, WA 99212

Attention fishing club members! Our last club fishing sale night was a big success, We would like to offer this discount sale for club members again on December 11th 2016, sale begins at 5:00pm and will end at 7:00pm or later if need be. If you are a member of Spokane Bass ClubInland Empire Bass Club and Spokane Walleye Club or Northwest Fishing Reports the deal we offer is our cost of an item +10% that is a huge savings on most anything you purchase! Also we will be serving food and drinks starting at 6:00pm. This is a chance to get everyone together chat about each others success as an angler over the last year, eat some good food and get huge savings! We hope to have another awesome event and look forward to seeing everyone who can make it.
#spokanebass #inlandempire #spokanewalleye #localsupport#onewaytogiveback #thefishinghole

 
Dec
10
1:00 pm13:00

Annual Awards Banquet

Our annual awards banquet will be at Timber Creek Grill Buffet. It is located in the Argonne Village Shopping Center.

Bring a lure (or two or three) for our "Lure Tree". The Lure Tree works like a raffle. With each lure you bring, you get a ticket. The winning ticket takes home the lure tree and all of the lures.

Address: 9211 E Montgomery Ave, Spokane, WA 99206 (See Map Below)

http://www.timbercreekbuffet.com/

 
Oct
26
7:00 pm19:00

October General Meeting: Open to Public

Open to Public. A short business meeting will be followed by a guest speaker. Club member Greg Koch will give a presentation, "Finding Walleye Structure throughout the Year".

Club Meetings are held at the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council at 6116 North Market Street, Spokane WA.

 
Sep
28
7:00 pm19:00

September General Meeting: Open to Public

Open to Public. A short business meeting will be followed by our speaker from Hewescraft. This Colville based boat manufacturer will give a presentation on how their fishing boats are made and distributed across the country.

Club Meetings are held at the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council at 6116 North Market Street, Spokane WA.

 
Sep
15
Sep 19

Fall Camp Out - Ft Spokane

The Fall Camp Out returns to Fort Spokane this year. We have reserved the group campsite for Thursday afternoon through Monday morning. Our annual fishing competition runs from 830 am to 1 pm on Saturday (weather dependent). The weekend features a potluck lunch around 2 pm on Saturday and our potluck breakfast will be Sunday morning around 9 am.