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Destinations

Looking for things to do outside? Here's our articles on destinations within the Columbia Basin to go explore.

Updated 7 months ago

Retired Reclamation surveyor’s guide to recreation in the Basin

Dick Hemore, of the MarDon Resort area, a retired U.S. Bureau of Reclamation surveyor and hunting and fishing gu...

Updated 5 years, 8 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

Our water is warming and fish are done spawning. The walleye bite has just begun to kick in. Some fishers are limiting on walleye, and some are catching under the limit. Bass are spawning all over Potholes Reserv...

Updated 5 years, 8 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

Early May each year the walleye bite on Potholes Reservoir begins. Our local anglers are recording record limits from Crab Creek, the west arm of the Sand Dunes (near the Big T sand dune), the Lind Coulee and som...

Updated 5 years, 9 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

The 34th Potholes Open Bass Tournament was a delightful event. Bass fishing families from all over the Northwest participated. One very special guest from Lake Fork, Texas, drove his bass boat to enjoy fishing th...

Updated 5 years, 9 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

2016 is the 37th year MarDon Resort has hosted the Potholes Open Bass Tournament. Many fine memories come to mind of great bass catching and many dear friends. Saturday takeoff is at 9/10 a.m., and teams return t...

Updated 5 years, 9 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

Walleye fishing is beginning to improve and the spawn is almost over. However, on April 6 walleye were released because they had not spawned, big hens to seven pounds. Lind Coulee has produced an 11-pound walleye...

Updated 5 years, 9 months ago
Fresh News From MarDon

This is the last of a two-part series about a four-night stay at Cottage 4.

Updated 5 years, 10 months ago
Fresh News from Mardon

Why wait for the April 1 opener when limits are being caught right now? As recent as yesterday limits of nice rainbows have been coming out of the Seep Lakes...

Updated 5 years, 10 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

With 61-degree temperatures a a few weeks ago we are seeing a different type of spawn this year. Gary Roach, a professional walleye fisherman from Minnesota,...

Updated 5 years, 10 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

Once again this year the Potholes Recreation Area is experiencing an early spring! Walleye action continues using blade bait, whistle jigs with worms, spinne...

Updated 5 years, 11 months ago
February 26, 2016

Updated 5 years, 11 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

With the warmer weather the walleye and perch fishing is just beginning. Fishing in boats has been producing many walleyes. We have been seeing limits now fo...

Updated 5 years, 11 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

Each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at O’Sullivan club house the CWFAC is hosting bingo. Everyone is welcome. This is a fundraiser for the Habitat Project on Potholes Reservoir. This is a really fun night. In 2015 we paid o...

Updated 5 years, 11 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

Something very exciting is happening on Potholes Reservoir right now: walleye.

Updated 5 years, 12 months ago
Fresh News from MarDon

Walleye fishing is red hot right now. Last weekend we heard from a handful of fishermen who limited using Blade Baits on Potholes Reservoir. Our boat launch at MarDon Resort is open and ready for business. Call (...

Updated 6 years ago
Fresh News from MarDon

Mild temperatures are returning to Central Washington and we are experiencing a reversal migration due to the warmer weather. The Moses Lake area, Potholes Recreation area and The Royal Slope are thawing out. As ...